Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/01/13

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Receipts:  2033    Week Ago:  134    Year Ago:  2221       

  Compared to two weeks ago, steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher, spots
5.00-10.00 higher on 550-650 lbs steers and 10.00-20.00 higher on 450-550 lbs
heifers.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply moderate, near 57 pct steers and 
bulls, 25 pct heifers, 18 pct cows and 37 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 187.00-201.00;
small pkgs 400-500 lbs 174.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 167.50-176.50, few fleshy/
unweaned 142.00-159.00; 600-650 lbs 160.00-170.00; 650-700 lbs 145.00-149.50;
700-760 lbs 145.00-147.25; 825-900 lbs 129.25-130.00; load 950 lbs 127.50.
Medium and Large 1-2 500-550 lbs 161.00-164.50, pkg thin 175.25; lot thin
635 lbs 168.00; few pkgs 650-700 lbs 136.00-140.00; 700-800 lbs 135.00-145.00;
800-875 lbs 126.50-128.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 151.00-160.00, few
fleshy 144.00-145.00; small pkgs 400-500 lbs 143.00-154.00, few thin 160.00-
166.50; 500-600 lbs 140.00-151.50, few thin 156.00-162.00; 600-675 lbs 135.50-
140.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 135.00-146.00; pkg thin 503 lbs 153.00
550-600 lbs 134.00-144.00; 600-625 lbs 133.00-135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 195.00-200.00; pkg
400 lbs 177.00; pkg 488 lbs 162.00; pkg 555 lbs 142.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     73.50-79.50  few 79.75-81.75      67.50-73.50     
                                               
Boners    80-85     73.50-79.50      79.50-84.50      67.50-73.50
                                                       
Lean      85-90     73.00-79.00      79.00-84.00      67.00-73.00  
                                                  few 63.00-67.00 shelly/weak
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                   
1450-2450 lbs       91.50-99.50      100.75-108.75    -----------    
                                               
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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