Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/07/2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Receipts:  1596    Last Week:  2024    Year Ago:  1589

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold with a lower undertone
on a fleshier test; steers 600-750 lbs sold 3.00-5.00 higher on good demand;
most heifers sold  1.00 to 3.00 lower.  Supply moderate; demand good.  Cows
and and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 45 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 153.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs
150.00-157.00; 700-800 lbs 138.00-152.50; 800-850 lbs 133.00-136.50; load lot
970 lbs 125.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs thin 180.00-195.00; 430-
500 lbs 162.50-179.00; 500-600 lbs 145.50-162.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-152.00;
pkg 735 lbs 140.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 330 lbs 152.50; 400-500 lbs 139.50-
145.00, pkg 466 lbs thin 153.00; 500-600 lbs 134.50-150.00; 600-700 lbs 127.25-
140.00; 700-800 lbs 124.60-129.25; few 820-835 lbs 123.75-124.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  335-375 lbs lbs 156.00-160.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-145.00; 500-
600 lbs 130.50-145.50; 600-700 lbs 125.00-135.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 160.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-160.50; 500-600 lbs 134.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs 125.50-146.00;
pkg 747 lbs 122.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       78.00-83.00   83.50-89.00    73.00-75.00
Boning   80-85       77.00-84.00   85.00-89.00
                               few 93.00-97.50
Lean     85-90       74.00-79.00   83.00-86.50    70.00-73.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1345-2310 lbs, 95.50-102.00; high
dressing 107.00-109.00; low dressing 87.00-94.00.

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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