Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/24/14

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Receipts:  2376    Week Ago:  2189    Year Ago:  170 (snow)

  Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs and heifers under 550 lbs
firm to 5.00 higher, spots 5.00-10.00 higher on 550-650 lbs steers and 450-550
lbs heifers, steers over 700 lbs and heifers over 550 lbs mostly steady.
Demand good.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-750 lbs offerings, near 53 pct steers
and bulls, 37 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 28 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 226.00-236.00;
400-500 lbs 224.00-240.00; 500-600 lbs 195.00-218.00, thin 208.00-223.00, few
fleshy/unweaned 184.00-188.00; 600-700 lbs 180.00-197.50, thin 600-610 lbs 
199.00-204.00; 700-750 lbs 167.50-178.50, lot 703 lbs 183.75; few fleshy 760-
785 lbs 158.75-159.25; pkg 854 lbs 154.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 650-700 lbs
170.00-179.00.  Medium 1 500-575 lbs 184.00-194.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 189.00-198.00;
400-500 lbs 176.00-193.00, thin 195.00-211.00; 500-600 lbs 170.50-191.00, thin
500-550 lbs 191.00-197.00, few fleshy/unweaned 165.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs
161.50-172.50; 700-775 lbs 152.00-163.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs
173.00-180.00; pkg 565 lbs 163.25; part/load thin 720 lbs 166.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:   Medium and Large 1-2 small pkgs 435-485 lbs 219.00-227.00;
500-575 lbs 179.00-207.00; 625-650 lbs 150.00-160.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     89.50-94.50      94.50-98.50      85.00-89.00    
                                                    
Boners    80-85     90.00-95.00      95.00-100.00     -----------     
                                few 100.00-104.00                       
Lean      85-90     84.00-90.00      92.00-97.00      73.00-83.00
                                few 100.00-104.00                      
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1500-2500 lbs       101.50-111.50    117.50-118.50    89.00-97.00      

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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