Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/11/2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Receipts:  530    Last Week:  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
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      315       315       125.00         125.00

   12    405-448     434    119.00-126.00     121.20
   11    450-487     467    116.75-119.00     117.77

    8    515-535     521    113.75-115.00     114.68
    4      550       550       112.00         112.00   Fleshy

    3      600       600       112.00         112.00

    3      703       703       104.00         104.00
    3      753       753       100.00         100.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    315-348     336    118.00-124.50     120.55
    3      370       370       123.50         123.50
    3    410-435     422    115.00-120.00     117.72
   10    550-598     580    108.00-114.00     109.08
    3      565       565       106.00         106.00   Fleshy
    5    800-832     819       100.00         100.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    410-445     427    109.75-114.25     111.71
    7    455-498     480    103.75-109.50     106.09

    8    513-540     520    102.00-104.00     103.74

   10    624-633     629     96.25-100.00      97.74

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    365-378     374    110.00-114.00     112.70
    5    435-445     439    104.00-110.00     107.59
    3    465-490     478    103.00-104.00     103.68
    3      520       520       102.00         102.00
    7      597       597        95.00          95.00   Fleshy
    5    555-588     573     94.50-96.00       95.51   Full
    3      650       650        97.00          97.00
    6      728       728        94.50          94.50

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    378-395     384    118.00-119.75     119.15
    3    425-435     430    112.00-117.50     115.35
    8    450-490     470    107.25-117.00     113.09
    8    505-540     518    103.75-107.50     105.54
    9    560-578     570     95.00-105.75      99.69
    3    600-649     620     93.50-98.00       95.44

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS766.txt

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