Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/02/2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Receipts:  654    One Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  1323

   While there was no sale last week, feeder prices had a higher undertone
compared to two weeks ago.  Slaughter cows traded firm to 2.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 51 percent of the run; heifers 49 percent.  Near 37 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 350-400 lbs 168.00-174.00;
400-500 lbs 163.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-165.00, fleshy 145.00-
146.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-157.00; few 700-750 lbs 135.00-140.25, fleshy
129.75; pkg 836 lbs 134.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 394 lbs 169.00;
400-500 lbs 164.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-
146.25; pkg 835 lbs 136.75; pkg 915 lbs 124.00.  Large 1  pkg 893 lbs 118.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 148.00-153.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-138.00, fleshy 124.00; 600-
650 lbs 128.00-132.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-146.00;
400-500 lbs 132.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-139.00; 600-700 lbs 128.50-
132.25; 700-760 lbs 124.00-126.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  395 lbs 162.50; 400-500 lbs 143.00-
161.00; 500-600 lbs 132.50-147.50; 600-650 lbs 123.00-143.00; pkg 800 lbs
114.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    65.00-71.50
Boning         80-85    66.00-72.00     75.00-77.00
Lean           85-90    55.00-64.00                      50.00-55.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1335-2010 lbs, 76.50-83.00; low
dressing 74.00.

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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