Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 09/11/2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Receipts:  2300    Last Week:  600    Year Ago:  2690

   Compared to last week’s lighter test, steers and heifers under 600 lbs sold
5.00 to 13.00 higher; steers and heifers over 600 lbs were not well tested
last week.  Supply was heavy, demand was good to very good.  Slaughter cows
sold steady to 1.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.
Near 55 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 190.00-199.00; 400-
500 lbs 170.50-186.00; 500-600 lbs 150.50-170.50; 600-700 lbs 145.10-
163.60; 700-800 lbs 141.25-149.60; 800-900 lbs 131.75-141.35; 980-985 lbs
127.25-129.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 187.00-200.00; 430-500 lbs
164.00-179.50; 500-600 lbs 147.00-173.50; 600-700 lbs 145.25-152.75; 750-
800 lbs 130.25-139.25; pkg 880 lbs 124.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 152.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 149.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-154.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-
147.50; pkg 716 lbs 139.00; 800-825 lbs 125.10-125.25.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 157.00-160.50; 400-500 lbs 144.00-148.50; 500-600 lbs 138.00-
153.50; 600-700 lbs 133.00-145.00; lot 856 lbs 122.85.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 185.00-200.00; 400-
500 lbs 146.50-180.00; 525-540 lbs 142.50-144.50; 600-700 lbs 126.50-138.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        72.00-78.50   79.00-87.00   62.00-70.00
Boning   80-85        73.00-80.00   82.00-90.00   67.00-71.00
Lean     85-90        68.75-72.75                 63.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1145-2025 lbs, 88.50-98.50; high
dressing 103.00-105.50; low dressing 84.75-88.25.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 6-7 yrs, 1095-1170 lbs, 3rd
stage, 1135.00-1250.00 per head.

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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