Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/01/2013

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Receipts:  857    One Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  764

   Compared to two weeks ago, steers sold 2.00 to 9.00 higher; heifers
uneven.  Supply moderate with many offerings showing the result of muddy
lots.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 11 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 66 percent of the run; heifers
34 percent.  Near 53 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 186.00-192.00; 400-
500 lbs 172.00-187.00; 500-600 lbs 161.00-177.00; 600-700 lbs 151.50-
158.75; 700-800 lbs 132.00-140.00; 830-900 lbs 125.00-129.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 179.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs 169.00-180.00; 500-
600 lbs 159.00-178.00; 600-700 lbs 140.00-156.00; 700-800 lbs 131.50-136.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 159.00-167.00; pkg
413 lbs 146.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-138.00; 615-650 lbs 130.00; pkg 828 lbs
123.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 144.00-163.00; 400-500 lbs 137.00-
149.00; 500-600 lbs 130.50-138.00; 600-700 lbs 126.00-131.50; 735-800 lbs
123.00-124.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 173.00-180.00; 400-
500 lbs 155.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-154.00; 600-655 lbs 128.00-133.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    76.00-80.00                      72.00-74.00
Boning         80-85    75.00-79.25     83.50-86.50      69.50-73.00
Lean           85-90    70.00-73.00     82.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1225-1870 lbs, 92.00-98.00; low dressing
82.00-91.00.

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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