Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/18/2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Receipts:  3119    Week Ago:  1728    Year Ago:  2319

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 2.00 to 5.00 higher except
heifers under 500 lbs weak to 4.00 lower and five weight heifers up to 7.00
higher.  Supply heavy with average feeder quality being more attractive than
last week.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 6 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run;
heifers 39 percent.  Near 55 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 235.00-253.00; 400-500 lbs
220.00-246.00; 500-600 lbs 202.50-221.50; 600-700 lbs 187.00-200.50; 700-800 lbs
165.00-179.25; 800-865 lbs 154.86-167.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
224.00-244.00; 400-500 lbs 217.50-237.50; 500-600 lbs 197.50-214.00; 600-700 lbs
177.00-190.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 203.00-219.50; 400-500 Lbs
194.00-210.50; 500-600 lbs 179.50-205.00; 600-700 lbs 163.00-175.00, 600-605 lb
replacements 179.00-180.00; 700-800 lbs 154.00-158.00, 700-730 lb replacements
164.00-169.50; pkg 932 lbs 149.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 195.00-
221.00; 400-500 lbs 188.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 164.00-194.00; 600-700 lbs
153.00-170.00; 730-770 lbs 150.00-155.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 220.00-248.00; 400-500 lbs
208.00-229.00; 500-600 lbs 168.50-204.00; 600-650 lbs 156.00-172.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       93.00-98.00   101.50-104.00  90.50
Boning   80-85       92.00-99.50   100.00-110.00  85.00-90.50
Lean     85-90       88.50-95.00   97.00          76.00-86.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1295-2145 lbs, 103.000-114.00; high
dressing 116.00-118.25; low dressing 89.00-101.00.

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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