Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 04/28/2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Receipts:  2158    Week Ago:  1902    Year Ago:  1461

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold unevenly steady; steers
600 to 800 lbs steady to 10.00 higher; heifers 2.00 to 6.00 lower except five
weight heifers steady to 7.00 higher.  Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand good.
Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 46 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 320.00-323.00; 400-
450 lbs 308.00-357.00; 450-500 lbs 290.00-327.00; 500-600 lbs 259.00-300.50;
600-700 lbs 222.50-259.00; 720-800 lbs 208.25-240.00; 834 lbs 207.75; 950 lbs
191.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 270.00-320.00; 400-500 lbs 269.00-
325.00; 500-600 lbs 255.00-291.00; 650-700 lbs 219.00-238.00; 700-800 lbs
207.00-225.00; 800-900 lbs 189.50-206.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  335-400 lbs 262.50-290.00; 440-500 lbs
257.00-266.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-253.50; 600-700 lbs 211.25-223.00; 700-750 lbs
195.60-205.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 257.00-289.00; 400-500 lbs
240.50-271.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-254.50; 600-700 lbs 215.00-220.50; 700-800 lbs
188.50-198.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 261.00-325.00; 400-500 lbs
249.00-283.50; 500-600 lbs 235.00-261.00; 600-700 lbs 196.50-239.00; few 720-
770 lbs 195.50-200.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       107.00-110.00 111.00-114.00  104.00-105.50
Boning   80-85       107.50-115.00 116.00-128.00  100.00-105.00
                                      Ind 136.00
Lean     85-90       105.00-112.00 114.00-117.50   97.00-104.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1505-2125 lbs, 138.00-146.00; high
dressing 148.00-157.50; low dressing 131.00-136.00.

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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