Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/03/2013

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Receipts:  3419    Last Week:  1209    Year Ago:  3175

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold 5.00 to 12.00 higher;
heifers under 700 lbs 2.00 to 7.00 higher; heavier weights had a higher
undertone on a much better test than last week.  Supply was heavy with
a good test of calves and yearlings.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and
bulls were 11 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 47 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 222.00; 400-500 lbs 197.00-
230.00; 500-600 lbs 177.50-211.00; 600-700 lbs 165.75-181.00, fancy 186.00;
700-800 lbs 164.00-172.00; 850-900 lbs 161.00-164.00; 900-920 lbs 159.50-
160.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  375-400 lbs 209.00-211.00; 400-500 lbs 183.00-
206.00; 500-600 lbs 174.00-192.00; 600-650 lbs 163.50-178.25; lot 793 lbs 
157.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  380-400 lbs 180.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs
165.00-185.00, 491 lbs fancy 182.50; 500-600 lbs 156.00-174.50; 600-700 lbs
159.50-169.00, replacements 167.00-175.00; 700-750 lb replacements 156.00-
163.00; 790-805 lbs 150.50-156.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  345-400 lbs 165.00-
180.00; 400-500 lbs 156.00-178.00, thin 183.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-165.00;
600-650 lbs 149.00-150.00; lot 664 lbs thin 164.00; pkg 808 lbs 155.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 181.00-207.50; 500-600 lbs
151.00-181.00; 600-650 lbs 137.50-153.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       82.00-88.50   89.00-95.50    73.00-78.00
Boning   80-85       82.00-87.50   88.00-98.50    74.50-77.50
Lean     85-90       77.50-83.50   85.50          70.00-76.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1425-2275 lbs, 91.00-102.00; high
dressing 102.00-106.00; low dressing 82.00-89.00.


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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