Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 8/06/2012

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Receipts:  888    Week Ago:  418    Year Ago:  947

   Compared to last week, steers sold 5.00 to 10.00 higher with heifers
selling 1.00 to 6.00 higher on comparable sales.  Supply was moderate and
demand moderate to good.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 2.00 higher.
Cows and bulls were 26 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers
and bulls were 40 percent of the run; heifers 60 percent.  Near 38 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  No sale Aug 13th - enjoy the Mo State Fair.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 152.50-163.00; 400-
500 lbs  143.00-158.50; 500-600 lbs 132.50-149.00; 635-700 lbs 133.00-
134.00; 725-755 lbs 130.00-134.00; 800-850 lbs 126.50-132.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 147.00-149.00; 400-450 lbs 141.00-149.00;
500-600 lbs 134.00-146.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 137.00-139.00; 400-
500 lbs 131.50-136.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 122.25-
131.00; 700-750 lbs 123.00-124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
134.00-141.50; 400-450 lbs 132.00-137.50; 500-600 lbs 126.00-132.00;
625-700 lbs 124.00-128.75; pkg 709 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 135.00-155.00; 500-
600 lbs 124.50-139.00; 600-650 lbs 123.00-126.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    71.75-77.00     77.50-84.50      68.00
Boning         80-85    71.00-77.00     79.50-86.50      63.00-68.50
Lean           85-90    68.00-72.00                      61.50-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1800-1940 lbs, 95.00-98.50.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs, 1000-1400 lbs, 2nd -
mostly 3rd stage, 960.00-1125.00 per head; short solid, 1100-1400 lbs 2nd-
3rd stage, 825.00-935.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs, 1000-1300 lbs, with
baby-260 lb calves, 1160.00-1250.00 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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