Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/31/2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Receipts:  2230    Week Ago:  1515    Year Ago:  2211

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs sold steady to 7.00 lower;
heavier steers steady to 6.00 higher; heifers under 600 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00
lower; heavier heifers steady to 3.00 higher.  Supply heavy with numerous
bull calves in the run.  Demand good to very 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 46 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 335-350 lbs 330.00-343.00; 400-
500 lbs 303.00-343.00; 500-600 lbs 266.25-308.00; 600-700 lbs 238.25-265.00;
700-800 lbs 220.00-239.50; 800-900 lbs 193.60-221.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
350 lbs 315.00-321.00; 400-500 lbs 287.50-349.00; 500-600 lbs 252.00-290.00;
600-700 lbs 221.00-255.00; 750 lbs 224.00; 800-900 lbs 198.00-203.00; 920-
960 lbs 183.00-190.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 319 lbs 331.00; 400-500 lbs 262.50-
289.00; 500-600 lbs 242.50-262.50; 600-700 lbs 219.00-239.75; 700-755 lbs
192.25-218.25; 800-900 lbs 183.00-205.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
287.50-340.00, thin 337.50; 400-500 lbs 245.50-289.00; 500-600 lbs 219.75-
265.50; 600-700 lbs 193.50-227.50; 780-800 lbs 182.25-198.50; 800-850 lbs
190.00-192.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2   325-400 lbs 312.00-332.00; 400-500 lbs
281.00-340.00; 500-600 lbs 229.00-284.50; 600-700 lbs 214.00-239.75; 700-
730 lbs 206.00-210.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       104.00-110.00 114.00-119.50  101.00-104.00
Boning   80-85       106.00-113.00 114.00-122.00  103.00-105.00
Lean     85-90       105.00-113.00                 96.00-99.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1390-2375 lbs, 131.00-144.00; high
dressing 148.00-151.00; low dressing 126.00-128.50.

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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