Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/22/13

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Receipts:  1806       Week Ago:  3309        Year Ago: 1915

   Compared to last week, steer calves weighing 400-500 lbs sold mostly steady, 
with 500-600 lbs steer calves selling 5.00-10.00 lower as 5 weight steers last 
week did not trade with the sharp declines; 600-700 steers traded mostly 5.00 
lower on comparable sales as the 800-900 lb yearling steers sold fully steady.  
Heifer calves weighing 400-500 lbs sold firm to 3.00 higher with 500-600 lb 
heifer calves trading weak to 5.00 lower and heifers over 600 lbs sold near 
steady on a light test.  Supply was light to moderate with demand moderate at 
best.  Slaughter and bred cows accounted for near 35 percent of the total 
receipts with the balance feeders.  In the feeder supply steers and bulls 
accounted for near 59 percent of the run and heifers 41 percent.  Near 51 
percent of the feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows sold steady to 
firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 181.00-192.00; 400-500 
lbs 164.50-177.00; 500-550 lbs 157.50-161.00, 550-600 lbs 145.50-150.00, fleshy 
139.00-141.25; 600-650 lbs 144.00-146.00, fleshy 139.00-141.00, 650-700 lbs few 
134.50-139.25; lot 720 lbs 134.00, few 750-800 lbs 123.75-126.00; two pot loads 
825-830 lbs 125.00-126.50; lot fleshy 915 lbs 113.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 
285-305 lbs 183.00-186.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-167.00; 500-550 lbs 150.00-156.00, 
550-600 lbs 138.00-147.00; pkg 600 lbs 145.00, few 650-700 lbs 131.50-132.75; 
few 800-820 lbs 123.00-123.50.  Large 1  pkg 705 lbs 129.75; lot 845 lbs 122.50.   

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 162.00; 400-450 lbs 144.00-
155.50, thin 158.00-161.00; 450-500 lbs 135.00-142.50; 500-550 lbs 128.00-
135.00, 550-600 125.00-129.50; 600-650 lbs 125.50-134.75, 650-700 lbs 123.75-
124.00; 700-800 lbs 118.25-126.10; pkg fleshy 870 lbs 109.75.  Medium and Large 
1-2  pkg 345 lbs 155.00; 375-400 lbs 139.00-153.50; 400-450 lbs 132.50-143.50, 
450-500 lbs 126.50-134.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-130.00; 600-700 lbs 118.50-124.00.      

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 410 lbs 167.00; 500-600 lbs 124.50-
139.50; 600-700 lbs 119.00-125.00; 740-750 lbs 105.00.
       

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          73.00-79.75      79.75-84.00      65.00-72.50       
Boners    80-85          73.50-79.50      79.50-84.75      65.00-73.00        
                         few indís gaunt  86.00-89.75
Lean      85-90          71.50-77.50      78.00-82.75      63.00-72.00  
                               Ind gaunt   87.00      Thin 53.00-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                       
1290-2155 lbs           93.00-97.25      104.25-107.75    85.50-91.50

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  3-6 yrs 1150-1350 lbs mostly 2nd stage 
1180.00-1290.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 1000-1200 lbs 1st-2nd stage 
900.00-1035.00; short solid to aged cows 900-1100 lbs 2nd stage 700.00-850.00.

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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