Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/16/2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Receipts:  2356    Last Week:  3708    Year Ago:  2009

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 1.00 to 7.00 lower with some
500-550 lb heifers up to 14.00 lower.  Supply moderate to heavy with several
reputation feeders selling.  Demand moderate to good.  Cows and and bulls were
16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 53 percent
of the run; heifers 47 percent.  Near 43 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00-2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 158.50-182.50; 500-600 lbs
155.00-173.00; 600-700 lbs 135.00-153.00; 700-800 lbs 128.60-141.00; 800-
900 lbs 125.85-128.85; lot 1046 lbs 119.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  320-400 lbs
169.50-183.00; 400-500 lbs 143.50-178.75, thin 180.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-
170.00; few 725-780 lbs 124.75-127.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 150.00-156.00; 400-500 lbs
146.50-156.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-144.00; 600-700 lbs 125.00-139.75; 700-
800 lbs 121.00-128.75; 800-900 lbs 117.00-120.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-
400 lbs 146.00-154.00; 400-500 lbs 134.75-147.50; 500-600 lbs 130.00-139.50;
600-700 lbs 124.00-136.50; pkg 708 lbs 121.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 150.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs
137.00-149.50; few 600-625 lbs 130.00-133.00; 700-800 lbs 110.00-115.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        74.00-81.00   81.50-86.00     65.00-73.75
Boning   80-85        75.00-83.50   84.00-87.50     71.25-72.00
Lean     85-90        73.00-78.50   82.00-86.00     64.50-71.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1325-2335 lbs, 94.00-103.50; high
dressing 106.75-107.75; low dressing 80.00-93.50.

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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