Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/16/2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Receipts:  1246    Week Ago:  1409    Year Ago:  1226

   Compared to last week, feeders from 400-700 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to
7.00 higher.  Slaughter cows traded firm to 2.00 higher.  Supply included
two load lots of eight weight steers.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 67 percent of the
run; heifers 33 percent.  Near 54 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 184.00-191.00; 400-
500 lbs 173.50-189.00; 500-600 lbs 156.00-179.50; 600-700 lbs 145.50-
163.00; 700-800 lbs 140.00-146.00; load lot 830 lbs 141.25.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 185.00-194.00; 400-500 lbs 176.50-187.50; 500-
600 lbs 157.00-175.50; 600-700 lbs 143.00-158.00; 700-800 lbs 142.00-
145.00; load lot 843 lbs 139.35.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 442 lbs
174.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 162.00-171.00; 400-
500 lbs 151.50-167.00; 500-600 lbs 140.25-154.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-
143.00; 700-750 lbs 130.00-132.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
152.00-166.00; 400-500 lbs 147.00-159.50; 500-600 lbs 138.00-151.50; 600-
700 lbs 130.00-145.00; pkg 810 lbs 126.50.  Medium and Large 2  pkg
490 lbs 149.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 166.00-184.00; 500-
600 lbs 147.50-168.00; 600-700 lbs 127.00-144.00; few 700-750 lbs 126.50-
130.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    64.50-69.75     72.00-76.50
Boning         80-85    64.00-71.50     72.00-77.50
Lean           85-90    55.00-63.00     68.00            49.00-53.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1380-2100 lbs, 81.50-85.50; low
dressing 53.00-62.00.

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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