Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 3/26/2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Receipts:  641    One Week Ago:  723    Year Ago:  441

   Compared to last week feeders sold 1.00-6.00 lower.  Slaughter cows
traded near 1.00 to 2.00 higher on a light test of slaughter cows.  Cows
and bulls were 7 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 51 percent of the run; heifers 49 percent.  Near 56 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 273 lbs thin 235.00; 300-400 lbs
210.00-218.00; few 400-500 lbs 189.00-197.00; 500-600 lbs 175.00-189.00; 650-
700 lbs 155.00-160.00; 700-755 lbs 145.00-153.00; 850-875 lbs 138.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  few 380-400 lbs 191.00-198.00; few 400-450 lbs 188.00-190.00;
pkg 582 lbs 172.50; pkg 635 163.25; pkg 762 lbs 148.50; pkg 843 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 173.00-187.50; 400-500 lbs
155.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 149.50-158.00; 600-700 lbs 143.00-146.25; lot 795 lbs
131.85; lot 881 lbs 124.85; lot 904 lbs 127.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg
287 lbs 182.00; 300-400 lbs 163.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-175.00; 500-
550 lbs 152.25-158.00; lot 720 lbs 136.10.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 195.00-205.00; 400-500 lbs
177.00-196.00; 500-600 lbs 148.00-184.00; pkg 650 lbs 139.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    80.00-85.00     90.00            74.00
Boning         80-85    80.00-86.50     91.50            67.00-73.00
Lean           85-90    66.50                            62.00-66.00

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1265-1910 lbs, 85.00-89.50; low
dressing 80.00-82.00.

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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