Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 12/30/2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Receipts:  726    Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  0

   No sale last week for a price comparison However, steers and heifers over
550 lbs had a lower undertone, compared to two weeks ago.  Supply light.  Demand
moderate to good.  Cows and bulls were 48 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 65 percent of the run; heifers 35 percent.  Near
42 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00
higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 259.00-321.00; 500-600 lbs
241.50-270.00; 600-700 lbs 217.75-250.00; 700-750 lbs 206.50-209.50; pkg 903 lbs
203.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  430-460 lbs 268.00-298.00; 500-600 lbs 223.50-
260.00; 666 lbs 215.00; 831 lbs 210.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  430-500 lbs 246.00-269.00; 500-600 lbs
238.00-250.00; pkg 657 lbs 219.00; pkg 730 lbs 221.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
353 lbs 265.00; 400-500 lbs 232.00-242.00; 500-600 lbs 231.00-244.00; 677 lbs
213.00; 720-755 lbs 194.00-200.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  345 lbs 290.00; 400-500 lbs 254.00-
291.00; 500-600 lbs 204.00-211.00; 625-655 lbs 192.00-194.00; 787 lbs 188.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       107.00-116.50 117.50-120.00   99.50-106.00
Boning   80-85       110.00-118.00 119.00-126.00  102.00-107.00
Lean     85-90       101.00-113.00                 96.00-101.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1395-2095 lbs, 129.00-138.00; high
dressing 139.00-142.50; low dressing 111.00-122.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  7 yrs - short and solid, 1090-
1265 lbs, 2nd stage, 1785.00-2060.00 per head; 2 - 6 yrs, 1100-1232 lbs, 2nd
stage, 2335.00-2350.00 per head.

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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