Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/05/2010

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Receipts:  996    One Week Ago:  1210    Year Ago:  1336

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers under 700 lbs 2.00
to 6.00 higher; feeders over 700 lbs were not well tested last week or
this week.  There was a good quality run with numerous bull calves.
Demand good to very good with best demand for thinner, lighter calves.
Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 50 percent of the
run; heifers 50 percent.  Near 47 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 335-400 lbs 132.50-135.00; few
400-500 lbs 125.00-133.50; 500-600 lbs 120.00-131.00; 600-700 lbs 110.00-
118.00; few 735-740 lbs 103.00-104.00; few 800-875 lbs 96.00-102.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 130.00-132.00; 400-500 lbs 123.00-133.50;
few 500-600 lbs 114.00-123.00; few 600-700 lbs 107.00-120.25; pkg 703 lbs
105.00; lot 720 lbs fleshy 96.00; lot 805 lbs 98.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 120.50-123.25; 400-
500 lbs 114.00-119.00; 500-600 lbs 104.00-115.75; 600-700 lbs 98.00-105.00;
700-800 lbs 94.25-98.50; pkg 802 lbs 94.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 117.00-122.00; 400-500 lbs 108.00-121.00; 500-600 lbs 107.75-
117.00, full 100.00; 600-700 lbs 97.00-106.50; load 678 lbs fleshy 95.10;
pkg 734 lbs 97.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 115.00-129.00; 500-
600 lbs 108.00-125.00; 600-700 lbs 97.75-110.00; 700-755 lbs 93.75-
98.25.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.00-59.00     60.00-65.50
Boning         80-85    52.00-58.00     59.00-65.50      50.50
Lean           85-90    48.00-50.75                      40.00-47.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1400-1890 lbs, 66.00-75.00.

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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