Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/04/13

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Receipts:   1288    Week Ago:  170     Year Ago:  1848       

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers under 550 lbs not well tested, 550-700 lbs
steady to firm, 700-725 lbs 3.00-7.00 higher and over 750 lbgs weak to 4.00 
lower.  Heifers 450-600 lbs mostly steady and over 600 lbs steady to firm.
Demand good.  Supply light, mostly weaned 550-850 lbs offerings, near 42 pct
steers and bulls, 48 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 62 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows firm to 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 pkg thin 390 lbs 200.00; few small pkgs
420-480 lbs 173.00-182.00; few 510-550 lbs 172.00-177.00; 550-600 lbs 160.00-
172.00; 600-675 lbs 140.50-164.00; 700-730 lbs 140.00-147.00; 775-800 lbs
131.25-133.35; couple loads and lot 800-865 lbs 129.60-132.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 couple pkgs 370-390 lbs 159.00-160.00;
small pkgs 400-500 lbs 140.50-156.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-146.00; 600-650 lbs
139.00-144.00; 650-700 lbs 133.50-141.60; 710-740 lbs 131.10-133.00; load and
two lots 795-820 lbs 125.10-126.35.  Medium and Large 1-2 small pkgs 400-500 lbs
143.00-148.00; few 510-530 lbs 141.00-145.00; 550-600 lbs 127.00-137.00; lot
682 lbs 125.00; two pkgs 750-760 lbs 125.00-128.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 410-430 lbs 172.00-185.00; few
475-485 lbs 167.00-172.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     78.00-83.00      83.00-85.00      72.50-75.25    
                                     Ind 88.25

Boners    80-85     78.00-83.00      83.00-85.00      -----------
                                     Ind 89.75
        
Lean      85-90     74.00-79.00      79.00-84.00      -----------  
                                 few 84.00-87.00
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                      
1450-2050 lbs       95.50-100.00     Ind 105.50   few 90.00-92.00     
                                               
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.txt
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