Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/25/2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Receipts:  2367    Week Ago:  1600    Year Ago:  368

   Compared to last week, steers near steady to instances of up to 4.00
Higher, heifers 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Supply moderate to heavy with some
stand-out offerings.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were
10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 33 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 226.00-247.00; 400-500 lbs
220.00-255.00; 500-600 lbs 201.50-241.00; 600-700 lbs 195.00-209.85 lot thin
607 lbs 213.50; 700-755 lbs 184.00-194.85; 825-880 lbs 168.25-171.75; pkg
905 lbs 164.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 232.00-242.00; 400-500 lbs
228.50-243.00; 500-600 lbs 195.00-222.00; 600-700 lbs 192.00-205.00; 700-
800 lbs 170.00-179.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 220.00-236.00; 400-500 Lbs
205.00-220.75; 500-600 lbs 194.00-203.00, lot fancy 516 lbs 220.00; lot fancy
613 lbs 195.85; 650-700 lbs 175.00-185.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
221.00-225.00; 400-500 lbs 200.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-203.00; 600-
700 lbs 165.75-181.00; 700-800 lbs 158.00-171.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 305-350 lbs 220.00-233.00; 400-
500 lbs 208.00-234.00; 500-600 lbs 192.00-216.00; 600-700 lbs 164.00-186.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       96.50-104.50  106.00-109.50  89.00
Boning   80-85       96.00-106.00  106.50-110.00  93.00-95.00
Lean     85-90       92.50-102.00                 86.00-91.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1295-2425 lbs, 112.00-119.50; high
dressing 122.50-129.00; low dressing 100.00-110.00.

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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