Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/06/2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Receipts:  1455    Week Ago:  1461    Year Ago:  1596

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00
higher.  Supply moderate and demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were
19 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 14 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 390-400 lbs 252.00-253.00; 400-
500 lbs 235.50-252.50, pkg 492 lbs thin 255.00; 500-600 lbs 220.50-251.00;
600-700 lbs 199.00-213.00; pkg 744 lbs 193.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-
400 lbs 236.00-251.00; 400-500 lbs 219.00-250.00; 500-600 lbs 211.00-233.00,
thin 243.00; 600-625 lbs 200.00-205.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 219.00-240.00; 400-500 Lbs
201.00-234.50; 500-600 lbs 181.50-215.50; 600-700 lbs 175.00-180.00; pkg
717 lbs 184.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 218.00-238.00; 400-500 lbs
211.25-230.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-91.25; pkg 620 lbs 179.00; few 725-750 lbs
177.50-178.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 234.00-260.00; 400-500 lbs
218.50-245.00; 500-600 lbs 199.50-223.00; few 600-700 lbs 190.00-206.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        99.50-104.50 105.50-109.00  94.00-98.00
Boning   80-85        99.00-107.00 108.50-118.50  93.50-97.00
                                      Ind 124.00
Lean     85-90        96.00-103.00 106.00-112.00  88.00-93.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1245-2035 lbs, 112.00-121.00; high
dressing 123.00-133.50; low dressing 106.00-108.00.

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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