Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/01/2010

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Receipts:  1769    One Week Ago:  729    Year Ago:  516

   Compared to last week, steers from 450-800 lbs steady to 3.00 higher;
heifers from 400 to 750 lbs steady to firm except five weight heifers
steady to 2.00 lower.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Supply
moderate to heavy.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were
11 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
62 percent of the run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 66 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  500-600 lbs 110.00-119.00; 600-
700 lbs 103.00-110.00; 700-800 lbs 95.00-103.75; 800-900 lbs 90.00-
96.00; 900-960 lbs 87.85-89.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
123.00-124.50; 400-500 lbs 115.00-125.50; 500-600 lbs 109.25-120.00;
600-700 lbs 98.75-108.25; 700-800 lbs 94.00-102.00; 800-810 lbs 95.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 102.00-109.00;
500-600 lbs 95.75-99.25; 600-700 lbs 93.50-97.75; 700-800 lbs 91.00-
94.50, fleshy 90.00; lot 840 lbs 90.00; pkg 915 lbs 83.75.  Medium and
Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 104.00-110.00; 400-500 lbs 98.50-106.50; 500-
600 lbs 94.00-98.75; 600-700 lbs 93.00-97.25, full 92.00; 700-750 lbs
93.25-93.50; pkg 913 lbs 83.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  430-500 lbs 109.00-116.00; 500-
600 lbs 102.00-114.50; 600-700 lbs 88.00-97.00; 700-720 lbs 90.75-93.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    50.00-53.00     54.00-58.50      45.00-49.00
Boning         80-85    49.00-53.00     53.50-55.50      44.50-48.50
Lean           85-90    46.50-48.50     52.50-53.50      36.00-46.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1335-2355 lbs, 58.00-65.00; high
dressing 68.00; low dressing 52.25-55.50.

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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