Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/03/2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Receipts:  905    Week Ago:  594    Year Ago:  730

   Compared to last week, steers firm to 4.00 higher; heifers under 500 lbs
sold steady to instances 4.00 lower; heavier heifers steady to 3.00 higher.  
Feeder trade was active with good buyer demand.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 72 percent of the run; heifers 28 percent.
Near 60 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be a special
cow sale next week following the regular sale.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 152.00-159.00; 400-
500 lbs 147.00-163.50; 500-600 lbs 142.00-151.50; 600-700 lbs 133.00-
145.00; 740-785 lbs 129.00-134.75; lot 848 lbs 126.10.  Medium and
Large 1-2  335-400 lbs 154.00-163.00; few 400-500 lbs 150.25-158.00; 500-
600 lbs 138.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-136.00; 735-800 lbs 127.00-
129.00; pkg 897 lbs 122.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  320-400 lbs 134.00-135.00; 400-
500 lbs 127.00-133.00; 500-600 lbs 122.00-133.00; 600-700 lbs 120.00-
124.00; pkg 789 lbs 118.25; 815-840 lbs 116.00-119.85.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 126.00-135.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-129.75; 600-
700 lbs 120.00-122.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 145.00-153.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-153.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-142.00; 600-700 lbs 118.00-
130.00; pkg 773 lbs 113.25; 800-810 lbs 112.00.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    56.00-61.00     61.75-69.00      50.00
Boning         80-85    54.00-62.00     62.00-68.50      52.00-53.00
Lean           85-90    49.50-53.50                      42.00-47.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1095-1825 lbs, 68.00-75.50; low
dressing 52.00-66.00.

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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