Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/09/2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Receipts:  2210    Week Ago:  3318    Year Ago:  2187

   Compared to last week, steers under 800 lbs sold firm to 2.00 higher;
steers over 800 lbs 5.00 to 7.00 lower; heifers under 700 lbs steady to
5.00 higher; heifers over 700 lbs steady to 5.00 lower.  Supply heavy with
a high quality run of feeders.  Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were
12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 55 percent
of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 61 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 3.00 to 6.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  345-400 lbs 337.50-385.00; 400-500 lbs
310.00-356.00; 500-600 lbs 262.50-325.00; 600-700 lbs 243.00-273.50, 626 lbs thin 
279.50; 700-800 lbs 227.50-243.25; 800-850 lbs 220.00-221.75; pkg 954 lbs
216.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-350 lbs thin 369.00-376.00; 370-400 lbs
319.00-347.50; 400-500 lbs 285.00-312.50; 500-600 lbs 250.00-299.00; 600-700 lbs
228.00-259.00; 700-800 lbs 228.50-235.00; few 800-900 lbs 219.00-227.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  425-500 lbs 263.00-305.00; 500-600 lbs
234.50-262.00; 600-700 lbs 224.00-247.00; 700-800 lbs 214.85-231.50; lot 831 lbs
213.75; lot 861 lb replacements 215.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  389 lbs 284.00;
400-500 lbs 245.00-292.50; 500-600 lbs 228.00-248.25; 600-650 lbs 225.00-238.00;
700-800 lbs 212.75-221.50; lot 821 lbs 207.85.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-365 lbs 367.50-370.00; 400-500 lbs
280.00-329.00; 500-550 lbs 244.00-285.00; 700-750 lbs 211.00-219.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       109.50-114.50 115.00-119.50  102.00-108.00
Boning   80-85       110.00-115.00 116.00-118.50  101.00-108.00
Lean     85-90       103.00-108.00 112.00          94.50-102.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1295-2250 lbs, 128.50-138.50; low dressing
116.00-126.00.

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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