Sedalia- Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/14/2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Receipts:  418    Last Week:  712    Year Ago:  546
 
   Compared to last week, three-weight steer and bull calves sold 3.00 to
10.00 lower; other steer and bull calves near steady; heifer calves sold
steady to 3.00 lower with yearlings not tested.  Supply included numerous
bull calves and few yearlings.  Demand good to very good.  Slaughter cows
traded 2.00 to 3.00 lower compared to last weeks’ strong test.  Cows and
bulls were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 55 percent of the run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 11 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    315-345     326    200.00-218.50     211.05
    4    355-375     368    195.00-206.00     197.73

   16    455-470     459    180.00-186.25     184.38

   12    500-535     518    172.00-187.00     176.65
    6    555-593     579    163.00-169.50     165.86

    8    600-635     615    158.00-162.00     160.19
    9    655-685     679    152.00-156.00     154.57

    3    700-725     712       152.00         152.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    410-430     418    182.00-192.00     188.37
    6    455-495     473    174.00-180.00     179.00
    5    510-542     532    169.50-175.00     173.30
    3    575-595     585    158.50-163.00     160.86
    3    600-625     608    156.00-157.00     156.34

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      480       480       172.00         172.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      315       315       187.00         187.00
    7    350-375     360    180.50-183.00     181.08

   13    400-445     425    168.00-177.00     171.75
    6    467-495     481    161.00-164.00     162.63

    8    515-543     527    153.00-158.50     156.04
   11    570-595     583    149.00-152.00     150.03

    6    615-635     622    146.00-150.50     147.66

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12    360-393     375    171.00-181.00     176.77
    8    400-445     431    166.00-174.00     169.91
   23    450-498     476    159.00-172.00     164.12
    7    503-535     519    152.25-156.75     155.64
    4    550-570     560    151.00-155.00     152.40
    3      625       625       145.00         145.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4    510-530     520    142.00-145.50     143.78

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    305-345     332    200.00-211.50     203.70
   12    350-395     376    184.50-206.00     193.12
   19    400-445     417    182.00-196.00     189.47
    8    455-495     470    168.00-190.00     178.50
   10    505-543     531    160.00-169.00     164.54
    6    568-595     575    154.00-156.00     155.32

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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