Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/13/2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Receipts:  1979    Week Ago:  1455    Year Ago:  2094

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs 1.00 to 5.00 lower; steers
550-700 lbs sold up to 8 higher; heifers 500-700 lbs 4.00 to 10.00 higher;
other heifers near steady.  Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand good to very
good.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near
31 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 247.00-250.00; 400-500 lbs
229.50-251.50; 500-600 lbs 223.50-250.00; 600-700 lbs 200.00-221.00; 700-
755 lbs 185.00-200.50; 840-880 lbs 177.00-182.50; 900-905 lbs 172.85-175.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 237.00-254.00; 400-500 lbs 223.00-247.50;
500-600 lbs 214.00-235.00; 600-700 lbs 182.50-217.00; few 700-800 lbs 178.50-
185.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 225.00-234.00; 400-500 Lbs
215.50-235.00; 500-600 lbs 199.50-219.00, fancy 224.00-229.00; 600-700 lbs
176.25-195.50; pkg 734 lbs 179.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 224.00-
243.00; 400-500 lbs 209.00-235.00; 500-600 lbs 184.50-203.00; 600-700 lbs
180.25-195.00; pkg 746 lbs 170.75; pkg 802 lbs 164.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 234.00-247.00; 400-
500 lbs 216.00-243.00; 500-600 lbs 189.00-226.00; 600-700 lbs 169.00-182.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        97.00-104.00 104.50-107.50  92.50-96.00
Boning   80-85        98.00-105.50 106.00-117.50  91.50-96.50
Lean     85-90        94.00-102.50                86.00-91.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1125-2095 lbs, 110.50-120.00; high
dressing 123.00-133.00; low dressing 104.00-108.00.

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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