Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/10/2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Receipts:  2187    Last Week:  3419    Year Ago:  3057

   Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs sold fully steady; heifers
under 600 lbs sold steady to 4.00 higher; heavier weights lightly tested.
Supply moderate with a very attractive run of calves with few yearlings.
Demand good to very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the
run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 37 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 230.00-245.00; 400-500 lbs
191.00-224.00, thin 226.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-200.00, fancy 202.50; 600-
700 lbs 165.00-180.75; 700-750 lbs 168.50-176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 209.00-224.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00-201.00; 500-600 lbs 169.00-200.00;
600-700 lbs 160.50-174.00; 700-800 lbs 147.75-163.50; pkg 809 lbs 156.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 184.00-190.50; 400-500 lbs
173.00-190.00; 500-600 lbs 155.25-175.50; 600-700 lbs 154.00-159.00; lot 738 lbs
159.00; pkg 890 lbs 144.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 185.00-187.00;
400-500 lbs 162.00-185.50; 500-600 lbs 152.50-173.00; 600-700 lbs 151.00-164.00;
700-750 lbs 143.50-157.25; pkg 828 lbs 150.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 363 lbs 205.00; pkg thin 400 lbs
228.00; few 480-490 lbs 185.00-186.00; 500-600 lbs 167.50-196.00; 700-720 lbs
141.00-142.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       81.00-88.00   88.50-93.50    78.00
Boning   80-85       81.50-87.00   88.00-94.50    68.75-76.00
Lean     85-90       74.00-86.00   90.00          69.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1370-1985 lbs, 90.50-96.50; high
dressing 99.00; low dressing 82.50-88.00.


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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