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Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 11/27/2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Receipts:  2478    Last Week:  1874    Year Ago:  2844

   Compared to last week, steers 400-600 lbs sold firm to 2.00 higher; heifers
400-600 lbs sold firm to 4.00 higher; heavier weights had a higher undertone
on a better test than last week.  Supply was moderate to heavy with many
quality offerings.  Demand was good to very good with active trade.  Cows and
bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 41 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 192.00-217.50; 400-
500 lbs 159.50-192.00; 500-600 lbs 154.50-172.00, pkg 510 lbs fancy
180.00; 600-700 lbs 144.50-159.50, lot 661 lbs thin 156.25; 700-800 lbs
141.25-147.50, thin 148.10-152.25; 840-900 lbs 138.50-143.75; load lot
867 lbs 143.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  375-400 lbs 182.00-189.00; 400-
500 lbs 156.75-187.50; 500-600 lbs 145.50-172.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-
155.00; pkg 826 lbs 143.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 155.50-166.00; 400-
500 lbs 145.50-155.00; 500-600 lbs 131.75-149.50; 600-700 lbs 137.00-
147.00, thin 146.75-150.50; 700-800 lbs 136.00-141.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 153.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-153.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-
145.25; 600-700 lbs 134.25-140.00, lot thin 628 lbs 149.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 140.00-184.00; 500-
600 lbs 133.50-150.00; 600-650 lbs 130.00-134.50; 700-800 lbs 120.00-139.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        73.50-79.00   79.25-89.50     68.50-71.50
Boning   80-85        73.75-80.50   81.00-92.50     65.00-71.00
Lean     85-90        70.00-74.00   78.00-78.50     65.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1290-2275 lbs, 89.00-99.00; high
dressing 102.00-106.00; low dressing 73.00-88.50.

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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