Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 02/18/2013

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Receipts:  702    One Week Ago:  824    Year Ago:  777

   Compared to last week, feeders sold mostly 2.00 to some up to 9.00
lower.  Supply was moderate, demand good.  Cows and bulls were 17 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 55 percent of the
run; heifers 45 percent.  Near 28 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower with the most decline on fat cows.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 183.00-189.00; 400-
500 lbs 171.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-147.50;
700-800 lbs 134.00-140.00; pkg 800 lbs 134.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 400-
500 lbs 174.50-177.00; 500-600 lbs 156.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-150.00;
865-880 lbs 125.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 164.00-168.00; 400-
500 lbs 146.50-163.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-149.00; 600-700 lbs 127.00-
132.00; 715-730 lbs 124.00-126.00; pkg 863 lbs 122.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
300-400 lbs 156.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 144.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-
147.00; 600-650 lbs 126.00-129.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 179.00-194.00; 400-
500 lbs 156.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs 141.50-165.00; 600-700 lbs 122.00-
142.00; 750-800 lbs 114.00-123.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    71.00-78.00     79.50            64.50-68.50
Boning         80-85    72.00-79.00     79.00-83.00      66.00-68.00
Lean           85-90    68.00-76.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1455-2220 lbs, 94.00-97.00; high
dressing 109.50-111.50; low dressing 84.00-93.00.

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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