Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/28/2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Receipts:  351    Last Week:  1471    Year Ago:  1769
 
   Compared to last week, calves firm to 2.00 higher; yearlings lightly
tested.  Supply lighter but good quality with several bulls in the mix.
Demand very good with active trade.  Slaughter cows firm.  Cows and bulls
were 23 percent of the run.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
70 percent of the run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 31 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be a Special Cow Sale March 10th.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    365-385     375    165.00-166.00     165.51

    4    425-443     434    159.50-164.00     161.70
    6    469-478     472    154.00-154.50     154.33

   11    504-538     524    146.50-155.25     151.94

   10    661-690     666    125.00-134.00     129.98

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    370-373     372    160.00-166.00     164.51
    7    403-445     424    152.00-164.00     157.78
    5    500-533     524    143.00-148.00     146.02
   10    556-580     563    138.50-143.50     142.50
   10    605-632     626    131.75-138.50     132.89
    5      698       698       120.00         120.00
    8    750-781     777    118.00-124.00     118.72
    5      868       868       112.00         112.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      707       707       119.25         119.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    417-440     429    138.00-138.50     138.22
    8    469-483     476    136.50-137.50     137.09

    3      545       545       128.00         128.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    320-340     330    137.00-140.50     138.79
    7    403-433     413    130.00-139.00     134.94
    9    470-487     479    131.00-136.50     133.97
    3    505-538     527    132.00-133.00     132.68
    3    555-585     570    125.00-127.50     126.14
    3      590       590       114.75         114.75   Full
    3    615-645     625    116.50-119.50     118.47
    8      794       794       108.00         108.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    372-378     375    156.00-158.00     157.01
    4    400-430     419    143.00-163.00     150.82
    6    465-490     472    142.00-152.00     146.90
   16    508-530     519    134.00-149.50     141.74
    3    570-580     575    135.00-136.50     135.67
    7    610-635     624    125.00-128.00     126.70

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS766.txt

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