Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/10/2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Receipts:  2822    Week Ago:  1130    Year Ago:  2603

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold firm to 20.00 higher;
heavier steers steady to 8.00 higher; heifers under 550 lbs 5.00 to 10.00
higher; heavier heifers steady to 5.00 higher.  Supply heavy.  Demand very
good.  Cows and bulls were 7 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near
70 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
3.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 309.50-365.00; 500-600 lbs
279.00-320.00; 600-700 lbs 239.00-272.50; 700-800 lbs 210.00-246.00; 800-
900 lbs 198.50-213.75; 900-950 lbs 185.85-195.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 322.00-345.00; 400-500 lbs 295.00-312.00; 500-600 lbs 265.00-
311.00; 600-700 lbs 226.00-262.50; 700-800 lbs 189.00-237.00; 900-950 lbs
189.00-193.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 299.00-309.50; 400-500 lbs
264.00-303.00; 500-600 lbs 243.50-283.00; 600-700 lbs 210.50-239.75; 700-800 lbs
185.00-214.00; 800-850 lbs 184.25-194.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
276.00-290.00; 400-500 lbs 255.00-289.00; 500-600 lbs 227.00-270.00; 600-700 lbs
211.00-234.75; 700-800 lbs 192.25-211.00; lot 816 lbs 190.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2   350-400 lbs 324.00-349.00; 400-500 lbs
279.75-335.00; 500-600 lbs 243.00-279.00; 600-700 lbs 215.00-241.00; pkg 753 lbs 
202.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       108.00-118.00                102.00-105.00
Boning   80-85       108.00-120.00 123.00         101.00-105.00
                                   Ind 134.00
Lean     85-90       106.00-112.00 119.00         104.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1260-2005 lbs, 134.00-144.00; high
dressing 146.00-149.00; low dressing 124.00-132.00.

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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