Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/02/2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Receipts:  785    Week Ago:  628    Year Ago:  850

   Compared to last week, calves uneven but mostly steady to 5.00 lower;
yearlings not well tested.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 lower.
Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.  Near 21 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 165.25-172.00; 400-
500 lbs 152.50-165.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-155.00; 600-650 lbs 136.00-
147.75; pkg 773 lbs 123.00.  Medium and Large  1-2  300-400 lbs 162.00-
174.00; 400-500 lbs 151.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 141.00-156.00; few 600-
650 lbs 140.00-145.00; few 835-865 lbs 116.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 142.00-154.00; 400-
500 lbs 135.10-147.00, fleshy 130.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-136.00; 635-
700 lbs 119.75-127.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-150.00;
400-500 lbs 130.00-145.50; 500-600 lbs 124.00-136.00; 600-700 lbs 116.00-
126.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 145.00-159.00; 500-
600 lbs 126.00-150.00; 600-700 lbs 119.00-129.00; 700-750 lbs 115.00-
120.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    74.00-81.50     82.00-84.50      74.00
Boning         80-85    73.00-81.50     82.00-87.50      72.00
Lean           85-90    54.00-70.00                      48.00-53.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1380-2100 lbs, 83.00-92.00; high
dressing 99.00; low dressing 72.00.

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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