6 Mississippi Cattle Auctions May 7 2012

SUMMARY OF 6 MISSISSIPPI CATTLE AUCTIONS HELD IN HATTIESBURG (948), FOREST (1,134), MERIDIAN (149), MACON (390), HOUSTON (314) AND WEST POINT (500) ON May 7, 2012.

Receipts: 3,435 Last Week: 3,888 Last Year: 2,830

Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 4.00 higher and bulls sold steady. Feeder steers sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher and heifers sold steady.
The supply included 13 percent slaughter cows and 14 percent pairs/replacements.
The feeder supply included 51 percent steers and 49 percent heifers, with an estimated 16 percent of the feeder supply weighing over 600 lbs.

Slaughter Cows:
Weight (lbs) Pct Lean Ag Dressing Hi Dressing
Breakers 850-1200 70-80 84.00-93.00 ———–
Boning 850-1200 80-85 80.00-93.00 93.00-98.00
Lean 850-1200 85-90 79.00-84.00 ———–
Lean 750-850 85-90 70.00-79.00 ———–

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1000-1500 lbs 98.00-108.00; 1500-2500 lbs 100.00-114.00.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2
200-250 lbs 240.00-260.00; 250-300 lbs 210.00-230.00;
300-350 lbs 200.00-220.00; 350-400 lbs 185.00-200.00;
400-450 lbs 175.00-185.00; 450-500 lbs 167.00-175.00;
500-550 lbs 160.00-167.00; 550-600 lbs 150.00-160.00;
600-700 lbs 143.00-151.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-144.00.
Medium and Large 3 200-250 lbs 200.00-212.00;
250-300 lbs 180.00-200.00; 300-400 lbs 165.00-185.00;
400-450 lbs 157.00-170.00; 450-500 lbs 145.00-157.00;
500-550 lbs 140.00-152.00; 550-600 lbs 130.00-140.00;
600-700 lbs 127.00-135.00; 700-800 lbs 107.00-117.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2
200-300 lbs 185.00-195.00; 300-350 lbs 187.00-200.00;
350-400 lbs 162.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-165.00;
500-550 lbs 150.00-164.00; 550-600 lbs 140.00-150.00;
600-700 lbs 127.00-143.00; 700-800 lbs 120.00-130.00.
Medium and Large 3 200-250 lbs 180.00-192.00;
250-300 lbs 170.00-180.00; 300-350 lbs 160.00-177.00;
350-400 lbs 150.00-160.00; 400-450 lbs 150.00-157.00;
450-500 lbs 137.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-145.00;
600-700 lbs 118.00-125.00.

Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years old, 850-1300 lbs with 150-350 lbs calves 1100.00-1500.00 per pair few to 2100.00.
Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years old, 750-1100 lbs with 200-350 lbs
calves 1000.00-1175.00 per pair.

Replacements: Medium and Large 1-2 2-8 years old, 2-8 months bred, 850-1350 lbs, 1000.00-1350.00 per head. Small and Medium 1-2 4-8 years old, 5-8 months bred, 750-1100 lbs, 700.00-875.00 per head.

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