Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 8/27/2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Receipts:  1554    One Week Ago:  1562    Year Ago:  564

   Compared to last week, steers sold steady; heifers steady to 3.00
lower.  Supply was moderate to heavy, demand good to very good.  Slaughter
cows traded steady to 2.00 higher.  Cows and bulls were 25 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the
run; heifers 34 percent.  Near 54 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 157.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs  155.50-169.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-161.00; 600-700 lbs 138.00-
144.00; 700-800 lbs 134.85-142.50; 800-855 lbs 132.50-137.50.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 158.00-167.50; 400-500 lbs 147.00-159.50; 500-
600 lbs 142.00-152.50; 600-650 lbs 138.00-144.00; 700-800 lbs 136.00-
140.50; 800-850 lbs 133.00-136.75; load lot 938 lbs 125.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 142.50-153.00; 400-
500 lbs 134.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 126.00-134.00; 600-700 lbs 124.50-
127.00; 720-755 lbs 123.00-124.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
138.00-146.00; 400-500 lbs 125.00-140.00; 500-600 lbs 124.00-136.50; 600-
700 lbs 122.50-128.00; 700-750 lbs 118.00-120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 363 lbs 159.00; 400-500 lbs
140.00-158.00; 500-600 lbs 128.00-143.00; few 600-650 lbs 118.00-120.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    69.50-77.50     78.00-83.50
                                          Ind 88.00
Boning         80-85    69.00-78.50     79.00-81.50      64.00
Lean           85-90    64.00-72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1115-1945 lbs, 90.00-97.00; high
dressing 103.50; low dressing 78.00-88.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs, 1000-1325 lbs, 2nd -
3rd stage, 1010.00-1135.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs, 1050-1250 lbs,
with 160-285 lb calves, 1140.00-1270.00 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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