Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      320       320       211.00         211.00

   30    404-447     424    185.00-203.00     193.67
   87    468-496     484    182.00-195.00     184.83

  114    500-548     532    173.75-183.00     178.52
   60    550-584     577    165.00-175.00     168.70

   89    600-638     614    157.00-164.00     161.64
   87    652-674     658    151.75-161.00     157.63

   10      728       728       155.00         155.00

   64      814       814       144.75         144.75
  116    871-887     879    140.00-142.00     140.99

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      323       323       220.00         220.00   Thin Fleshed
    8    350-398     385    188.00-195.00     190.74
   15    400-447     421    185.00-198.00     188.45
    3      410       410       208.00         208.00   Thin Fleshed
   27    453-491     477    183.00-194.00     185.98
   11    505-545     518    166.00-185.00     178.50
   12    553-593     564    161.00-178.00     171.65
   23    608-638     624    157.00-165.00     161.48

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      617       617       143.25         143.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    338-340     339    169.00-175.00     172.76
    9    365-375     366    163.00-169.75     168.98

   39    401-448     420    169.00-179.00     173.69
   69    452-491     463    161.00-175.00     171.74

   35    508-545     516    167.00-172.00     170.71
   33    562-588     574    155.00-162.00     158.89
    6      588       588       138.50         138.50   Fleshy
    4      589       589       140.50         140.50   Full

   24    606-610     607    143.10-143.25     143.13
    5      640       640       135.25         135.25   Fleshy
    5    650-678     661    143.00-144.50     143.88

    3      740       740       139.50         139.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21    309-345     324    164.00-181.00     172.81
   21    350-397     379    163.00-175.00     171.38
   28    405-445     429    164.00-174.00     166.61
   28    453-498     474    161.00-177.50     167.83
   33    500-538     511    155.00-169.25     164.40
    3      555       555       151.50         151.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      575       575       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16    305-348     331    192.00-217.00     201.57
    8    380-395     387    189.00-211.00     201.21
    3      353       353       225.00         225.00   Thin Fleshed
   15    403-430     415    179.00-212.00     191.18
   17    465-490     481    177.00-193.50     183.18
   22    500-538     525    165.50-177.00     170.70
    9    558-585     562    152.50-176.00     162.31
    9    610-645     630    150.00-159.00     152.84
    6      661       661       153.00         153.00
    3      733       733       134.00         134.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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