Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/08/2010

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Receipts:  1789    One Week Ago:  1769    Year Ago:  1923

   Compared to last week, steers steady-firm; heifers under 700 lbs
steady to 4.00 higher; heifers over 700 lbs 1.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
2.00 to 3.00 lower.  There was another good run of feeders with moderate
to heavy supply and good to very good demand.  Cows and bulls were
9 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
53 percent of the run; heifers 47 percent.  Near 53 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 350-400 lbs 125.00-128.00;
400-500 lbs 118.50-125.00; 500-600 lbs 106.00-117.50; 600-700 lbs
100.00-108.25; 700-800 lbs 96.00-102.25; 800-860 lbs 93.00-96.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 123.00-127.50; 400-500 lbs 118.00-
126.00; 500-600 lbs 105.50-121.75; 600-700 lbs 97.00-110.00; 700-
800 lbs 94.50-102.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 107.00-112.00;
400-500 lbs 104.00-111.50; 500-600 lbs 95.00-104.50; 600-700 lbs 93.50-
100.50; 700-715 lbs 93.00-93.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs
106.00-114.50; 400-500 lbs 102.00-111.50; 500-600 lbs 95.75-104.50;
600-700 lbs 93.50-97.00; 700-800 lbs 90.00-92.50, fleshy/full 87.00-
87.50.  Medium 1-2  pkg 475 lbs 98.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 108.00-121.00; 500-
600 lbs 107.00-115.50; 600-665 lbs 96.00-103.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    48.00-52.25     52.75-54.50      44.00-47.25
Boning         80-85    47.00-50.25     51.50            42.25-46.50
Lean           85-90    43.50-45.50                      33.00-43.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1370-1710 lbs, 59.50-62.00; high
dressing 68.00; low dressing 52.00-55.00.

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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