Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/24/2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Receipts:  1071    Last Week:  1889    Year Ago:  1093

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 4.00 to 10.00 lower except
five weight heifers which sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher.  Supply was moderate
although much lighter than last week with average feeder quality being
less attractive.  Supply also included numerous unweaned and bull calves.
Demand was light to moderate.  Slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 3.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 38 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers 39 percent.  Near 26 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 305 lbs 165.00; 400-500 lbs
138.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs 125.50-138.00; 640-700 lbs 125.00-134.75; 725-
800 lbs 115.50-121.25; pkg 948 lbs 112.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-
500 lbs 134.00-154.00; 500-600 lbs 124.25-140.00, fleshy 116.75; 600-
700 lbs 120.50-129.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  345 lbs 132.50-151.00; 400-500 lbs
125.00-136.75; 500-600 lbs 129.50-141.25; few 620-625 lbs 123.50-131.00; pkg
670 lb calves 113.00; pkg 706 lbs 119.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 320 lbs
139.00; 440-500 lbs 123.00-136.75; 500-600 lbs 121.00-137.25; pkg 762 lbs
114.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 350 lbs fancy 170.00; 350-400 lbs
139.00-159.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 107.00-131.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        67.00-76.25   77.25-80.00     65.00-67.00
Boning   80-85        66.00-76.50   77.00-85.50     64.00
Lean     85-90        66.00-72.50   77.25           61.00-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1175-2335 lbs, 89.50-98.50; high
dressing 99.00-104.50; low dressing 76.50.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs, 995-1415 lbs, 2nd - 3rd
stage, 925.00-1275.00 per head; short solid, 1128-1540 lbs, 2nd - 3rd stage,
850.00-1000.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs, 1000-1500 lbs, with
180 to 300 lb calves, 1235.00-1450.00 per pair; 6 yrs - short solid, 1050-
1175 lbs, with baby to 220 lb calves, 950.00-1225.00 per pair; 6 yrs - short
solid, 1200-1350 lbs, with 220-325 lb calves, 1200.00-1325.00 per pair.

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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