Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/19/14

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Receipts:  2988    Week Ago:  1858    Year Ago:  1868      

  Compared to last week, steer calves under 650 lbs 10.00-20.00 higher, spots
20.00-30.00 higher on 350-450 lbs and over 650 lbs no good comparison, undertone
higher.  Heifer calves under 650 lbs firm to 5.00 higher, spots 5.00-10.00 
higher on 400-450 lbs and over 650 lbs no good comparison.  Demand good to very
good.  Supply heavy, mostly 350-650 lbs calves, near 61 pct steers and bulls,
31 pct heifers, 8 pct cows and 22 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
steady to firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 269.00-299.00; 400-450 lbs
266.00-292.00; 450-500 lbs 243.00-261.00; 500-550 lbs 230.00-256.00; 550-600 lbs
222.00-243.00; 600-675 lbs 218.00-226.85; lot 765 lbs 197.00; load 820 lbs 
194.10, two loads 845-865 lbs 187.25-188.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs
218.00-231.00; 700-800 lbs 189.00-200.00; two pkgs 800-870 lbs 178.50-179.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 231.00-244.50; 400-450 lbs
220.00-244.50; 450-500 lbs 217.00-234.50; 500-600 lbs 210.00-233.50; 600-625 lbs
195.00-207.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 325-375 lbs 223.50-244.00; 400-500 lbs
215.00-228.00; 550-600 lbs 201.50-215.50; lot 670 lbs 172.50; pkg 718 lbs 192.50
810-840 lbs 167.00-175.00.
 
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 few 325-400 lbs 271.00-276.00;
400-450 lbs 259.00-264.00; 450-500 lbs 230.00-246.00; 500-550 lbs 195.00-226.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing     High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80    101.50-106.50     106.50-108.50    98.50-99.50      
                                                    
Boners    80-85    101.00-106.00     106.50-109.50    -----------     
                                 few 113.50-114.00                    
Lean      85-90     89.00-99.00       99.00-109.00    82.00-89.00
                                                                       
                             
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1250-2050 lbs      111.50-117.00     120.00-124.50    106.00-110.50
                                                                     

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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