Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/02/2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Receipts:  764    Last Week:  641    Year Ago:  1130
 
   Compared to last week, heifers under 600 lbs sold 3.00 to 5.00 higher
with the same weight range of steers and bulls selling 3.00 to 5.00 lower;
six weight steers while not a good comparison with last week had a much
higher undertone; heavier weight steers and heifers were near steady on a
lighter test.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.  Cows and bulls were
15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
54 percent of the run; heifers 46 percent.  Near 35 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      358       358       197.00         197.00

   10    410-433     421    190.00-192.00     190.19
    9    453-493     471    184.25-188.00     184.89

   12    503-545     522    168.00-185.00     175.78
   15    553-591     577    164.50-180.00     168.83
   12    570-571     571    161.00-163.00     162.83   Fleshy

   13    610-635     623    163.00-179.00     171.93

    3    738-745     740    151.00-153.00     151.67
    3      752       752       152.00         152.00

   19      822       822       140.00         140.00
    4      866       866       136.00         136.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    258-295     266    211.00-224.00     217.24
    8    305-325     318    198.00-205.00     202.95
    4    372-385     375    195.00-201.00     199.46
    3    420-440     427    184.00-188.00     186.62
    3    450-455     452    183.00-188.00     185.68
    5    500-533     522    177.00-185.00     179.93
   14    564-590     570    164.00-169.00     166.84
    3    625-635     630    155.00-162.00     159.69
   27    655-685     683    152.00-155.00     154.59

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    325-345     333    182.50-190.00     185.18
    3    350-365     357    186.00-192.00     188.30
   10    385-387     387    172.00-174.00     172.20   Fleshy

   11    400-425     414    169.00-179.00     174.07
    3    450-470     460    160.00-164.00     161.99

   24    505-549     534    152.00-162.00     159.25
    9    543-548     546    146.00-148.50     147.67   Fleshy
    4    560-575     568    147.25-154.00     149.91
    4      580       580       145.00         145.00   Fleshy

    7    600-635     623    140.00-147.00     142.12
    9    600-642     621    137.00-140.00     139.68   Fleshy

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    305-340     317    183.00-184.00     183.36
    9    350-390     381    180.00-187.00     182.47
    9    400-448     434    162.00-178.00     168.37
    7    455-495     477    158.00-162.00     159.41
   11    510-545     531    149.00-161.00     156.36
   19    553-598     571    142.75-159.50     147.68
   17    625-644     643    138.00-148.50     139.31
   27    650-690     674    138.00-143.00     139.29
    3    755-760     758    132.00-134.00     133.34
    5      793       793       128.00         128.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    308-340     322    201.00-212.00     205.54
   15    365-395     382    190.00-204.00     195.04
    8    400-448     418    180.50-192.00     187.41
    3    475-485     480    181.00-183.00     181.99
   10    500-542     527    168.00-183.00     174.69
    4    550-580     566    146.00-157.00     152.45
    7    605-643     632    140.00-150.00     144.10
   12    669-675     670    141.00-148.00     141.59

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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