Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average 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.
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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    413-443     434    200.50-201.50     201.12
   15    460-497     479    188.50-190.50     189.74

   25    507-545     515    177.50-187.50     183.45
    9    570-583     579    174.75-177.75     176.76
    9      596       596       164.00         164.00   Fleshy

   10    609-635     612    162.50-171.00     168.92
    9      697       697       146.75         146.75   Fleshy

    6      715       715       159.25         159.25

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    367-395     376    200.00-202.00     201.30
    3    405-445     418    195.50-200.00     197.10
    3      470       470    185.50-193.50     190.83
   23    504-540     526    172.50-185.50     181.33
   14    550-597     567    174.75-180.50     177.81
   19    630-640     632    164.50-171.00     168.22

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      509       509       150.00         150.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      360       360       186.50         186.50

    3      427       427       176.50         176.50
    5      494       494       165.25         165.25

   34    506-545     525    152.50-174.00     163.65
   13    553-575     564    154.00-159.50     157.87

    4    610-623     620    150.00-153.75     152.83
   15    655-666     660    150.25-152.75     151.26

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    353-395     379    168.00-179.50     173.58
    3      350       350       194.00         194.00   Thin Fleshed
   14    400-448     431    166.50-175.50     171.15
   13    453-496     473    166.50-171.25     168.60
   18    500-547     527    155.50-162.50     157.22
    3    570-575     572    149.00-153.50     150.51
    4      680       680       153.00         153.00
    4      704       704       143.25         143.25

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      340       340       197.50         197.50
    4    365-378     372    185.00-214.00     199.75
   12    400-445     437    186.50-208.00     191.79
    9    505-545     534    153.50-178.00     169.88
   10    560-590     574    153.50-174.00     165.05
    4    602-635     610    155.00-157.00     156.48
    5    663-688     673    137.00-137.50     137.20
    3      705       705       135.50         135.50

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.txt

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