Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/29/13

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Receipts:  2102    Week Ago:  1806     Year Ago:  1387       

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher.  Demand good.
Supply moderate, mostly 450-850 lbs offerings. Near 57 pct steers and bulls,
28 pct heifers, 15 pct cows and 35 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
1.00-2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few 350-375 lbs 165.00-175.00; 400-500 
lbs 165.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-168.50, couple lots fancy 505 lbs 179.25
and 575 lbs 160.00, fleshy/unweaned 142.50-154.00; 600-650 lbs 145.00-149.00,
load thin/gaunt 640 lbs 154.60, few fleshy calves 675-700 lbs 134.00-139.00;
pkg and lot 710-750 lbs 137.50-139.25; three loads 815-825 lbs 129.00-129.70.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 485 lbs 158.00; 500-550 lbs 150.00-159.25; 600-675 lbs
135.00-146.00; few 700-725 lbs 135.00-137.75; load 840 lbs 134.00 and load 852
lbs 130.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-375 lbs 156.50-160.00; 400-500
lbs 134.00-150.50, thin 153.00-160.00, few pkgs fleshy/unweaned 125.00-130.00;
500-600 lbs 130.00-140.00, thin/fancy 500-550 lbs 142.50-144.75; 645-665 lbs
127.50-134.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 132.00-139.00; 525-600 lbs
128.50-140.00; 600-700 lbs 124.50-133.50; 700-725 lbs 123.00-130.50, load 715
lbs 133.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 160.00-166.00; 450-500 lbs
135.00-165.00; 525-600 lbs 129.00-141.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     72.50-78.50      78.50-84.25      67.50-72.50                                                           
                                               
Boners    80-85     72.50-78.50      78.50-83.50      67.50-72.50
                                                       
Lean      85-90     69.50-75.50      75.50-83.00      62.00-69.00  
                                       Ind 87.00  few 52.00-62.00 shelly/weak 
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                                                       
1350-1850 lbs       93.00-99.25      Ind 106.25       85.00-90.00                                                                          
                                               
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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