Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/02/2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Receipts:  2240    Last Week:  368    Year Ago:  2280

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers under 650 lbs sold 6.00 to
12.00 higher; steers over 650 lbs sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher; heifers sold
mostly 3.00 to 5.00 higher.  Supply heavy and demand good to very good.
Cows and and bulls were 22 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 66 percent of the run; heifers 34 percent.  Near
57 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 187.50-195.00, fsncy
200.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-191.00; 600-650 lbs 157.00-162.50, thin
172.50; 650-700 lbs 137.00-156.00, thin 161.00; 700-755 lbs 133.50-146.50;
800-860 lbs 128.75-136.00; lot 933 lbs 127.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 187.50-206.50; 400-500 lbs 180.00-190.00, thin 197.00; 500-600 lbs
170.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs 140.25-150.00; 700-800 lbs 129.75-138.00; 800-
845 lbs 131.50-132.35.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 163.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs 154.00-165.50; 500-550 lbs 149.00-162.00, thin 164.50; 565-595 lbs
137.00; 600-650 lbs 127.25-132.00; 700-755 lbs 127.00-135.00; lot 822 lbs
124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 160.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs
150.00-162.00, thin 170.75; 500-600 lbs 130.00-147.00; thin 157.00-160.50;
600-660 lbs 125.75-137.00; 730-800 lbs 121.25-128.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 333 lbs 190.00; 400-500 lbs
164.00-190.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-164.00; 600-650 lbs 142.50-147.75;
750-800 lbs 112.50-122.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        75.50-82.50   84.50-89.50     72.00-75.00
Boning   80-85        77.50-84.75   85.00-91.00     74.50
                                     Ind  96.00
Lean     85-90        74.00-81.50   84.00-85.50     65.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1425-2275 lbs, 95.00-105.50; high
dressing 107.00-108.00; low dressing 93.50-94.25.

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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