Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/16/2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Receipts:  1830    Week Ago:  2210    Year Ago:  3572

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold near 10.00 to 20.00 lower
except seven weight steers steady and light five weight heifers 3.00 higher.
Supply moderate with another good quality run of feeders.  Demand good.  Cows
and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 66 percent of the run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 54 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 lower.
            ********  No sale next week - enjoy the Holiday  ********

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 325.00-387.50; 400-500 lbs
290.00-325.00; 500-600 lbs 230.50-298.00; 600-700 lbs 237.00-259.00; 700-800 lbs
225.00-236.00, 700-750 lbs thin 240.00-243.00; 800-850 lbs 203.75-209.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  370-400 lbs 315.00-325.00; 400-500 lbs 285.00-325.00, thin
335.00; 500-600 lbs 229.50-297.50; 600-700 lbs 216.50-248.00; 700-800 lbs
212.00-213.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 260.00-295.00; 400-500 lbs
245.50-280.00; 500-600 lbs 223.75-265.00; 600-700 lbs 210.00-231.75; 735-800 lbs
195.00-205.00; pkg 858 lbs 191.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 257.00-
295.00; 400-500 lbs 249.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 217.25-263.00; 600-700 lbs
200.00-227.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  325 lbs 350.00-365.00; 400-500 lbs
286.00-317.50; 500-600 lbs 226.00-286.00; 600-700 lbs 212.50-224.75; 700-800 lbs
195.75-218.00; 800-830 lbs 195.00-198.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       106.00-114.00 117.50-118.50  102.00-106.00
Boning   80-85       108.00-115.00 115.50-121.00   97.00-107.00
Lean     85-90       105.00-110.00 116.00          95.00-104.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1495-2480 lbs, 129.00-136.00; low dressing
123.00-128.00.

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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