Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 06/05/2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Receipts:  2230    Last Week:  621    Year Ago:  1131

   Compared to last week, feeders sold with a higher undertone.  Supply 
was heavy and included four load lots of steers weighing from 750 to 918 lbs.  
Trade was active and demand was good to very good.  Slaughter cows sold 1.00 
to 3.00 lower. Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder 
supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers 38 percent.  
Near 44 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 388 lbs 214.50; 400-500 lbs
187.00-212.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-194.75; 600-650 lbs 157.75-176.50, fleshy
155.50-160.50; 700-800 lbs 149.00-160.10; load lot 887 lbs 145.35; load lot
918 lbs 143.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 345-385 lbs 198.50-200.00; pkg
395 lbs thin 210.00; 400-500 lbs 187.50-199.75; 500-600 lbs 170.00-188.00;
600-650 lbs 166.00-169.00; pkg 748 lbs 151.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 175.50-181.00; 400-
500 lbs 162.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 157.25-170.00, fleshy 155.00; 600-700 lbs
147.50-160.00, fleshy 140.00; lot 765 lbs 149.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 170.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs 163.00-176.50; 500-600 lbs 154.75-
164.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-143.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 180.00-188.00; 500-
550 lbs 170.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-157.50; pkg 715 lbs 136.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        79.75-87.50   87.50-91.00     76.00-79.00
Boning   80-85        80.00-87.75   89.00-96.00     77.00-79.50
Lean     85-90        76.00-81.50                   69.50-74.00


   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1120-2445 lbs 97.50-111.50; high
dressing 113.00-115.50.

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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