Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/6/2016

Receipts:  3045    Week Ago:  2303    Year Ago:  3762

   Compared to last week, steers traded mostly steady to 3.00 lower.
A few lots of 7 weight yearlings sold 2.00-4.00 higher. Heifer calves
sold uneven, 400-450 and 500-550 lbs 4.00-8.00 lower, all other weights
steady to 5.00 higher. A quality run of feeders was offered with most
of the cattle weaned and demand was good throughout the entire offering
on an active market. Cattle futures had a strong day and buyers responded
to the board as demand and prices increased throughout the day. Supply
was heavy. The feeder offering consisted of near 65 percent steers and
bulls and 35 percent heifers with 55 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and
bulls totaled 13 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold mixed,
breaking cows steady. Lean and boning cows 3.00-5.00 lower. Slaughter
bulls sold steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-169.50;
400-500 lbs 153.00-169.25; 500-600 lbs 132.25-155.00, 500-600 lbs
fleshy 135.50-142.00, pkg 521 lbs thin 155.00; 600-700 lbs 127.00-
142.00, 600-700 lbs calves 119.00-127.50, 600-700 lbs fleshy 120.50-
133.00; 700-800 lbs 124.25-138.25, 700-800 lbs fleshy 123.75-124.85,
pkg 787 lbs calves 118.35, lot 762 lbs thin 139.50; 800-850 lbs 126.35-
131.25; 900-1000 lbs 122.10-125.10; lot 1082 lbs 110.00. Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 385 lbs 157.00; 400-500 lbs 131.50-155.50; 550-600 lbs
136.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-128.50; 750-800 lbs 117.50-122.50; part
load 985 lbs 115.85.  Large 1  pkg 653 lbs 127.50. Medium 1  pkg 630 
lbs 128.00; lot 792 lbs 121.25. 

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 136.50-140.75;
400-500 lbs 120.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 117.00-131.50, 500-500 lbs
fleshy 118.50-118.75; 600-700 lbs 119.50-129.75, 600-650 lbs calves
110.75-119.25, 600-650 lbs fleshy 113.25-115.75, pkg 650 lbs thin 
129.00; 700-800 lbs 111.50-125.50; pkg 870 lbs replacement 126.50;
lot 983 lbs 108.75. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 384 lbs 125.00; 400-
500 lbs 119.00-130.00, pkg 442 lbs thin 132.00; 500-600 lbs 112.50-
123.50; 600-700 lbs 109.50-116.00; pkg 745 lbs 109.50, lot 788 lbs
thin 119.10. Large 1  pkg 599 lbs 119.50; lot 727 lbs 116.60.
Medium 1  pkg 427 lbs 125.00; pkg 555 lbs 124.00. Medium 1-2  pkg
373 lbs 129.50; pkg 489 lbs 111.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 167.00-170.50; pkg
433 lbs 147.00, pkg 409 lbs fancy 172.00; 550-600 lbs fleshy 111.50-
123.50; 600-650 lbs calves 109.25-117.50; 700-800 lbs 100.50-102.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 471 lbs 124.50; 500-550 lbs 124.00-126.50;
pkg 692 lbs calves 97.50; pkg 925 lbs 91.50. Medium 1  pkg 618 lbs
fleshy 105.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      53.00-58.50        58.00-63.50       46.00-50.00    
                                             ind. 65.00
Boning         80-85      49.00-54.50        55.00-60.50       46.00-50.00    
                                         few 61.00-62.00
Lean           85-90      45.50-52.25        54.00-56.00       36.00-46.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1215-2135 lbs             73.50-79.50        80.00-81.50       61.00-65.50

   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs. 1st-3rd period 1080-1395 lbs 
950.00-1175.00 per head. 

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 plus.-2 yrs. 715-1275
lbs open 74.00-91.00, pkg 1 plus 1018 lbs 99.75; 2-3 yrs. 1105-1345 lbs
open 60.00-69.00; 4-7 yrs. 1009-1225 lbs 56.50-62.50, few 6 yrs. 980-1040
lbs 79.50-80.00. 

 
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_LS147.txt