Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 03/30/15

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Receipts:  2625    Week Ago:  2562    Year Ago:  2900            

  Compared to last week, steers and heifers mostly steady, spots 5.00-10.00
higher on 500-600 lbs steers.  Demand good.  Supply moderate to heavy, mostly   
500-900 lbs steers and 450-750 lbs heifers, near 63 pct steers and bulls, 31 pct
heifers, 6 pct cows and 30 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows steady to
firm.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few 375-400 lbs 318.00-344.00; 425-500 
lbs 284.00-330.00; 500-600 lbs 269.00-308.00; 600-700 lbs 241.00-265.00; 700-775
lbs 214.50-244.00; 800-900 lbs 197.50-209.10; load 960 lbs 189.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  500-550 lbs 257.00-277.00, two pkgs thin 475-525 lbs 300.00-303.00;
550-575 lbs 275.00-285.00; 625-675 lbs 245.00-257.00; 700-750 lbs 227.00-242.50;
lot 835 lbs 203.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 279.00-323.00; 400-500
lbs 242.50-276.00; 500-600 lbs 228.50-261.00, few fleshy 575-600 lbs 215.00-
219.00; 600-675 lbs 212.50-234.00; lot 770 lbs 191.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
450-500 lbs 248.00-258.00; 525-550 lbs 225.00-234.00, pkg thin 502 lbs 273.00;
600-630 lbs 210.00-225.00; 675-700 lbs 198.00-210.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 290.00-300.00; 500-550 lbs
256.00-276.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     104.00-109.00     110.00-112.00    97.00-102.00           
                                                     
Boners    80-85     102.50-108.50     113.00-117.00    ------------          
                                  few 117.00-119.00                       
Lean      85-90      98.00-108.00     109.00-115.00    83.00-98.00 
                                  few 119.00-122.00                              
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                    
1300-2200 lbs       136.00-143.00     150.00-152.00    128.00-135.00
                                      Ind 156.00 
                                                                             
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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