Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/21/12

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Receipts:  1705    Week Ago:  1597    Year Ago:  1522       

  Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher, spots
5.00-10.00 higher on 500-550 lbs steer calves.  Slaughter cows mostly steady.
Demand good.  Supply moderate, mostly calves, near 65 pct steers and bulls,
23 pct heifers, 12 pct cows and 22 pct feeders over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 375-400 lbs 204.00-216.00;
400-500 lbs 195.00-209.00; 500-600 lbs 175.50-200.00, lot thin 530 lbs 209.00;
600-700 lbs 155.75-173.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 450-500 lbs 195.00-203.50;
500-575 lbs 167.00-187.00; 600-675 lbs 154.50-173.00; two loads 900-915 lbs
142.60-144.30.  Pkg Large 3 Holsteins 835 lbs 113.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 360 lbs 187.00; 400-500 lbs 173.50-
180.50; 500-600 lbs 166.50-174.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 160.00-
180.00; 500-575 lbs 164.00-171.50; few 600-675 lbs 139.75-146.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 few pkgs 425-450 lbs 192.00-199.00;
475-550 lbs 171.00-178.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     85.00-92.00      91.50-95.50      75.00-84.00      
Boners    80-85     84.00-90.00      90.00-95.50      75.00-82.00      
                                 few 98.00-100.00            
Lean      85-90     81.00-87.00      87.00-93.00      72.00-79.00  
                                 few 93.50-95.50  few 66.50-71.50 shelly/weak 

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                      
1300-2100 lbs       107.00-114.50    115.00-119.50    93.50-98.00
                                               
      
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

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