Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/24/2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Receipts:  2046    Last Week:  2009    Year Ago:  1451

   Compared to last week, feeders sold 1.00 to 6.00 lower.  Supply included
three load lots of top quality black yearling steers weighing from 814 to
887 lbs; however, average feeder calf quality was less attractive than last
week.  Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 70 percent of the
run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 36 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 320 lbs 211.00; 400-500 lbs
182.00-203.00; 500-600 lbs 165.00-183.00; 600-700 lbs; 151.75-164.00;
pkg 728 lbs 155.00; load lot 814 lbs 144.75; load lot 871 lbs 142.00; load lot
887 lbs 140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 323 lbs thin 220.00; 350-400 lbs
188.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs 183.00-198.00, thin 208.00; 500-600 lbs 161.00-
185.00; 600-650 lbs 157.00-165.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 617 lbs 143.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  335-400 lbs 163.00-175.00; 400-
500 lbs 161.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-172.00, fleshy/full 138.50-140.50;
600-700 lbs 143.00-144.50, fleshy 135.25; pkg 740 lbs 139.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 163.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs 161.00-177.50; 500-560 lbs
151.50-169.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 575 lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 189.00-217.00, thin 225.00;
400-500 lbs 177.00-212.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-177.00; 600-665 lbs 150.00-159.00;
pkg 733 lbs 134.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing  Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        77.00-82.75   83.00-91.50    75.00-76.00
Boning   80-85        78.00-84.50   85.00-96.50    74.00-77.00
Lean     85-90        76.00-83.50   87.00-89.00    67.00-75.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1220-2455 lbs 99.00-107.00; high
dressing 108.50-112.50.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Richard L Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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