Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 08/23/2010

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Receipts:  1053    One Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  1273

   While there was not a sale last week for a price comparison, feeders
had a higher undertone compared to two weeks ago.  Supply was moderate
and demand good.  There was a nice quality run of feeders with some
reputation feeders selling.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers
43 percent.  Near 44 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 430-440 lbs 130.00-132.00;
500-600 lbs 123.00-130.00; 600-700 lbs 116.25-124.50; 710-755 lbs
110.00-117.75; pkg 889 lbs 111.25; 950-955 lbs 103.10-104.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  few 340-400 lbs 134.00-136.00; 400-500 lbs 129.75-135.75,
Brahman x 123.00; 500-600 lbs 121.50-129.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-122.75;
700-750 lbs 114.00-114.75; load 802-807 lbs 113.00-113.75.  Large 1
415-475 lbs 123.00-127.00; pkg 542 lbs 122.00; pkg 645 lbs 114.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 356 lbs 124.10; 400-500 lbs
119.00-122.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-121.25; 600-700 lbs 114.75-119.00; 700-
770 lbs 106.75-112.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 122.00-123.50;
400-500 lbs 116.00-121.50; 500-600 lbs 113.00-121.00; 600-700 lbs 110.00-
113.50, fleshy/Brahman X 107.00-107.50; few 760-800 lbs 102.00-104.50.
Medium and Large 2  pkg 552 lbs 109.00.  Large 1  455-515 lbs 114.00-
116.00; pkg 656 lbs 106.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-335 lbs 136.00; 400-
500 lbs 119.00-133.25; 500-600 lbs 115.00-124.00; 600-700 lbs 111.00-
115.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.50-61.50     62.00-69.00
Boning         80-85    56.00-62.00     63.50-67.00      51.00-53.50
Lean           85-90    53.50           62.50            42.00-46.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1290-2110 lbs, 72.00-77.50; high
dressing 79.50-80.50; low dressing 59.00-70.50.

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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