Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 08/08/2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Receipts:  947    One Week Ago:  319    Year Ago:  287

   Compared to last week, there was not a good comparison of feeders but
with a higher undertone.  Slaughter cows sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher.  
Supply included three load lots plus several strings of yearlings.  Calves
were more lightly tested.  Cows and bulls were 8 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 78 percent of the run; heifers
22 percent.  Near 77 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  No Sale next
week - enjoy the Missouri State Fair.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 148.00-150.00;
500-600 lbs 139.00-148.00; 600-700 lbs 134.00-136.00; 700-800 lbs 132.10-
134.85; 800-850 lbs 126.85-131.00; lot 924 lbs 125.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 140.00-146.00; 500-600 lbs 129.50-143.75; 600-
700 lbs 133.00-138.10; 700-750 lbs 128.00-136.25; 800-850 lbs 125.00-
128.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-450 lbs 133.00-141.50; 500-
600 lbs 123.00-129.85; 600-700 lbs 122.25-128.10; pkg 844 lbs 110.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 134.00-140.00; 450-500 lbs 126.00-
134.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-128.50, fleshy 118.00; 600-700 lbs 119.00-
125.00; 700-725 lbs 118.00-122.10; pkg 810 lbs 110.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 133.00-144.00; 500-
600 lbs 127.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-126.00; 760-765 lbs 116.50-
119.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    65.00-70.00     70.50-76.50      56.00-58.00
Boning         80-85    64.00-70.50     71.50-73.50      62.00
                                        Ind 81.00
Lean           85-90    52.00-55.00                      49.00-49.50

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2,  1360-1795 lbs, 75.00-82.00; low
dressing 58.00.

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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