Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/21/2012

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Receipts:  2604    Last Week:  1414    Year Ago:  1575

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher;
five weight steers mostly 4.00 to 5.00 lower than last weeks highs; lighter
six weight sold up to 10.00 higher with heavier weight steers and heifers
not a good comparison but near steady.  Heifers under 600 lbs sold steady
to 6.00 lower.  Supply was moderate to heavy.  Demand was good to very good.
Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 38 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run;
heifers 43 percent.  Near 43 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 168.00-180.25; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 136.25-
154.00, fleshy 128.00-134.00; 700-800 lbs 127.75-138.35; 800-900 lbs
126.50-133.85; 900-950 lbs 129.75-132.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 154.00-165.50; 400-500 lbs 149.50-176.50; 500-600 lbs 144.00-
160.00; 600-700 lbs 125.50-155.00; 700-800 lbs 137.00-146.25; few 800-
900 lbs 124.00-129.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 148.00-160.50; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-147.00; 500-600 lbs 127.50-145.75; 600-700 lbs 125.25-142.00,
fleshy 120.10; 700-800 lbs 135.00-137.10; pkg 807 lbs 126.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 149.00-157.50; 400-500 lbs 135.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs
128.25-145.00; 600-700 lbs 126.50-139.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 167.50-172.00; 400-
500 lbs 142.00-170.00; 500-550 lbs 138.00-141.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-130.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        72.00-77.00   77.75-79.50     65.50-68.75
Boning   80-85        71.00-78.00   80.00-81.00     65.00
Lean     85-90        67.00-71.50                   62.50-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1240-2195 lbs, 88.50-100.00; low
dressing 80.00-87.25.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-4 yrs, 1125-1430 lbs, 3rd stage,
1235.00-1435.00 per head; 2-7 yrs, 984-1206 lbs, mostly 2nd with few 3rd stage,
960.00-1200.00 per head; 7 yrs - short solid, 1128-1462 lbs, 2nd - 3rd stage,
850.00-1150.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs, 1000-1400 lbs, with 130-
425 lb calves, 1300.00-1510.00 per pair; stick-out pkg 3-4 yrs, 1100-1225 lbs,
with 200-300 lb calves, 2150.00 per pair; 6 yrs - short solid, 1050-1350 lbs,
with 120-450 lb calves, 1100.00-1425.00 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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