Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/15/2016

Receipts:  1822    Week Ago:  2593    Year Ago:  2638

   Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs traded 3.00-10.00
higher, except 500-550 lbs 17.00-20.00 higher; over 750 lbs steady
to 3.00 higher. Heifers under 600 lbs steady to 4.00 higher; 600-
700 lbs 4.00-10.00 higher, and heavier weights steady. The feeder
offering was mostly thinner fleshed cattle that were better suited
for grazing than last week and these cattle were met with very good
demand with a light to moderate supply. Grass is here and buyers are
trying to pick up those grazers while they can. Near 56 percent steers
and bulls and 44 percent heifers with 47 percent over 600 lbs. Cows
and bulls were 10 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows were steady
to 2.00 higher.      
    
 
   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 211.00-240.00;
400-500 lbs 202.00-230.50; 500-600 lbs 201.00-224.50, pkg 564 lbs
thin 214.00; 600-700 lbs 179.50-205.00, pkg 614 lbs calves 182.50,
600-650 lbs fancy 207.50-210.00, 650-700 lbs fleshy 154.00-164.50;
700-800 lbs 155.50-177.75, 700-750 lbs fleshy 155.50-165.25; 800-900
lbs 146.75-152.75; 900-950 lbs 145.25-150.25.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 350 lbs 231.00; 450-500 lbs 193.50-205.00; pkg 545 lbs 190.00;
600-650 lbs 175.00; pkg 805 lbs 155.75.  Large 1  pkg 500 lbs 220.00;
pkg 644 lbs 185.00; pkg 793 lbs 157.25.  
    

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 324 lbs 216.00; pkg 395
lbs 194.00; 400-500 lbs 190.00-204.00; 500-600 lbs 164.50-179.75,
500-550 lbs fleshy 160.00-161.50; 600-700 lbs 159.75-174.50, pkg 604
lbs fancy 177.00, lot 600 lbs fleshy 161.00; 700-800 lbs 140.25-145.10,
pkg 715 lbs replacement 150.75, 850-900 lbs 130.00-134.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 381 lbs 166.50; 400-500 lbs 175.00-190.00; 500-600 lbs
156.00-168.50; 600-650 lbs 148.00-153.50 pkg 644 lbs fleshy 135.50; pkg
880 lbs 126.50; pkg 850 lbs fleshy 124.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 496
lbs 140.00; 500-550 lbs 150.00-155.50.  Large 1  pkg 542 lbs 144.50.
Large 1-2  pkg 304 lbs 189.00; pkg 461 lbs 163.50.  Medium 1-2  pkg 667
lbs 140.50.  Medium 2  pkg 481 lbs 152.00. 
     

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 200.00-209.00; 550-
600 lbs 180.00-193.50; 600-650 lbs 163.00-176.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 363 lbs 213.00; pkg 601 lbs 185.00. 



   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80       73.50-76.50     78.50-85.50       -----------
Boning         80-85       74.00-81.00     81.00-89.00       66.00-73.00    
                           few outstanding 90.00-95.00
Lean           85-90       66.00-72.00     74.50-76.00       55.00-64.00
    
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1060-2240 lbs              90.50-95.00     99.00-108.00      83.00-89.50
  

  Bred cows:   Medium and Large 1-2  5-6 yrs. 3rd period 1055-1460 lbs
1610.00-1700.00 per head; short and solid-broken mouth 2nd-3rd period
1155-1530 lbs 1210.00-1535.00 per head; 3-5 yrs.1st perod 1095-1195 lbs  
1075.00-1400.00 per head.    


                                           
  Cow Calf Pairs:  Scarce    


   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 plus-4 yrs. 955-1170
lbs 88.00-103.00.

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

0723cdt cc