Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/17/14

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Receipts:  2189    Week Ago:  321    Year Ago:  1819  

  Compared to last week, no good recent price comparison on feeder steers and
heifers, undertone steady to firm.  Demand good.  Supply moderate, mostly weaned
450-750 lbs offerings, near 62 pct steers and bulls, 33 pct heifers, 5 pct cows
and 47 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Light supply of slaughter cows firm.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 216.00-236.00;
400-500 lbs 215.00-236.00; 500-600 lbs 192.00-212.00, pkg 520 lbs 220.00; 
600-700 lbs 178.00-198.00; lot 705 lbs 183.75; 725-775 lbs 164.25-172.00;
pot-load 805 lbs 166.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 690-720 lbs 170.00-174.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 350-400 lbs 186.00-203.00,
two pkgs 330-340 lbs 209.00-210.00; 400-500 lbs 176.00-201.00, pkg unweaned 
171.00; 500-600 lbs 176.00-187.00; 600-675 lbs 164.50-177.10; few 750-775 lbs
151.00-157.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 375-400 lbs 187.00-198.50; 450-550 lbs
178.00-183.00; pkg 625 lbs 169.00; few 650-675 lbs 155.50-161.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:   Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 287 lbs 249.00; pkg 440 lbs 211.00;
few 500-525 lbs 189.00-194.00; pkg 635 lbs 157.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     90.00-95.50      97.50-99.50      88.00-91.00      
                                                    
Boners    80-85     92.50-96.00      96.00-100.00     86.00-89.50      
                                                                     
Lean      85-90     84.00-92.00      92.50-97.50      73.00-83.00
                                                      58.50-67.50 shelly/weak
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1500-2000 lbs       105.00-109.00    109.50-114.50    100.00-102.00    

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
0737c sw