Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/30/12

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Receipts:  1387    Week Ago:  1915    Year Ago:  1691       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 450 lbs mostly steady to
firm and 450-700 lbs 3.00-7.00 lower, spots 7.00-10.00 lower on fleshy-unweaned
calves, no good recent comparison on yearlings, undertone lower.  Demand
moderate to good.  Supply light to moderate, mostly calves with five full pot
loads of 825-925 lbs steers in the offerings, near 60 pct steers and bulls,
27 pct heifers, 13 pct cows and 38 pct mostly steers over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows firm to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 350-375 lbs 219.00-223.00; 400-450 lbs
197.00-209.50; 450-500 lbs 184.00-195.50, few fleshy 177.00; 500-550 lbs 176.00-
184.00, 550-600 lbs 167.00-172.00, pkg fleshy 590 lbs 159.50; 600-650 lbs
161.50-166.50, fleshy/unweaned 152.50-157.50; load 845 lbs 133.00; three loads
895-925 lbs 133.90.  Medium and Large 1-2 425-500 lbs 174.00-181.00; 700-725 lbs
142.00-144.50; load 842 lbs 133.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 350-375 lbs 174.00-180.00; 400-450 lbs
164.00-174.00, pkg thin 425 lbs 183.00; 450-500 lbs 154.00-158.00, fleshy
149.00-154.00; fleshy/unweaned 500-600 lbs 140.00-147.00; pkg 645 lbs 139.50;
pkg 755 lbs 130.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 168.00-176.00; 400-475 lbs
155.00-168.00; 525-550 lbs 146.00-147.00; 625-700 lbs 133.75-139.75; pkg and
part-load 775 lbs 131.25-135.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 370 lbs 201.00; pkg 440 lbs 192.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 few pkgs 395-445 lbs 181.00-187.00.    

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     84.50-89.50      89.50-94.00      77.00-84.00         
                           outstanding Ind 98.00
Boners    80-85     84.00-89.00      89.50-92.50      77.00-84.00    
                                 few 93.00-95.00             
Lean      85-90     79.50-85.50      85.50-90.50      72.00-79.00  
                           few gaunt 90.50-92.50  few 64.00-69.00 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                              
1250-1950 lbs        97.50-104.00    Ind 113.50       89.00-97.00
                                                     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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