Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/29/2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Receipts:  621    Last Week:  2184    Year Ago:  1133

   Compared to last week, there was a slightly lower undertone on calves.
Feeder supply was light on this post-holiday sale with only smaller packages
and average feeder quality lower than normal.  Demand was good.  Slaughter
cows sold steady to 1.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 22 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers
41 percent.  Near 23 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 188.50-201.50; 500-600 lbs
174.75-187.50, fleshy 164.00; 600-650 lbs 162.50-171.00, pkg 697 lbs fleshy
146.75; pkg 715 lbs 159.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 200.00-
202.00; few 400-500 lbs 185.50-200.00; 500-600 lbs 172.50-185.50; 600-650 lbs
164.50-171.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 509 lbs 150.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 360 lbs 186.50; few 425-500 lbs
165.25-176.50; 500-600 lbs 152.50-174.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-153.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 168.00-179.50, 350 lbs thin 194.00; 400-500 lbs
166.50-175.50; 500-600 lbs 149.00-162.50; pkg 680 lbs 153.00; pkg 704 lbs
143.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 185.00-214.00; 400-450 lbs
186.50-208.00; 500-600 lbs 153.50-178.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-157.00; pkg
705 lbs 135.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        84.00-88.00   88.75-93.00     79.50
Boning   80-85        83.00-89.00   89.25-94.00     78.00-79.00
Lean     85-90        80.00-87.00                   75.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1110-2320 lbs 102.00-107.00; high
dressing 113.00; low dressing 89.00-100.50.

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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