Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 08/09/2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Receipts:  287    Week Ago:  401    Year Ago:  448

   Compared to last week, feeders had a lower undertone.  Slaughter cows
firm-1.00 higher.  With excessive heat and average feeder quality less
attractive than last week, demand was moderate.  Supply light.  Cows and
bulls were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 27 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be no sale next week because of the MO
State Fair.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 385 lbs 132.00; pkg 428 lbs
130.00; pkg 488 lbs fleshy 124.00; few 500-550 lbs 123.00-127.00; few
600-650 lbs 118.00-120.00; pkg 735 lbs 110.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
pkg 490 lbs 124.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-122.00; few 600-650 lbs 115.00;
few 700-755 lbs 110.00-116.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 328 lbs 124.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 114.00-117.00; 600-
650 lbs 108.00-110.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 335-365 lbs 118.00-
120.50; 400-500 lbs 112.00-118.00; 545-600 lbs 109.50-110.00, fleshy/full
106.50-107.25; 600-700 lbs 109.50-112.00, full 104.00-106.00; pkg 744 lbs
103.00.  Medium and Large 2  600-650 lbs 103.25-105.50.  Medium 1-2  450-
500 lbs 103.00-108.50; pkg 613 lbs 102.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  315-360 lbs 129.50-131.00; 400-
465 lbs 119.00-126.00; 500-600 lbs 112.00-116.75; 600-700 lbs 106.00-
110.00; 700-760 lbs 100.50-106.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    56.00-61.00     62.00-68.50      53.00
Boning         80-85    56.50-62.00     62.00-64.50      53.00
Lean           85-90    50.00-53.00                      43.00-46.50

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1315-2080 lbs, few 70.00-70.50; low
dressing or fleshy 64.00-68.00.

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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