Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 2/06/2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Receipts:  550    Week Ago:  593    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs near steady; steers over
500 lbs sold 1.00 to 4.00 higher; heifers under 500 lbs sold steady to 4.00
higher; heifers over 500 lbs steady to 4.00 lower.  Slaughter cows traded
steady-firm on a very light test.  Cows and bulls were 11 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the
run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 37 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 350-400 lbs 190.00-209.00;
400-500 lbs 190.00-197.00; 500-600 lbs 166.00-190.00; 600-700 lbs 155.50-
167.00; 700-800 lbs 149.00-157.00, fleshy 136.00-140.00; 800-850 lbs
141.00-147.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  440-500 lbs 185.00-188.50; 500-
600 lbs 165.00-183.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-161.25; pkg 715 lbs 150.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 173.00-186.00; 400-
500 lbs 164.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-
152.00, fleshy 130.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-144.00, fleshy 130.00; few
810-820 lbs 126.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 165.00-178.00;
400-500 lbs 159.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 148.50-158.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  425-450 lbs 174.00-180.00; 500-
600 lbs 144.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-135.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    69.00-73.00     77.00            64.00-68.00
Boning         80-85    74.00-75.00                      55.50-68.00
Lean           85-90    68.00-69.75                      52.00-64.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1430-2080 lbs, few 83.50-85.00; low
dressing 62.00-72.00.

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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