Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/26/2010

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Receipts:  815    One Week Ago:  1324    Year Ago:  1346

   Compared to last week, steers under 700 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher; steers
over 700 lbs 5.00 to 7.00 higher; heifers under 600 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 higher
with a few light heifers up to 10.00 higher.  Slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00
higher.  Cows and bulls were 23 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 40 percent of the run; heifers 60 percent.  Near
45 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  400-500 lbs 129.50-134.75; 500-
600 lbs 124.00-130.00; 600-700 lbs 119.35-125.50, fleshy 116.75; few
700-800 lbs 110.75-119.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 132.00-
139.00; 400-500 lbs 126.00-134.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-128.25; 760-
800 lbs 107.00-112.10; pkg 875 lbs 104.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 118.75-124.75; 500-
600 lbs 111.50-123.25; few 600-620 lbs 112.25-112.75; pkg 730 lbs 105.25.
Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 124.50-128.00; 400-500 lbs 114.00-125.00;
500-600 lbs 110.50-120.00; 600-650 lbs 110.85-112.10; pkg 725 lbs 104.00;
Load 763 lbs 103.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 122.00-126.25; 500-
600 lbs 115.00-125.50; 600-625 lbs 111.00-114.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.00-60.00     60.50-64.00      52.00-54.00
                                          Ind 67.00
Boning         80-85    56.50-59.50     60.50-65.50      50.00-54.50
Lean           85-90    53.00-55.00                      40.00-46.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1285-1520 lbs, 70.50-72.50; high
dressing 78.00.

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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