Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/11/2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Receipts:  1340    Week Ago:  1130    Year Ago:  1640

   Compared to last week’s extremely active market, most steers under 700 lbs
sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower; heifers from 425 to 700 lbs mostly 1.00 to 3.00
lower; steers and heifers over 700 lbs were steady; most heifer calves under
425 lbs sold 9.00 to 10.00 lower.  Feeder demand was good to very good.
Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 60 percent of the run;
heifers 40 percent.  Near 34 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 168.00-175.00; 400-
500 lbs 158.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 150.50-170.00; 600-700 lbs 141.75-
151.00; 750-760 lbs 133.00-138.10; 865-880 lbs 125.10-127.85.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 165.00-175.50; 400-500 lbs 161.50-172.00; 500-
600 lbs 147.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-150.00; 700-765 lbs 131.25-
138.00; lot 894 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  335-400 lbs 144.00-155.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-149.75, fleshy 130.00-132.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-138.25,
fleshy 124.00-128.00; 600-700 lbs 125.75-131.00; 700-750 lbs 123.00-127.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-150.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-149.00,
fleshy 128.00-130.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-131.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 156.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs 149.00-165.50; 500-600 lbs 139.00-157.00; 600-700 lbs 122.75-141.00;
700-750 lbs 122.25-124.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    73.00-81.00     82.00-86.50      69.00-73.00
Boning         80-85    72.50-80.00     82.50-88.00      62.00-69.00
Lean           85-90    69.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1160-2020 lbs, 85.00-93.00; high
dressing 99.00; low dressing 72.00-83.00.

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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