Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/27/13

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Receipts:  518    Week Ago:  1850    Year Ago:  612

      Compared to last week, Monday's Memorial Day sale was lightly tested with 
light receipts with steer and heifer calves selling in small packages and 
singles on few comparable sales selling with a weak undertone, two pot loads of 
yearling steers traded steady.  Slaughter cows sold steady.  Slaughter cows 
accounted for 20 percent of the total receipts.  In the feeder supply 70 percent 
were steers, 30 percent heifers and near 75 percent weighing over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few 500-525 lbs 149.00-149.50, pkg 588 
lbs 145.00; few 615-675 lbs 133.00-134.00; pot load 788 lbs 130.00; pot load 806 
lbs 128.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 450-500 lbs 143.00-151.00; few 600-675 lbs 
123.50-132.00; few 700-800 lbs 120.00-122.00.   

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 159.00-162.00; pkg 505 
lbs 132.00; pkg 640 lbs 127.50; lot 727 lbs 124.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 
300-400 lbs 130.00-134.00; 4000-450 lbs 134.00-141.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-
128.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-123.50.   

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 158.00-161.00; 400-500 lbs 
146.00-149.00; 600-650 lbs 120.00-126.00, pkg 675 lbs 111.00.
       

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Av Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80          75.00-82.00  few 82.50-87.25      71.50-75.50     
Boners    80-85          74.50-82.00  few 82.00-83.75      70.00-74.00       
                                          Ind 89.75  
Lean      85-90          72.00-81.00  few 81.00-82.00      62.00-71.00  
                                                      Thin 57.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                        
1470-2090 lbs        few 97.00-102.75    ind 109.00   few 84.50-91.00

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 few 5 yrs to short solid mouth 1115-1500 lbs 
2nd-3rd stage 945.00-1120.00 per head.


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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