Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/30/2017

Receipts:  491    Week Ago:  2783    Year Ago:  642

   Compared to last week, a light run of cattle was offered due to the holiday
weekend and no price comparisons could be made. A good run of feeders is
expected next week. Demand was moderate with a light supply. The feeder offering
was made up of near 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent heifers with 18
percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 29 percent of the offering.
Slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 350 lbs 203.00; pkg 450 lbs 180.50;
500-600 lbs 168.00-183.50; 600-650 lbs 163.00-167.00. Medium and Large 1-2  400-
450 lbs 175.50-186.50. Medium 1  pkg 562 lbs 155.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 159.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs
150.00-167.00, 450-500 lbs fleshy 145.00-150.00; pkg 510 lbs 157.50; 600-650 lbs
fleshy 131.25-135.00. Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 151.00-160.00; 500-600
lbs 141.75-155.00, pkg 571 lbs fleshy 135.00. Medium and Large 2  450-500 lbs
145.00-154.50. Large 1  pkg 530 lbs 139.50.  

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 172.50-177.00; pkg 556 lbs
169.25; 600-650 lbs 148.50-149.50; pkg 721 lbs 139.25. Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 423 lbs 170.00; pkg 553 lbs 162.75. Large 1  pkg 653 lbs 141.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      66.00-73.00        72.50-78.50          61.50     
Boning         80-85      64.00-72.50        72.50-78.00       58.00-64.00   
Lean           85-90      58.00-66.00        68.00-70.50       54.00-59.00  
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1545-2380 lbs             90.00-99.50        98.00-102.50      75.00-88.50
                                              
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1  2-3 yrs. 1134-1425 lbs 1st-2nd period
1325.00-1375.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid
1020-1375 lbs 2nd period 985.00-1150.00 per head.
          
   Cow Calf Pairs: Scarce

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  few 1 plus-2 yrs. open or
unchecked 815-1480 lbs 80.00-119.00.

 
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