Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/23/2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Receipts:  1047    Last Week:  510    Year Ago:  628
 
   Compared to last week, steer calves under 700 lbs sold steady to firm
with heifers under 600 lbs selling steady to weak.  Heavier weight feeders
were well tested this week but lightly tested last.  Trade was active.
Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the
run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 64 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    335-345     338    214.00-221.00     219.21
    5    375-390     382    195.00-221.00     203.28

    8    416-445     424    187.00-197.50     193.95
    6    455-495     468    185.00-200.00     193.53
    3      468       468       182.00         182.00   Fleshy

   13    500-533     515    172.00-186.00     182.09
   14    550-593     576    165.00-174.00     167.31

   25    600-645     623    158.00-168.50     163.66
   26    663-693     687    154.00-160.00     154.75

    9    700-731     725    152.00-156.00     152.43

   72    815-841     830    136.00-141.35     138.49
  102    866-889     875    137.35-138.75     138.16

    9      947       947       128.00         128.00
   12      967       967       130.00         130.00

   14     1005      1005       120.00         120.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6    300-340     312    213.00-224.00     220.24
    3      370       370       200.00         200.00
   12    400-448     433    188.00-194.00     190.60
    4    450-483     466    182.50-190.00     186.12
   10    500-545     524    170.00-180.00     174.57
    8    550-595     570    160.00-170.00     166.16
    3    605-630     618    157.00-158.00     157.49
   64      839       839       139.25         139.25

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      891       891       131.50         131.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    355-373     364    177.00-180.00     178.40

   24    407-445     425    165.00-178.50     172.20
    3      428       428       161.00         161.00   Fleshy
   19    460-497     484    162.00-169.00     164.28
    3      488       488       152.00         152.00   Fleshy

   19    503-540     520    152.00-164.25     158.94
    3    555-570     560    154.00-156.00     155.32

   28    600-645     617    145.00-153.25     148.97
    3    650-680     663    140.00-146.00     143.33

   60    705-744     732    139.00-144.00     139.54
    6    760-767     764       134.00         134.00

   21    805-845     828    126.50-132.00     128.00
    9      874       874       122.00         122.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    350-395     369    176.00-182.00     179.96
   13    406-433     419    170.00-181.00     176.07
    7    460-478     471    161.00-164.50     162.42
    7    505-545     520    153.50-166.00     157.44
    9    570-595     577    145.00-156.50     152.35
    3    600-625     615    143.00-145.75     144.23

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      625       625       140.00         140.00

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    350-395     372    184.00-205.00     192.50
    3    405-430     418    181.00-187.00     183.98
   10    450-490     466    171.00-184.00     178.34
   14    505-545     520    154.00-180.00     169.53
   11    553-590     562    155.00-168.50     163.90
    6    605-640     628    154.00-156.00     155.51
    5    660-695     671    140.00-162.00     153.45

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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