Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 11/28/2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Receipts:  842    Week Ago:  1486    Year Ago:  1512

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold weak on a fleshier test;
steers, 600-800 lbs, sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher; steers over 800 lbs not well
tested last week; all heifers sold weak to 3.00 lower.  Slaughter cows traded
firm to 1.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.
Near 51 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 350-400 lbs 167.50-183.00; 400-
500 lbs 158.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 147.00-163.50; 600-700 lbs 143.00-155.00;
700-800 lbs 137.50-147.00; 800-900 lbs 131.00-138.75; pkg 900 lbs 128.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 163.50-168.50; 400-500 lbs 158.00-
166.00; 500-600 lbs 143.00-159.75; 600-700 lbs 142.00-147.50; 730-750 lbs
136.00-138.00; pkg 852 lbs 128.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 130.00-145.50; 500-600 lbs
128.00-135.25; 600-700 lbs 126.50-133.00; 700-800 lbs 124.25-125.75; 850-
875 lbs 120.75-123.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 130.00-144.50; 500-
600 lbs 124.00-131.50; 600-700 lbs 124.50-129.25; 735-809 lbs 123.00-124.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 163.00-172.00; 400-
500 lbs 147.50-164.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-129.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    57.00-66.00     67.00
Boning         80-85    58.00-66.00     67.00-71.00      52.00-53.00
Lean           85-90    52.00-59.50                      45.00-50.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1270-1970 lbs, 69.50-77.50; high
dressing 85.00; low dressing 56.00.

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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