Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/23/15

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Receipts:  2560    Week Ago:  3028    Year Ago:  2643            

  Compared to last week, steers 400-700 lbs and heifers 400-600 lbs weak to
10.00 lower, steers 700-800 lbs and heifers 600-700 lbs steady to firm.  Demand
moderate.  Supply moderate to heavy, mostly 450-750 lbs offerings, near 52 pct
steers and bulls, 42 pct heifers, 6 pct cows and 21 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows weak to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few pkgs 300-400 lbs 334.00-355.00;
400-500 lbs 275.00-318.00; 500-600 lbs 250.00-298.00, few fleshy/unweaned 216.50
-249.00; 600-700 lbs 240.00-266.00, few fleshy/unweaned 225.00-239.00; 
700-800 lbs 219.00-248.00; few 810-880 lbs 192.00-206.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
few 450-500 lbs 272.00-301.00; 500-575 lbs 249.00-264.00; 600-650 lbs 237.00-
257.00. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few pkgs 325-350 lbs 305.00-309.00;
400-450 lbs 269.00-307.50; 450-500 lbs 248.00-293.00; 500-600 lbs 225.00-267.00,
few fleshy/unweaned 211.00-228.00; 600-700 lbs 208.00-230.00.  Medium and Large
1-2  few 400-500 lbs 245.00-263.00; 500-600 lbs 213.00-240.75; 600-700 lbs 206.00
-227.00; few 700-725 lbs 207.00-219.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 390 lbs 289.00; 400-500 lbs 275.00-
307.50; 500-600 lbs 210.00-231.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     102.50-109.00     Ind 114.00       ------------          
                                                     
Boners    80-85     102.50-108.50     111.00-116.00    96.00-102.00          
                                                                            
Lean      85-90      98.00-108.00     109.00-114.00    85.00-98.00 
                                  few 115.50-118.50    50.00-80.00 shelly/weak   
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                        
1300-2250 lbs       136.00-142.00     142.50-147.50    129.00-136.00        
                                                              
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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