Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 8/20/2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Receipts:  1562    Two Weeks Ago:  888    Year Ago:  731

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers sold 3.00 to 10.00 higher with heifers
selling 2.00 to 6.00 higher.  Supply was moderate to heavy, demand good
to very good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 lower.  Cows and bulls
were 27 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
56 percent of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 43 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 156.00-169.00; 400-
500 lbs  153.50-171.00; 500-600 lbs 143.50-152.00, fleshy 136.00-137.00;
600-700 lbs 137.50-143.00, fleshy 134.00-137.00; 700-750 lbs 141.50-142.25;
800-850 lbs 132.00-133.00; pkg 923 lbs fleshy 123.50; pkg 1016 lbs 114.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 154.00-164.00; 400-500 lbs 150.00-158.00;
500-600 lbs 140.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs 137.00-139.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-
139.75; 800-850 lbs 133.00-133.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 142.00-156.00; 400-
500 lbs 136.75-147.00; 500-600 lbs 127.00-137.75; 600-700 lbs 127.00-
133.00; 700-750 lbs 123.50-131.25; lot 810 lbs 122.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 142.00-149.00; 400-500 lbs 132.00-142.00; 500-
600 lbs 128.00-138.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-132.00; 700-750 lbs 122.00-
129.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 153.00-167.00; 400-
500 lbs 147.00-165.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs 123.50-
126.00; 700-720 lbs 122.00-124.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    69.00-76.25     77.00-83.00
Boning         80-85    68.50-76.50     78.00-79.00      60.00-68.00
Lean           85-90    63.00-70.00                      56.00-61.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1170-2290 lbs, 90.00-97.50; high
dressing 104.00; low dressing 84.00-87.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs, 975-1500 lbs, 2nd -
3rd stage, 975.00-1200.00 per head; 7 yrs - short solid, 1075-1300 lbs,
2nd - 3rd stage, 960.00-1075.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 5-7 yrs, 1050-1250 lbs,
with 120-260 lb calves, 1160.00-1290.00 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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