Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 07/29/2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Receipts:  831    Week Ago:  858    Year Ago:  1508

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold steady to 15.00 higher;
heifers under 600 lbs steady to 8.00 higher.  Supply light to moderate with
a high percentage of cows.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were
31 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 24 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 285.00-300.00; 400-450 lbs
280.00-288.00; 500-600 lbs 253.50-281.00; 600-700 lbs 225.50-270.50, pkg 601 lbs
Thin 278.00; 749-800 lbs 224.00-229.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350 lbs 300.00;
400-500 lbs 249.00-275.00; 535-600 lbs 244.50-268.00; 745-800 lbs 217.00-225.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  310-335 lbs 275.00-276.00; 400-500 Lbs
239.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 223.50-253.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
269.00-275.00; 400-500 lbs 251.00-275.00; 500-555 lbs 254.50-257.00; 600-650 lbs
210.50-213.50; pkg 710 lbs 204.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 272.50-312.00; 400-500 lbs
257.50-285.00; 500-560 lbs 221.00-250.00; 600-655 lbs 180.00-228.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       118.00-124.00 125.00-131.00  109.00-117.00
Boning   80-85       118.00-124.00 125.50-137.00  110.00
Lean     85-90       107.00-119.00 126.00-135.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1315-2030 lbs, 139.00-142.00; high
dressing 143.00-158.50; low dressing 119.00.

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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