Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 05/19/2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Receipts:  2171    Week Ago:  1601    Year Ago:  2039

   Compared to last week, steers 400-650 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 lower with some
light six weights up to 18.00 lower from last week’s strong showing; steers
over 650 lbs 2.00 to 3.00 lower; heifers 400-700 lbs mostly steady to
4.00 higher.  Supply moderate to heavy with two load lots selling.  Demand
good.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.  Near 34 pct
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 280-300 lbs 337.00-374.00; few 300-
355 lbs 311.00-350.00; 400-500 lbs 284.00-320.50; 500-600 lbs 265.00-300.00;
600-700 lbs 232.00-269.00; 700-800 lbs 215.00-233.00; 850-900 lbs 206.50-206.60;
900-980 lbs 190.25-207.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 301.00-357.50;
400-500 lbs 273.00-312.00; 500-600 lbs 257.50-290.00; 600-650 lbs 250.00-269.00;
700-750 lbs 215.50-225.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 285.00-315.00; 400-
500 lbs 259.00-284.50; 500-600 lbs 229.00-255.00; 600-700 lbs 205.00-233.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 270.00-311.00; 400-500 lbs 242.00-284.50; 500-
600 lbs 226.00-248.50; few 650-700 lbs 206.00-209.00; few 765 lbs 196.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 248.50-290.00; 500-600 lbs
221.50-258.50; 600-700 lbs 209.00-234.50.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking 75-80       106.00-110.00 110.00-114.00  100.00-105.00
Boning   80-85       105.00-116.00 117.00-132.00  103.00-105.00
Lean     85-90       106.00-116.00 118.00-122.00   99.00-105.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1210-2290 lbs, 132.00-141.00; high
dressing 148.00-153.50; low dressing 115.00.

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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