Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 1/30/2012

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Receipts:  593    Week Ago:  796    Year Ago:  574

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs near steady on a lighter test;
steers 500-800 lbs sold 2.00 to 7.00 higher; heifers under 450 lbs sold 2.00 to
8.00 lower compared to last weeks extremely active light heifer market; heifers
450-700 lbs sold 5.00 to 9.00 higher.  Trade was very active with supply
including high quality offerings of feeders.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to
3.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near
43 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 197.00-213.00; few
400-500 lbs 183.75-197.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 148.00-
165.50; 700-800 lbs 145.00-153.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs
183.00-196.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-184.00; 600-700 lbs 148.00-155.00.
Large 3 Holsteins  pkg 575 lbs 103.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 1715.00-179.00;
400-500 lbs 160.00-174.50; 500-600 lbs 148.75-170.25; 600-700 lbs 143.00-
151.00; pkg 708 lbs 138.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 164.00-
174.00; 400-500 lbs 152.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs
136.00-144.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  440-500 lbs 173.00-183.50; 500-
600 lbs 155.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-145.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    67.00-75.00     76.00-82.00
Boning         80-85    68.00-75.00     76.50-79.00      59.00-64.00
                                          Ind 86.50
Lean           85-90    68.00             ind 74.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1355-2020 lbs, 86.00-94.00; high
dressing 97.00; low dressing 68.00-84.00.

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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