Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/07/12

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Receipts:  1535    Week Ago:  1387    Year Ago:  1522       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher, spots 5.00-
10.00 higher on 500-700 lbs calves.  Slaughter cows firm to 1.00 higher.
Demand good.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-650 lbs calves, near 54 pct steers
and bulls, 36 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 27 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 375-400 lbs 207.00-215.00;
few 400-450 lbs 204.00-217.00; 450-500 lbs 185.50-198.00, thin 202.00-207.00;
500-550 lbs 176.00-186.00, pkg thin 198.00; 550-575 lbs 172.00-182.00; 
600-650 lbs 166.00-173.00; 650-700 lbs 159.50-167.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
few 300-375 lbs 214.00-223.00; 500-525 lbs 182.00-185.00; load 683 lbs 163.25.
Medium 1-2 450-500 lbs 165.50-186.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 375-400 lbs 180.00-186.00,
pkg thin 315 lbs 192.00; 400-500 lbs 165.00-175.00, pkg thin 413 lbs 179.00;
500-600 lbs 160.50-169.50; few calves 600-650 lbs 141.50-144.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 few 325-400 lbs 176.00-187.00; 425-500 lbs 149.00-173.00;
500-575 lbs 149.00-165.00; 750-800 lbs 132.25-136.85; 800-835 lbs 130.00-136.00

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 few 310-350 lbs 205.00-212.00;
few 400-450 lbs 201.00-207.00; few 450-475 lbs 184.00-189.00; pkg thin 512 lbs
182.50; 525-600 lbs 159.00-172.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     86.50-91.50      91.50-94.50      79.00-84.00    
                                     Ind 97.00      
Boners    80-85     84.00-89.00      89.00-92.00      79.00-84.00    
Lean      85-90     81.00-86.00      86.50-91.50      72.50-79.50  
                                                  few 61.50-68.50 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                   
1350-1900 lbs       104.00-114.00    114.00-117.00    -----------
                                     Ind 120.00
      
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

0731cdt th