Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/18/2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Receipts:  987    Week Ago:  1340    Year Ago:  1324

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 4.00 lower.
Overall feeder quality was less attractive than last week and some weight
ranges were lightly tested.  Most slaughter cows traded near steady with
breaking cows selling 1.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 48 percent of the
run; heifers 52 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 164.00-173.00; 400-
450 lbs 161.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-154.00, fleshy 134.00; 600-
700 lbs 134.00-147.00, fleshy 128.00; 700-800 lbs 124.00-135.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 165.00-173.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-167.00; 500-
600 lbs 146.00-152.00; 600-665 lbs 134.50-145.00; lot 775 lbs fleshy 118.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 143.00-152.00; 400-
450 lbs 140.00-143.50; 500-550 lbs 125.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 118.00-129.25;
700-785 lbs fleshy 112.00-116.00; lot 909 lbs fleshy 110.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs 128.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs
124.00-135.00, fleshy 120.00; 600-650 lbs 119.00-125.25, fleshy 117.00; pkg
735 lbs fleshy 110.00; lot 816 lbs 110.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 161.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 148.50-164.00; 500-600 lbs 133.50-154.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-130.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    75.00-82.00     82.00-89.00      69.00-74.50
Boning         80-85    74.00-81.00     82.50-84.00      71.00
Lean           85-90    66.00-69.00                      46.00-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1290-2015 lbs, 85.00-92.00; low
dressing 80.00-82.00.

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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