Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/26/2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Receipts:  641    Last Week:  723    Year Ago:  441
 
   Compared to last week, feeders sold 1.00 to 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 48 percent.  Near 56 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      273       273       235.00         235.00   Thin Fleshed

   17    310-348     339    211.50-218.00     216.56
   14    357-394     368    210.00-211.00     210.49

    3    415-440     428    192.00-197.00     193.61
   13    455-498     482    189.00-195.00     190.88

    7    500-530     521    184.00-189.00     185.11
   18    560-566     566    175.00-184.00     183.51

   23    650-689     675    155.00-160.00     157.24

   51    700-746     727    146.50-153.00     150.92
    4      753       753       145.00         145.00

   19    850-874     856       138.00         138.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    380-398     393    191.00-198.00     195.45
    3    410-440     427    188.00-190.00     188.98
    5      582       582       172.50         172.50
   12      638       638       163.25         163.25
    8      762       762       148.50         148.50
   10      843       843       147.00         147.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      330       330       187.50         187.50
    6    360-395     373    173.00-184.00     179.56

    8    420-433     425    158.00-166.00     163.12
    8    450-490     467    155.00-165.00     161.32

   19    500-540     521    152.00-158.00     155.24
    7    563-580     568    149.50-151.00     150.50

   40    630-645     644    144.00-146.25     146.17
    6    666-685     669    143.00-144.00     143.83

   37      795       795       131.85         131.85

   19      881       881       124.85         124.85

   23      904       904       127.10         127.10

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      287       287       182.00         182.00
    4    305-345     320    170.00-176.00     172.24
    9    367-397     381    163.00-185.00     169.38
    6    405-430     414    160.00-175.00     166.69
   11    458-490     469    155.00-165.00     160.01
   12    508-543     537    152.25-158.00     153.16
   17      720       720       136.10         136.10

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    360-390     379    195.00-205.00     198.64
    6    405-440     432    182.00-196.00     186.38
    7    455-495     483    177.00-184.00     180.06
    8    503-530     518    163.00-184.00     172.49
    4    555-585     564    148.00-154.50     151.21
    4      650       650       139.00         139.00

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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