Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/19/2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Receipts:  1058    Week Ago:  1151    Year Ago:  1824

   Compared to last week, steers weak on a lesser quality test; heifers
sold weak to 5.00 lower.  Supply moderate with four load lots selling.
Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.
Near 56 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded
weak to 4.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 395 lbs 310.00; 400-500 lbs 258.50-
318.00; 500-600 lbs 247.00-270.00; 600-700 lbs 227.00-258.00; 735-800 lbs
218.00-223.00; three load lots 889-899 lbs 215.60-217.60.  Medium and
Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 287.50-290.00; 425-500 lbs 255.00-285.00; 520-600 lbs
244.00-264.00; 600-700 lbs 221.00-249.00; pkg 752 lbs 217.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  385-400 lbs 278.00-289.00; 400-
500 Lbs 233.50-259.00; 500-600 lbs 225.00-253.00; 600-650 lbs 220.25-223.50;
725-770 lbs 214.00-216.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 249.00-254.00;
625-650 lbs 213.25-220.50; 760-780 lbs 208.85-210.00; few 830-875 lbs 206.50-
214.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  435-500 lbs 239.50-267.00; 553 lbs
229.00-234.00; 600-700 lbs 209.50-224.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       114.00-121.50 122.00-130.00  110.00-113.00
Boning   80-85       115.00-121.50 125.00-136.00
                               ind 143.00
Lean     85-90       111.00-116.00 117.00-117.50  100.00-105.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1290-2025 lbs, 136.00-147.00; high
dressing 149.00-157.50; low dressing 129.00-132.00.

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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