Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/11/15

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Receipts:  2450    Week Ago:  1886    Year Ago:  1858            
 
  Compared to last week, feeder steers steady to firm, spots 3.00-5.00 higher
on calves.  Feeder heifers under 550 lbs steady to 5.00 lower and over 550 lbs
steady to 5.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good.  Supply heavy, mostly 400-700 
lbs calves, near 57 pct steers and bulls, 37 pct heifers, 6 pct cows and 19 pct
feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  pkg 315 lbs 342.50; few 350-400 lbs 
302.50-317.50; 400-500 lbs 293.00-327.50; 500-600 lbs 255.00-298.00, few thin/
fancy 303.00-309.00; 600-700 lbs 238.00-278.00; few 700-760 lbs 219.00-247.00;
pot-load 920 lbs 207.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 550-575 lbs 256.00-269.00;
635-690 lbs 237.00-253.00; few 700-725 lbs 236.00-240.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 260.00-320.00; 400-500 lbs
235.00-270.50; 500-600 lbs 235.00-254.75, few fleshy 225.00-230.00; 600-675 lbs
210.00-234.00, lot value-added 603 lbs 239.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-475 lbs
240.00-246.00; 500-600 lbs 215.00-232.00; lot 615 lbs 231.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few 107.00-114.00     -------------    103.50-107.50   
                                                     
Boners    80-85     106.00-116.00     116.00-123.00    ------------     
                                                                     
Lean      85-90     105.00-115.00     115.00-125.00    94.00-104.00
                                                                              
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2                                  
1400-2200 lbs       139.00-144.00     155.00-157.00    129.50-130.00
                                                  
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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