Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/11/13

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Receipts:   1535    Week Ago:  1288    Year Ago:  1931       

  Compared to last week, light supply of calves under 500 lbs firm, 500-700 lbs
steers mostly steady, spots 3.00-5.00 higher on 600 lbs and 500-600 lbs heifers
steady to firm, steers over 700 lbs and heifers over 600 lbs weak to 2.00 lower.
Demand moderate to good.  Supply light to moderate, mostly weaned 550-850 lbs
offerings with shots, near 58 pct steers, 35 pct heifers, 7 pct cows and 53 pct
feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 420-470 lbs 182.00-191.00,
few thin 405-415 lbs 198.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs 165.50-177.25; 600-650 lbs 
152.00-170.00; 650-700 lbs 149.00-154.50; 700-735 lbs 133.00-136.25, pkg fleshy
745 lbs 127.00; several 770-775 lbs 129.00-131.00; several 810-835 lbs 128.00-
130.90; two pkgs 850-900 lbs 124.75-126.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 390 lbs
190.00; few pkgs 500-575 lbs 169.50-172.00; few 650-675 lbs 149.00-154.50; pkg
745 lbs 131.00; pkg 860 lbs 127.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 400-450 lbs 150.00-165.00;
500-600 lbs 139.00-150.50, pkg fleshy 136.25; several 600-700 lbs 133.50-139.00,
pkg fleshy 128.75; several 700-750 lbs 126.00-132.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
few pkgs 425-475 lbs 144.00-146.00; few 575-600 lbs 134.50-139.50.


   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     78.00-83.00  few 83.00-84.75      74.00-78.00      
                                               
Boners    80-85     78.00-83.00  few 83.00-84.75      74.00-78.00
                                     Ind 93.50
        
Lean      85-90     74.00-79.00      80.00-85.00      69.00-74.00  
                                 few 85.00-88.00
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                      
1250-2500 lbs       94.50-101.50     102.00-107.00    82.00-93.00        
                                               
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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