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Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/11/2012

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Receipts:  3057    Last Week:  3175    Year Ago:  2909

   Compared to last week, steers sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher; heifers sold
3.00 to 7.00 higher.  Supply was heavy.  Average feeder quality was very
attractive and included two load lots of 785 and 1029 lb steers.  Demand
was very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers
41 percent.  Near 52 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
sold mostly steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 330-400 lbs 203.00-206.00, thin
213.50; 400-500 lbs 176.50-200.00; 500-600 lbs 157.00-176.75; 600-700 lbs
145.25-164.50; 700-800 lbs 137.85-150.00; load lot 785 lbs 151.10; 830-
845 lbs 135.75-136.10; 925-1000 lbs 133.00-141.00; load lot 1029 lbs 140.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  315-400 lbs thin 199.00-212.50; 400-500 lbs 169.00-
185.00, thin 195.00; 500-600 lbs 154.50-169.00; 600-700 lbs 146.50-154.00,
thin 163.00; 700-800 lbs 135.00-144.25; pkg 809 lbs 136.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 330-400 lbs 156.00-160.00; 400-
500 lbs 145.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-152.00, thin 155.50; 600-700 lbs
142.10-149.25; 700-800 lbs 132.00-139.00; few 810-900 lbs 129.75-134.50; lot
826 lb replacements 135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  345-400 lbs 152.00-165.00;
400-500 lbs 144.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 132.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-
143.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 192.50-203.00; 400-
500 lbs 155.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-167.00; 600-700 lbs 130.25-145.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        71.00-76.50   78.00-81.75   66.00-70.00
Boning   80-85        71.00-77.00   79.00-84.00   65.00-68.00
                                      Ind 89.00
Lean     85-90        65.50-70.50                 56.00-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1165-2370 lbs, 88.50-96.50; high
dressing 99.00-104.00; low dressing 81.00-88.00.

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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