Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 01/03/2011

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Receipts:  1323    One Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  266

   While there was no sale last week for a price comparison, feeders were
mostly firm to 5.00 higher compared to two weeks ago.  Slaughter cows
steady.  Supply was moderate plus for this time of year with several load
lots selling.  Demand good to very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls
were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
60 percent of the run; heifers were 40 percent.  Near 67 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 300-400 lbs 151.50-154.00;
400-500 lbs 141.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-141.50; 600-700 lbs 118.00-
129.95, fleshy 114.25-118.00; 700-800 lbs 114.50-122.85; 850-906 lbs
114.75-116.50; pkg 952 lbs 109.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
144.75-156.50; 400-500 lbs 135.50-148.50; 500-600 lbs 128.00-140.50; 600-
700 lbs 118.00-130.00; lot 774 lbs 118.10; 800-860 lbs 112.00-119.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 130.00-143.00; 400-
500 lbs 126.25-132.25; 500-600 lbs 114.00-128.50, fleshy 110.00; 650-
700 lbs 110.00-113.25; 735-780 lbs 111.00-115.00; few 800-850 lbs 108.00-
111.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 127.00-137.00; 400-500 lbs
122.00-132.25; 500-600 lbs 112.00-118.25; 600-700 lbs 110.00-111.75; 725-
800 lbs 112.60-114.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 130.00-139.00; 500-
600 lbs 128.00-137.00; 600-700 lbs 112.00-125.00; few 700-750 lbs 106.25-
110.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    55.00-62.00     62.50-66.50      50.00-53.50
Boning         80-85    55.50-61.00     62.00-66.00
Lean           85-90    49.50-58.00                      39.00-46.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1105-1915 lbs, 62.00-72.50; low
dressing 55.00-60.00.

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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