Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/18/2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Receipts:  1600    Week Ago:  2603    Year Ago:  2643

   Compared to last week, feeders sold near steady on a lighter test.
Supply moderate with average feeder quality less attractive than last week.
Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.
Near 31 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded
steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 200-300 lbs 242.00-355.00; 300-
400 lbs 233.00-242.00; 400-500 lbs 226.00-249.00; 500-600 lbs 197.00-241.00;
600-700 lbs 186.00-206.00, lot thin 210.50; 730-800 lbs 170.75-177.00; 850-
875 lbs 160.75-169.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 225.00-241.00; 400-
500 lbs 220.00-247.50; 500-600 lbs 198.00-229.00; 600-700 lbs 173.00-195.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  265-300 lbs 220.00-237.50; 300-400 lbs
214.00-235.00; 400-500 Lbs 202.50-220.00; 500-600 lbs 193.75-212.00; 600-700 lbs
169.50-191.75; 700-750 lbs 164.00-173.00; 800-870 lbs 153.75-158.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 195.00-213.00, thin 222.50; 400-500 lbs 189.00-
228.00; 500-600 lbs 178.00-200.00; 600-665 lbs 167.25-180.50; pkg 753 lbs
151.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 220-245 lbs 284.00-310.00; 335-
400 lbs 222.00-241.00; 400-500 lbs 215.00-225.00; 500-600 lbs 198.00-216.00;
600-700 lbs 160.00-188.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       93.50-104.00  105.00-111.00
Boning   80-85       94.00-104.00  105.00-113.00  90.00-93.00
Lean     85-90       92.00-100.00  103.50-112.50  78.00-85.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1205-2030 lbs, 109.00-119.50; high
dressing 120.75-130.00; low dressing 90.00-108.00.

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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