Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 3/12/2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Receipts:  616    Week Ago:  989    Year Ago:  875

   Compared to last week, three weight steers steady; steers, 400-550 lbs
sold 6.00 to 10.00 lower; steers over 550 lbs steady to 5.00 lower; heifers
under 600 lbs sold 3.00-8.00 higher; heifers over 600 lbs steady to 4.00
lower.  Slaughter cows sold near steady.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the
run; heifers 39 percent.  Near 45 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 206.00-238.00; 400-500 lbs
190.00-200.50; 500-600 lbs 170.00-190.00; 600-700 lbs 156.00-172.00; pkg
800 lbs 144.00; lot 929 lbs 132.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs
201.00-213.00; few 400-450 lbs 188.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 166.00-192.00; 600-
625 lbs 162.00-166.00; 750-800 lbs 146.00-148.00.  Large 1  pkg 683 lbs 148.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 182.00-191.00; 400-500 lbs
166.00-187.00; 500-600 lbs 155.00-167.00, fleshy 149.00; 650-700 lbs 142.00-
146.00; 700-725 lbs 138.00-141.00; pkg 884 lbs fleshy 122.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  few 330-400 lbs 167.00-180.00; 400-500 lbs 161.00-181.00; 500-
550 lbs 154.00-164.00; 575-585 lbs fleshy/full 138.00-148.50; 600-700 lbs
138.00-149.50.  Large 1  pkg 595 lbs 143.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  375-400 lbs 190.00-198.00; 400-
500 lbs 179.50-194.00; 550-600 lbs 155.00-178.00; 600-655 lbs 134.00-149.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    78.00-82.00     88.50
Boning         80-85    80.00-86.00     92.00-96.00
Lean           85-90    64.00-73.00                      59.00-62.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1240-1980 lbs, 89.00-99.00; high
dressing ind 104.00-109.00; low dressing 85.00.

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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