Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/18/2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Receipts:  1000    One Week Ago:  530    Year Ago:  735

   Compared to last week, feeder steers traded 2.00 to 6.00 higher; heifers
steady to 5.00 higher.  Slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower.  There
was a nice quality run but included numerous bull calves.  Demand good with
active trade.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.
Near 51 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 125.00-132.25; 450-
500 lbs 120.00-125.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-121.10; 600-700 lbs 110.00-
114.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 124.00-130.50; few 495 lbs
118.50-122.00; 500-600 lbs 112.00-116.75; 665-680 lbs 110.00-111.00;
Load 783 lbs 107.60.  Medium  1-2  pkg 346 lbs 112.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 111.00-118.00; 400-
500 lbs 106.00-115.25; 500-600 lbs 102.00-109.50; pkg 630 lbs 103.75;
load 676 lbs 104.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 109.00-115.00;
400-500 lbs 103.00-117.00; 500-600 lbs 102.00-110.00, fleshy 96.00-
100.00; 600-700 lbs 99.50-105.25, full 96.00; 700-800 lbs 94.50-100.75;
pkg 821 lbs 94.00.  Medium 1-2  pkg 425 lbs 92.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 122.50-126.00; 400-
500 lbs 113.00-124.00; 500-600 lbs 102.00-120.00; 600-700 lbs 94.00-
104.00; 700-750 lbs 92.00-93.75.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    54.00-57.00     58.00-60.50      49.00-52.75
Boning         80-85    53.00-57.00     57.50-61.50      48.00-52.00
Lean           85-90    47.00-53.75                      42.00-46.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1380-1775 lbs, 65.00-69.50; low
dressing 58.00.

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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