Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 7/18/2017


Receipts:  646    Week Ago:  1525    Year Ago:  1050


   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold mostly steady. Calves made
up a larger percentage of the sale compared to last week’s offering of thin
yearlings. Demand was moderate with a light supply as the heat is at the
forefront of everyone’s mind, however a few reputation consignments were
offered. The feeder offering was made up of near 55 percent steers and bulls
and 45 percent heifers with 58 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 14
percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  500-600 lbs 159.50-169.00; 600-700 lbs
154.75-164.00; 700-750 lbs 148.75-151.75; pkg 1046 lbs 127.25. Medium and Large
1-2  pkg 365 lbs 175.00; 475 lbs 150.00-156.50; 500-550 lbs 148.50-156.50; pkg
746 lbs 140.50; pkg 998 lbs 129.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 155.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs
144.25-153.25; 600-700 lbs 138.75-143.25; pkg 904 lbs 123.25. Medium and Large
1-2  pkg 306 lbs 169.00; 400-500 lbs 143.50-153.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-150.00,
pkg 509 lbs thin 154.25; pkg 823 lbs 125.00. Medium 1-2  pkg 762 lbs 129.50.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  pkg 491 lbs fleshy 143.00; pkg 538 lbs
144.50; pkg 804 lbs 123.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 564 lbs 137.00; pkg 685
lbs 132.00. Small and Medium 2-3  pkg 637 lbs 119.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      70.00-75.00        76.50-80.50          68.00      
Boning         80-85      68.00-74.00        75.50-77.00       -----------    
Lean           85-90      62.50-69.50        -----------       53.00-61.00   
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1460-1975 lbs             90.00-98.00        -----------       85.00-90.50
                                              
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  few 2-5 yrs. 1180-1328 lbs 2nd-3rd
period 1210.00-1335.00 per head. 

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