Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/15/2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Receipts:  700    One Week Ago:  1789    Year Ago:  1649

   Compared to last weeks larger test, seven weight heifers sold 2.00-
3.00 higher; other feeders near steady.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00-3.00
higher on a light test.  Even with very muddy conditions demand was good.
Supply moderate.  Cows and bulls were 5 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 53 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 413 lbs 126.00; 500-600 lbs
110.00-117.00; 600-700 lbs 102.00-108.75; 700-800 lbs 98.50-102.00; pkg
822 lbs 97.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 124.00-126.00; 400-
450 lbs 122.00-122.75; 500-600 lbs 107.00-117.25; 600-700 lbs 98.00-
107.00; 750-800 lbs 97.00-100.00.  Large 1  650-675 lbs 97.00-97.50;
pkg 739 lbs 97.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 103.00-108.75;
500-600 lbs 96.75-105.50; 600-700 lbs 94.00-96.60; pkg 778 lbs fleshy
92.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 101.25-107.50; 500-600 lbs
95.75-104.00; 600-700 lbs 95.00-96.75; 700-800 lbs 92.00-96.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 116.00-121.25; 400-
500 lbs 110.00-125.00; 500-550 lbs 107.50-116.50; 600-615 lbs 102.00-
104.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    50.00-53.50     54.00-56.25
Boning         80-85    49.00-52.00     54.0058.00
Lean           85-90    48.00                            36.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1430-2025 lbs, 65.00-68.50; high
dressing 71.50.

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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