Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/16/2012

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Receipts:  510    Last Week:  749    Year Ago:  987
 
   Compared to last week, feeders sold near steady-firm on a lighter test.
Trade was active.  Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower on a lesser
quality test.  Cows and bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.
Near 29 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will be a special
cow sale on this Thursday evening.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    315-318     316    218.00-220.00     218.80
   10    365-387     375    195.00-207.50     199.18

    5    515-540     522    174.00-185.00     181.14
    9    557-570     563    173.00-178.00     175.06
    6      588       588       162.00         162.00   Fleshy

   12    605-643     623    166.00-169.00     167.56
    3    650-660     657    154.00-157.00     155.50

    4      708       708       146.00         146.00   Fleshy

    7      859       859       136.00         136.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    360-390     375    188.00-206.00     196.76
    5    405-435     423    188.00-194.00     189.96
    8    465-490     479    184.25-189.50     186.11
    4    560-590     571    166.00-170.00     168.52
    8    601-649     625    161.50-172.00     166.55
    3      658       658       152.00         152.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    340-345     344    181.00-183.00     182.60
   12    355-383     366    180.00-183.00     181.68

   13    400-440     424    167.00-179.00     176.40
    9    465-495     482    166.00-171.00     169.28

   10    515-545     534    155.00-169.00     160.56
    4    558-560     559    154.00-162.00     156.50

    9    605-615     609    145.00-147.00     145.56
    6    655-670     666    140.00-142.00     140.33

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    365-385     372    176.00-180.00     178.00
    9    405-440     415    170.00-177.00     174.23
    4    455-495     480    163.00-175.00     166.36
    3    505-518     514    156.50-157.00     156.66
    9    550-586     571    154.25-159.50     155.71
    4    600-620     612    142.00-150.00     144.59
    3    680-690     687    143.00-145.00     144.34
    8    673-688     680    134.50-138.00     136.27   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8    350-392     379    193.00-208.00     196.46
   11    400-445     415    178.00-195.00     188.48
   13    455-490     472    176.00-188.00     181.66
   10    505-540     512    165.00-177.00     169.17
   11    555-579     573    162.00-170.00     163.50
    3    625-645     633    152.00-153.00     152.33
    5    660-683     674    141.50-158.00     147.96
    3    700-740     727    135.00-144.00     137.89

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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