Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/11/2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Receipts:  2603    Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  2445

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers sold mostly 2.00 to 9.00 higher with
instances 14.00 higher; heifers 4.00 to 12.00 higher.  Supply moderate to
heavy.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers
39 percent.  Near 52 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded 5.00-6.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 226.00-270.00; 400-500 lbs
216.00-250.00; 500-600 lbs 203.50-234.00, pkg 517.00 lbs fancy 241.00; 600-
700 lbs 189.00-202.00; 700-800 lbs 168.00-178.50, pkg 700 lbs fancy 188.50;
800-900 lbs 160.00-172.60; two load lots 915-923 lbs 165.85-166.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  315-400 lbs 222.00-260.00; 400-500 lbs 210.50-233.00; 550-600 lbs
200.00-216.00; 600-700 lbs 168.50-201.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 214.00-215.50; 400-
500 Lbs 193.00-217.00, pkg 422 lbs fancy 228.00; 500-600 lbs 177.50-212.00,
pkg 515 lbs fancy 224.00; 600-650 lbs 177.00-192.50; 700-800 lbs 161.00-166.00;
830-845 lbs 157.00-160.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 206.00-230.00;
400-500 lbs 192.00-215.00; 500-600 lbs 182.50-201.00; 600-700 lbs 159.75-180.00;
700-800 lbs 151.00-153.75; pkg 857 lbs 151.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 395 lbs 245.00; 400-500 lbs
214.00-234.00; 500-600 lbs 185.00-208.00; pkg 632 lbs 185.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       95.00-103.00  103.00-115.00  90.00-92.50
Boning   80-85       93.50-104.50  105.00-118.50
Lean     85-90       92.00-102.00  106.00-113.00  80.00-91.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1350-2280 lbs, 107.00-117.00; high
dressing 118.00-128.75; low dressing 90.00-106.00.

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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