Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/29/2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Receipts:  1461    Week Ago:  1514    Year Ago:  2024

   Compared to last week, steers 500-750 lbs sold 5.00 to 9.00 higher;
heifers 2.00 to 7.00 higher.  Supply moderate.  Demand very good.  Cows and
bulls were 23 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 70 percent of the run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 25 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady on a good test.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 376 lbs 244.00; 400-500 lbs
240.25-252.50; 500-600 lbs 220.00-249.00; 600-650 lbs 204.00-220.00; 720-
750 lbs 185.00-195.00; load lot 912 167.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 230.50-246.00; 400-500 lbs 227.50-241.00; 500-550 lbs 217.00-226.00;
600-650 lbs 192.25-213.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  320-400 lbs 226.50-239.00; 400-500 Lbs
214.00-230.25; 500-600 lbs 187.00-211.00; 600-700 lbs 181.25-189.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 210.00-230.00; 400-500 lbs 205.00-219.00; 500-
600 lbs 187.00-214.00; 600-640 lbs 174.50-177.00; few 715-760 lbs 163.00-
170.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 220.50-237.00; 400-500 lbs
215.50-251.00; 500-600 lbs 200.00-215.00; 600-700 lbs 171.50-204.50; pkg
810 lbs 149.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        96.50-103.50 104.50-112.00  90.00
Boning   80-85        95.00-104.00 105.00-117.50  93.00-94.00
Lean     85-90        92.00-100.50 104.00-114.00  80.00-89.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1245-2010 lbs, 115.00-118.00; high
dressing 121.00-123.00; low dressing 98.00-107.00.

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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