Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    320-330     325    225.00-237.50     231.35   Thin Fleshed
   12    380-387     386    211.00-221.00     220.18

   19    420-449     438    200.00-211.00     207.94
   52    455-476     465    192.50-206.00     200.94
   15    484-493     486    185.25-187.25     186.84   Fleshy

   66    505-546     525    178.75-187.25     181.54
   56    555-596     571    168.75-182.25     176.74
    8      578       578       160.75         160.75   Fleshy

   56    605-639     624    167.00-174.50     171.09
    8    617-631     626    154.00-157.75     156.02   Fleshy
   19    665-685     682    162.00-167.00     162.77
    3      678       678       148.75         148.75   Fleshy

    5      711       711       160.75         160.75

    7      881       881       142.85         142.85

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    323-330     324    223.00-229.00     227.78   Thin Fleshed
    8    355-377     373    225.00-229.00     228.52   Thin Fleshed
    4    420-425     422    198.00-200.00     199.01
   12    472-495     482    187.00-196.00     191.50
   23    508-543     524    170.00-181.25     177.10
   14    569-585     578    163.00-168.50     166.86
   10      625       625       166.25         166.25
    8      713       713       155.00         155.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    300-343     322    177.00-184.00     179.57
   16    376-388     383    178.75-180.50     179.50
    3      350       350       195.00         195.00   Thin Fleshed

   33    418-423     418    178.75-181.50     179.00
   73    451-495     469    166.50-178.00     173.53

   47    500-530     513    165.00-173.50     170.89
    3      525       525       151.00         151.00   Fleshy
   40    502-528     518    176.00-177.00     176.80   Replacement
   57    550-594     584    153.50-165.00     159.98
    4      550       550       150.00         150.00   Fleshy

   25    615-631     629       155.00         155.00
    6    615-630     618    143.75-144.50     143.88   Fleshy
    5      683       683       135.50         135.50   Fleshy

   12      729       729       147.50         147.50   Replacement

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      348       348       180.75         180.75
    9    315-333     329    193.00-194.00     193.21   Thin Fleshed
    7    350-373     360    179.00-184.00     181.95
    6      365       365       187.00         187.00   Thin Fleshed
   25    403-445     422    175.00-183.00     178.83
   24    455-488     470    168.00-175.50     170.10
   11    503-538     516    160.50-170.00     165.11
   10    555-583     574    147.00-157.00     152.06
    3      630       630       145.50         145.50
    3      687       687       139.25         139.25   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    330-335     333    225.00-242.50     230.78   Thin Fleshed
   16    415-440     421    193.00-210.00     202.50
   42    456-498     465    178.00-199.00     194.15
   26    503-543     523    170.50-180.50     177.14
   16    563-585     571    158.00-165.25     162.23
    6    600-620     609    142.00-160.00     151.56
    3      713       713       138.50         138.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt

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