Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 7/31/2018

Receipts:  1449    Week Ago:  1604    Year Ago:  962

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly steady with spots up to
3.00 higher on yearling steers. Several consignments of yearlings on hand
once again that sold with very good demand. The calves and un-weaned
cattle sold with moderate to good demand. Supply was light to moderate.
The feeder offering was made up of near 43 percent steers and bulls and
57 percent heifers with 70 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled
21 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady. 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 174.50-187.00; 500-600
lbs 162.00-179.50; 600-700 lbs 159.50-172.50, 600-700 lbs calves 150.00-
151.75; 700-750 lbs 150.25-168.25, pkg 710 lbs calves 150.00; 800-900 lbs
136.25-142.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 489 lbs 164.50; pkg 536 lbs
165.00, pkg 529 lbs thin 179.50; pkg 685 lbs 139.50. Large 1  lot 618 lbs
calves 149.25; lot 709 lbs calves 136.00; pkg 765 lbs 145.25. Medium 1  pkg
762 lbs 145.00. Large 3  lot 697 lbs 69.85. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 155.00-157.00; 400-500
lbs 154.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-163.25, pkg 589 lbs fleshy 140.50;
600-700 lbs 155.00-163.00; 700-800 lbs 139.25-152.75. Medium and Large 1-
2  450-500 lbs 146.50-149.00; pkg 530 lbs 149.50, pkg 568 lbs fleshy 
132.00; 600-700 lbs 135.50-141.50; pkg 917 lbs 110.75. Large 1  pkg 256
lbs 170.00; 500-600 lbs fleshy 136.75-142.25; pkg 689 lbs 158.00; pkg 669
lbs calves 130.25. Medium 1  pkg 538 lbs 143.75; pkg 765 lbs 124.75. 

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  500-550 lbs fleshy 146.50-149.50;
600-700 lbs 133.50-135.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 595 lbs 152.50.
Large 1  pkg 276 lbs 200.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      57.00-62.00        62.50-66.00      52.00-56.00     
Boning         80-85      56.50-61.50        60.00-64.50      50.00-55.50        
Lean           85-90      49.50-56.00           57.00         43.00-49.50 

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2                 
1290-2135 lbs             79.00-87.00        89.00-90.00      67.50-76.50      
                                                             
   Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs. 1170-1370 lbs 2nd-3rd period
960.00-1250.00 per head, pkg short and solid 1245 lbs 3rd period 810.00 per
head.

   Cow Calf Pairs: Scarce

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. 952-1390 lbs open or
unchecked most 64.50-90.00, few 2 yrs. 96.00-102.50.


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