Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/17/2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Receipts:  1202    One Week Ago:  840    Year Ago:  709

   Compared to last week, heifers under 500 lbs 2.00-3.00 higher; steers
under 700 lbs lightly tested this week; heavier heifers and steers near
steady on a heavy test this week.  Supply included four plus loads of
seven and eight weight steers and a few loads of 650-850 lb heifers.
Demand good with good buyer interest.  Slaughter cows 1.00-3.00 lower.
Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 46 percent of the run; heifers 54 percent.  Near 85 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 400-450 lbs 131.25-134.00; few
500-600 lbs 124.00-128.00; 600-700 lbs 117.50-123.00; 700-800 lbs 110.00-
117.00; 800-900 lbs 103.00-106.00; pkg 945 lbs 102.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  few 430-500 lbs 124.00-133.00; few 500-600 lbs 118.00-128.50;
600-700 lbs 113.00-123.00; 700-750 lbs 111.75-117.00, Brahman X 108.75; pkg
884 lbs 104.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 123.50-125.00; few
400-500 lbs 119.00-125.75; few 500-600 lbs 110.00-114.00; 650-700 lbs 106.00-
110.00; 745-800 lbs 102.00-108.00; 800-850 lbs 100.00-102.10  Medium and
Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 121.50-124.75; 400-500 lbs 117.00-123.50; 500-
600 lbs 112.00-115.00; 600-700 lbs 108.00-112.00; pkg 764 lbs 106.00;
load 803 lbs 101.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 128.50-131.75; few
400-500 lbs 126.00-133.00; few 500-600 lbs 112.00-126.50; pkg 708 lbs 109.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    56.00-60.50     61.00-64.50
                                          Ind 66.50
Boning         80-85    55.00-60.50     61.00-64.50      49.50
Lean           85-90    52.00-58.00     59.50            44.00-49.00

  Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1310-2195 lbs, 70.00-75.50; high
dressing 77.50-79.50; low dressing 62.00-68.00.

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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