Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/30/2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Receipts:  2024    Last Week:  1682    Year Ago:  1367

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold mostly 9.00 to 15.00
higher; heavier steers and all weight heifers sold  3.00 to 7.00 higher.
Supply moderate to heavy with three load lots of steers selling.  Demand
good to very good.  Cows and and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the run; heifers
34 percent.  Near 43 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded steady to 1.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 177.00-185.50, thin
190.00; 500-600 lbs 161.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-154.00; 735-740 lbs
139.85-141.75; 800-900 lbs 128.85-136.00; 900-950 lbs 126.75-127.25.  Medium
and Large 1-2  pkg thin 320 lbs 200.00; 350-400 lbs 176.00-187.50; 400-
500 lbs 156.50-179.00, thin 181.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-170.50; 600-700 lbs
136.75-147.00; 700-800 lbs 128.25-135.50; 800-900 lbs 123.75-125.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 144.50-162.50; 400-500 lbs
141.00-150.50, thin 154.25-157.00; 500-600 lbs 137.25-147.25; 600-700 lbs
133.25-141.00; 700-755 lbs 124.50-126.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs
thin 158.00-169.00; 350-400 lbs 146.00-150.50; 400-500 lbs 135.00-150.00; 500-
600 lbs 134.00-147.25; 625-660 lbs 130.75-135.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  315-350 lbs 177.50-179.00; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 139.50-165.00; 600-650 lbs 133.00-141.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       73.50-80.50   80.00-82.50    70.00-72.00
Boning   80-85       75.50-82.00   82.50-92.00    68.25-74.50
Lean     85-90       71.50-77.00   79.00-85.00    67.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1380-2195 lbs, 93.00-100.50; low
dressing 89.00-92.50.

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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