Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/08/2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Receipts:  1589    Last Week:  1367    Year Ago:  1988

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher with
some three and four weights up to 10.00 to 12.00 higher; heifers under
650 lbs sold mostly steady to 3.00 lower; heavier weight steers and heifers
were lightly tested.  Demand was very good.  Slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 2.00
lower on a lesser quality test.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 55 percent of the run; heifers
45 percent.  Near 19 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few thin 320-330 lbs 225.00-237.50; 350-
400 lbs 211.00-221.00; 400-500 lbs 192.50-211.00, fleshy 185.25-187.25; 500-
600 lbs 168.75-187.25, fleshy 160.75; 600-700 lbs 162.00-174.50, fleshy 148.75-
157.75; pkg 711 lbs 160.75; pkg 881 lbs 142.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs thin 223.00-229.00; 400-500 lbs 187.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-
181.25; pkg 625 lbs 166.25; pkg 713 lbs 155.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 177.00-184.00, thin 195.00;
400-500 lbs 166.50-181.50; 500-600 lbs 153.50-173.50, replacements 176.00-
177.00, fleshy 150.00-151.00; 615-635 lbs 155.00, 600-700 lbs fleshy 135.50-
144.50; lot 729 lb replacements 147.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
179.00-184.00, thin 187.0-194.00; 400-500 lbs 168.00-183.00; 500-600 lbs 147.00-
170.00; pkg 630 lbs 145.50; pkg 687 lbs fleshy 139.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 330-350 lbs thin 225.00-242.50; 400-
500 lbs 178.00-210.00; 500-600 lbs 158.00-180.50; 600-650 lbs 142.00-160.00;
pkg 713 lbs 138.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        84.00-86.00   86.75-94.00   80.00-82.00
Boning   80-85        85.00-89.00   89.75-97.00   77.00-84.50
                                     Ind 102.50
Lean     85-90        78.50-82.75   88.00-93.00   72.00-76.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1310-2305 lbs 99.50-108.00; high
dressing 108.50-117.50; low dressing 95.25-97.50.

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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