Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 07/30/12

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Receipts:  1139    Week Ago:  1007    Year Ago:  501        

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 500 lbs 5.00-15.00 higher,
500-600 lbs steady to 5.00 higher, spots 5.00-10.00 higher on heifers and over
600 lbs steady to 2.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply light, mostly
small packages of 350-700 lbs feeders, near 40 pct steers and bulls, 30 pct
heifers, 30 pct cows and 19 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows moderate
to heavy, 3.00-5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 156.00-162.00;
two pkgs 400-425 lbs 156.00-157.00; 450-500 lbs 140.00-151.50; few 550-600 lbs
135.00-139.00; 600-700 lbs 127.00-132.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 550-575 lbs
133.00-138.00; 625-650 lbs 129.50-130.50, pkg 690 lbs 129.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 325-375 lbs 133.00-141.00;
few 400-450 lbs 138.00-141.00, few fleshy/unweaned 128.00-130.00; 500-575 lbs
134.00-138.75; 600-700 lbs 122.00-127.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-575 lbs
121.00-128.00, few thin 134.00-136.00; 600-650 lbs 123.00-125.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 160.00-162.00; 400-460 lbs
148.00-154.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 550-600 lbs 116.00-123.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     72.00-77.00      77.00-81.50      67.50-72.50   
                                 few 81.50-83.50    
Boners    80-85     72.00-77.00      77.00-80.50      64.50-71.50     
Lean      85-90     67.00-72.00      72.00-77.00      56.00-66.00  
                                 few 77.50-79.50                             
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1250-2225 lbs       90.50-94.50      Ind 99.00        87.00-89.50  
                                               
     
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt

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