Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/11/2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Receipts:  900    Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  616

   Compared to three weeks ago, feeders had a lower undertone with lighter
calves not well tested.  Supply and demand were moderate.  Cows and bulls
were 8 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
70 percent of the run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 84 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 3.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 523 lbs 169.00; lot 676 lbs
137.00; 720-800 lbs 126.00-133.00; 860-875 lbs 125.25-126.85.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 392 lbs 179.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-180.00; 500-600 lbs
145.00-164.00; 665-700 lbs 136.00-138.00; 735-800 lbs 126.00-134.00; 800-
900 lbs 123.00-128.10.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 378 lbs 149.00; 400-450 lbs
140.00-149.50; 500-550 lbs 137.00-142.25; 600-700 lbs 125.50-130.75; 700-
800 lbs 123.35-128.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 389 lbs 146.00; 400-
500 lbs 137.50-148.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-136.50; 600-700 lbs 125.25-127.50;
730-750 lbs 124.50-126.25; 800-850 lbs 120.00-122.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 358 lbs 178.00; 430-435 lbs
163.00-165.00; 550-570 lbs 146.50-147.00; pkg 625 lbs 140.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    75.00-79.00                      72.00-74.00
Boning         80-85    76.00-81.00     84.00-87.00      73.00
Lean           85-90    79.00           84.50            68.00-68.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1215-2275 lbs, 92.00-104.00; low
dressing 84.00-85.00.

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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