Kingsville-Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/8/2017

Receipts:  1178    Week Ago:  962    Year Ago: 1611

`   Compared to last week, based on a light test of comparable sales steers
and heifers sold mostly steady with spots 3.00 higher. Most of the cattle
offered were yearlings and sold with good demand on a light to moderate supply.
Mondays sharply lower futures market didn’t affect the local feeder market as
trade was active and buyers were aggressive. The feeder offering was made up of
near 60 percent steers and bulls and 40 percent heifers with 63 percent over 600
lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 22 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold
steady, slaughter bulls 1.00-2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 186.50-189.50; 500-600 lbs
161.25-183.25, pkg 559 lbs full 156.50; 600-700 lbs 151.50-168.50; 700-800 lbs
144.25-162.75; 800-900 lbs 134.75-140.10; pkg 904 lbs 134.75. Medium and Large
1-2  pkg 349 lbs 194.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-155.50; 600-700 lbs 152.00-155.00;
700-800 lbs 140.25-149.00. Medium and Large 2  600-700 lbs 127.00-140.00; pkg 
909 lbs 129.25. Large 1-2  pkg 758 lbs 143.25. Medium 1-2  pkg 590 lbs 143.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 367 lbs thin 171.50; 400-500 lbs
155.00-166.00, lot 474 lbs thin 160.00; 500-550 lbs 147.00-154.75; 600-700 lbs
155.00-161.00, pkg 686 lbs fleshy 136.25; pkg 714 lbs 147.75, pkg 700 lbs fleshy
133.50; pkg 928 lbs 123.75; pkg 1018 lbs 116.75. Medium and Large 1-2  450-500
lbs 141.50-144.00; 500-600 lbs 138.00-149.50; 600-700 lbs 129.25-143.00; 700-800
lbs 124.50-134.25; pkg 828 lbs 121.50. Medium and Large 2  pkg 452 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  pkg 472 lbs 165.00; 550-600 lbs fleshy
131.00-134.00; pkg 740 lbs 127.00; pkg 855 lbs fleshy 112.00. Medium and Large
1-2  pkg 398 lbs 174.00; pkg 585 lbs fleshy 129.25; pkg 659 lbs calves 124.50;
pkg 765 lbs 126.50. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      73.00-77.50        78.50-84.50          71.00         
Boning         80-85      71.50-77.50        78.00-82.50       66.00-69.00       
Lean           85-90      67.00-71.50           78.00          53.00-58.00       
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1380-1670 lbs             90.00-100.00       -----------          86.00
                                              
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1  pkg. 2-6 yrs. 1150-1418 lbs 2nd-3rd period
1310.00-1575.00 per head. Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs.-broken mouth 1215-1520
lbs 2nd-3rd period 1060.00-1285.00 per head.
 
   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs.-short and solid 900-1450 lb
cows with 150-400 lb calves some bred back 1st-2nd period 1375.00-1875.00
per pair, ind. 3 yrs. 1350 lb cow bred back 1st period with 425 lb calf 2085.00. 

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs. 890-1220 lbs open or
unchecked 95.00-110.00, 3 yrs. 1065-1320 lbs 81.00-90.00.


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