Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/12/2013

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Receipts:  2445    Last Week:  1430    Year Ago:  1443

   Compared to last week, feeders under 500 lbs were not a good comparison;
steers 500-700 lbs sold near steady - firm; steers over 700 lbs sold 3.00-
6.00 lower; heifers 500-600 lbs sold steady - firm on a  better test; heifers
600-650 lbs sold 3.00 to 6.00 lower; heavier heifers weak to 2.00 lower.
Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand good with active trade.  Cows and and bulls
were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.  Near 62 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady to 1.00 higher with cows
mostly showing more fill than last week.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 190.00-192.50; 400-
500 lbs 171.50-189.50, thin 193.25; 500-600 lbs 163.00-183.00; 600-655 lbs
165.00-169.50; 655-700 lbs 147.50-163.00; 700-800 lbs 129.75-143.00; 800-
850 lbs 130.10-135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 185.00-195.50;
400-500 lbs 171.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-171.00; pkg 625 lbs 163.50; 650-
700 lbs 138.00-149.50; 700-800 lbs 126.25-134.10; 830-865 lbs 126.50-127.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  435-500 lbs 154.00-163.50; 500-600 lbs
146.00-158.25; 600-700 lbs 133.10-137.85; 700-750 lbs 125.10-130.85; 800-
900 lbs 120.10-124.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 156.50-170.00; 400-
500 lbs 148.00-159.75; 500-600 lbs 130.50-155.00; 600-700 lbs 127.25-137.00;
700-800 lbs 123.85-125.10.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 160.00-175.50; 500-600 lbs
139.50-166.50; few 740-800 lbs 113.25-114.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing
Breaking 75-80        76.00-83.00   83.50-89.00    72.00-75.50
Boning   80-85        80.00-85.00   85.50-91.00    70.00-75.00
                                few 93.50-97.50
Lean     85-90        73.00-80.50   82.50-87.00    67.00-72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1185-2125 lbs, 96.00-105.00; high
dressing 106.50-113.00; low dressing 85.00-94.50.

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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