Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 2/27/2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Receipts:  617    Week Ago:  777    Year Ago:  351

   Compared to last week, feeder steers near steady; heifers weak to 3.00
lower.  Slaughter cows steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 17 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the
run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 13 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 202.00-224.00; 400-500 lbs
194.00-207.00; 500-600 lbs 180.00-196.00, fleshy 176.00-176.25; 600-700 lbs
162.00-175.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 199.00-218.00; 400-500 lbs
186.00-202.00; 500-600 lbs 173.00-195.00; few 600-630 lbs 158.050-164.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 168.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs
166.00-179.25, fleshy 160.00; 500-600 lbs 155.25-168.75, fleshy 148.00; pkg
600 lbs 152.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 172.00-179.00; 400-500 lbs
158.50-177.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-166.50; pkg 628 lbs 149.00; pkg 692 lbs
fleshy 130.00.  Medium and Large 2  pkg 569 lbs 142.00.  Large 1  pkg 588 lbs
144.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 182.00-201.00; 500-
600 lbs 154.50-184.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-152.00; few 700-735 lbs 139.00-
144.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    77.00-85.00     86.00-86.75      75.00
Boning         80-85    78.00-86.00     86.75            75.00
                                        Ind 97.00
Lean           85-90    64.00-73.00                      57.00-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1535-1825 lbs, ind 94.50; high
dressing ind 103.00.

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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