Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/18/15

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Receipts:  2425    Week Ago:  2433    Year Ago:  2988            
 
  Compared to last week, steers 400-600 lbs firm to 5.00 higher and heifers
5.00-10.00 higher, feeders over 600 lbs steady to firm.  Demand good.  Supply
heavy, mostly 400-700 lbs offerings, near 48 pct steers, 42 pct heifers, 10 pct
cows and 22 pct feeders over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows firm to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 322.00-349.00; 400-500 
lbs 300.00-347.50; 500-600 lbs 265.00-307.00; 600-700 lbs 255.00-277.00; lot
870 lbs 204.00 and load 925 lbs 204.25; load 980 lbs 190.00.  Medium and Large
1-2  few 475-525 lbs 275.00-295.00; 550-600 lbs 247.00-261.00; 600-700 lbs 242.00
-263.50; 725-750 lbs 221.00-236.50.  Medium 1-2  pkg 595 lbs 263.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 297.50-306.00; 400-500
lbs 253.00-291.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-264.00; 600-675 lbs 225.75-241.00; couple
loads 710-715 lbs 217.75-218.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 262.00-280.00
500-575 lbs 234.00-259.00; 600-650 lbs 220.00-236.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80     108.00-117.00     117.00-122.00    102.50-108.50   
                                                     
Boners    80-85     108.00-117.00     117.00-124.00    ------------  

Lean      85-90     105.00-115.00     115.00-125.00    97.00-105.00
                      few gaunt Indís 125.00-128.00
                       
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2         
1500-2100 lbs       151.00-154.00     156.00-158.00    -------------
                                                  
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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