Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/6/2018

Receipts:  789    Week Ago:  3528    Year Ago:  2921

   Compared to last week, a light supply of cattle was offered due to
transportation concerns and the cold weather with snow expected to accumulate
this afternoon. Too few feeders were traded for a price comparison but the
undertone was steady. Demand was moderate. The feeder offering was made up of
near 65 percent steers and bulls and 35 percent heifers with 54 percent over 600
lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 26 percent of the offering. 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 185.00-193.00; 500-600 lbs
169.50-179.00; 600-700 lbs 158.75-168.25, 600-650 lb calves 153.50-155.50; 700-
800 lbs 149.00-157.75; pkg 826 lbs 145.00; pkg 914 lbs 140.00, lot 924 lbs
fleshy 133.25. Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 184.00-191.00, 400-500 lbs
fleshy 159.50-165.50; 500-550 lbs 171.50-179.75, pkg 555 lbs fleshy 147.00.
Medium 1  pkg 355 lbs 177.00. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  lot 393 lbs 175.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-
169.00, pkg 414 lbs fleshy 155.00; 500-600 lbs 147.00-150.00, pkg 574 lbs full
136.50; 600-700 lbs 142.00-146.75, 650-700 lbs calves 130.00-131.00; 700-750 lbs
135.75-136.00; pkg 820 lbs 131.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 306 lbs 158.00; pkg
474 lbs 155.00; 500-550 lbs 141.25-152.50. Large 1  pkg 671 lbs 142.00. 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  pkg 368 lbs fleshy 177.00; pkg 564 lbs
158.50. Medium and Large 1-2  500-550 lbs 153.50-160.50; 600-650 lbs 140.00-
143.00; pkg 729 lbs 125.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing     High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      57.00-62.50      63.00-68.00       51.00-56.00      
Boning         80-85      57.00-63.00      62.00-69.00       54.00-56.50     
Lean           85-90      55.00-57.50        62.00           44.00-47.00   

   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2               
1410-1970 lbs             79.00-84.50         86.50          72.50-77.00

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs.-short and solid 1030-1445 lbs 2nd-3rd
period 900.00-1210.00 per head. 

   Cow-Calf Pairs: Scarce

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs. 1090-1130 lbs 98.00-
109.00; lot 3-4 yrs. open 1216 lbs 63.75.   

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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