Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/17/2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Receipts:  1567    Week Ago:  2803    Year Ago:  3119

   Compared to last week, feeders near steady with spots 9.00 to 11.00 lower
except seven weight heifers 5.00 higher.  Supply moderate.  Demand good to
very good.  Cows and bulls were 6 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 51 percent of the run; heifers 49 percent.  Near
73 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 3.00 to
4.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 307.00-332.00; 400-500 lbs
275.00-325.00; 500-600 lbs 265.00-286.00; 600-700 lbs 224.00-260.00; 700-800 lbs
198.00-234.75; 800-900 lbs 193.75-200.50; 900-975 lbs 185.00-195.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  391 lbs 334.00; 430-500 lbs 255.00-326.00; 500-600 lbs 227.00-275.00;
600-700 lbs 215.00-235.00; 700-800 lbs 197.00-220.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 269.00-305.00; 500-600 lbs
230.25-265.00; 600-700 lbs 200.10-219.50, replacements 215.00; 700-800 lbs
186.00-211.50, replacements 204.50-224.00; 800-815 lbs 182.50-185.50; 815-875 lb
replacements 203.00-211.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  380-400 lbs 280.00-294.00;
400-500 lbs 241.00-291.00; 500-600 lbs 213.75-260.00; 600-650 lbs 203.50-205.50;
715-740 lbs 190.10-196.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 295.50-303.00; 400-500 lbs
260.50-318.00; 500-600 lbs 225.50-275.00; 600 lbs 234.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       107.00-114.00                 99.00-105.50
Boning   80-85       107.00-120.00 123.50-126.50   98.00
Lean     85-90       103.00-107.50 1116.00         96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, few 1250-2080 lbs, 134.00-135.00; high
dressing 144.00; low dressing 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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