Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/23/2012

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Receipts:  796    Week Ago:  1246    Year Ago:  97

   Compared to last week, steers under 450 lbs sold from 7.00 up to 15.00
higher; heavier steers near steady; heifers under 450 lbs sold from 10.00
up to 17.00 higher; heavier heifers sold mostly 2.00 to 3.00 higher.
Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 3.00 higher on a lighter test.  Cows and bulls
were 11 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 48 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 200.00-203.00; 400-
500 lbs 184.00-197.50; 500-600 lbs 155.50-181.00; 600-700 lbs 143.00-
158.75; 700-800 lbs 143.00-146.00; lot 818 lbs 142.50; pkg 852 lbs
fleshy 138.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 189.00-196.00; 400-
500 lbs 177.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-
156.00; pkg 717 lbs 144.00.  Large 1  pkg 751 lbs 139.00.  Large 3
Holsteins  pkg 347 lbs 122.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 350-400 lbs 175.00-188.00;
400-500 lbs 153.25-178.00; 500-600 lbs 143.75-159.50, fleshy 129.00-
138.00 lbs; 600-700 lbs 134.00-141.75, fleshy 130.00; 700-750 lbs 132.00-
135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 160.50-183.00; 400-500 lbs
148.00-171.00, fleshy 144.00; 500-600 lbs 136.25-146.00; 600-700 lbs
132.00-134.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 169.00-190.00; 500-
600 lbs 135.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs 129.50-143.00; few 750-800 lbs 116.00-
121.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    65.00-72.50     73.75
Boning         80-85    69.00-73.50     79.00-81.00      56.00
Lean           85-90    56.00-62.00                      49.00-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1330-2230 lbs, 82.00-90.00; low
dressing 50.00-62.00.

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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