Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/16/15

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Receipts:  3025    Week Ago:  3003    Year Ago:  1666            

  Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs and heifers under 650 lbs steady
to firm, spots 5.00-15.00 higher on thin 500-550 lbs, steers over 750 and
heifers over 650 lbs 5.00-10.00 lower.  Demand good.  Supply heavy, mostly 450-
850 lbs offerings, near 56 pct steers and bulls, 37 pct heifers, 7 pct cows and
30 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows 3.00-7.00 lower most decline on
breakers.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few pkgs 350-400 lbs 340.00-360.00;
400-500 lbs 289.00-330.00; 500-600 lbs 264.00-299.00, thin 500-525 lbs 309.00-
315.00; 600-700 lbs 240.00-272.00; 700-750 lbs 234.00-246.00; 750-800 lbs 198.50
-220.50; pkg 833 lbs 201.50 and lot 860 lbs 192.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
490-530 lbs 286.50-313.00; 600-700 lbs 217.00-258.00; 710-780 lbs 196.50-239.00;
lot 801 lbs 191.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few pkgs 325-350 lbs 334.00-353.00; few 
375-400 lbs 297.50-315.00; 400-450 lbs 283.00-313.00; 450-500 lbs 245.00-270.00,
pkg thin 317.50; 500-600 lbs 237.00-270.00, thin/fancy 500-535 lbs 276.00-288.50
600-700 lbs 205.50-218.75, lot thin 227.75; lot 805 lbs 188.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 264.00-270.00, two pkgs thin 275.50-285.00; 500-600 lbs
229.00-260.00; 625-700 lbs 189.50-218.00, lot 715 lbs 190.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 301 lbs 379.00; 400-450 lbs 295.00-
325.00; pkg 585 lbs 233.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     105.00-110.00     -------------    99.00-105.00    
                                                     
Boners    80-85     105.00-110.00     110.00-113.00    99.00-104.00  
                                  few 117.50-120.00                 
Lean      85-90     100.00-110.00     110.00-115.00    90.00-100.00
                                  few 115.00-120.50    70.00-90.00 shelly/weak   
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                     
1300-2200 lbs       135.50-143.50     Ind 147.50       127.50-136.00     
                                                                        
Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.tx

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