Kingsville-Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/22/2017

Receipts:  739    Week Ago:  756    Year Ago: 1467
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   Compared to last week, comparable sales of steer calves and heifers sold
with a steady to firm undertone, 650-750 lb steers sold with a lower undertone.
Supply was light as the area saw heavy rain and flash flooding Monday night
however several consignments of quality cattle were still offered. Demand was
moderate. The feeder offering was made up of near 63 percent steers and bulls
and 37 percent heifers with 53 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 34
percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower. Slaughter bulls
sold 1.00-2.00 lower. 

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 378 lbs 192.00; 400-500 lbs 180.00-
187.00, pkg 449 lbs fleshy 170.50; 500-600 lbs 164.00-181.00, 500-600 lbs fleshy
152.50-170.00; 600-650 lbs 154.00-166.00, pkg 611 lbs calves 153.00; 700-750 lbs
140.25-145.75; 800-900 lbs 135.25-136.75, pkg 860 lbs fleshy 125.50. Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 595 lbs fleshy 147.75; pkg 618 lbs fleshy 135.25, 650-700 lbs
136.00-140.50. Medium 1-2  pkg 1023 lbs fleshy 115.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 390 lbs 174.00, pkg 358 lbs fleshy
158.00; 400-500 lbs 158.50-168.00; 500-550 lbs 144.50-152.50, pkg 536 lbs fleshy
144.25; pkg 661 lbs 143.75, 650-700 lbs fleshy 130.00-135.25; pkg 749 lbs
131.25, pkg 783 lbs fleshy 126.50; pkg 902 lbs 126.50. Medium and Large 1-2 
pkg 457 lbs fleshy 155.00; 500-600 lbs 138.50-148.25; 650-700 lbs 131.50-133.25.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  pkg 367 lbs fleshy 174.00; pkg 573 lbs 
146.50; lot 612 lbs 135.25. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 485 lbs 158.00; pkg 623
lbs calves 133.50; pkg 818 lbs 125.50. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      65.00-71.50        71.00-74.50       61.00-65.00       
Boning         80-85      65.00-70.50        71.00-74.50       60.00-65.00       
Lean           85-90      58.00-63.50        66.00-70.50       55.00-57.50      
                                                        
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  
1470-2355 lbs             86.00-93.00        93.50-95.50       83.00-84.50
                                              
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid 990-1345 lbs
1st-3rd period 950.00-1310.00 per head.
 
   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  pkg. short and solid 1325 lbs bred
back 1st period with 325 lb calves 1500.00 per pair.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. open or unchecked 1025-
1215 lbs 80.50-110.00.

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_LS159.txt