Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/20/2014

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Receipts:  2039    Week Ago:  1979    Year Ago:  1696

   Compared to last week, steers sold steady to 8.00 higher; heifers 2.00 to
10.00 higher except five weight heifers up to 10.00 than last week’s strong
showing.  Supply heavy; demand very good.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the
run; heifers 39 percent.  Near 28 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 243.50-265.00; 400-500 lbs
226.75-255.00; 500-600 lbs 227.00-247.00; 600-700 lbs 204.00-226.00; 700-
800 lbs 194.00-196.00; 815-840 lbs 184.50-189.00; two load lots 901-947 lbs
181.00-183.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 295 lbs thin 283.00; 300-400 lbs
240.00-267.00; 400-500 lbs 225.50-249.50; 500-600 lbs 214.00-235.00; 600-
700 lbs 189.00-207.00; 700-800 lbs 186.75-191.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 227.50-240.00; 400-500 Lbs
212.50-250.00; 500-600 lbs 184.50-210.00; 600-700 lbs 187.00-207.50; 700-
750 lbs 172.50-181.75; few 800-850 lbs 166.00-184.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 216.00-250.00; 400-500 lbs 202.50-227.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-210.00;
650-700 lbs 174.50-188.50; few 715 lbs 169.00-173.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 393 lbs 241.50; 400-500 lbs 217.50-
239.50; 500-600 lbs 196.50-229.00; 640-700 lbs 194.50-205.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       99.00-105.00  106.00-113.00  88.00-96.00
Boning   80-85       98.00-106.00  106.00-118.50  87.00-95.00
Lean     85-90       93.00-103.00  104.50-112.00  86.00-91.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1125-2095 lbs, 110.00-119.00; high
dressing 121.00-123.00; low dressing 98.00-109.00.

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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