Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/07/2012

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Receipts:  1224    Last Week:  876    Year Ago:  1066

   Compared to last week, steers, 450-600 lbs, sold 4.00 to 7.00 higher;
steers over 600 lbs were not well tested last week; heifers, 425-700 lbs,
sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher.  Supply was moderate with three load lots of
850 to 960 lb steers selling.  Demand was good.  Slaughter cows sold 3.00
to 4.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 31 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the run; heifers
34 percent.  Near 64 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 343 lbs 164.00; 475-500 lbs
154.00-156.50; 500-600 lbs 145.00-156.00; 600-700 lbs 136.75-142.00; 700-
800 lbs 124.75-138.85; load lot 853 lbs 133.25; load lot 922 lbs 130.00;
load lot 957 lbs 125.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 360 lbs 152.00; 425-
500 lbs 140.00-149.50; 525-600 lbs 132.50-149.75; 600-700 lbs 136.00-139.50;
pkg 813 lbs 123.75; lot 994 lbs 120.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 141.00-142.50; 450-
500 lbs 139.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 130.25-147.00; 650-700 lbs 125.00-126.50;
700-750 lbs 125.00-126.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 360 lbs 143.00; 425-
500 lbs 132.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 122.50-140.50; 600-650 lbs 120.00-128.50;
Pkg 773 lbs 120.00; 850-900 lbs 116.50-117.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 149.00-161.00; 400-
500 lbs 132.00-138.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-142.00; 600-700 lbs 123.50-130.00;
Pkg 735 lbs 116.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.00-78.50   79.50-85.50
                                      Ind 88.00
Boning   80-85        74.00-80.00   80.00-87.00   67.00-70.50
                                few 89.00-91.00
Lean     85-90        70.00-78.00   83.50         65.00-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1165-2305 lbs, 92.00-100.00; high
dressing 100.75-104.00.

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