Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/18/13

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Receipts:   2243    Week Ago:  1535    Year Ago:  2120       

  Compared to last week, steers 400-700 lbs weak to 10.00 lower, except
500-550 lbs steady to firm and over 700 lbs weak to 3.00 lower.  Heifers
weak to 5.00 lower, except 550-600 lbs mostly steady.  Demand light to good.
Supply moderate, mostly 450-850 lbs offerings, near 60 pct steers and bulls,
30 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 40 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
steady to 4.00 lower most decline on breakers.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 174.00-179.00;
400-500 lbs 176.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 158.50-178.25, pkg 500 lbs 181.50;
600-700 lbs 146.50-158.75; 700-750 lbs 128.50-143.50; few 750-800 lbs 124.75-
126.50; two pot-loads 845-855 lbs 128.30-128.60.  Medium and Large 1-2 few
400-425 lbs 169.00-171.00; 550-600 lbs 149.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-151.25
few 740-770 lbs 125.00-135.50; 800-850 lbs 121.50-127.10; lot 915 lbs 122.50.
Medium 1 550-575 lbs 149.00-151.50; 600-675 lbs 133.00-148.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg thin 353 lbs 156.50; 450-500 lbs
140.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 139.00-147.00; 600-650 lbs 132.00-135.00; pot-load
fleshy 803 lbs 118.75.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 375-400 lbs 138.00-140.00;
400-500 lbs 134.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-140.50; 600-700 lbs 119.00-132.00
700-750 lbs 118.00-124.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 425-475 lbs 155.00-164.00; 500-550 lbs
148.00-154.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     74.50-79.50      79.50-84.50      68.00-74.00   
Boners    80-85     74.50-79.50      79.50-84.50      -----------
Lean      85-90     74.00-79.00      79.00-84.00      63.00-73.00  
                                 few 84.50-88.50
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                  
1350-2350 lbs       94.00-102.00     102.00-105.75    89.00-94.00     
                                               
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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