Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/17/2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Receipts:  3572    Last Week:  2187    Year Ago:  2269

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs near steady to 5.00 lower;
steers 500-700 lbs sold mostly 5.00 to 10.00 higher; seven weight steers and
heifers near steady; heavier steers and heifers not tested last week; heifers 
under 700 lbs sold 3.00 to 8.00 higher.  Supply was heavy and included
reputation feeders.  Demand very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were
11 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent
of the run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 44 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.
   ***Next Regular Tuesday Feeder Sale Will Be Held On Tuesday Jan 6, 2014***

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 225.00-232.50; 400-500 lbs
208.00-221.00; 500-600 lbs 186.00-206.50, fancy 204.75-211.00; 600-700 lbs
174.50-191.50; 700-800 lbs 163.75-176.85; 800-900 lbs 155.75-164.75; 940-
950 lbs 156.85-159.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 212.00-224.00; 400-
500 lbs 200.00-222.00; 500-600 lbs 177.50-200.00; 600-700 lbs 166.00-181.00;
700-770 lbs 163.00-175.50; few 820-870 lbs 153.00-162.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  325-355 lbs 193.00-201.00; 400-500 lbs
176.00-198.00; 500-600 lbs 167.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs 150.25-168.75; 700-750 lbs
149.25-152.25; 800-850 lbs 149.85-154.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  345-400 lbs
188.00-198.00; 400-500 lbs 167.50-194.00; 500-600 lbs 159.75-177.00; 600-700 lbs
153.00-164.00; pkg 719 lbs 158.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  425-500 lbs 189.00-201.25; 500-600 lbs
167.00-181.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-165.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       80.00-88.00   89.00-98.00
Boning   80-85       81.00-88.50   90.00-97.50    76.00-79.50
Lean     85-90       75.00-85.75   89.00-93.50    68.00-73.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1325-2335 lbs, 91.00-101.00; high
dressing 103.00-105.00; low dressing 86.50-90.00.


Source:  MO Dept of Ag-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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