Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 7/24/2018

Receipts:  1604    Week Ago:  1859    Year Ago:  902

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers traded steady to 3.00 higher
except 550-600 lb heifers selling 5.00-8.00 higher. Demand was very good for
the yearlings offered and moderate to good for the calves straight off the
cow coming from producers in dry areas. Supply was moderate with a heavy
offering of cows that included a few herd reductions. The feeder offering
was made up of near 52 percent steers and bulls and 48 percent heifers with
50 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled 26 percent of the offering.
Slaughter cows sold mostly steady, high dressing cows firm, bulls 2.00
lower.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  pkg 392 lbs 185.50; 400-500 lbs
175.00-185.50, pkg 421 lbs fleshy 175.00; 500-600 lbs 165.50-185.00; 600-700
lbs 159.00-170.25; 700-800 lbs 155.50-165.00; load 894 lbs 146.60. Medium
and Large 1-2  pkg 384 lbs 185.50; 400-500 lbs 164.00-177.00; 500-550 lbs
163.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 154.00-155.50; lot 779 lbs 145.10; pkg 905 lbs
130.00. Large 1  pkg 346 lbs 180.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  200-300 lbs 164.50-177.50; 350-400
lbs fleshy 156.00-159.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-161.50, 400-450 lbs fleshy
153.50-154.00; 500-600 lbs 148.50-163.25, pkg 546 lbs thin 164.50, pkg 585
lbs fleshy 140.00; 600-650 lbs 157.00-163.50, pkg 675 lbs calves 123.00;
700-750 lbs 149.85-151.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 262 lbs 185.00;300-400
lbs 150.00-160.00, pkg 395 lbs fleshy 151.00; 450-500 lbs 149.00-157.50; pkg
515 lbs 152.20; pkg 607 lbs 143.50. Medium and Large 2  pkg 565 lbs 129.50;
pkg 668 lbs 130.50. 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 167.50-172.50; pkg 565
lbs 160.00; pkg 628 lbs 152.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 330 lbs 168.50;
pkg 476 lbs 160.50; pkg 593 lbs 147.00. Medium 2  550-600 lbs 139.00-143.00.
 
   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      55.00-61.50        62.00-66.50      50.00-54.50     
Boning         80-85      55.00-61.50        61.50-67.50      50.00-55.00        
Lean           85-90      49.00-56.00        57.00-61.50      43.00-47.00 

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2                 
1295-2000 lbs             76.50-86.00        87.00-89.50         73.00      
                                                             
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs. 1088-1427 lbs 2nd-3rd period
850.00-1060.00 per head, pkg. 6 yrs. 1070 lbs 1st period 760.00 per head.
Large 1  2-5 yrs. 1st-2nd stage 1350 lbs 900.00 per head.   

   Cow Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs.-broken mouth 950-1100 lbs
with 200-325 lb calves 1200.00-1435.00 per pair.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs. 895-965 lbs open or
unchecked 79.00-95.00, 3-4 yrs. 1035-1265 lbs 68.00-85.00.

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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