Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 9/03/2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Receipts:  770    Week Ago:  1554    Year Ago:  947

   Compared to last week, steer and bulls under 400 lbs sold up to 25.00
higher on a good test; steers 400-600 lbs sold 5.00 to 13.00 higher;
heifers under 400 lbs sold up to 17.00 higher on a good test; heifers
400-600 lbs sold 6.00 to 9.00 higher; heavier weights not well tested this
week.  Supply was moderate with a good test on light calves.  Demand very
good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were
37 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 11 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 235-300 lbs 189.00-200.00;
300-400 lbs 180.00-194.00; 400-500 lbs  164.50-176.00; 500-600 lbs 157.50-
168.00; few 600-650 lbs 142.00-144.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs
171.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs 159.00-166.50; 500-600 lbs 146.50-157.00; pkg
637 lbs 142.00; few 725-755 lbs 139.00-140.75.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 250-290 lbs 174.00-178.00;
300-400 lbs 153.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs 140.00-154.00; 500-550 lbs 134.00-
140.00; 600-650 lbs 130.00-132.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
152.00-169.00; 400-500 lbs 134.00-145.00; 500-600 lbs 126.50-142.00; pkg
623 lbs 132.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 179.00-181.00; 400-
500 lbs 155.00-177.00; 500-530 lbs 151.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs 129.00-
132.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    67.50-76.25     77.00-79.25
Boning         80-85    68.00-77.00     78.00-80.00      65.00-66.75
Lean           85-90    63.00-68.00                      59.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1435-2005 lbs, 87.00-96.00; low
dressing 80.00-85.50.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  5-7 yrs, 1000-1350 lbs, 2nd -
3rd stage, 975.00-1150.00 per head.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs, 900-1225 lbs,
with baby-280 lb calves, 1050.00-1360.00 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