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Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/09/2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Receipts:  1205    Last Week:  1629    Year Ago:  1797

   Compared to last week, steers over 500 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher;
heifers under 600 lbs sold steady to 4.00 lower; heifers over 600 lbs sold
steady to 8.00 higher.  Supply was moderate with good demand.  Slaughter
cows traded steady.  Cows and bulls were 30 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 30 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  430-500 lbs 159.50-173.50; 500-
600 lbs 150.00-175.10; 650-700 lbs 152.00-163.10; pkg 762 lbs 155.75; pkg
828 lbs 149.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 180.00-191.00; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-187.00; 500-600 lbs 149.25-159.00; 650-700 lbs 140.25-145.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  320-400 lbs 156.00-164.00; 400-
500 lbs 153.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 142.50-153.50; 650-700 lbs 148.75-150.10;
700-750 lbs 133.75-144.75; 800-835 lbs 128.50-133.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 156.00-169.00; 400-500 lbs 149.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs 135.50-
149.00; 650-700 lbs 131.50-133.25; few 700-800 lbs 130.00-130.25; pkg 831 lbs
128.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 169.00-184.50; 400-
500 lbs 157.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 135.50-156.50; 600-700 lbs 122.50-141.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.50-78.25   79.00-81.25
Boning   80-85        73.00-78.00   80.00-83.50   68.00-72.00
                                    Ind 87.50
Lean     85-90        67.50-73.00   74.00-75.00   62.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1230-2195 lbs, 86.50-95.00; low
dressing 68.00-84.00.

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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