Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/31/2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Receipts:  876    Last Week:  1071    Year Ago:  1068

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs and heifers under 500 lbs
sold near 5.00 to 10.00 higher; heavier steers sold steady to 3.00 higher;
heavier heifers sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower.  Supply and demand were light to
moderate.  Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were
39 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
50 percent of the run; heifers 50 percent.  Near 31 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 150.50-165.50; 400-
500 lbs 150.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-149.00; 630-680 lbs 126.50-
128.25; 735-755 lbs 124.75-125.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  265-290 lbs
170.00-171.00; 335-400 lbs 147.50-169.50; 400-500 lbs 140.00-161.00; 550-
600 lbs 137.00-143.00; 600-700 lbs 121.50-136.50; few 735-740 lbs 119.00-
119.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 145.00-151.50; 400-
500 lbs 135.75-144.50; 500-600 lbs 127.25-136.00; 600-700 lbs 121.75-124.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 135.00-145.00; 400-500 lbs 130.00-143.50;
500-600 lbs 124.00-133.50; 600-650 lbs 118.50-128.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 146.50-160.00; 400-
500 lbs 134.00-154.50; 500-550 lbs 124.00-140.00; 730-765 lbs 105.00-106.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        68.00-76.50   77.50-80.00
Boning   80-85        67.00-76.75   77.50-85.50
Lean     85-90        68.00-76.50                   64.50-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1225-1955 lbs, 87.00-96.50; high
dressing 101.50-107.50.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  short solid, 1050-1275 lbs,
with baby to 220 lb calves, 910.00-1235.00 per pair; short solid, 1275-
1425 lbs, with 250-380 lb calves, 1335.00-1360.00 per pair.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/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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