Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/09/2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Receipts:  613    Week Ago:  785    Year Ago:  840

   Compared to last week, feeders near 3.00 to 5.00 lower on a lighter
test.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 lower.  With corn and bean
planting in progress, fewer feeders came to town.  Cows and bulls were
18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
65 percent of the run; heifers 35 percent.  Near 38 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  330-400 lbs 154.00-171.00; 425-
500 lbs 145.00-156.00; 530-600 lbs 138.00-145.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-
143.00; 700-720 lbs 124.00; lot 841 lbs 118.00.  Medium and Large  1-2
350-400 lbs 155.00-160.50; 400-500 lbs 144.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-
153.50; 600-650 lbs 134.00-138.00; lot 755 lbs 123.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 139.00-146.00; 430-
500 lbs 130.00-137.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-132.75, fleshy 118.00-125.00;
665-700 lbs 118.00-120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 128.00-
140.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-132.25; 600-650 lbs 118.00-124.00; pkg 711 lbs
114.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 137.00-150.00; 500-
600 lbs 124.00-144.00; 600-650 lbs 118.00-122.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    74.00-78.50     85.00            64.00-66.50
Boning         80-85    72.00-79.00     81.00-85.00      63.00-68.00
Lean           85-90    59.00-68.00                      47.00-53.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1660-1750 lbs, 85.00-91.00; high
dressing 99.00.

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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