Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 4/25/2017

Receipts:  2297    Week Ago:  2055    Year Ago:  2549

   Compared to last week, steers sold steady to 5.00 higher while heifers
sold mostly steady, except 550-600 lbs 5.00 lower. Demand was good for all
weights of cattle with an active market and a moderate supply. Buyers were
confident in purchasing cattle despite Monday’s losses on the board. The
feeder offering was made up of near 57 percent steers and bulls and 43 percent
heifers with 46 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 14 percent of the
offering. Slaughter cows sold steady, slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 184.00-200.00, pkg 345 lbs
fleshy 180.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-200.00, pkg 404 lbs fancy 200.00, 450-500 lbs
fleshy 168.00-168.50; 500-600 lbs 160.00-185.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 143.50-
160.50; 600-700 lbs 153.25-168.00, 600-650 lbs calves 140.00-150.25, pkg 698 lbs
fleshy 141.50, pkg 668 lbs thin 161.00; 700-800 lbs 142.25-154.50; 800-900 lbs
132.25-134.10; load 938 lbs 132.10. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 290 lbs 184.00;
300-400 lbs 168.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs 160.50-175.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-170.00,
pkg 539 lbs fleshy 151.50; pkg 695 lbs 140.50; 700-800 lbs 126.50-137.50.
 
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 142.50-148.50, 350-400 lbs
fleshy 137.00-139.50, pkg 357 lbs full 142.50; 400-500 lbs 140.75-155.00, 400-
500 lbs fleshy 137.50-141.00, 400-500 lbs full 134.00-138.50; 500-600 lbs
131.75-150.50, pkg 564 lbs fleshy 128.00; 600-700 lbs 127.75-138.25, pkg 654 lbs
fleshy 123.50; pkg 792 lbs 128.50; pkg 839 lbs 125.75. Medium and Large 1-2 
250-300 lbs 154.00-159.00; pkg 341 lbs 150.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-141.50; 500-
600 lbs 132.00-143.00; 600-700 lbs 127.50-132.50; pkg 780 lbs 126.75. Medium and 
Large 2  pkg 420 lbs thin 139.00. Medium 1  pkg 465 lbs fleshy 132.00. Medium 1-2  
400-500 lbs 125.00-135.00.


   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 185.00-188.00; 400-500 lbs
161.50-172.50; 550-600 lbs 140.00-145.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy 137.50-145.00;
pkg 700 lbs 124.00; pkg 880 lbs 118.50; lot 936 lbs 110.25. Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 419 lbs 164.50; 500-600 lbs 129.50-159.00; 600-650 lbs 126.50-130.50; pkg
786 lbs 105.50. Medium 1-2  pkg 471 lbs thin 165.00. 


   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      62.00-67.50        68.50-70.00       55.00-63.00     
Boning         80-85      60.00-68.00        68.50-74.50       55.00-61.00    
                                             few 76.00      
Lean           85-90      54.50-61.50        -----------       51.00-54.50
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1245-2335 lbs             82.50-89.00        -----------       76.50-84.00
                                              

   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid 1120-1375 lbs
2nd-3rd period 860.00-1375.00 per head.
  
                                         
   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  7 yrs.-short and solid 1250 lbs
with newborn-325 lbs calves 1375.00 per pair; pkg broken mouth 1250 lbs
with newborn-250 lbs calves 1200.00 per pair. 


   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  1 plus-2 yrs. open or unchecked 
845-1095 lbs 85.00-113.00.
 
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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