Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 09/18/2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Receipts:  1569    Last Week:  2300    Year Ago:  1635

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 600 lbs sold uneven with
best quality selling steady to 3.00 higher; lesser quality sold up to 7.00
lower; yearlings sold steady to 5.00 higher.  Supply was moderate and demand
moderate to good.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 lower.  Cows and
bulls were 20 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 66 percent of the run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 47 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 195.00-199.00; 400-
500 lbs 157.50-195.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-173.75; 600-700 lbs 151.00-156.00;
700-750 lbs 141.00-155.00; 800-900 lbs 132.85-142.00; 900-920 lbs 136.60-
137.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 160.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs
157.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-164.25; 600-700 lbs 140.50-150.00; pkg
862 lbs 139.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-350 lbs 168.00-170.00; 400-
500 lbs 148.00-169.00; few 500-550 lbs 147.00-150.00; 600-650 lbs 142.25-
149.75; 700-715 lbs 133.75-139.75; pkg 837 lbs 127.60.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 157.00-171.00; 400-500 lbs 146.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-
143.00; 625-650 lbs 137.00-137.75; few 700-750 lbs 128.75-132.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 179.00-186.00; 400-
500 lbs 150.00-170.00; 550-600 lbs 135.00-141.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-141.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.00-78.00   78.75-87.50
Boning   80-85        74.00-80.00   81.00-90.00   70.50
Lean     85-90        70.00-75.50   78.00-79.00   62.25-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1475-2115 lbs, 89.75-98.75; high
dressing 102.00; low dressing 68.00-72.50.

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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