Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 3/05/2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Receipts:  989    Week Ago:  617    Year Ago:  1160

   Compared to last week, steer and bull calves, 300-500 lbs firm up to
10.00 higher; steers 500-700 lbs steady to 2.00 higher; heifers, 400-
700 lbs steady to instances 5.00 lower.  Slaughter cows sold near steady.
Cows and bulls were 7 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 57 percent of the run; heifers 43 percent.  Near 61 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be a special cow sale this
Thursday evening.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 202.00-234.00; 400-500 lbs
196.50-217.00; 500-600 lbs 173.00-198.00; 600-700 lbs 158.00-175.00; 700-
800 lbs 146.00-157.00; 820-830 lbs 145.00-147.75, fleshy 142.00; pkg 904 lbs
fleshy 136.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 213.00-221.00; 400-500 lbs
205.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 163.00-184.00; 600-700 lbs 153.50-171.00; pkg
737 lbs 153.75; load 828 lbs 141.85.  Medium and Large 2  400-500 lbs 188.00-
193.00.  Large 1  pkg 1003 lbs 129.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 172.00-184.00; 400-500 lbs
162.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-163.75; 600-700 lbs 142.50-154.25, fleshy
147.00; 710-730 lbs 142.00-145.10; pkg 866 lbs fleshy 129.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 173.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs
154.50-158.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs 140.00.  Medium and
Large 2  580-590 lbs 148.50-149.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 182.00-200.00; 500-
600 lbs 152.00-188.00; 600-650 lbs 138.00-152.00; 700-750 lbs 130.00-
135.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    78.00-84.00     87.50            76.00
                                        ind 94.50
Boning         80-85    77.00-86.50     88.00-90.50      64.00-75.00
Lean           85-90    64.00-77.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1255-1905 lbs, 89.00-98.00; high
dressing ind 102.00-107.00; low dressing 82.00.

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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