Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/20/2016

Receipts:  985    Week Ago:  3858    Year Ago:  1073

*** No Sale Next Week Merry Christmas, Next Regular Feeder Sale Tue. Jan 3 *** 

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady. A light 
supply of feeder cattle offered, however the quality was attractive.
Several drafts of yearling heifers were met with very good demand,
demand good for all other weights of feeders. The offering consisted
of near 37 percent steers and bulls and 63 percent heifers with 61
percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 19 percent of the
offering. Slaughter cows sold steady to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 152.50-169.00;
500-600 lbs 142.25-154.00; 600-700 lbs 134.00-144.00; 700-750 lbs
133.60-137.25. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 306 lbs 147.00; 500-550
lbs 135.00-139.00; pkg 620 lbs 123.50.  

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 346 lbs 141.00; 400-500
lbs 125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 123.00-134.50, pkg 530 lbs fleshy
116.00; 600-700 lbs 118.50-133.10; 700-800 lbs 118.60-132.25, lot
723 lbs thin 133.10; lot 826 lbs 123.85. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg
359 lbs thin 133.00; 400-500 lbs 116.00-126.00; 500-600 lbs 114.75-
128.00; 600-700 lbs 112.75-115.50. Medium 2  lot 592 lbs 110.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 325 lbs 166.00; lot 458
lbs 150.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 473 lbs 126.00; pkg 612 lbs
117.00, pkg 614 lbs thin 127.50; 700-750 lbs 105.50-116.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      51.00-56.50        57.00-58.50       -----------   
Boning         80-85      51.50-56.50        57.50-63.00       46.50-51.00    
Lean           85-90      48.50-53.50        -----------       45.00-48.00
                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1375-2215 lbs             77.00-78.00           81.50          68.50-71.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. 870-1210 lbs open
67.00-90.50, ind. 2 yrs. 995 lbs 100.00.

 
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_LS159.txt