Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/05/14

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Receipts:  2757    Week Ago:  2379    Year Ago:  2027      

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers firm to 5.00 higher, spots
10.00-15.00 higher on calves.  Demand good.  Supply heavy, mostly 350-650 lbs
calves, near 64 pct steers and bulls, 29 pct heifers, 7 pct cows and 20 pct
feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 332-337 lbs 287.00-288.00;
350-400 lbs 261.00-281.00; 400-450 lbs 250.00-276.00; 450-500 lbs 237.00-252.00;
500-600 lbs 224.00-248.00, few fleshy/unweaned 207.00-221.00; 600-700 lbs 204.00
-226.00, few fleshy/unweaned 185.00-202.00; load 722 lbs 202.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2 two pkgs 350-400 lbs 228.00-258.00; 400-500 lbs 222.00-257.50; 500-
600 lbs 205.00-225.00; load 615 lbs 211.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 300-350 lbs 250.00-254.00; 
350-400 lbs 236.00-244.00; 400-500 lbs 210.00-234.50; 500-600 lbs 200.00-225.00,
few fleshy/unweaned 186.00-197.00; lot 642 lbs 178.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 214.00-229.00; 400-500 lbs 205.00-225.00; 600-675 lbs 182.00-191.50;
load 707 lbs 180.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 350-425 lbs 239.00-242.00; 475-
550 lbs 188.00-210.00; 550-600 lbs 183.00-190.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     99.00-106.00     105.50-113.50    96.50-98.50      
                                                    
Boners    80-85     99.00-106.00     105.00-115.00    94.50-98.50      
                                                                       
Lean      85-90     91.00-101.00     102.00-112.00    81.00-91.00
                                                      60.00-80.00 shelly/weak
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1250-1950 lbs      112.50-118.50     121.50-124.50    ------------
                                                                       

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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