Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/01/2015
 
Receipts:  1433    Last Week:  1428    Year Ago:  3318
 
   Compared to last week, steer calves 400-550 lbs 5.00 to 10.00 lower; 
550-650 lbs mostly steady to 5.00 lower, over 650 lbs 5.00 to 7.00 lower.
Heifer calves under 500 lbs 15.00 lower; 500-650 lbs 2.00 to 8.00 lower; 
feeder heifers over 650 lbs steady on comparable kinds.  Buyers were
reluctant due to wet and cold weather conditions. Supplies were hampered 
due to muddy conditions, making movement a challenge.  Demand light to 
moderate. Supply light to moderate, near 49 percent steers and bulls, 41
percent heifers and 36 percent over 600 lbs.  Cows and bulls 13 percent. 
Slaughter cows mostly steady to weak.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 221.00-245.00; 400-500 lbs
200.00-218.00, Pkg thin fleshed 426 lbs 236.00; 500-550 lbs 191.00-208.00; 
550-600 lbs 173.25-191.00; 600-650 lbs 176.50-183.75; 650-700 lbs 167.50-
170.50, Pkg calves 660 lbs 145.00; 700-750 lbs 165.00-174.50; Pkg fleshy 737 lbs 
160.00; 750-800 lbs 172.00-174.50. Medium and Large 1-2 Few 375-400 lbs 206.00-
210.00; Few 400-500 lbs 189.00-212.00; 525-550 lbs 180.00-181.00; 550-560 lbs 
165.00-176.00; Pkg 641 lbs 174.50; Pkg 655 lbs 162.25; Pkg 740 lbs 154.50.    

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 400-450 lbs 167.50-173.25; 450-500 
lbs 160.00-170.00; 500-550 lbs 158.50-172.25, Pkg value added 506 lbs 175.00; 
550-600 lbs 162.00-174.00; 600-675 lbs 164.00-171.25, Pkg calves 638 lbs 143.00, 
couple Pkgs thin 640-650 lbs 174.50-175.00; Few 747 lbs 168.50. Medium and Large 1-
2 Pkg 342 lbs 174.50; 325-400 lbs 160.00-170.00; 425-500 lbs 160.00-163.00; 500-
550 lbs 157.00-164.50; 600-660 lbs 146.25-154.75. 
  
   Feeder Bulls: scarce

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        70.00-78.00   79.00-83.50     66.00-70.00
Boning   80-85        72.00-77.00   78.00-82.00 Few 65.00-67.00       
Lean     85-90        66.00-72.50   75.00-76.00     60.00-66.00
                                            
   
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2 1520-1975 lbs 92.00-100.50. 

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 4 yrs to short and solid 2nd to 3rd
stage 1090-1615 lbs 1200.00-1410.00 per head. 

Cow and Calf Pairs: scarce

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO
         Jodie Pitcock/Dan Trickey, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS760.txt
 
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