Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/22/2018

Receipts:  2438    Week Ago:  2505    Year Ago:  2783

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold steady to 6.00 higher with
550-600 lb heifers trading 10.00 higher following last week’s lower trade for
that weight range. A much more positive attitude towards the market was noticed
this week following the friendly trade news between China and the U.S. Overall
the cattle were greener this week with some yearlings in the mix and demand was
good with a moderate supply. The feeder offering was made up of near 53 percent
steers and bulls and 47 percent heifers with 39 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and
bulls totaled 16 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold 1.00 to 2.00
higher and slaughter bulls traded 5.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 174.00-188.25, 400-500 lbs
fleshy 165.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 160.25-182.50, 550-600 lbs fleshy 150.50-
158.25; 600-700 lbs 152.75-170.00, 600-700 lbs fleshy 133.25-152.50; 700-800 lbs
149.75-151.00; pkg 863 lbs calves 125.25. Medium and Large 1-2  lot 390 lbs
183.50; 400-500 lbs 161.50-176.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-174.25, pkg 512 lbs fleshy
150.50; 600-700 lbs 139.00-160.00, 600-700 lbs calves 133.50-143.50; pkg 830 lbs
127.50. Large 1  500-600 lbs 160.50- 170.00; lot 654 lbs calves 146.00. Medium 2
pkg 476 lbs 132.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  pkg 312 lbs 174.00; 400-500 lbs 154.75-
157.50, 450-500 lbs fleshy 144.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-157.50, 500-600 lbs
fleshy 134.00-144.50; 600-700 lbs 134.50-145.00, 600-650 lbs calves 134.00-
140.00; 700-750 lbs 139.00-143.00, lot 712 lbs calves 125.00. Medium and Large
1-2  300-400 lbs 147.00-155.00; 400-500 lbs 143.00-153.50, pkg 492 lbs fleshy
140.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-150.50; pkg 600 lbs 145.50, lot 601 lbs thin 152.50;
pkg 730 lbs 121.50; pkg 888 lbs 110.00. Medium and Large 2  pkg 430 lbs 141.00;
lot 601 lbs 122.00. Large 1  lot 553 lbs 148.00. Medium 1-2  pkg 549 lbs 125.00;
pkg 818 lbs 109.00. Medium 2  pkg 449 lbs 122.50; pkg 572 lbs 130.00; pkg 652
lbs 120.00. Medium 2-3  pkg 506 lbs 119.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 155.50-165.00; 500-550 lbs
155.50-157.50, 500-550 lbs fleshy 146.00-147.50; pkg 637 lbs 135.00; lot 704 lbs
130.00; lot 864 lbs 110.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 488 lbs 160.00; 500-600
lbs 145.00-154.50; 600-700 lbs 132.00-134.50; 700-800 lbs 122.00-127.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      54.00-58.50        59.00-62.50       53.00-53.50     
Boning         80-85      54.00-59.50        58.50-64.00          53.50     
Lean           85-90      49.00-55.00           57.50          -----------       
                                                             
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2   
1275-2385 lbs             81.00-86.00        90.00-94.50       68.00-74.00   
                                              
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs. 1275-1355 lbs 2nd-3rd period 
850.00-1050.00 per head.

   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  pkg. 3-7 yrs. 1050 lbs with 150-250 lb
calves 1150.00 per pair.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. 985-1410 lbs open or
un-checked 72.50-101.50, ind. 1 plus 845 lbs 107.00; pkg 3 yrs. 1256 lbs
66.00.

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

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