Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/11/2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Receipts:  530    One Week Ago:  730    Year Ago:  613

   Compared to last week, feeders traded 2.00 to 7.00 lower with most of
the decline on yearlings.  With surging grain prices, buyers were mostly
in a wait and see mode.  Demand moderate at best.  Supply light to moderate
with average feeder quality less attractive than last week.  Slaughter cows
sold firm to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 29 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the run; heifers
38 percent.  Near 18 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 315 lbs 125.00; 400-500 lbs
116.75-126.00; 500-550 lbs 113.75-115.00; pkg 550 lbs fleshy 112.00;
pkg 600 lbs 112.00; pkg 703 lbs 104.00; pkg 753 lbs fleshy 100.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 118.00-124.50; 400-450 lbs 115.00-120.00;
550-600 lbs 108.00-114.00; pkg 565 lbs fleshy 106.00; few 800-835 lbs
100.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 103.75-114.25; few
510-540 lbs 102.00-104.00; 620-650 lbs 96.25-100.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
365-400 lbs 110.00-114.00; 400-500 lbs 103.00-110.00; pkg 520 lbs 102.00;
550-600 lbs fleshy/full 94.50-96.00; pkg 650 lbs 97.00; pkg 728 lbs 94.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 118.00-119.75; 400-
500 lbs 107.25-117.50; 500-600 lbs 95.00-107.50; 600-650 lbs 93.50-98.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.00-57.00     59.00-62.00      51.50
Boning         80-85    53.25-57.00                      49.50-51.00
Lean           85-90    49.00-54.00                      43.00-46.25

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1395-2185 lbs, 62.00-63.00.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Large 1  pkg 5-7 yrs, 1400 lbs, with baby calves,
1135.00 per pair.

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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