Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/03/2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Receipts:  1132    Week Ago:  1714    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, feeders were uneven; steers under 600 lbs sold steady
to 9.00 higher; heavier steers 2.00 to 10.00 lower; heifers near steady to 6.00
lower.  Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 9 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the run;
heifers 34 percent.  Near 60 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded 4.00 to 8.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  389 lbs 331.50; 400-500 lbs 266.00-
325.50; 500-600 lbs 248.00-285.00; 600-700 lbs 215.00-240.00; 700-800 lbs
198.50-218.25; 830-900 lbs 188.25-194.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs
269.00-320.00; 400-500 lbs 255.00-285.00; 500-600 lbs 219.00-272.00; 600-700 lbs
205.25-215.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  325-350 lbs 290.00-325.00; 440-500 lbs
227.50-275.00; 500-600 lbs 210.25-235.00; 600-700 lbs 198.00-228.00; 700-730 lbs
190.10-196.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  315-350 lbs 254.00-315.00; 400-500 lbs
226.00-250.00; 500-600 lbs 204.50-231.00; 600-700 lbs 190.00-219.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  298 lbs 335.00; 400-500 lbs 252.00-
319.50; 500-600 lbs 201.50-235.50; 684 lbs 189.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       101.00-109.00 112.00          98.00-100.00
Boning   80-85       103.00-111.00 112.00-121.00   97.00
Lean     85-90        98.00-104.00 110.00          95.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1210-2185 lbs, 127.00-133.00; high
dressing 145.00; low dressing 117.00-123.00.

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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