Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/25/2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Receipts:  842    One Week Ago:  1000    Year Ago:  1049

   Compared to last week, steers sold steady to 2.00 higher; heifers
mostly steady.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower with many cows
showing considerable fill.  Bull calves continue to be a large percentage
of feeder runs.  Demand moderate to good with trade less active than last
week.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 45 percent of the run; heifers 55 percent.  Near
16 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  375-400 lbs 127.00-128.50; 400-
500 lbs 122.00-128.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-129.00; few 600-625 lbs 112.00-
116.25; pkg 651 lbs fleshy 108.00; few 720-740 lbs 110.00; pkg 865 lbs
106.00; pkg 923 lbs 100.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 123.00-
133.00; 400-500 lbs 120.000-128.00; 500-600 lbs 114.00-122.00; 600-
700 lbs 108.00-115.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 114.00-117.00; 400-
500 lbs 107.00-114.00; 500-550 lbs 105.00-110.50; 600-700 lbs 102.00-
106.00; pkg 728 lbs 104.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 340-350 lbs 114.00-
117.00; 400-500 lbs 106.00-116.00; 500-600 lbs 104.00-110.00, fleshy 96.00-
100.00; 600-700 lbs 102.00-105.00.  Medium 1-2  400-500 lbs 90.00-102.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 124.00-131.00; 400-
500 lbs 115.00-124.00; 500-600 lbs 106.00-119.50; 600-650 lbs 98.00-
106.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    50.00-55.75     56.00-58.00      45.50-49.00
Boning         80-85    50.00-55.00     59.50            44.00-49.50
Lean           85-90    46.00-48.50                      40.00-45.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1495-2050 lbs, 58.00-69.00; high
dressing 76.00; low dressing 54.00.

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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