Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/23/2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Receipts:  1499    Last Week:  1357    Year Ago:  2714

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 2.00 to 7.00 lower.  Supply
was moderate with average feeder quality being less attractive than last
week.  Demand was moderate to good with buyers being very selective.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 27 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the
run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 18 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 184.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs
164.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-168.00, fancy 175.50-179.00; 650-700 lbs
135.35-142.75; pkg 723 lbs 145.25; pkg 815 lbs 140.25.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 179.00-192.00; 400-500 lbs 164.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-
164.00, thin 168.00; few 640-650 lbs 145.00-149.50, thin 600 lbs 162.50;
650-700 lbs 137.00-143.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 150.50-155.50; 400-
500 lbs 142.50-158.00, pkg 483 lbs fancy 162.00; 500-550 lbs 137.50-149.00;
650-700 lbs 135.75-140.85; pkg 839 lbs 125.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 143.50-147.00; 400-500 lbs 143.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 131.25-141.00;
650-700 lbs 136.00-140.10; pkg 842 lbs 124.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 160.00-196.00; 400-
500 lbs 144.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-149.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        70.50-75.25   75.50-80.00     65.00-69.75
Boning   80-85        70.50-75.00   75.50-82.25     66.75-69.00
Lean     85-90        65.00-73.25                   56.00-64.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1315-2255 lbs, 89.50-95.00; high
dressing 96.50; low dressing 78.50-86.00.

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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