Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 09/03/12

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Receipts:  2641    Week Ago:  2723    Year Ago:  2702       

  Compared to last week, annual Labor Day yearling sale, steers and heifers
under 500 lbs not well tested, 500-600 lbs mostly steady and over 600 lbs steady
to 2.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply moderate to heavy, mostly
500-900 lbs feeders with 21 full pot-loads in the offerings, near 64 pct steers,
30 pct heifers, 6 pct cows and 65 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
firm to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 435-445 lbs 159.00-171.00;
500-600 lbs 152.50-163.50; 600-650 lbs 150.00-158.50; 700-800 lbs 137.75-151.25,
lot fancy 727 lbs 153.60; 825-865 lbs 135.50-137.25; load 910 lbs 133.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 700-800 lbs 134.00-144.00; 800-900 lbs 132.50-137.75.
Medium and Large 2 pkg 675 lbs 140.00; 825-850 lbs 125.25-134.00.  Medium 1-2
lot 595 lbs 142.50.  Medium 2 lot 535 lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 400-500 lbs 142.00-148.00; 500-600
lbs 144.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 139.00-146.50; 720-740 lbs 133.50-137.25.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 430 lbs 149.50; 550-600 lbs 137.00-145.00; 650-700 lbs
130.00-140.00; several loads 820-875 lbs 122.90-128.40.  Medium 1-2 pkg 525 lbs
137.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 310-350 lbs 193.00-198.00; few 
Pkgs 430-460 lbs 146.00-169.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few 77.00-82.00      82.00-87.25      -----------       
                                                                   
Boners    80-85     73.00-79.00      79.00-84.25      68.00-73.00      
                                                    
Lean      85-90     67.00-74.00      74.00-79.00      60.00-67.00  
                                 few 79.50-81.50  few 52.50-59.50 shelly/weak
                                                                           
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                         
1400-2100 lbs       90.00-98.00      Ind 106.00       77.00-84.50 thin    


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