Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/17/14

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Receipts:  1666    Week Ago:  2618    Year Ago:  2243      

   Compared to last week, steers 400-700 lbs firm to 5.00 higher and over 700
lbs steady to firm.  Heifers 400-550 lbs steady to 5.00 lower and over 550 lbs
steady to firm.  Demand good.  Supply moderate, mostly 450-750 lbs offerings,
near 68 pct steers and bulls, 23 pct heifers, 9 pct cows and 38 pct feeders     
mostly steers over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-400 lbs 235.00-245.00;
400-500 lbs 224.00-246.00, pkg thin 249.00; 500-600 lbs 200.00-239.00, few thin
500-510 lbs 238.00-241.00; 600-700 lbs 192.50-211.00; 700-800 lbs 165.50-189.50,
couple pkgs thin 705-715 lbs 196.00-199.00; 800-875 lbs 161.50-165.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 pkg thin 615 lbs 190.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 350-375 lbs 217.00-219.00;
400-500 lbs 197.50-214.50; 500-600 lbs 179.50-196.00, few thin 500-525 lbs 
203.00-206.00; 600-700 lbs 171.00-182.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 thin 330-345 lbs
218.00-229.50; 400-450 lbs 195.00-205.00; pkg thin 520 lbs 201.00; two pkgs
595-650 lbs 174.00-174.50.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 350-400 lbs 228.00-238.00; 425-475 lbs
208.00-216.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few 95.00-100.00     100.00-105.00    ------------    
                                                    
Boners    80-85     95.00-100.00 few 100.00-106.00    ------------   
                                                                      
Lean      85-90     90.50-97.50       98.00-103.00    78.50-88.50
                                 few 103.00-106.00                     
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1400-2200 lbs      111.00-115.00     122.00-124.00    93.50-103.50
                                     Ind 129.50                        

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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