Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/04/2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Receipts:  1130    Week Ago:  441    Year Ago:  996

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs sold 6.00 to 12.00 higher;
steers over 650 lbs 4.00 to 5.00 higher; heifers under 450 lbs sold 3.00 to
8.00 higher; other heifers steady to weak.  Feeder demand was very good
with active trade.  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls
were 18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 63 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 173.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 166.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 156.00-170.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-
157.75; 700-800 lbs 130.00-139.10, fleshy 127.75; 800-855 lbs 126.00-
127.50; 900-915 lbs 121.85-122.60.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
169.50-190.00; 400-500 lbs 161.50-175.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-165.00; 600-
700 lbs 142.00-152.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 154.00-166.00; 400-
450 lbs 142.00-159.00; 450-500 lbs 136.00-144.50; 500-600 lbs 132.00-
141.25; 600-700 lbs 128.00-132.50; 700-800 lbs 122.35-127.50; 800-820 lbs
118.00-122.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-160.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-136.75; 600-700 lbs 123.00-
126.50; pkg 758 lbs fleshy 118.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 159.00-173.00; 500-
600 lbs 149.00-163.00; 600-655 lbs 131.00-141.00; 700-760 lbs 125.00-
132.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    73.00-82.00     82.50-88.50
Boning         80-85    75.00-82.00     83.00-91.00      67.00
Lean           85-90    59.00-70.00                      50.00-58.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1420-2035 lbs, 86.00-92.00; high
dressing 94.00-94.50; low dressing 74.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs - short and solid,
950-1400 lbs, 2nd-3rd stage, 1000.00-1275.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs - short and solid,
900-1325 lbs, with baby-320 lb calves, 1225.00-1700.00 per pair.


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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