Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 4/09/2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Receipts:  749    Week Ago:  764    Year Ago:  1340

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher;
steers over 550 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 4.00 lower; heifers and slaughter
cows were near steady.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 70 percent of the run; heifers
30 percent.  Near 63 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 203.00-212.00; few 400-
500 lbs 185.00-199.00; 500-600 lbs 167.00-181.50; 600-700 lbs 150.50-179.00;
700-800 lbs 138.00-151.00; 800-850 lbs 138.00-139.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
few 275-300 lbs 215.00-221.00; 350-400 lbs 201.50-206.00; 400-500 lbs 182.00-
199.00; 500-600 lbs 165.00-186.00; 600-700 lbs 152.50-162.00; 700-800 lbs
139.00-147.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 365 lbs 186.00; pkg 427 lbs 181.00;
450-500 lbs 158.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 146.00-164.00, fleshy 141.00; 600-
700 lbs 139.00-152.00, fleshy 138.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-134.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 185.00-190.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs
144.00-157.75; 675-700 lbs 135.00-140.00; few 750-765 lbs 134.00-136.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 201.00-205.00; 400-
500 lbs 171.50-192.00; 500-600 lbs 150.00-183.50; 600-700 lbs 134.00-152.00;
pkg 713 lbs 136.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    79.50-86.00     86.50-89.50
Boning         80-85    79.00-86.50     87.00-94.50      58.00-65.00
Lean           85-90    76.00-82.50

   Slaughter bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1275-1715 lbs, 96.00; high dressing
109.50; low dressing 88.00-90.00.

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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