Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 08/27/12

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Receipts:  2723    Week Ago:  1917    Year Ago:  1413       

  Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs 10.00-20.00 higher, 500-700 lbs
firm to 10.00 higher and over 700 lbs mostly steady.  Heifers 350-400 lbs mostly
steady, 400-550 lbs steady to 5.00 lower and over 550 lbs mostly steady.
Demand moderate to good, best on 400-600 lbs steers.  Supply moderate to heavy,
mostly 350-750 lbs feeders, near 42 pct steers and bulls, 33 pct heifers, 25 pct
cows qnd 20 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 pkg 378 lbs 168.00; 400-500 lbs 160.00-
182.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-170.00; pkg and lot 600-675 lbs 151.50-155.00; 
700-800 lbs 135.00-147.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 two pkgs 400-425 lbs 160.00;
500-600 lbs 141.00-164.50; 600-700 lbs 135.00-146.00.  Medium 1-2 450 lbs 154.00
159.00; 525-550 lbs 143.50-144.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 150.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs
140.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-146.50; 600-700 lbs 136.00-149.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 325-400 lbs 143.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-148.00;
500-600 lbs 135.00-144.50, lot value-added 535 lbs 148.50; 600-700 lbs 131.00-
147.00; 700-750 lbs 120.50-124.25; two pot-loads 835-860 lbs 125.75-126.40.
Medium and Large 2 525-575 lbs 125.00-135.00.  Medium 1-2 400-425 lbs 135.00-
138.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2 few 350-400 lbs 149.00-156.00; 400-500
lbs 140.00-161.00; 500-550 lbs 133.00-146.00; 600-650 lbs 132.50-138.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     75.00-80.00      80.00-85.25      -----------      
                                 few 85.25-87.25                   
Boners    80-85     70.00-78.00      77.50-84.50      65.00-70.00    
                                                    
Lean      85-90     64.00-74.00      73.50-79.50      56.00-66.00  
                                     Ind 83.50    few 41.00-51.00 shelly/weak
                                                                           
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1200-2200 lbs       92.00-102.00     Ind 105.50       80.00-90.00 thin   
                                               
Bred Cows:  Consignment Large 1-2 5yrs-short/solids Blacks/black-baldies 1300-
1475 lbs in 2nd/3rd stages 1250.00-1380.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 4-6yrs 
1050-1350 lbs in 1st/2nd stages 1090.00-1150.00.

Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 few 5yrs-short/solids 1250-1350 lbs w200/300 lb 
calves 1370.00-1470.00.  Consignment thin Medium 1-2 2-6yrs 700-800 lbs w100/200
lb calves 960.00-1090.00, pkg broken-mouths 900-1000 lbs 1160.00.

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