Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 09/17/12

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Receipts:  1602    Week Ago:  1701    Year Ago:  1435       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers steady to firm, spots 3.00-5.00
higher on calves.  Demand good.  Supply light to moderate, mostly 350-750 lbs
offerings, near 53 pct steers and bulls, 30 pct heifers, 17 pct cows and 25 pct
feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 170.00-186.50;
425-500 lbs 168.00-181.00, fancy 184.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 160.00-173.00; few
pkgs 600-700 lbs 142.25-161.00; couple pot-loads value/added 750-760 lbs 146.00-
150.10.  Medium and Large 1-2 two pkgs 455-510 lbs 168.00-169.00; two pkgs
635-665 lbs 153.50-154.50; pkg 742 lbs 144.50; pot load 885 lbs 138.80.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 170.00-180.00;
425-500 lbs 153.50-166.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-159.00; pkg 640 lbs 148.25.
Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 151.00-154.00, pkg thin 161.50; thin 500-550 
lbs 154.00-159.00; 625-675 lbs 140.00-147.50; two pkgs 725-750 lbs 127.50-133.25

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 pkg 352 lbs 180.50; 400-450 lbs
155.00-172.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     73.50-79.50      79.50-84.50      70.00-73.50       
Boners    80-85     73.50-79.00      79.00-84.00      68.50-73.50          
                           few gaunt 84.50-88.25    
Lean      85-90     65.00-74.00      74.00-79.00      55.00-65.00  
                                 few 79.00-81.00  few 45.00-55.00 shelly/weak
                                                                           
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1300-2100 lbs       90.00-95.00  few 96.00-99.00      79.00-89.00         


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

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