Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/13/2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Receipts:  962    Last Week:  1194    Year Ago:  1414

   Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs sold mostly 4.00 to 10.00 higher;
heifers under 750 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 higher; heavier weight steers and heifers
steady to firm.  Supply moderate with one load lot selling.  Demand very good
with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 47 percent of the run; heifers 53 percent.  Near
65 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows sold near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 388 lbs 212.00; pkg 489 lbs 199.75;
500-600 lbs 170.00-192.00; 600-700 lbs 161.25-172.00; 700-750 lbs 159.00-165.10;
800-900 lbs 142.50-151.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 166.00-186.00;
500-600 lbs 168.00-182.50; 600-625 lbs thin 171.50; 650-700 lbs 160.50-166.75;
700-750 lbs 151.50-156.75; pkg 920 lbs 143.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-360 lbs 165.00-172.00; 400-500 lbs
153.00-166.50, pkg 403 lbs thin 179.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-156.50; 600-700 lbs
146.00-160.00, thin 160.25; 745-800 lbs 141.00-146.60; lot 845 lbs 135.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 158.00-169.00; 440-500 lbs 152.00-162.00;
500-600 lbs 149.50-153.00; 600-700 lbs 141.75-153.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 164.00-183.00, thin 191.00;
500-600 lbs 163.00-170.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-154.00; few 725-750 lbs 130.50-
135.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       79.00-85.00   86.00-89.25
Boning   80-85       79.00-85.00   86.50-96.00
Lean     85-90       80.00-84.00   86.50          73.00-77.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1315-2090 lbs, 93.50-106.00; high
dressing 108.00-113.50; low dressing 93.00.

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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