Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/06/2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Receipts:  1076    One Week Ago:  1512    Year Ago:  1471

   Compared to last week, feeders sold 2.00 to 6.00 higher.  Slaughter
cows traded firm to 2.00 higher.  Demand for feeders very good with
active trade.  Cows and bulls were 20 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers were
44 percent.  Near 48 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 135.50-143.50; 400-
500 lbs 131.50-143.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-134.25; 600-700 lbs 115.50-
125.00; lot 737 lbs 115.85; 825-835 lbs 111.35-112.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 139.00-143.00; 400-500 lbs 129.50-141.25; 500-
600 lbs 118.50-132.00; pkg 662 lbs 119.50; 750-785 lbs 112.00-114.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 120.00-127.50; 400-
500 lbs 119.75-124.50; 500-600 lbs 110.00-119.00; 600-700 lbs 107.25-
111.25; 700-800 lbs 104.00-108.00; pkg 803 lbs 102.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 120.00-128.00; 400-500 lbs 115.00-124.00; 500-
600 lbs 107.00-114.00; 600-700 lbs 107.00-108.25, fleshy 102.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 127.50-139.50; 500-
600 lbs 114.25-127.00; 600-700 lbs 106.00-113.50; 700-715 lbs 106.25-
106.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    52.00-56.00     56.25-60.00      47.50-50.00
                                  extreme ind 65.00
Boning         80-85    51.50-55.00     56.50-60.50      44.50-50.00
Lean           85-90    49.00-52.50     55.50            40.00-47.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1370-2140 lbs, 62.00-65.00; high
dressing 66.00-69.50; low dressing 52.00-60.00.

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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