Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/30/2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Receipts:  239    Last Week:  1047    Year Ago:  785
 
   Compared to last week, there were too few feeders for a good test.  With
heavy rain locally, supply was light.  Demand was good to very good.
Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 22 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 76 percent of the
run; heifers 24 percent.  Near 48 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      345       345       210.00         210.00

    4    530-540     538       176.00         176.00
    3    563-585     570    162.00-165.00     163.03

    5    650-690     682    151.00-152.00     151.81

   22      775       775       140.00         140.00

   21      858       858       133.00         133.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    400-430     415    183.00-190.00     186.58
    6    510-530     517    168.00-177.00     173.62
    3      560       560       168.00         168.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      583       583       156.75         156.75
   17      671       671       146.00         146.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      295       295       184.00         184.00

    5      492       492       161.25         161.25

    3      500       500       158.00         158.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      320       320       174.00         174.00
    3      385       385       164.00         164.00
    3    405-425     413    162.00-172.00     167.41
    3    520-535     527    153.00-158.00     155.00
    4    570-585     578    146.25-148.00     147.11
    3    600-605     602    140.00-141.50     140.75
    4      619       619       138.00         138.00   Fleshy
    3      650       650       136.00         136.00   Fleshy

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      290       290       211.00         211.00
    3      348       348       203.00         203.00
    9    360-390     369    192.00-205.75     200.87
    4    415-420     416    186.00-193.75     191.80
    5    500-525     510    166.50-170.00     167.87

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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