Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 02/22/2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Receipts:  729    One Week Ago:  374    Year Ago:  527

   Compared to last week, steers from 500-800 lbs and heifers from 400-
700 lbs steady to 3.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 lower.
Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Good quality run with some feeders
showing extra flesh and/or fill.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 52 percent of the
run; heifers 48 percent.  Near 75 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  400-500 lbs 117.75-123.00; 500-
600 lbs 108.75-115.00; 600-700 lbs 99.00-108.25; 700-750 lbs 97.00-
100.75; 800-900 lbs 92.50-95.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs
114.5-120.00; 500-600 lbs 109.00-119.75; pkg 670 lbs 102.00; 700-
800 lbs 95.00-97.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 110.00; 450-500 lbs
102.00-105.00; 500-600 lbs 94.50-102.00; 600-700 lbs 94.00-98.00; 700-
750 lbs 91.00-93.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 330 lbs 111.00; 400-
500 lbs 98.50-106.50; 500-600 lbs 96.00-101.75; 600-700 lbs 93.00-96.00;
700-800 lbs 90.00-93.00, fleshy/full 88.00-88.50.  Large 1  pkg 779 lbs
87.50; pkg 850 lbs 84.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 111.00-115.50; 500-
600 lbs 98.00-110.00; 600-650 lbs 93.00-103.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    48.00-51.00     52.00            47.00-48.00
Boning         80-85    49.00-51.00     51.50-52.50      43.50-45.00
Lean           85-90    45.00-47.50     51.00            37.00-43.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1425-1845 lbs, 59.00-62.00; high
dressing 67.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, MO
         Richard L Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS147.txt

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