Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Cattle Auction Report for 3/20/2018

Receipts:  1211    Week Ago:  2576    Year Ago:  2410

   Compared to last week, feeder steers 400-750 lbs 3.00 to 10.00 lower,
Over 750 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 higher. Feeder heifers 450-800 lbs steady to 
8.00 lower, Over 800 lbs no recent price comparison. Demand moderate to 
good. Supply light to moderate, the feeder offering consisted of 45 
percent steers and bulls, 37 percent heifers and 62 percent feeders over 
600 lbs. Cows and bulls 18 percent. Slaughter cows 2.00 to 6.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  Few 300-325 lbs 223.00-225.50; 
425-500 lbs 183.50-189.00; Pkg thin fleshed 468 lbs 205.00; 500-550 lbs 
173.00-184.50, Pkg thin fleshed 507 lbs 203.00; 550-600 lbs 177.00-
191.00; 600-650 lbs 170.00-176.50; 650-700 lbs 153.00-165.00, Pkg thin 
fleshed 650 lbs 171.00; 725-775 lbs 151.00-160.00; 800-900 lbs 133.00-
138.50; 900-950 lbs 133.75-134.50.Medium and Large 1-2  Pkg 361 lbs 
190.50; 400-450 lbs 162.00-176.00; 450-500 lbs 157.00-178.00; 525-600 lbs
150.00-164.50; Few 600-625 lbs 140.00-141.50; 700-725 lbs 132.50-145.00;
Pkg 790 lbs 128.75; Pkg 885 lbs 128.00. Large 1 Pkg 679 lbs 146.75; Pkg
793 lbs 136.60. Large 1-2 Pkg 623 lbs 135.00.    

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 165.50-176.50; 500-550
lbs 160.00-172.50; 500-508 lbs thin fleshed 175.00-181.00; 550-575 lbs 
157.50-159.50; Pkg thin fleshed 578 lbs 178.25, Pkg fleshy 568 lbs 
138.00; 600-650 lbs 134.75-145.00; Pkg thin fleshed 618 lbs 159.00, Pkg 
fleshy 600 lbs 140.00; 650-700 lbs 127.50-133.00, Pkg thin fleshed 658 
lbs 139.25; 700-750 lbs 129.25-133.00; 750-775 lbs 122.00-133.00; Pkg 
thin fleshed 768 lbs 130.25; Pkg 946 lbs 108.50; Pkg 1125 lbs 95.00.     
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 153.00-171.00; 425-500 lbs 148.00-
153.00; 500-550 lbs 134.00-152.00; 550-600 lbs 126.50-137.50; Pkg 683 lbs
122.50; 700-750 lbs 124.25-127.25; Pkg 876 lbs 115.50.
  
   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  Pkg 335 lbs 192.00; 400-500 lbs 
162.50-179.00; 550-600 lbs 137.50-155.00; Few 600-625 lbs 149.50-150.50;
Pkg 655 lbs 140.00. Large 1 Pkg 500 lbs 146.00; Pkg 845 lbs 105.00. 

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   High Dressing      Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        55.50-59.00 Few 60.00-61.00    ----------
Boning   80-85        53.50-59.00     60.00-66.50  Few 44.00-48.00       
Lean     85-90        46.00-52.50     55.50-60.00  Few 40.00-44.00
                                               
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2 1400-2295 lbs 71.00-79.00,
High dressing 81.00-89.00, Few low dressing 66.00-69.50.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  Few 2-7 yrs  2nd to 3rd stage 1000-
1575 lbs 1025.00-1110.00, Ind 2 yrs 2nd stage 1495 lbs 1475.00. Medium 
and Large 2 2 yrs to short and solid 2nd to 3rd  stage 875-1400 
lbs 800.00-975.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Not well tested.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville, MO
         Steve Gill, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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