Kingsville- Kingsville Livestock Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/16/2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Receipts:  1357    Last Week:  1205    Year Ago:  2143
 
   Compared to last week, steers 400-600 lbs sold 3.00 to 5.00 higher;
heavier steers sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower based on a few comparable sales;
heifers sold mostly 1.00 to 4.00 lower.  Supply was moderate with a high
quality test of calves but few yearlings.  Demand was good to very good
with mostly active trade.  Cows and bulls were 21 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers
36 percent.  Near 31 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    411-422     415    176.50-184.00     179.04
    8      431       431       190.25         190.25   Thin Fleshed
   47    459-495     479    165.25-177.00     172.85

   51    508-548     524    156.00-180.00     168.15
   12      511       511       187.00         187.00   Fancy
   48    561-595     575    167.00-175.50     171.14
    6      552       552       148.00         148.00   Fleshy

   25    600-633     611    144.75-161.00     153.13
    6      634       634       136.00         136.00   Calves
   13    660-685     677    146.50-152.25     150.53
   22    660-691     681    139.50-139.75     139.67   Calves

   27    720-744     737    142.50-150.85     147.48
    5      766       766       131.25         131.25   Calves

   12      816       816       146.60         146.60
    6      872       872       141.50         141.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    335-346     345    174.50-180.00     175.17
    3      385       385       179.00         179.00
   19    417-445     433    169.00-186.50     175.99
   16    470-495     484    163.00-172.50     167.85
   11      488       488       184.50         184.50   Thin Fleshed
   21    506-548     521    157.00-176.00     165.93
   17    551-560     556    157.00-170.00     160.50
    4    625-632     630    147.00-149.00     148.50
    9    650-658     653    146.75-148.25     147.25

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      648       648       145.25         145.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      348       348       159.00         159.00
    3      385       385       156.50         156.50

   11    418-429     427    149.00-154.00     152.15
   28    453-495     477    147.50-160.00     154.74
   10      462       462       166.00         166.00   Fancy
    4      461       461       145.00         145.00   Fleshy

   27    506-536     522    146.50-154.50     151.00
    6      554       554       148.50         148.50

   27    625-647     641    139.50-149.85     146.46
   11      630       630       133.00         133.00   Calves

   27    705-714     711    138.75-140.50     139.39

    3      928       928       123.00         123.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    360-393     373    154.00-157.00     155.42
   22    400-445     424    147.50-159.00     151.27
    3      465       465       147.00         147.00
   38    500-547     520    140.75-152.75     147.47
    3      525       525       136.00         136.00   Fleshy
   13    550-593     575    133.50-137.00     135.83
   10    616-639     625    135.00-136.75     135.72

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    378-383     380    165.50-167.00     166.25
    5      436       436       155.50         155.50
   15    450-498     476    142.00-158.00     152.33
    3    530-545     540    138.00-143.00     139.64
    7    588-595     591    133.50-145.00     136.80
    3      653       653       137.50         137.50
   10    705-746     728    126.50-137.00     130.84

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt
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