Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/26/2013

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Receipts:  368    Last Week:  2643    Year Ago:  1673

   Compared to last week, feeders were lightly tested due to winter weather.
Supply light and demand moderate to good.  Cows and and bulls were
39 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.  Near 34 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 455 lbs 172.25; pkg 602 155.25;
pkg 652 lbs 150.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 167.00-188.00;
400-500 lbs 160.00-174.50; 565-600 lbs 147.00-158.50; pkg 660 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 410 lbs 166.00; pkg 513 lbs
144.00; lot 635 lbs 132.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 142.00-
156.00; 500-600 lbs 133.00-145.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 335 lbs 186.00; 400-500 lbs
154.00-169.00; few 525-530 lbs 152.00-154.00; pkg 638 lbs 130.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        75.00-81.50   83.00-87.00     71.00-74.50
Boning   80-85        76.00-83.00   83.50-86.50     73.00
                                Few 96.00-100.00
Lean     85-90        75.00-81.00   83.50           67.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1320-2210 lbs, 95.00-103.50; low
dressing 92.00-94.50.

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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