Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for 8/03/16
 
Receipts:  896    Two Weeks Ago:  1050    Year Ago:  

   Compared to the last sale two weeks ago, steers and heifers sold 3.00 t0 5.00 
higher. Slaughter cows sharply higher, catching up to the money put on the past 
couple weeks. Light run this week after torrential rains in the surrounding area 
made gathering and hauling cattle difficult. Several nice consignments were able to 
get to the auction barn, including a load plus of top notch 826 lb heifers. Supply 
and demand moderate. Cows and bulls accounted for 16 percent of the total offering. 
The feeder supply consisted of 49 percent steers and bulls and 51 percent heifers; 
58 percent of all the feeder cattle weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 168.25-173.00; 500-600 lbs 
160.75-167.00; 600-700 lbs 152.00-160.00; 700-800 lbs 147.00-152.00; two loads 
1037-1040 lbs 128.85.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 459 lbs 173.50; 500-600 lbs 
154.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 150.50-155.00; 700-800 lbs 137.00-145.00; pkg 829 
lbs 142.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 394 lbs 166.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-146.00.  
Medium 1-2  pkg 581 lbs 144.00.  

   Feeder Holstein Steers:  Large 3  jpkg 737 lbs 89.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 160.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs 
151.00-151.75, lot 581 lbs fleshy 143.25; 600-700 lbs 138.50-142.75; part load 
751 lbs 137.10; load 826 lbs 134.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 144.00-
157.00; 500-600 lbs 139.50-151.75; 600-700 lbs 132.50-140.00; pkg 730 lbs 
130.25.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 345 lbs 159.00; lot 497 lbs 146.50.  Medium 1  
pkg 673 lbs 131.25.  Medium 1-2  pkg 584 lbs 127.50.  Medium 2  lot 567 lbs 
128.75.     

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 163.00-164.00; 500-600 lbs 
143.50-146.50; pkg 952 lbs 101.50.   

   Slaughter Cows: 
         Percent Lean     Av. Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80         77.00-83.50       82.00-85.50      73.00-78.50  
Boning       80-85         75.00-84.00       81.50-88.00      72.00-77.00
Lean         85-90         72.00-78.50   few 80.50-81.00  few 69.00-72.00 

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-2000 lbs 95.50-102.00; high dressing 
ind. 109.00; low dressing 88.00-94.00 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Kingsville, MO
         Tracey Switzer Thompson, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS141.txt
 
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