Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/29/2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Receipts:  777    One Week Ago:  1117    Year Ago:  923

   Compared to last week, steer calves sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower; heifer
calves sold 2.00 to 7.00 lower; yearlings were lightly tested.  Supply was
moderate with several fleshy calves in the run.  Demand was moderate to
good.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.  Cows and bulls were
27 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
62 percent of the run; heifers 38 percent.  Near 34 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 177.00-189.00; 400-
500 lbs  164.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 144.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-
156.00; few 700-745 lbs 140.00-142.00; 800-850 lbs 136.00-138.75.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 175.00-193.00; 400-500 lbs 159.00-170.00; 550-
600 lbs 143.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-145.00; 725-745 lbs 136.00-140.00;
few 860-875 lbs 134.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 147.00-153.00; 400-
500 lbs 138.00-148.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-138.50.  Medium and Large 1-2
400-500 lbs 137.00-143.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-133.00; 600-700 lbs 129.00-
130.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 172.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 140.00-159.50; 500-600 lbs 128.00-147.50; 600-650 lbs 124.00-
130.75.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    66.50-76.00     76.50-81.50      64.00
Boning         80-85    68.50-74.00     75.00-79.50      64.00-65.00
Lean           85-90    58.50-68.50                      55.00-58.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1345-2020 lbs, 83.00-89.50; low
dressing 76.50-83.00.

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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