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

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Receipts:  1450    One Week Ago:  779    Year Ago:  440

   Compared to last week, feeders sold uneven but near steady with numerous
bull calves in the run.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 1.00 higher.  Cows
and bulls were 22 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 65 percent of the run; heifers 35 percent.  Near 35 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be no sale Mon December 26 but
there will be a special cow sale Thurs December 29 in the evening.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 170.00-197.00; 400-
500 lbs 158.00-177.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-163.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-149.00;
few 700-750 lbs fleshy 134.00-135.00; load 877-878 lbs 132.00; lot 983 lbs
fleshy 123.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 169.00-183.00; 400-
500 lbs 152.00-174.50; 500-600 lbs 143.00-158.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-142.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 145.00-159.00; 400-
500 lbs 132.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-140.00, fleshy 124.00-125.00; 600-
700 lbs 125.25-129.00, fleshy 123.00-124.00; 700-750 lbs 123.00-133.50.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 141.00-149.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-145.00;
500-600 lbs 125.00-134.50; 600-700 lbs 124.00-129.25; few 700-750 lbs 121.25-
123.00.  Large 1  pkg 491 lbs 128.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 178.00-184.00; 400-
500 lbs 145.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-149.50; 600-700 lbs 120.00-130.00;
700-800 lbs 110.00-123.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    62.00-68.00     68.50-73.00      60.00-61.00
Boning         80-85    62.00-67.50     68.00-72.50      54.00-60.00
Lean           85-90    55.00-65.00                      49.25-55.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1255-2065 lbs, 72.00-84.00; high
dressing 91.50; low dressing 63.00-68.00.

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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