Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/15/2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Receipts:  2029    Last Week:  1589    Year Ago:  2069

   Compared to last week, five weight steers sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher with
other weight steers uneven but near steady; heifers under 500 lbs sold steady
to 2.00 lower with heavier weight heifers selling steady to firm on a better
test.  Demand was good to very good.  Supply included three load lots of
steers and two load lots of heifers.  Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00
higher.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.  Near
49 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 198.00-218.00; 400-500 lbs
190.00-213.00; 500-600 lbs 167.50-195.50; 600-700 lbs 161.50-170.10, lot
696 lbs thin 167.75, fleshy 158.50; 700-800 lbs 146.85-160.10, fleshy 145.00;
few 815-835 lbs 145.75-146.85; load lot 888 lbs 140.35; load lot 908 lbs
141.00; load lot 924 lbs 140.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs thin 229.00-
239.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-200.50, thin 209.50; 500-600 lbs 165.50-185.75;
600-700 lbs 157.00-164.00; 700-800 lbs 140.10-159.50.  Large 1  pkg 458 lbs
185.50.  Large 3 Holsteins  lot 807 lbs 111.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  320-355 lbs 176.50-184.00; 400-
500 lbs 162.50-180.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-173.00, fleshy 155.50-159.00;
600-700 lbs 149.75-160.00, fleshy 135.00-143.60; pkg 712 lbs 152.10.
Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 169.00-188.50, thin 187.00; 400-500 lbs
161.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 151.25-164.00; 645-660 lbs 143.25-148.75; fleshy
134.50; few 700-725 lbs 139.75-140.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-350 lbs 210.00-220.00; few
350-400 lbs thin 215.00-229.00; 400-500 lbs 177.00-195.00; 500-600 lbs
157.75-181.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        83.50-87.75   89.00-90.00   78.00-81.00
Boning   80-85        83.00-90.00   90.50-99.00   78.50-82.00
                                     Ind 101.50
Lean     85-90        77.00-83.50   93.00         69.00-75.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1365-2245 lbs 102.00-107.50; high
dressing 111.00-117.00.

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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