Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/01/2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Receipts:  1367    Last Week:  2046    Year Ago:  2268

   Compared to last week, steers sold 1.00 to 4.00 higher; heifers 3.00 to
6.00 higher; slaughter cows 5.00 to 6.00 higher.  Demand was very good.
Cows and bulls were 20 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 38 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-375 lbs 201.00-215.00; 440-
500 lbs 180.00-192.25; 500-600 lbs 169.25-183.75, fleshy 160.00; 600-700 lbs
158.50-169.00, fleshy 158.25; 700-800 lbs 147.75-157.75; 800-885 lbs 142.25-
885 lbs 143.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 285 lbs thin 229.00; 300-335 lbs
thin 227.00-335.00; 350-400 lbs 198.00-206.50; 400-500 lbs 182.00-199.50, thin
204.00; 500-600 lbs 161.50-176.50, fleshy 150.50; 600-700 lbs 146.00-160.25;
pkg 800 lbs 133.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 748 lbs 135.75.  Large 1  pkg
727 lbs 148.00.  Large 3 Holsteins  729-752 lbs 110.25-113.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 320-360 lbs 185.00-186.00; 400-
500 lbs 173.00-183.50; 500-550 lbs 169.50-179.00; 600-700 lbs 147.25-154.75;
700-800 lbs 134.00-147.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg thin 274 lbs 205.00;
300-400 lbs 175.00-190.00, thin 195.00; 400-500 lbs 172.25-179.50, thin 189.85;
500-600 lbs 153.50-174.50, thin 170.00, fleshy 140.50-149.00; 600-650 lbs
148.00-157.75; pkg 742 lbs 140.35.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 191.00-210.00; 400-
500 lbs 183.00-190.00; few 525-530 lbs 165.50-166.50; few 600-650 lbs 149.00-
159.00, thin 161.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        84.00-88.00   89.00-94.50     81.00-83.75
Boning   80-85        85.00-89.50   90.00-100.00    77.00-83.00
                               Few 103.50-107.50
Lean     85-90        83.50-88.00   90.00-91.50     72.00-80.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1295-2000 lbs 103.00-108.00; high
dressing 109.50-115.75; low dressing 98.50-102.00.

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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