Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/01/2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Receipts:  2211    Week Ago:  2367    Year Ago:  2240

   Compared to last week, steers sold unevenly steady; heifers steady to
5.00 lower on calves.  Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand good.  Cows and
bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 29 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 226.00-231.00; 400-500 lbs
224.00-242.00; 500-600 lbs 206.50-230.00, fancy 243.00; 600-700 lbs 201.25-
209.75; 700-800 lbs 163.25-189.00; 800-900 lbs 161.00-170.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 222.00-246.00; 400-500 lbs 221.00-245.00; 500-600 lbs
204.00-241.00; 600-700 lbs 189.00-205.50; few 700-725 lbs 177.00-182.00; pkg
810 lbs 169.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 209.50-223.00; 400-500 Lbs
198.00-215.50; 500-600 lbs 193.00-207.00; few 600-700 lbs 178.50-182.50; 700-
800 lbs 157.00-174.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 205.50-221.00, thin
224.00; 400-500 lbs 199.50-213.50; 500-600 lbs 186.50-204.50; 635-655 lbs
166.25-169.50; few 700-750 lbs 154.50-162.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 355 lbs 224.00; 435-500 lbs 214.00-
228.50; 500-600 lbs 188.50-210.00; few 600-650 lbs 175.00-190.00; pkg 710 lbs 155.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       100.00-106.50 109.00-112.50  95.00
Boning   80-85       100.50-108.00 109.00-122.00  91.00-94.00
Lean     85-90       98.00-107.00  111.00-116.50  85.00-96.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1225-2325 lbs, 112.00-121.00; high
dressing 122.00-128.50; low dressing 104.00-112.00.

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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