Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/17/2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Receipts:  2638    Week Ago:  2822    Year Ago:  1600

   Compared to last week, feeders under 600 lbs sold weak to 15.00 lower except
three weight steers with a higher undertone; feeders over 600 lbs 3.00 to 10.00
lower.  Supply heavy.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers
39 percent.  Near 66 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 337.00-405.00; 400-500 lbs
281.50-332.50; 500-600 lbs 260.50-305.00; 600-700 lbs 214.00-262.50; 735-800 lbs
199.00-215.50; 800-855 lbs 198.00-203.50; 900-950 lbs 184.00-192.60.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 349.00-367.50; 400-500 lbs 276.50-330.00; 500-600 lbs
255.00-280.00; 600-665 lbs 237.00-257.00; 755-790 lbs 205.00-205.50; 860 lbs
188.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 248.00-281.50; 500-600 lbs
235.00-254.50; 600-700 lbs 201.00-230.50; 700-800 lbs 182.85-206.00; 830-840 lbs
184.85-187.00; 800-850 lb replacements 200.00-210.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
335-400 lbs 260.00-290.00; 400-500 lbs 233.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 216.25-254.50;
600-700 lbs 200.75-215.50; 720-780 lbs 185.50-189.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2   325-400 lbs 335.00-377.00; 400-500 lbs
269.005-324.00; 500-600 lbs 230.50-293.00; 600-625 lbs 225.00-238.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       104.50-109.50 110.50          97.00-103.00
Boning   80-85       105.00-111.00 112.00-124.00   95.00-100.00
Lean     85-90       100.00-112.00 115.00          95.00-99.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1545-2225 lbs, 128.50-138.50; high
dressing 143.00-144.50.

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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