Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 04/13/15

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Receipts:  3000    Week Ago:  853    Year Ago:  2179            
 
  Compared to two weeks ago, steers under 650 lbs unevenly steady and over 650 
lbs weak to 10.00 lower.  Heifers under 500 lbs steady to firm and over 500 lbs
mostly steady.  Demand moderate to very good with late sales light.  Supply
heavy, mostly 400-700 lbs offerings, near 50 pct steers and bulls, 40 pct 
heifers, 10 pct cows and 25 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows compared
to last week, firm to 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 335.00-378.00; 400-500 lbs
293.00-348.00, few 400-425 lbs 362.00-372.50, fleshy/unweaned 267.00-295.00;
500-600 lbs 259.00-299.00, lot fancy 514 lbs 314.00, fleshy/unweaned 232.00-
282.00; 600-650 lbs 240.00-275.00, few fleshy 207.00-253.00; few 700-775 lbs
214.00-227.00; load 860 lbs 209.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs 253.00-
280.00, pkg thin 503 lbs 309.00; 600-700 lbs 225.00-258.00, lot thin 640 lbs
266.00; load 898 lbs 196.35.  Medium 1 pkg 548 lbs 242.00; lot fleshy 615 lbs
259.00; lot 729 lbs 209.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 288.00-375.00; 400-500 lbs
249.00-289.00, fleshy/unweaned 220.00-237.00; 500-575 lbs 233.00-260.50, fleshy/
unweaned 220.00-232.00; 600-650 lbs 222.00-231.00; load 682 lbs 216.35; lot 787
lbs fleshy 185.25.  Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 258.00-273.00; 525-600 lbs
218.00-235.00; 600-650 lbs 225.50-232.00, lot thin 234.50; load 663 lbs 216.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     104.00-110.00     110.00-114.00    -----------           
                                                     
Boners    80-85     107.00-115.00     115.00-125.00    ------------    
                                                                        
Lean      85-90     103.00-113.00     113.00-123.00    93.00-103.00
                                 Indís Gaunt 128.00
                      
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                  
1400-2100 lbs       140.00-150.00     150.00-156.50
                                                  
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.txt

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