Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 10/30/2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Receipts:  2092    Last Week:  1499    Year Ago:  2397

   Compared to last week, calves were firm with a few instances of light
weights selling 6.00 to 10.00 higher; yearlings were not well tested last
week.  Supply was moderate to heavy.  Demand was good with active trade.
Average feeder quality was more attractive than last week with reputation
strings and two load lots selling.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 4.00
higher.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near
44 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 185.00-206.00; 400-500 lbs
165.00-188.00; 500-600 lbs 159.50-172.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-160.60, thin
162.00; 700-800 lbs 145.50-152.50; 800-900 lbs 138.00-148.00; 900-950 lbs
136.35-140.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 179.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs
158.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-160.00, thin 165.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs
137.25-147.50, thin 151.25; 700-800 lbs 144.75-148.50; pkg 850 lbs 140.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 144.00-168.50; 400-
500 lbs 140.25-149.50, lot 463 lbs fancy 168.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-147.00,
580-595 lbs thin 154.25-155.00; 600-700 lbs 138.75-149.50; pkg 730 138.25,
720-760 lbs thin 144.10-147.50; 810-860 lbs 130.85-134.85.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 148.00-158.00; 400-500 lbs 135.75-160.50, 480-485 lbs
thin 154.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-150.50; 600-700 lbs 132.00-147.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 142.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs
128.00-156.00; 640-660 lbs 120.00-129.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        72.00-77.75   78.00-83.00     71.00
Boning   80-85        73.00-79.00   80.00-87.50     65.00-72.00
Lean     85-90        70.00-76.00   79.00-84.00     64.50-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1230-2075 lbs, 91.00-100.00; high
dressing 100.00-103.50; low dressing 81.25-84.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/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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