Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/31/14

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Receipts:  2900    Week Ago:  2643    Year Ago:  2033      

  Compared to last week, steers steady to firm, spots 3.00-5.00 higher on
500-550 lbs and heifers firm to 5.00 higher.  Demand good to very good.
Supply heavy, mostly 400-900 lbs feeders with ten full pot loads in the 
offerings, near 52 pct steers and bulls, 41 pct heifers, 7 pct cows and
31 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 325-400 lbs 240.00-266.00;
400-500 lbs 239.00-259.00, few fleshy 228.00-234.00; 500-600 lbs 204.00-244.00,
few fleshy/unweaned 197.00-207.00; 600-700 lbs 201.00-214.00, pkg thin 220.00,
few fleshy/unweaned 192.00-201.00; three pot-loads 860-880 lbs 164.50-166.80.
Medium and Large 1-2 400-500 lbs 238.00-250.00; 500-550 lbs 207.00-239.00;
600-625 lbs 196.00-211.00; 725-750 lbs 179.00-182.00; load 913 lbs 165.00.
Medium 1 load fleshy 730 lbs 165.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 small pkgs 300-400 lbs 223.00-243.00;
400-500 lbs 195.00-218.00, lot fancy 227.00, few fleshy/unweaned 177.00-188.00;
500-600 lbs 187.50-208.50; 600-675 lbs 172.00-182.00, lot thin 188.60; load
728 lbs 169.35.  Medium and Large 1-2 few 325-400 lbs 207.00-219.00; 400-500 lbs
191.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 177.00-188.00; 650-700 lbs 167.00-171.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 few 310-380 lbs 243.00-253.00; 450-475 lbs
211.00-224.00; 500-530 lbs 209.00-214.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     95.00-105.00     105.00-110.50    87.00-95.00       
                                                    
Boners    80-85     95.00-105.00     105.00-109.50    -----------      
                                                                      
Lean      85-90     87.00-97.00       98.00-108.00    76.00-86.00
                                                      54.00-74.00 shelly/weak
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1250-2250 lbs      109.00-119.00     121.00-128.00    104.00-109.00
                                                                         

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.tx
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