Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/27/2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Receipts:  866    Week Ago:  2039    Year Ago:  720

   Compared to last week, feeder prices uneven but with a higher undertone
where well tested.  Supply light to moderate with an uneven test.  Demand
good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers
38 percent.  Near 16 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 258.00-266.50; 400-
500 lbs 235.00-261.00; 500-600 lbs 224.50-245.00; 600-700 lbs 195.25-229.00;
700-750 lbs 199.25-200.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 245.50-264.00;
400-500 lbs 228.50-255.00; 500-600 lbs 215.00-235.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 Lbs 215.00-232.50; 500-600 lbs
204.50-222.00; pkg 735 lbs 180.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 224.50-
230.00; 400-500 lbs 216.00-231.00; few 530-560 lbs 205.00-210.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 254.00-260.00; 400-500 lbs
223.50-250.00; 500-600 lbs 191.50-211.00; 625-635 lbs 177.25-181.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80        99.00-106.50 107.00-109.50
Boning   80-85        97.00-106.00 108.50-120.00  90.00-95.00
Lean     85-90        95.00-103.00 109.50-114.50  86.00-92.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1150-2005 lbs, 109.00-112.00; high
dressing 126.00; low dressing 95.00-108.00.

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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