Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/28/2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Receipts:  441    Week Ago:  1070    Year Ago:  1210

   Compared to last weeks strong test, most weight ranges were lightly
tested.  Demand good to very good.  Slaughter cows near steady to 2.00
higher.  Cows and bulls were 22 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent.  Near
30 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 370-400 lbs 165.00-166.00; few
425-500 lbs 159.50-162.75; few 500-600 lbs 153.50-154.50; 600-700 lbs
138.00-148.00; pkg 700 lbs 135.25; pkg 860 lbs 121.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 162.00-168.00; 400-500 lbs 157.00-162.00; 500-
600 lbs 142.00-156.50; 600-700 lbs 139.00-146.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 140.00-150.75; few
500-550 lbs 133.00-145.00; few 600-700 lbs 121.25-132.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 143.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 136.00-150.00; 500-
600 lbs 126.50-142.00; 600-700 lbs 119.50-132.50; few 700-750 lbs
118.00-120.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 153.00-164.50; 500-
600 lbs 142.00-147.50; 600-700 lbs 124.00-138.50; pkg 747 lbs 116.75.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    74.00-81.00     82.00-84.00      62.00-74.00
Boning         80-85    74.50-80.00     83.00-86.50      67.00-71.00
Lean           85-90    64.00-69.00                      62.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1390-1985 lbs, 85.00-89.00; low
dressing 68.00-81.00.

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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