Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/06/2013

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Receipts:  623    Week Ago:  886    Year Ago:  712

   Compared to last week, feeders sold uneven on a lighter test except
heifers under 550 lbs sold mostly 2.00 to 6.00 higher.  Supply moderate; 
demand good.  Cows and bulls were 28 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.
Near 22 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded
near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  pkg 320 lbs 187.00; 400-500 lbs
160.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-163.00; 640-700 lbs 133.00-143.00; 700-
750 lbs 132.00-135.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 161.00-173.00;
500-600 lbs 144.00-162.00; 600-650 lbs 139.00-145.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 154.00-162.00; 400-
500 lbs 135.00-156.00; 500-600 lbs 132.00-143.50; 615-655 lbs 130.00-
134.00; few 700-750 lbs 122.00-123.75.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs
145.00-162.00; 400-500 lbs 137.00-150.00; 500-600 lbs 134.00-143.50; 620-
645 lbs 134.00-135.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 169.00;-178.00 400-
500 lbs 146.00-163.00; 500-600 lbs 131.00-147.50; 600-650 lbs 124.00-
130.00; 700-750 lbs 114.00-123.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    73.00-80.50     82.00-86.00      68.00-73.00
Boning         80-85    72.50-81.00     81.50-85.25
Lean           85-90    69.00-76.00                      59.00-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1505-2135 lbs, 92.00-95.00; low
dressing or large frame 83.00-90.00.

   Replacement Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs, 1100-1325 lbs, 3rd
stage, 1200.00 to 1360.00 per head.

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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