Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 5/21/2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Receipts:  582    Week Ago:  418    Year Ago:  400

   Compared to last week, steers sold 3.00 to 8.00 higher with their heifer
selling firm to 3.00 higher.  Supply was fully moderate with several bull
calves in the run.  Demand was very good on a good quality test.  Slaughter
cows traded firm to 1.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 19 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the run; heifers
44 percent.  Near 21 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  There will not
be a sale next week (Memorial Day).

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  325-400 lbs 201.00-208.00; 400-
500 lbs 187.50-200.00; 500-600 lbs 173.25-188.00; 600-700 lbs 162.00-173.00;
700-705 lbs 156.00-157.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-400 lbs 197.00-210.00;
400-500 lbs 181.00-203.00; 550-600 lbs 169.00-178.00; few 600-615 lbs 164.00-
166.50; few 700-750 lbs 151.00-154.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 182.00-189.00; 400-
500 lbs 164.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs 151.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 145.00-153.00;
Few 715-765 lbs 143.00-145.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 172.00-
183.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-170.00; few 625-
655 lbs 142.00-145.00; few 700-715 lbs 142.00-144.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  315-350 lbs 200.00-201.00; 400-
500 lbs 177.00-201.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-184.00; 600-700 lbs 144.00-162.00;
few 700-750 lbs 137.00-145.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    80.00-88.50     89.00-95.50
Boning         80-85    83.00-89.00     91.50-99.50      79.00
Lean           85-90    75.00-78.00                      62.00-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1325-1775 lbs, 101.00-108.00; high
dressing 114.00; low dressing 86.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs, 800-1300 lbs, 2nd -
3rd stage, 1160.00-1300.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  two pkgs fancy black 2yrs,
850-950 lbs, with 110-230 lb calves, 1900.00 per pair.

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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