Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      333       333       218.00         218.00
   10    356-380     362    198.00-218.00     210.83

   50    402-448     429    196.00-213.00     206.45
   23    458-491     484    190.00-198.00     191.53

   45    501-549     526    183.00-195.50     189.51
   61    565-596     588    167.50-178.00     175.79

   34    603-649     632    164.75-170.10     168.69
    4      608       608       158.50         158.50   Fleshy
   54    651-697     660    161.60-169.00     163.88
   50      696       696       167.75         167.75   Thin Fleshed

   23    725-740     729    150.50-160.10     158.17
    4      745       745       145.00         145.00   Fleshy
   16      797       797       146.85         146.85

    9    819-833     825    145.75-146.85     146.24
   62      888       888       140.35         140.35

  121    908-924     916    140.60-141.00     140.80

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    305-335     328    229.00-239.00     235.26   Thin Fleshed
   21    405-448     435    188.50-200.50     193.87
    4      438       438       209.50         209.50   Thin Fleshed
    9    475-498     483    185.00-191.00     187.69
   22    519-535     526    169.50-185.75     180.85
    8    550-570     557    165.50-171.00     168.27
   14    617-618     618    158.25-164.00     159.48
    5    678-698     686    157.00-160.00     158.78
    5    713-715     713    149.00-159.50     151.10
   17    761-785     779    140.10-146.10     141.48

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      458       458       185.50         185.50

                  Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27      807       807       111.10         111.10

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    320-345     330    176.50-184.00     178.63
    9      354       354       184.00         184.00

   53    412-448     426    173.50-180.00     176.37
   38    480-492     489    162.50-175.00     167.08

   63    500-545     523    163.00-173.00     168.34
   18    503-547     540    155.50-159.00     156.04   Fleshy
   51    563-585     579    155.00-165.00     162.15

    7      618       618       151.75         151.75
    3      635       635       135.00         135.00   Fleshy
  171    653-687     684    149.75-160.00     153.41
   21    670-675     674    137.25-143.60     141.80   Fleshy

   12      712       712       152.10         152.10

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      338       338       188.50         188.50
    5    370-380     377    169.00-182.00     173.98
    7      384       384       187.00         187.00   Thin Fleshed
   18    400-430     422    167.00-179.00     173.22
   30    455-493     469    161.00-177.00     171.08
   10    503-549     532    155.00-164.00     160.11
   27    553-593     576    151.25-160.00     156.54
    9      646       646    143.25-148.75     145.69
    5      646       646       134.50         134.50   Fleshy
    3      657       657       143.25         143.25
    8    700-723     717    139.75-140.00     139.81

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    308-343     326    210.00-220.00     215.27
    4    350-380     372    215.00-229.00     218.29   Thin Fleshed
   28    429-443     437    178.00-195.00     186.16
   17    473-490     482    177.00-186.00     182.72
   17    531-543     537    172.00-181.00     176.42
   17    557-595     572    157.75-164.25     159.62

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt0732c sw