Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/24/14

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Receipts:  2643    Week Ago:  1666    Year Ago:  134 (snow)

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers under 600 lbs steady to firm, spots
10.00 higher on 450 lbs steers and over 600 lbs steady to 2.00 higher.  Demand
good to very good.  Supply heavy, mostly 400-900 lbs offerings, near 58 pct
steers and bulls, 32 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 36 pct feeders mostly steers
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 few pkgs 375-400 lbs 235.00; 400-500 lbs
227.00-259.00; 500-550 lbs 229.00-239.00, fleshy/unweaned 203.00-215.00; 550-600
lbs 196.00-221.00, lot thin 231.00; 600-700 lbs 191.00-213.00, few fleshy calves
179.00-189.00; 700-800 lbs 167.75-180.00, pkg thin 712 lbs 197.00; four pot-
loads 870-900 lbs 165.20-167.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 thin 525-575 lbs 209.00-
223.00, lot thin 603 lbs 232.00; lot 835 lbs 165.00; load 930 lbs 161.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 300-400 lbs 212.00-235.00;
400-500 lbs 193.00-213.00, fleshy/unweaned 168.00-188.00; 500-600 lbs 185.00-
200.00, few fleshy/unweaned 160.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs 170.00-185.00; 700-800 
lbs 149.75-162.75, pkg 710 lbs 172.00; pkg 835 lbs 149.75.  Medium and Large 1-2
few 350-400 lbs 195.00-206.00; few 500-550 lbs 172.00-187.00, pkg thin 195.00;
lot thin 590 lbs 189.50.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 315 lbs 254.00; 350-400 lbs 221.00-
234.00; 400-450 lbs 220.00-230.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     94.50-100.00     100.00-105.00    89.00-93.00      
                                     Ind 107.50     
Boners    80-85     94.50-100.00     100.00-105.00    87.50-92.50       
                                     Ind 110.00                         
Lean      85-90     89.00-96.50       98.50-103.00    76.00-86.00
                                 few 103.00-107.00    68.00-76.00 shelly/weak
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1450-2050 lbs      107.00-117.00     119.00-123.50    93.00-103.00
                                                                        

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.txt
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