Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 12/30/13

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Receipts:  1007    Week Ago:  no sale    Year Ago:  snow  

  Compared to two weeks ago, light supply of 400-700 lbs feeders firm to
10.00 higher.  Demand good.  Supply light, mostly calves, near 58 pct steers
and bulls, 17 pct heifers, 25 pct cows and 30 pct mostly steers over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few small pkgs 400-475 lbs 197.00-220.00;
525-600 lbs 178.00-191.00; couple pot-loads value-added, blacks 600-625 lbs 
189.50-193.40 and load colored 673 lbs 176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 415 lbs
187.00; few 575-600 lbs 169.00-176.50; few 700-800 lbs 151.50-156.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 325-400 lbs 180.00-190.00, pkg
thin 199.00; small pkgs 400-500 lbs 167.00-187.00, pkg thin 196.00; 500-575 lbs
157.00-176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 157.00-171.00.  Large 1 700-765
lbs 140.00-149.50

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-425 lbs 200.00-228.00; 575-
600 lbs 164.00-169.50; 700-730 lbs 147.00-148.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     80.00-87.00      87.50-93.50      75.00-80.00       
Boners    80-85     80.00-85.00      85.00-89.00      75.00-80.00       
Lean      85-90     70.00-80.00      80.00-87.00      62.00-70.00
                                 few 87.00-89.00  few 42.00-62.00 shelly/weak    
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1350-2150 lbs   few 97.50-100.50     -----------      82.00-90.00       

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.tx

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