Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/18/2013

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Receipts:  693    Week Ago:  900    Year Ago:  723

   Compared to last week, feeders sold steady to 4.00 higher except heifers
over 650 lbs steady to 2.00 lower.  Supply moderate with a better test on
calves than last week.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 18 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 53 percent of the run;
heifers 47 percent.  Near 34 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 365-400 lbs 184.00-185.00; 400-
500 lbs 170.00-181.00; 500-600 lbs 152.00-168.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-152.00;
700-800 lbs 129.00-144.00; pkg 806 lbs 127.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few
325-350 lbs 179.00-185.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 147.50-
164.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-147.00; few 700-710 lbs 132.00; few 800-825 lbs
126.00-128.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 152.00-164.00; 400-
500 lbs 143.00-152.00; 500-600 lbs 130.00-147.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-131.25;
760-800 lbs 120.00-123.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 150.00-
158.00; 400-500 lbs 141.50-150.00; 500-600 lbs 128.75-145.00; 600-700 lbs
120.00-127.50; few 720-735 lbs 122.00-123.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 175.00-184.00; 400-
500 lbs 153.50-175.50; 500-600 lbs 132.00-154.00; 600-700 lbs 123.00-130.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    75.00-79.50     82.00            69.00-74.00
Boning         80-85    76.00-81.00     84.00            74.00
Lean           85-90    68.00-74.00                      64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1330-2335 lbs, few 86.00-89.50.

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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