Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/22/2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Receipts:  1514    Week Ago:  1308    Year Ago:  1682

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs sold near 10.00 to 12.00
higher; steers over 550 lbs 2.00 to 4.00 higher; heifers mostly steady to
4.00 lower.  Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the
run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 29 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 238.50-253.00; 400-500 lbs
227.00-252.50; 500-600 lbs 213.00-240.00; 600-700 lbs 189.50-213.00; 750-
800 lbs 173.50-176.00; two load lots 938 and 941 lbs 169.00-169.35.  Medium
and Large 1-2  320-400 lbs 223.00-235.00; 400-500 lbs 225.00-247.50; 500-
600 lbs 211.00-225.00; pkg 635 lbs 190.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 206.50-221.00; 400-500 Lbs
206.50-226.25; 500-550 lbs 184.00-207.00; 550-600 lbs 172.50-181.75; 650-
700 lbs 167.50-183.00; few 730-740 lbs 172.50-173.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
330-400 lbs 200.00-212.50; 400-500 lbs 195.00-212.50; 500-600 lbs 169.50-193.50;
600-700 lbs 167.00-174.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 370 lbs 225.00; pkg 457 lbs 229.50;
500-600 lbs 198.00-221.00; 600-650 lbs 175.00-204.50; 162.00-180.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        96.50-105.00  108.00         89.50-95.75
Boning   80-85        96.50-105.50  106.00-115.00  93.50
Lean     85-90        94.00-101.00  105.50-107.50  82.00-94.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1130-2255 lbs, 109.00-117.00; high
dressing 121.50-125.00; low dressing 100.00-109.00.

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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