Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 02/02/15

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Receipts:   573    Week Ago:  2377    Year Ago:  770 (snow)  

   Compared to last week, not enough feeders for adequate price test, undertone
weak to lower.  Demand moderate.  Supply light, curtailed by winter weather,
near 47 pct steers and bulls, 43 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 17 pct feeders
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 470-490 lbs 261.50-280.00;
two pkgs 550-575 lbs 249.00-267.00; lot 677 lbs 221.50; two lots 770-780 lbs
202.85-203.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 pkg and lot 500-530 lbs 266.00-268.00;
two pkgs 645-655 lbs 227.50; two pkgs 720-750 lbs 207.00-219.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 two pkgs 370-400 lbs 268.00-277.00;
two lots 500-535 lbs 226.50-235.00; pot-load value/added 608 lbs 214.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few  97.00-104.50     104.50-107.00    95.00-97.00    
Boners    80-85 few  97.00-104.00     104.00-105.00    95.00-97.00  
Lean      85-90      94.00-104.00     104.00-107.00    87.50-93.50  
                                                                                  
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                              
1120-1960 lbs       134.00-140.00     Ind 147.00       125.00-128.00            
                                                                                   
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.tx

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