Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/22/2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Receipts:  1117    Week Ago:  780    Year Ago:  1135

   Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold near steady except heifers
under 500 lbs sold steady to 3.00 lower.  Supply was moderate with a better
test of yearlings than last week.  Demand was good with mostly active trade.
Slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower on a less attractive test of
slaughter cows.  Cows and bulls were 16 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 74 percent of the run; heifers 26 percent.
Near 47 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 291 lbs 197.00; 300-400 lbs 182.00-
194.25; 400-500 lbs  166.00-184.50; 500-600 lbs 152.00-160.00; 600-700 lbs
145.00-152.00; 750-800 lbs 141.75-147.00; 800-850 lbs 139.00-140.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 178.00-188.50; 400-500 lbs 155.00-174.00, thin 
181.00; 500-550 lbs 144.00-155.00; pkg 663 lbs 145.00; part load 808 lbs
140.60; pkg 901 lbs 128.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 155.00-171.00; 400-
500 lbs 142.00-155.00; 500-600 lbs 136.25-147.00; 600-660 lbs 135.50-
136.75; few 725-745 lbs 130.00-131.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
152.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs 142.00-149.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-146.25; few 600-
700 lbs 126.00-135.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 166.00-179.00; 400-
500 lbs 155.00-178.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-158.00; few 600-650 lbs 125.00-
134.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    71.00-77.00     77.00-81.75
Boning         80-85    70.00-76.00     76.00-81.00
                                          Ind 85.50
Lean           85-90    62.00-70.00     73.00            55.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1375-1600 lbs, 85.00-92.00; low
dressing 81.50-85.00.

   Cow and Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5-7 yrs, 1000-1200 lbs, with
150-325 lb calves, 1200.00-1525.00 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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