Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/10/2016

Receipts:  1719    Week Ago:  1631    Year Ago:  1601

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs traded steady to
7.00 higher, 500-650 lbs sold 6.00-15.00 higher with spots 20.00
higher. Yearlings sold with a steady to higher undertone. A pkg
of 539 lb steers headed for grass sold at 202.00, 32.00 above
the high last week. Heifer calves under 400 lbs sold 6.00-10.00
higher, 400-650 lbs steady to 7.00 higher. There has been a
definite change in the mood and optimism of the buyers about
where the cattle market is headed as demand was good to very
good at noticeably higher prices. The recent gains in the futures 
markets have made quite an impact. Supply moderate. Near 56
percent steers, 41 percent heifers and 3 percent feeder bulls
with 38 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 15 percent
of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady to firm.    

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 189.50-214.50;
400-500 lbs 176.50-191.00, pkg 488 lbs thin 193.00; 500-600 lbs
169.00-187.00, pkg 539 lbs thin 202.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-180.00,
pkg 615 lbs fleshy 160.00, pkg 673 lbs calves 153.00; 700-800 lbs
149.50-156.50, 700-800 lbs calves 133.25-133.75; lot 905 lbs 139.10.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 170.00; 400-500 lbs 161.00-173.50;
500-600 lbs 154.50-165.00; pkg 807 lbs 141.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg
782 lbs fleshy 125.25.
    
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 288 lbs 189.00;
300-400 lbs 164.00-188.00; 400-500 lbs 148.00-165.50, lot 413
lbs fancy 174.50, pkg 441 lbs fleshy 155.50; 500-600 lbs 142.75-
159.50, lot 503 lbs thin 161.50; 600-700 lbs 141.50-157.25, 600-
650 lbs fleshy 135.50-138.25; pkg 738 lbs 145.50; pkg 742 lbs
fleshy 121.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 225 lbs 228.00; 400-
450 lbs 154.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 137.75-149.00, pkg 537 lbs
fleshy 135.00; 600-650 lbs 138.00-145.75, lot 654 lbs calves
126.75, lot 655 lbs fleshy 133.00; 750-800 lbs 118.00-120.00;
pkg 901 lbs thin 119.00; pkg 1018 lbs 110.00.  Medium and Large
2  pkg 378 lbs 144.00.
       

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 162.00-171.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 315 lbs 178.00; 400-450 lbs 155.00-
163.00; pkg 528 lbs thin 175.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80       72.50-77.50     78.50-84.50       61.00-71.00
Boning         80-85       72.00-78.50     78.50-84.00       64.00-72.00  
                                           ind. 86.00
Lean           85-90       64.00-72.00     73.00-77.00       55.00-63.00
    

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1085-2090 lbs              92.00-98.50     99.50-104.00      85.00-91.50
  

   Bred cows:  Medium and Large 1  3 yrs.-short and solid 1150-1510
lbs 3rd period 1375.00-1600.00 per head.  Medium and Large 1-2  2yrs.
to broken mouth 860-1450 lbs 2nd-3rd period 860.00-1275.00 per head.     

                                           
   Cow Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  ind. 6 yrs. 1450 lbs
with 100 lb calf 1735.00 per pair.  Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs. 950-985
lbs with 125-300 lb calves 1685.00-1725.00 per pair.  Medium 2
pkg. 3-7 yrs. 1393 lbs with 100 lb calves 1275.00 per pair.         
  


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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