Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/14/2017

Receipts:  1815    Week Ago:  2874    Year Ago:  1822

   Compared to last week, steers under 750 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher,
750-850 lbs mostly 7.00 higher. Heifers under 750 lbs steady to 4.00 higher,
750-800 lbs 5.00-7.00 higher. Buyers have gained some confidence in the market
following the higher cash trade for fed cattle and boxed beef showing positive
gains, however the winter storm in the northeastern part of the country has 
affected the board negatively, while Western Missouri saw a rare snow fall this
morning. Supply was moderate. Demand was good. The feeder offering consisted of
near 56 percent steers and bulls, 41 percent heifers and 3 percent Holsteins
with 58 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 12 percent of the offering.
Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 170.50-181.50, pkg 419 lbs
fleshy 168.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-171.00, pkg 539 lbs fleshy 149.00, 550-600
lbs thin 166.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-159.00; 700-800 lbs 130.25-140.25;
800-850 lbs 121.00-129.00, pkg 875 lbs fleshy 117.25; pkg 936 lbs 117.75, pkg 936 
lbs fleshy 116.25. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 402 lbs 164.00; lot 529 lbs
160.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-144.75; pkg 793 lbs 121.00.

   Holstein Steers: Large 3  pkg 254 lbs 116.00; lot 309 lbs 114.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 388 lbs 154.00, pkg 397 lbs fleshy
135.00; 400-500 lbs 144.00-159.00, pkg 415 lbs fleshy 145.00, lot 415 lbs thin
160.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-147.00, 500-600 lbs thin 146.50-150.50, pkg 569 lbs
fleshy 123.50; 600-700 lbs 125.25-134.75, 600-700 lbs fleshy 119.50-120.00, pkg
663 lbs thin 136.00; 700-800 lbs 120.00-130.10, pkg 788 lbs fleshy 115.00; 800-
850 lbs 117.25-120.00, 800-850 lbs replacement 123.00-129.00; pkg 947 lbs
112.75; pkg 1047 lbs 115.50. Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 131.00-141.00;
500-600 lbs 122.00-137.00, 550-600 lbs thin 129.50-135.50; 600-700 lbs 118.25-
130.00; pkg 738 lbs 117.00. Medium and Large 2  pkg 594 lbs 119.50.  

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 172.00-179.50; 450-500 lbs
165.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-161.00; pkg 641 lbs 134.00; 700-750 lbs
119.50-123.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 369 lbs 161.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      64.00-71.00        72.00-77.00          63.00          
Boning         80-85      64.50-72.00        73.00-76.00       62.00-64.00     
                                             ind. 80.00
Lean           85-90      58.00-64.50        66.50-69.00       55.00-56.50
                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1295-2285 lbs             87.50-95.00        97.50-98.50       80.50-86.00
                                              

   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs. 950-1340 lbs 1st-3rd period
960.00-1300.00 per head. 

                                           
   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs.-short and solid 1125-1405 lbs
with newborn-300 lbs calves 1360.00-1685.00 per pair; few broken mouth 1050-
1395 lbs with newborn calves 1125.00-1285.00 per pair.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. open 765-1180 lbs 
99.50-114.00, few 3 yrs. 850-1095 lbs 71.50-77.00.
 
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

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