Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/02/2014

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Receipts:  3318    Week Ago:  1141    Year Ago:  3419

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold firm with instances of
10.00 to 15.00 higher; 600-900 lb steers mostly 4.00 to 5.00 higher; heifers
firm to 5.00 higher on a better test.  Supply heavy with several load lots
selling.  Demand very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the
run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 68 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  320-400 lbs 330.00-397.50; 400-500 lbs
290.00-343.00; 500-600 lbs 275.50-325.00; 600-700 lbs 243.00-275.00; 700-
800 lbs 225.00-243.50; 800-900 lbs 224.75-243.00; 900-950 lbs 224.00-229.75.
Medium and Large 1-2  320-350 lbs 322.50-387.50; 400-500 lbs 292.00-317.50;
500-600 lbs 237.00-300.00; 600-700 lbs 240.00-266.00; 775-800 lbs 220.25-
227.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 261.00-297.50; 400-500 lbs
247.50-295.00; 500-600 lbs 229.00-263.00; 600-700 lbs 226.50-247.50; 700-800 lbs 
220.00-239.50; 800-900 lbs 213.50-226.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
233.50-276.00; 500-600 lbs 220.00-239.25; 600-700 lbs 214.50-236.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  320-400 lbs 360.00-392.50; 400-500 lbs
310.00-339.00; 500-600 lbs 221.00-305.00; 600-700 lbs 207.50-232.00; 700-775 lbs
205.00-219.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       112.00-121.00 122.50-123.00  104.00-110.50
Boning   80-85       113.00-122.00 123.00-134.00  102.00-112.00
Lean     85-90       107.00-112.00                 97.00-106.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1310-2210 lbs, 131.00-137.00; high
dressing 146.00; low dressing 121.00-128.50.

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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