Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/22/2012

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Receipts:  2184    Last Week:  2029    Year Ago:  1486

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs steady to 3.00 lower; steers
550-750 lbs sold 3.00 to 5.00 higher with steers over 750 lbs and all weight
heifers selling steady.  Demand was good to very good with active trade.
Supply moderate to heavy.  Slaughter cows uneven with breaking and lean
selling 1.00 to 2.00 higher and boning steady to 1.00 lower.  Cows and bulls
were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 29 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 210.50-211.50; 400-
500 lbs 185.50-206.00; 500-600 lbs 171.50-190.25, fleshy 154.00-165.50; 600-
700 lbs 163.75-175.50, pkg thin 603 lbs 179.50, fleshy 157.00; 725-750 lbs
164.50-167.25; pkg 767 lbs fleshy 144.25; few 815-830 lbs 144.75-146.00; two
load lots 910-918 lbs 140.85-141.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 315 lbs
thin 230.00; 350-400 lbs 197.50-202.00; 400-500 lbs 186.00-210.00; 500-
600 lbs 172.00-189.75; 600-700 lbs 154.50-170.00; pkg 755 lbs 152.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 166.50-180.25; 500-
600 lbs 160.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 143.75-166.50, fleshy 142.25; 700-725 lbs
149.50-154.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 170.00-185.50; 400-500 lbs
162.50-179.50; 500-600 lbs 164.00-169.00; pkg 609 lbs 164.75; few 650-700 lbs
139.75-147.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 352 lbs 217.50; 400-500 lbs
180.50-206.00; 500-600 lbs 154.50-184.50; few 650-700 lbs 149.50-150.50; few
700-750 lbs 140.00-145.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        84.00-89.50   90.00-96.50     81.00-83.50
Boning   80-85        83.00-90.00   90.50-98.00     78.50-82.00
Lean     85-90        82.75-88.00   91.00           68.00-81.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1395-2060 lbs 103.00-110.50; high
dressing 111.50-119.00; low dressing 84.50-97.00.

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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