Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/15/13

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Receipts:  3309    Week Ago:  3552    Year Ago: 1256

   Compared to last week, most weights of feeder steers and heifers under 800 
lbs sold mostly 5.00-10.00 lower, with spots up to 12.00 lower, yearling steers 
over 800 lbs sold 6.00-8.00 lower.   With the exception of 500-550 lb steer 
calves sold mostly steady and the 550-600 lb steer calves trading mostly 3.00 
lower.  Lightweight heifer calves weighing 350-450 lbs sold steady to 5.00 
lower.  Live and feeder cattle contracts closed with triple-digit losses as most 
commodities were pressured with sharp losses on Monday with the Stock Market 
having sharp losses of near 265 points.  Supply was heavy with demand moderate.  
Slaughter cows accounted for near 8 percent of the total receipts with the 
balance feeders.  In the feeder supply steers and bulls made up 67 percent of 
the run and heifers 33 percent.  Near 50 percent of the feeders weighed over 600 
lbs.  Slaughter Cows sold steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 166.00-181.00; 500-550 lbs 
165.00-179.00, 550-600 lbs 152.75-168.75; 600-650 lbs 148.00-155.00, 650-700 lbs 
138.00-145.00; lot 705 lbs 137.00, 750-800 lbs 125.25-126.00; 800-900 lbs 
125.25-126.25; pot load 928 lbs 124.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 
171.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs 164.00-172.00; 450-500 lbs 157.00-171.00; 500-550 lbs 
153.50-162.50, 550-600 lbs 142.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-139.00; 745-800 lbs 
123.75-128.25; 800-900 lbs 120.50-123.00; 900-1000 lbs 117.25-117.50.  Medium 
and Large 2  375-400 lbs 158.00-164.00; pkg 495 lbs 149.50; pkg 590 lbs 130.50; 
600-700 lbs 126.00-130.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 153.00-162.00; 400-450 lbs 
141.00-151.00, thin 159.00-162.00, 450-500 lbs 132.00-139.50; 500-550 lbs 
133.00-143.00, fleshy 129.00, 550-600 126.00-135.25; 600-700 lbs 127.25-130.50; 
lot 712 lbs 120.00, pkg fleshy 730 lbs 115.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 
lbs 154.00-163.00; 400-450 lbs 139.00-145.00, 450-500 lbs 126.00-132.00; 500-600 
lbs 122.00-135.00, fleshy 114.00-119.50; 600-700 lbs 116.00-126.00; 700-800 lbs 
115.00-119.25; lot 855 lbs 113.25.  Medium and Large 2  350-400 lbs 128.00-
137.00; 400-500 lbs 121.00-131.00.     

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 435 lbs 173.00; 475-500 lbs 150.00-
155.00; 500-550 lbs 132.00-140.00, 550-600 lbs 119.00-128.25; 600-650 lbs 
128.00-129.00; pkg 720 lbs 114.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 151.00-
163.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 110.00-111.00.      

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          73.00-79.00      79.00-84.00      64.50-72.50        

Boners    80-85          73.50-79.50      79.50-84.00      68.00-73.00   
                               ind gaunt  86.75      
              
Lean      85-90          71.50-77.50      78.00-82.50      65.00-72.00  
                                      ind 83.75       Thin 52.00-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1450-2050 lbs           92.00-100.75     -------------    87.50-89.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Greg Harrison, 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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