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Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/18/2012

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Receipts:  2269    Last Week:  3057    Year Ago:  1140

   Compared to last week, feeders sold unevenly steady.  Supply was
moderate to heavy with two load lots of 835 to 924 lb steers selling.
Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 65 percent of the run; heifers
35 percent.  Near 38 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows sold 2.00 to 4.00 higher.  No sales the next two Tuesdays.  There will
be special cow sales the next two Saturdays.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 179.00-195.00; 500-
600 lbs 154.50-175.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-162.75; 700-800 lbs 138.25-
151.00; load lot 835 lbs 146.10; load lot 924 lbs 145.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg thin 328 lbs 204.00; 350-400 lbs 192.00-200.00; 400-
500 lbs 155.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-170.00; 600-650 lbs 140.25-
157.25, pkg thin 162.25; pkg 710 lbs 138.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 160.00-164.75, lot thin
170.00; 400-500 lbs 149.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-147.25, pkg 566 lb
replacements 150.00; 650-700 lbs 131.75-148.75, pkg 698 lb replacements
150.50; few 745-800 lbs 130.25-140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 335 lbs
153.00; 400-500 lbs 142.25-160.00, thin 159.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-
148.00; 600-650 lbs 132.50-142.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 194.00-206.00; 400-
500 lbs 149.50-190.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 132.25-
146.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing

Breaking 75-80        74.00-80.25   80.50-84.25     66.00-72.00
Boning   80-85        73.75-81.00   82.00-92.50     67.00-71.00
Lean     85-90        71.50-75.00   81.00           64.50-69.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1415-2260 lbs, 90.00-98.00; high
dressing 102.00; low dressing 87.00-89.00.

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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