Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/19/2012

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Receipts:  723    Last Week:  616    Year Ago:  1070
 
   Compared to last week, steers sold near steady to weak; heifers under
550 lbs sold 3.00 to 5.00 lower compared to last weeks strong market for
light heifers; heavier heifers sold steady-firm.  Slaughter cows traded
uneven but mostly 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 62 percent of the
run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 33 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      295       295       238.00         238.00

    5    310-335     323    223.00-233.00     225.50
   11    355-395     372    209.00-221.00     215.79

   18    400-435     422    188.00-203.00     195.51
   11    470-495     483    187.25-194.75     191.01

   16    520-544     536    182.00-191.50     184.06
    9    553-565     558    177.00-186.00     182.36

   20    605-630     618    161.00-172.25     170.14
    7    650-683     667    155.00-157.00     155.99

   50    702-719     706    150.00-154.00     153.08
    4      751       751       148.00         148.00

    8      803       803       146.00         146.00
    4      856       856       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    313-345     327    210.00-229.00     221.67
    4      394       394       197.00         197.00
    6    400-445     418    186.00-200.00     191.63
    6    455-490     482    183.00-195.00     189.17
    8    519-535     523    174.00-178.00     177.10
   12    550-595     586    165.25-180.00     167.01
   11      637       637       152.00         152.00
    3      695       695       145.00         145.00
    4    775-795     780    148.00-149.00     148.75

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      500       500       163.00         163.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    258-285     274    182.00-189.00     184.63

    3    305-320     313    182.00-183.00     182.51
   11    350-390     379    168.00-181.00     176.29

   24    403-445     421    166.00-175.50     171.56
   12    450-485     469    162.00-166.00     164.94

   26    500-545     525    153.00-164.00     158.08
    3      550       550       155.50         155.50

    8    604-618     609    144.25-150.25     147.97
   20    658-670     660    145.00-146.50     145.23

   11    751-763     754    138.00-139.75     138.48

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    310-340     320    170.00-172.00     171.35
    7    360-390     378    166.00-173.00     170.26
    8    405-430     414    162.00-172.00     166.74
    6    450-490     478    162.00-168.00     164.53
   12    500-542     525    155.00-162.00     158.13
   15    550-590     558    147.00-158.00     153.35
    4    612-620     614    145.00-148.25     147.43
    3      698       698       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      427       427       155.00         155.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11    350-395     365    201.00-220.00     213.89
   26    400-445     422    184.00-202.00     190.12
   12    450-480     459    180.00-190.00     183.06
   13    500-540     512    161.00-178.00     169.84
    8    565-585     576    141.00-156.00     150.65
    4    615-630     624    139.00-145.00     142.50

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, 
         Richard Kramer, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS766.txt

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