Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/19/2016

Receipts:  1924    Week Ago:  1315    Year Ago:  1902

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs traded 10.00
to 18.00 lower, except for a few packages of light six weight
steers selling near steady. No good comparisons of heavier
steers, undertone lower. Heifer calves under 450 lbs 8.00-
15.00 lower, heavier weights mostly 5.00-7.00 lower. Demand
has remained moderate to good with a moderate supply. Futures
closed limit down to start the week and lost ground again today.
The run of feeders sold mostly in bigger drafts. Near 50 percent
steers and bulls and 50 percent heifers with 35 percent over 600
lbs. Cows and bulls were 12 percent of the offering. Slaughter
cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher.    
     
   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 193.50-208.00,
350-400 lbs fleshy 182.00-186.00; 400-500 lbs 176.00-200.50; 500-
600 lbs 169.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 152.00-180.00, 600-700 lbs fleshy
148.00-165.00; lot 725 lbs fleshy 141.60; load 837 lbs fleshy 134.60,
pkg 838 lbs fleshy 132.00; 900-1000 lbs 124.25-130.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 388 lbs 190.00; 400-500 lbs 163.50-179.00; 500-600
lbs 158.00-173.00; pkg 602 lbs 162.00; pkg 717 lbs 138.00; 850-900
lbs 130.00-130.50.
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 164.00-179.00,
pkg 392 lbs fleshy 160.50; 400-500 lbs 156.00-174.00, 400-500 lbs
fleshy 142.00-160.00; 500-600 lbs 146.50-170.75, 500-600 lbs fleshy
137.50-154.00; 600-700 lbs 136.50-149.00, pkg 630 lbs fleshy 132.75;
700-800 lbs 129.50-138.25, lot 740 lbs fleshy 130.75, 700-800 lbs
replacement 142.00-142.75; pkg 914 lbs 120.00. Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 150.00-164.00; 400-500 lbs 146.50-168.00, pkg 499 lbs
thin 169.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-153.00; pkg 617 lbs 132.00; pkg 747
lbs 126.00; pkg 1000 lbs 122.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 379 lbs
151.00; pkg 546 lbs 140.50; pkg 803 lbs 124.00.       

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  300-350 lbs 200.00; 400-
450 lbs 178.00-192.00, pkg 403 lbs thin 195.00, pkg 492 lbs
fleshy 151.00; 500-600 lbs 157.00-173.50, pkg 514 lbs thin 174.50,
pkg 569 lbs fleshy 154.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 162.00;
pkg 580 lbs 139.00; pkg 626 lbs 136.50, pkg 643 lbs fleshy 122.00.
Medium and Large 2  pkg 493 lbs 140.00; pkg 534 lbs 145.00; pkg
720 lbs 126.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80       73.00-78.50     79.00-85.50       few 71.00
Boning         80-85       72.00-78.00     78.50-86.00       70.00-72.00  
                                outstanding ind. 92.00   
Lean           85-90       66.50-71.00     71.00-75.00       58.00-64.00
    
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1333-2270 lbs              91.00-100.00    101.50-103.50     ind. 88.00
  

  Bred cows:   Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs.-broken mouth 995-1445 lbs 
2nd-3rd period 1010.00-1350.00 per head     

                                           
  Cow Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  ind. 2 yrs. 1100 lbs with 100
lb calf 1925.00 per pair.      

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 plus-2 yrs. 910-1180 lbs
91.50-118.00.

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

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