Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/03/2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Receipts:  850    One Week Ago:  815    Year Ago:  767

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs 2.00 to 6.00 higher;
heavier steers lightly tested; all heifers steady to instances 2.00
lower on a moderate test.  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows
and bulls were 25 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 45 percent of the run; heifers 55 percent.  Near
35 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 134.00-150.00; 400-
500 lbs 128.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-129.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-
128.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 134.00-146.00; 400-500 lbs
127.00-137.50; 500-600 lbs 124.00-129.00; pkg 615 lbs 114.00; pkg 677 lbs
full 107.00; few 700-765 lbs 109.25-110.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 123.00-128.25; 400-
500 lbs 116.00-123.00; 500-600 lbs 112.25-118.00; 600-700 lbs 107.00-112.75;
few 720-740 lbs 104.00-106.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 122.25-
127.00; 400-500 lbs 116.00-121.50; 500-600 lbs 111.00-118.00, full 107.00;
600-700 lbs 103.75-110.00; 700-760 lbs 102.00-104.00.  Large 1  pkg 585 lbs
106.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 122.00-133.50; 500-
600 lbs 112.00-124.00; 600-700 lbs 103.00-112.50; pkg 715 lbs 105.25.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.00-60.75     62.00-65.00      52.00
Boning         80-85    56.00-60.75     61.50-67.00      52.00-54.25
Lean           85-90    52.50-58.50                      45.00-49.50

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1085-2180 lbs, 71.50-78.00; high
dressing 77.50-82.00; low dressing 64.00-70.00.

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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