Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/24/2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Receipts:  1515    Week Ago:  2638    Year Ago:  2367

   Compared to last week, feeders under 600 lbs sold steady to 15.00 higher;
feeders over 600 lbs steady to 10.00 higher.  Supply moderate.  Demand very
good.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers 39 percent.  Near
46 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 333.00-359.00; 400-500 lbs
279.50-350.00; 500-600 lbs 266.00-319.00; 600-700 lbs 220.50-269.00; 700-800 lbs
224.50-233.50; 800-850 lbs 198.25-212.75; 921 lbs 194.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 339.00-350.00; 400-500 lbs 292.00-338.00; 500-600 lbs
261.50-288.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-245.00; 700-750 lbs 205.25-234.00; load lot
905 lbs 191.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 297.00-342.50; 400-500 lbs
265.50-294.00; 500-600 lbs 234.75-267.00; 600-700 lbs 200.25-225.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 277.00-338.00; 400-500 lbs 263.50-289.00; 500-600 lbs
237.00-274.00; 600-700 lbs 207.00-224.00; 700-750 lbs 190.00-195.00; 848 lbs
192.50.

   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       105.00-111.50 114.00-117.00   98.00-105.00
Boning   80-85       107.00-113.00 115.00-124.00   99.50-103.50
                                   Ind 130.00
Lean     85-90       105.00-111.00 115.00          97.00-102.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1485-2550 lbs, 131.50-145.00; l0w
dressing 123.00-125.50.

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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