Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/21/2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Receipts:  1070   One Week Ago:  875    Year Ago:  111

   Compared to last week, steers over 600 lbs firm to 2.00 higher; lighter
steers near steady; heifers 400 to 600 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher; some three
weight heifers up to 10.00 higher; heavier heifers weak to 2.00 lower.
Slaughter cows near steady.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 61 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 160.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 160.00-164.50; 500-600 lbs 150.00-164.75, fleshy 146.00; 600-
700 lbs 142.00-149.00, fleshy 123.00; 735-765 lbs 129.25-130.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 164.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-162.00; 500-
600 lbs 146.50-155.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-150.75, fleshy or full 126.00-
126.50; 725-800 lbs 122.85-129.00; 810-850 lbs 118.00-122.75, pkg 947 lbs
112.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 141.00-154.50; few
400-500 lbs 134.50-145.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-145.00, fleshy 120.00; 600-
700 lbs 120.00-128.00; 700-800 lbs 118.00-121.00; pkg 813 lbs 112.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 143.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-
145.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-144.50; 600-700 lbs 117.00-128.00; 745-800 lbs
112.00-120.00, fleshy 108.00; pkg 900 lbs 110.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 153.50-162.000; 500-
600 lbs 141.00-154.50; 600-700 lbs 126.00-141.25; 700-800 lbs 107.75-
128.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    72.00-79.00     79.00-81.50      67.00-70.00
Boning         80-85    73.00-79.50     82.50-86.00      67.00-69.00
Lean           85-90    58.00-64.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1055-1825 lbs, 85.00-89.50; high
dressing 93.00; low dressing 74.00-82.00.

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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