Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 08/26/2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Receipts:  556    Week Ago:  1058    Year Ago:  1109

   Compared to last week, feeders had a higher undertone on a light test.
Supply light - demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 63 percent of the run;
heifers 37 percent.  Near 45 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded near steady on a lighter test.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 349 lbs fancy 350.00; few 400-
500 lbs 259.00-309.00; 565-600 lbs 258.00-266.00; 600-700 lbs 240.50-256.50;
715-750 lbs 221.75-230.50; pkg 818 lbs 214.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
350 lbs 284.00-287.00; 440-500 lbs 257.00-278.00; 525-600 lbs 241.00-244.00;
Few 645-650 lbs 228.00-229.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 340-400 lbs 280.00-286.00; 400-
500 Lbs 239.00-286.00; 500-600 lbs 229.50-250.00; lot 658 lbs 220.25; pkg
784 lbs 209.00; 850-865 lbs 203.25-203.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 388 lbs
275.00; 500-600 lbs 220.50-246.00; pkg 674 lbs 211.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 330 lbs 310.00; 400-500 lbs 265.50-
291.00; 500-600 lbs 227.50-243.50; 600-700 lbs 219.00-229.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       118.00-120.50  121.50-123.00   117.50
Boning   80-85       118.50-122.00  124.00-131.50
Lean     85-90       108.00-112.00                  102.00-107.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1240-2120 lbs, 139.00-148.00; high
dressing 148.00; low dressing 116.00-133.50.

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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