Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/28/2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Receipts:  1625    Last Week:  2605    Year Ago:  1601

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00 higher on
comparable sales.  Supply was moderate but uneven compared to last week.
Demand was good.  Slaughter cows sold steady.  Cows and bulls were
25 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 60 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 155.00-173.00; few
400-500 lbs 153.25-159.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-168.50; 600-700 lbs 140.25-
161.00, fleshy 130.25; pkg 702 lbs 144.75; 800-900 lbs 128.50-138.00;
few 900-915 lbs 127.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 155.50-167.00,
thin 190.00; 400-500 lbs 152.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-160.00; 600-
700 lbs 133.00-147.50; 700-800 lbs 131.75-133.00; 800-815 lbs 131.50-
134.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 144.00-154.50; 500-
600 lbs 135.25-149.85; 600-700 lbs 126.50-141.25; 750-800 lbs 124.85-
127.10; lot 823 lbs 121.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 139.00-
147.50; 400-500 lbs 132.00-152.50, thin 155.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-145.50;
600-700 lbs 121.00-130.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 145.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 137.50-169.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-133.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-
130.00; few 725-745 lbs 118.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        70.00-76.75   78.00
Boning   80-85        70.00-77.00   79.50-81.75     66.00
Lean     85-90        67.00-75.00                   63.00-65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1205-2010 lbs, 88.00-98.50; low
dressing 82.00-84.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 2-7 yrs, 1047-1270 lbs, 2nd -
3rd stage, 1000.00-1175.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 3-7 yrs, 1050-1250 lbs, with
baby to 300 lb calves, 1100.00-1340.00 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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