Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 7/30/2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Receipts:  418    Week Ago:  381    Year Ago:  319

   Compared to last week, feeders sold 3.00 to 7.00 higher on a better
quality test.  Supply was light and demand moderate.  Slaughter cows
traded steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 52 percent of the run; heifers
48 percent.  Near 29 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  No sale
Aug 13th - enjoy the Mo State Fair.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 388 lbs 145.00; few 400-450 lbs
142.00-147.50; 500-600 lbs 127.25-137.00; 600-650 lbs 122.00-128.00; 740-
770 lbs 120.00-124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs 138.00-141.00;
500-550 lbs 132.00-134.00; 625-640 lbs 122.00-126.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 132.00-139.00; 400-
500 lbs 127.25-132.00; 500-600 lbs 120.00-127.00; 620-640 lbs 118.25-
122.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 133.00-135.00; 460-480 lbs
124.00-128.00; 525-580 lbs 120.00-126.00; pkg 638 lbs 119.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  345-360 lbs 144.00-149.00;
450-475 lbs 131.00-133.00; 500-550 lbs 126.00-134.00; 645-670 lbs 117.00-
119.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    68.00-74.50     76.50-77.50      62.00-65.00
Boning         80-85    70.00-77.00     84.50-86.00      64.00-65.50
Lean           85-90    64.00-72.50                      56.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1195-1670 lbs, 91.75; high dressing
106.50; low dressing 86.00.

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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