Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/19/2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Receipts:  1324    One Week Ago:  1640    Year Ago:  1036

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 lower; steers
over 650 lbs steady to 3.00 lower; heifers mostly 2.00 to 7.00 lower with
a few four and five weight heifers up to 10.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
steady.  Average feeder quality was less attractive then last week with
numerous bulls in the run.  Demand moderate.  Cows and bulls were
15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
61 percent of the run; heifers 39 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  400-500 lbs 125.00-132.00; 500-
600 lbs 122.00-127.75; 600-650 lbs 119.00-121.00; 700-800 lbs 104.00-
112.00; 800-850 lbs 104.10-104.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
127.00-134.00; 400-500 lbs 122.00-132.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-126.00;
600-700 lbs 114.00-122.00; 700-750 lbs 104.00-108.00; 800-850 lbs 100.00-
103.75.  Large 3 Holsteins  pkg 749 lbs 72.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 121.50-123.00; 400-
500 lbs 112.00-121.50; 500-600 lbs 110.50-113.75; 600-700 lbs 102.00-
111.35; few 700-750 lbs 97.00-100.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
114.00-121.00; 400-500 lbs 108.00-120.00; 500-600 lbs 108.50-114.25; 600-
700 lbs 99.00-111.00; pkg 848 lbs 90.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 122.00-132.00; 400-
500 lbs 120.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 111.00-124.00; 600-700 lbs 100.00-
112.00; 700-760 lbs 94.50-101.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    53.00-58.00     58.50-62.00      50.00-51.00
                                          Ind 67.00
Boning         80-85    53.00-58.50     59.00-63.50      48.00-52.50
Lean           85-90    46.00-48.00                      40.00-45.50

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1150-1960 lbs, 68.00-75.00; low
dressing 53.00-64.00.

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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