Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/23/2016

Receipts:  2013    Week Ago:  3412    Year Ago:  2468

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs sold 3.00 to 4.00 higher;
500-550 lbs 3.00-7.00 higher; 550-650 lbs steady to 5.00 higher; 650-750
lbs mostly steady; 750-800 lbs 2.00-5.00 higher; 800-850 lbs weak to 1.00
lower. Heifer calves under 500 lbs 4.00-13.00 higher; 500-550 lbs 15.00-
20.00 higher with heavier weights mostly steady. Heifers calves under 550
lbs seem to be the hot item lately. Cattle sold within fairly tight price
spreads as demand was good to very good and quality was consistent. Supply
was moderate. The feeder offering consisted of 67 percent steers and
bulls and 33 percent heifers with 53 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 
were 11 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows were firm.      

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 219.00-235.00; 400-500
lbs 204.00-223.00; 500-600 lbs 194.00-215.00, lot 552 lbs value added
207.50; 600-700 lbs 164.25-194.00, pkg 621 lbs calves 183.00, lot 608 lbs
value added 196.00, lot 690 lbs fleshy 164.50; 700-800 lbs 156.75-171.75;
800-850 lbs 145.00-154.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 196.00-
222.50; 450-500 lbs 192.00-198.50; pkg 510 lbs 197.00; 600-650 lbs 162.00-
164.00.  Large 1  pkg 370 lbs 204.00.  Medium 2  pkg 380 lbs 159.00.      
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 270 lbs 224.00; 300-400 lbs
181.00-208.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-201.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-192.00; 500-
550 lbs fancy 191.00-195.00; 600-700 lbs 142.50-164.75; 700-800 lbs
141.00-150.50, pkg 746 lbs replacement 148.00; pkg 844 lbs 140.00; 900-
950 lbs 132.00-137.00; pkg 1036 lbs 106.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400
lbs 177.00-189.00; 450-500 lbs 170.00-181.00; 500-550 lbs 170.00-178.00;
pkg 732 lbs thin 133.00.  Large 1  pkg 369 lbs 153.00; pkg 655 lbs 145.50.
Medium 1  pkg 544 lbs 155.00.  Medium 2  pkg 413 lbs 152.00.     

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 193.00-201.00; 400-500
lbs 180.00-217.50; 500-600 lbs 165.50-184.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-
500 lbs 184.00-190.00; 550-600 lbs 152.00-154.00; pkg 618 lbs thin 165.00,
pkg 688 lbs 143.00; pkg 850 lbs 111.00.  Medium 1  pkg 833 lbs 122.00.
Medium 1-2  pkg 440 lbs 166.00.


   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80       70.00           78.00-83.50       62.00
Boning         80-85       71.00-77.50     78.00-86.50       59.00-70.00    
                                           ind. 90.50
Lean           85-90       60.50-68.00     68.50-74.00       51.50-59.50
    
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1115-2310 lbs               90.00-98.50    102.50-110.00     68.00-89.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 plus-2yrs. 775-1135
lbs 83.00-95.00.  

  Bred cows:   Medium and Large 1-2  few 1 plus 3rd period 825 lbs 1025.00-
1200.00 per head; few 2-3 yrs. 1065-1320 lbs 2nd to 3rd period 1610.00-1710.00
per head; 7 yrs to short and solid 1000-1370 lbs 2nd-3rd period 1075.00-1300.00
per head.  


                                           
  Cow Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 6yrs. 1250 lbs with 100-325
lb calves 1950.00 per head.     


Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO
         Dan Trickey, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_159.txt

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