Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/05/2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Receipts:  779    One Week Ago:  842    Year Ago:  1076

   Compared to last week, feeders under 500 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 higher;
heavier feeders sold 1.00 to 4.00 lower than last week on a mostly lower
quality run than normal.  Slaughter cows traded firm to 1.00 higher.  Cows
and bulls were 17 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 29 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 176.00-177.00; 400-
500 lbs 162.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-158.50; 600-700 lbs 139.00-152.00;
700-800 lbs 134.00-142.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 168.00-
171.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-168.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-155.00; few 600-650 lbs
144.00-145.50, calves 133.00-138.00.  Medium and Large 2  few 515-545 lbs
137.00-138.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 134.00-145.50; 500-600 lbs
130.50-137.00, fleshy 124.00-126.00; 600-650 lbs 125.00-128.00, fleshy 122.00-
124.00; pkg 721 lbs 125.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 138.00-146.00;
400-500 lbs 130.00-139.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-133.00, full 123.00-125.00; few
600-635 lbs 122.00-127.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 447 lbs 129.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 163.00-171.00; 400-
500 lbs 145.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 125.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs 119.00-132.00;
700-725 lbs 116.00-123.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    60.00-67.00     67.50-74.75      57.00
Boning         80-85    61.00-66.75     67.50-73.00      57.00-58.50
Lean           85-90    52.00-57.50                      46.00-50.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1265-2120 lbs, 72.50-75.50; low dressing
53.00-65.00.

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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