Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/25/2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Receipts:  628    Week Ago:  987    Year Ago:  815

   Compared to last week, feeders near steady to firm with many weight ranges
lightly tested.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.  Numerous bull calves
in the run.  Cows and bulls were 17 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 73 percent of the run; heifers 27 percent.
Near 58 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 168.00-177.00; 515-
555 lbs 148.50-156.00; 630-645 lbs 143.00-147.00; 735-800 lbs 124.00-
128.50; 800-850 lbs 124.10-124.85; pkg 969 lbs 116.25.  Medium and Large
1-2  300-400 lbs 170.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs 156.00-162.00; 500-600 lbs
147.00-159.00; 650-700 lbs 128.00-140.00; 700-760 lbs 124.50-130.00; pkg
870 lbs 116.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  450-500 lbs 132.00-141.00; 500-
600 lbs 126.25-133.00; 600-665 lbs 125.75-129.50; lot 847 lbs 111.85.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.50-152.00; 400-500 lbs 135.00-
148.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-132.00; 600-700 lbs 118.00-126.50; few 700-
735 lbs 116.00-118.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 158.00-162.00; 400-
500 lbs 146.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs 126.75-
136.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    74.00-81.00     81.50-87.50      68.00
Boning         80-85    74.50-80.00     82.00-88.50      64.50-73.00
Lean           85-90    61.00-69.00                      44.00-55.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1640-2020 lbs, 84.50-90.50.

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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