Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 7/02/2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Receipts:  311    Week Ago:  447    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 6.00 to 18.00 lower on a
light test.  Supply and demand were both light.  Slaughter cows sold steady
to weak on a lesser quality test.  Cows and bulls were 19 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 63 percent of the
run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 21 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 350-400 lbs 163.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs 153.00-163.50; 500-550 lbs 152.00-155.00; few 650-700 lbs 140.00-
142.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 345 lbs 165.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-
160.00; few 500-600 lbs 145.00-146.00; few 600-650 lbs 140.00-142.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 356 lbs 147.00; 400-500 lbs
133.00-144.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-137.50; 600-620 lbs 132.00-134.00; 750-
755 lbs 126.00-127.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 135.00-141.50;
550-600 lbs 132.00-137.50; 650-700 lbs 128.00-132.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 160.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-144.00; 600-635 lbs 124.00-
129.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    68.00-75.00                      55.00-67.50
Boning         80-85    67.00-74.00                      59.00-62.00
Lean           85-90    60.00-62.00                      53.00-59.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1690-2295 lbs, 87.00; low dressing
or fleshy 85.00.

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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