Kingsville - Kingsville Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/7/2018

Receipts:  1811    Week Ago:  1449    Year Ago:  1178

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly steady. A few spots traded
3.00-5.00 lower than the very top end last week, but for the most part
buyers ignored the losses on the board Tuesday. Demand was good to very good
for large strings of yearlings coming off grass. Supply was moderate.
The feeder offering was made up of near 43 percent steers and bulls and
57 percent heifers with 85 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls totaled
15 percent of the offering. Slaughter cows sold steady. 

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 176.00-180.00; 500-600
lbs 165.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 154.25-169.50, pkg 608 lbs calves 159.00;
700-800 lbs 144.75-165.00; load 897 lbs 145.85; lot 1013 lbs 127.75. Medium
and Large 1-2  pkg 479 lbs 173.50; 500-550 lbs 156.50; 600-700 lbs 148.00-
161.25; 700-800 lbs 130.50-143.25, pkg 716 lbs brahman X 135.75; pkg 873 lbs
135.00. Medium and Large 2  500-600 lbs 147.00-148.25, pkg 588 lbs Brahman X
133.75; pkg 766 lbs 124.00; pkg 885 lbs 119.50. Medium 2  pkg 480 lbs
145.50.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1  pkg 367 lbs 162.00; 400-450 lbs
159.00-169.00; 500-550 lbs 154.00-156.25; 600-700 lbs 145.35-157.00, lot 666
lbs thin 159.25; 700-800 lbs 139.75-147.10; 800-850 lbs 133.75-137.25; lot
962 lbs 120.10; pkg 1130 lbs 100.50. Medium and Large 1-2  500-600 lbs
137.50-150.00, pkg 562 lbs fleshy 130.00; 600-650 lbs 137.50-146.50, pkg 605
lbs calves 136.50; 700-750 lbs 129.25-136.75. Medium and Large 2  500-550
lbs 132.50-140.50; pkg 602 lbs thin 138.00. Medium 1-2  600-650 lbs 134.00-
135.00; pkg 775 lbs 122.50.  

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1  pkg 445 lbs fleshy 151.50; 500-550 lbs
150.00-156.50. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 413 lbs 152.50; pkg 727 lbs 121.50.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean:     Avg Dressing       High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80      56.00-59.50        62.00-64.00      -----------     
Boning         80-85      55.50-61.00        62.00-67.00      53.00-55.00        
Lean           85-90      49.00-55.00        56.00-57.00      48.00-48.50 

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2                 
1225-2050 lbs             79.00-86.00        88.00-92.50      68.00-69.50      
                                                             

   Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs. 835-1345 lbs 74.00-
106.00, 3 yrs. 1045-1340 lbs 67.00-74.00.


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_LS159.txt