Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/20/2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Receipts:  1064    One Week Ago:  440    Year Ago:  401

   Compared to last week, feeder steers 1.00 to 5.00 higher and feeder
heifers under 500 lbs 7.00 to 10.00 higher, while heifers over 500 lbs
mostly steady. Demand very good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around
55 percent steers and bulls and 45 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs
around 37 percent. Cows around 12 percent. Slaughter cows steady to 4.00
higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 139.00-152.00; 400-500
lbs 134.00-143.50; 500-550 lbs 127.50-139.00; 550-600 lbs 122.00-132.00;
600-700 lbs 112.00-123.00; 700-800 lbs 108.00-115.00; pkg 821 lbs 112.00.
Medium And Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 126.00-137.00; 400-500 lbs 122.00-134.00;
500-600 lbs 118.00-128.00; 600-650 lbs 116.00-118.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 120.00-134.00; 400-500
lbs 122.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 109.50-119.50; 600-700 lbs 108.00-115.75;
700-800 lbs 100.00-105.00. Medium And Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 114.00-121.50;
400-500 lbs 110.00-118.00; 500-600 lbs 110.00-114.00; 600-650 lbs 102.00-
108.00.


   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 133.00-145.00; 400-500
lbs 123.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 114.50-135.00; 600-700 lbs 97.50-115.00; 
700-725 lbs 102.00-102.25.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    56.00-62.00     62.50-66.50      -----------
Boning         80-85    53.00-59.50     60.00-67.50      42.00-49.00
Lean           85-90    40.00-44.00     -------------    32.00-38.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2
1245-2230 lbs           64.00-69.50     Ind 79.00        54.00-61.50


Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, MO
         Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS147.txt.

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