Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 7/23/2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Receipts:  381    Week Ago:  565    Year Ago:  286

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 4.00 to 8.00 lower on a light
test.  Supply and demand were both light to moderate.  Slaughter cows
sold 1.00 to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 30 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 49 percent of the run; heifers
51 percent.  Near 30 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 383 lbs 142.00; 650-700 lbs
120.00-120.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 450-500 lbs 124.00-130.00; 500-
600 lbs 122.00-126.00; 650-710 lbs 120.00-122.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 375-400 lbs 124.00; 400-
500 lbs 123.00-126.25; 500-600 lbs 115.25-124.00; 600-700 lbs 115.00-
1119.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  430-500 lbs 120.00-124.00; 500-600 lbs
115.00-125.00; 600-650 lbs 114.75-119.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 127.00-140.00;
400-500 lbs 124.00-129.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-126.00; 600-635 lbs 114.00-
116.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    67.50-75.50     77.00-82.00      60.00-64.50
Boning         80-85    68.00-76.00     77.50-82.00      64.00-66.00
Lean           85-90    62.00-67.50                      59.00-61.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1390-2180 lbs, 87.50-97.00.

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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