Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 02/24/2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Receipts:  2468    Week Ago:  1567    Year Ago:  2248

   Compared to last week, Steers under 600 lbs sold 8.00 to 10.00 lower;
steers 600-800 lbs 4.00 to 6.00 lower; steers over 800 lbs 3.00 to 600 lower;
heifers under 600 lbs 6.00-9.00 lower; heifers over 600 lbs 2.00-5.00 lower.
Supply heavy.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 9 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers
43 percent.  Near 80 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded 4.00 to 6.00 higher on a good test.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 280.00-312.50; 500-600 lbs
251.00-275.50; 600-700 lbs 219.75-257.00; 700-800 lbs 194.50-222.00; 800-900 lbs
185.00-194.50; 900-970 lbs 181.75-192.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
256.00-300.00; 500-600 lbs 230.50-275.75; 600-700 lbs 212.50-246.00; 700-800 lbs
197.25-205.00; 866 lbs 188.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 270.00-275.00; 400-
500 lbs 260.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-264.00; 600-700 lbs 186.00-221.50;
700-800 lbs 186.60-203.75, Replacements 186.50-197.75; 850 lbs 180.00
Replacements 186.00-207.00; Replacements 900-915 lbs 186.00-207.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  310 lbs 265.00; 400-500 lbs 256.00-265.00; 500-600 lbs 222.00-252.00;
600-700 lbs 195.00-212.00; 700-800 lbs 181.00-201.00; 825 lbs 184.35.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2   few 400-500 lbs 275.00-295.00; 606 lbs
215.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       111.00-117.00 125.00-126.50  102.00-106.00
Boning   80-85       112.00-121.00 123.00-133.00  105.00-109.00
Lean     85-90       108.00-116.00 120.00-125.00  104.00-106.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1510-2260 lbs, 134.00-139.00; high
dressing 148.50-149.00.

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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