Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/16/2013

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Receipts:  1235    Last Week:  2191    Year Ago:  1889

   Compared to last week, feeders sold firm on a lighter test than last week.
Supply was moderate with two load lots of heifers selling.  Demand good to
very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 46 percent of the run; heifers
54 percent.  Near 59 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  
*** Special cow/bull sale scheduled for Friday evening July 19th ***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  420-500 lbs 178.50-189.50; 500-600 lbs
161.50-175.00; 600-700 lbs 154.00-163.00; 700-800 lbs 140.75-150.00; 800-
855 lbs 138.50-141.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 174.50-185.00; 500-
600 lbs 157.50-173.00; 600-650 lbs 154.00-164.50; 700-750 lbs 137.50-142.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 458 lbs 155.00; 500-600 lbs 141.25-
156.00; 600-700 lbs 135.50-147.50; 700-750 lbs 134.75-145.00; load lot 880 lbs
134.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 345 lbs 159.00; 400-500 lbs 139.00-158.00;
500-600 lbs 133.50-144.50; 600-650 lbs 133.50-139.50; pkg 714 lbs 134.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 500-550 lbs 140.00-141.00; 600-
650 lbs 134.00-144.50; 700-725 lbs 119.50-129.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       77.00-84.00   84.25-88.50    70.00-74.75
Boning   80-85       77.00-83.50   84.00-90.50    67.00-75.50
                               Few 92.50-95.00
Lean     85-90       72.00-79.00                  67.00-71.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1285-2275 lbs, 92.00-103.00; high
dressing 105.00; low dressing 84.00-92.00.

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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