Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/05/2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Receipts:  1194    Last Week:  1408    Year Ago:  1224

   Compared to last week, steers over 500 lbs sold steady to 3.00 higher;
heifers over 500 lbs sold 2.00 to 6.00 higher; lighter weights not well tested.
Supply was moderate.  Demand was good to very good with active trade. 
Cows and bulls were 19 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, 
steers and bulls were 35 percent of the run; heifers 65 percent.  Near 
68 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows sold near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 165.25-182.50; 600-700 lbs
155.50-168.00; 700-800 lbs 146.50-157.50; pkg 870 lbs 146.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 423 lbs 189.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 149.00-
165.50, thin 167.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 145.00-157.00; 500-600 lbs
143.50-160.00; 600-700 lbs 148.00-155.00; 700-750 lbs 145.00-151.00; 800-
850 lbs 135.75-141.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 370 lbs 167.00; 400-500 lbs
145.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-160.00; pkg 648 lbs 138.50; few 700-750 lbs
130.50-137.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 380 lbs 187.50; 400-500 lbs 163.00-
187.00; 500-600 lbs 149.00-167.00; few 650-700 lbs 148.50-152.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       80.00-85.25   85.50-93.50    74.00
Boning   80-85       81.00-86.50   88.00-95.50    73.00-76.00
                              Ind 101.50
Lean     85-90       77.00-79.00   90.00          73.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1160-2270 lbs, 94.00-104.00; high
dressing 106.50-110.00; low dressing 92.00-93.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 2-4 yrs, 1025-1200 lbs,
3rd stage, 1550.00-1610.00 per head.

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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