Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 3/28/2017

Receipts:  1953    Week Ago:  2410    Year Ago:  1639

   Compared to last week, steers and a light test of heifers sold mostly
steady, however spots 3.00-5.00 lower on the upper end of the price ranges
on calves under 700 lbs. Overall quality wasnÂ’t as attractive as last week.
Demand was good for steers and a few packages of thin heifers, moderate to
light for heifers carrying much flesh. A good portion of the consignments
were new crop calves either un-weaned or fleshy. Supply was moderate. The
feeder offering consisted of near 63 percent steers and bulls, 37 percent
heifers with 56 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 14 percent of
the offering. Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 348 lbs 178.50; 400-500 lbs 175.00-
189.50; 500-600 lbs 162.50-175.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 151.00-160.00; 600-700
lbs 141.75-160.00, 600-650 lbs calves 138.50-140.00; 700-800 lbs 129.85-149.75,
lot 705 lbs calves 129.75, lot 762 lbs fleshy 125.50; 800-850 lbs 124.50-127.10;
lot 1009 lbs 119.75. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 327 lbs 165.00; 400-500 lbs
165.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 145.50-164.00; 600-650 lbs 134.50-149.50; pkg 773
lbs 128.50, 700-800 lbs fleshy 123.00-124.00; lot 896 lbs 120.00. Medium and
Large 2  400-500 lbs 131.50-148.50; pkg 570 lbs 123.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-
122.50. Medium 2-3  pkg 396 lbs 125.50; pkg 518 lbs 122.50. Medium 3  lot 381
lbs 120.50. Small and Medium 3-4  pkg 384 lbs 110.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 374 lbs fleshy 141.50; 450-500 lbs
138.50-152.25, 400-500 lbs fleshy 133.00-143.75; 500-550 lbs 139.00-152.00, 500-
600 lbs fleshy 120.00-137.50, pkg 555 lbs thin 154.00; 600-650 lbs 124.00-
134.25, 600-650 lbs calves 118.50-121.00, pkg 668 lbs fleshy 115.00; 700-750
lbs 126.75-131.75, 700-750 lbs fleshy 116.75-118.00, pkg 771 lbs replacement
130.00; pkg 1008 lbs 115.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 266 lbs 161.00; 300-400
lbs 135.00-161.00, pkg 312 lbs thin 170.00; 400-500 lbs 129.50-144.50; 500-600
lbs 127.50-137.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-126.50; 700-800 lbs 116.25-122.50; pkg
853 lbs 112.75. Medium and Large 2  pkg 381 lbs thin 146.00; pkg 424 lbs 125.00;
pkg 531 lbs 119.00; lot 616 lbs 118.25. Medium 2-3  lot 494 lbs 119.50. Medium 3
pkg 354 lbs thin 120.00; pkg 446 lbs 104.00. Small and Medium 3-4  pkg 349 lbs
111.50; lot 420 lbs 99.00. 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs fleshy 172.50-173.00; pkg
421 lbs 163.00; pkg 528 lbs 153.00; pkg 695 lbs 130.00; pkg 817 lbs 109.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  250-300 lbs 169.00-177.00; pkg 375 lbs 173.00; 500-550
lbs 137.50-149.50; pkg 704 lbs 107.00; pkg 807 lbs 102.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      67.00-71.50        71.50-74.50       65.00-66.50  
Boning         80-85      65.00-73.00        72.00-79.00          62.00     
Lean           85-90      59.00-67.00           68.00            57.00          
                                      
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1235-2165 lbs             89.00-95.50        97.00-100.00      86.50-87.00
                                              

   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid 1075-1465 lbs
2nd-3rd period 875.00-1310.00 per head. 

                                           
   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid 1200-1300 lbs
with newborn-350 lb calves 1375.00-1700.00 per pair.


   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. open 960-1215 lbs      
75.50-81.00, ind. 2 yrs. 990 lbs 110.00.
 
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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