Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 54/26/14

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Receipts:  462    Week Ago:  2988    Year Ago:  518 

   Too few feeder cattle of any weight or class for a true price comparison. 
Slaughter cows steady. Supply and demand light. The bulk of the supply consisted 
of two loads of steers weighing either side of 600 lbs and one load of 741 lb 
heifers with singles and very small pkgs to finish off the day. Cows and bulls 
accounted for 08 percent of the total offering. The feeder supply consisted of 63 
percent steers and bulls and 37 percent heifers; 52 percent of all the feeder 
cattle weighed over 600 lbs.  

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  300-400 lbs 243.00-254.00; 400-500 
lbs 240.00-251.00; 500-600 lbs 219.75-237.00; 600-700 lbs 217.75-223.25.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 and 1-2  400-500 lbs 221.00-233.00;
500-600 lbs 216.00-220.25; 600-700 lbs 164.00-169.50; load 741 lbs 181.60.  

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 405 lbs 240.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80        99.00-104.00     109.50-118.00     -----------
Boning       80-85   few 101.00-106.00     108.50-113.00     -----------
Lean         85-90     few 89.00-95.00      99.00-109.50     81.00-85.00
                                                        Few shelly 73.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-2300 lbs 115.00-121.00; few low 
dressing 103.50-108.50.  

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service 
         Tracey Thompson, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153xt


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