Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/30/2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Receipts:  1387    Last Week:  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.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      335       335       223.00         223.00
   16    354-370     364    219.00-223.00     221.98

   27    400-440     436    197.00-209.50     207.46
   36    455-478     465    184.00-195.50     189.70
   14      495       495       177.00         177.00   Fleshy

   59    500-535     518    176.00-184.00     178.98
   14    552-565     559    167.00-172.00     168.90
   13      588       588       159.50         159.50   Fleshy

   45    610-619     611    161.50-166.50     165.94
   34    620-649     633    152.50-157.50     155.01   Fleshy

    5      705       705       146.00         146.00   Calves

   60      845       845       133.00         133.00
   57      897       897       133.90         133.90

  113    900-923     911       133.90         133.90

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      368       368       203.00         203.00
    3      435       435       181.00         181.00
   14    465-495     486    174.00-177.00     176.18
    4      540       540       162.00         162.00
    4      658       658       149.50         149.50
   15    713-715     713    142.00-144.50     142.50
   58      842       842       133.00         133.00

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      688       688       143.50         143.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      322       322       179.00         179.00
   18    355-375     360    174.50-180.00     178.00

   21    407-440     417    164.00-174.00     170.01
    8      425       425       183.00         183.00   Thin Fleshed
   29    465-487     479    154.00-158.00     156.83
   15    495-498     496    149.00-154.00     151.66   Fleshy

    4      505       505       152.00         152.00
    4    510-545     528    146.00-147.00     146.52   Fleshy
    6      585       585       143.50         143.50
   13    550-590     575    140.00-144.50     141.66   Fleshy

   12      645       645       139.50         139.50

   12      755       755       130.75         130.75

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   23    350-399     379    168.00-176.00     172.08
    3      418       418       168.00         168.00
    7    465-475     469    155.00-166.00     159.77
    6    535-545     540    146.00-147.00     146.50
   13      625       625       139.75         139.75
   30    665-685     668    133.75-137.75     137.19
   46      775       775    131.25-135.75     134.58

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      675       675       136.00         136.00

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      352       352       141.00         141.00

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      370       370       201.00         201.00
    5      440       440       192.00         192.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      392       392       186.00         186.00
    4      445       445       187.00         187.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Roger Parker, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS768.txt
 
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