Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/30/2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Receipts:  256    Week Ago:  400    Year Ago:  249

   Compared to last week, feeders had a lower undertone on a light test.
Slaughter cows sold firm.  Cows and bulls were 45 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 51 percent of the run; heifers
49 percent.  Near 26 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 595 lbs 137.00; pkg 620 lbs
134.00; 650-670 lbs 123.00-127.00.  Medium and Large  1-2  pkg 318 lbs
155.00; few 400-450 lbs 140.00-149.00; few 725-745 lbs 120.00-122.00.
Large 1  pkg 558 lbs 134.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 440-480 lbs 128.00-135.50;
few 520-575 lbs 126.00-127.00; pkg 640 lbs 122.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
340-400 lbs 134.00-136.00; 400-500 lbs 128.00-134.50; 500-600 lbs 121.00-
126.00; few 730-745 lbs 116.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 132.00-147.00; 500-
600 lbs 126.00-133.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    73.00-78.00     78.50-84.50      69.00-71.00
Boning         80-85    72.00-77.50     78.50            66.00-69.50
Lean           85-90    64.00-69.00                      53.00-63.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1285-1905 lbs, 86.00-89.00; high
dressing 92.00; low dressing 84.00.

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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