Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/3/2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Receipts:  1130    Week Ago:  2438    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, steers 500-800 lbs and heifers 400-700 lbs sold
9.00 to 12.00 higher. Heavier steers steady to 5.00 higher, heavier heifers
steady to 2.00 higher. Lighter weights not well tested.  Supply moderate.
Demand very good.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers 38 percent.
Near 72 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 400-500 lbs 300.00-309.50; 500-
600 lbs 259.00-299.50; 600-700 lbs 239.50-274.50; 700-800 lbs 220.00-235.50;
800-900 lbs 190.50-203.00; 900-965 lbs 185.50-192.85.  Medium and Large 1-2
450-500 lbs 285.00-300.00; 500-600 lbs 247.50.50-275.00; 600-650 lbs 224.00-
250.50; 700-800 lbs 201.85-213.00; 863 lbs 195.25; 920 lbs 185.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 325-375 lbs 291.00-300.00; 430-
500 lbs 271.00-298.00; 500-600 lbs 243.50-273.00; 600-700 lbs 211.25-239.25;
700-800 lbs 188.75-205.50; few 800-860 lbs 182.50-189.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
396 lbs 295.00; 494 lbs 267.50; 500-600 lbs 237.00-260.00; 655-670 lbs 200.25-
210.50; 723 lbs 195.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2   454 lbs 306.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       110.00-121.50 123.50         105.00-107.00
Boning   80-85       109.00-122.00 124.00-136.00  102.00-106.00
Lean     85-90       107.00-114.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1555-2460 lbs, 134.00-147.00; high
dressing 153.00; low dressing 119.00-131.00.

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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