Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 9/10/2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Receipts:  967    Week Ago:  770    Year Ago:  527

   Compared to last week, three weight steers sold steady to 9.00 lower
from last weeks highs; steers 400-600 lbs sold steady to 9.00 higher on a
good test; heifers under 600 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher; heavier steers
and heifers were not well tested last week.  Supply was moderate - demand
good to very good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 higher.  Cows and
bulls were 19 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 65 percent of the run; heifers 35 percent.  Near 45 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  350-400 lbs 180.00-183.00; 400-
500 lbs  167.00-185.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-173.50; 600-700 lbs 142.50-
153.50; 700-750 lbs 143.00-145.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 325-400 lbs
165.00-175.00; few 450-500 lbs 163.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-166.00;
600-700 lbs 144.00-152.50; pkg 700 lbs 142.25; 800-855 lbs 132.00-134.00;
few 900-950 lbs 124.00-127.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 158.00-167.00; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-148.50; 600-655 lbs 133.00-
136.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 156.00-169.00; 400-500 lbs
138.00-159.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-142.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-134.00;
700-750 lbs 130.50-132.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 176.00-190.00; 400-
500 lbs 161.00-178.00; 500-550 lbs 145.50-154.50; 600-650 lbs 126.50-
138.00; pkg 715 lbs 120.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    70.00-78.25     79.00-83.00
Boning         80-85    71.00-79.50     80.00-84.50      65.00-69.00
Lean           85-90    65.00-75.00                      62.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1195-2235 lbs, 88.50-99.00; low
dressing 64.00-87.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1  4-6 yrs, 1175-1525 lbs, 3rd
stage, 1200.00-1375.00 per head.  Medium and Large 1-2  4-7 yrs, 1000-
1200 lbs, mostly 2nd stage, 925.00-1125.00 per head.

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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