Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/13/2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Receipts:  1233    Week Ago:  623    Year Ago:  418

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold 1.00 to 3.00 lower;
heavier steers steady to 2.00 higher; heifers under 450 lbs sold 2.00 to
8.00 lower; heavier heifers steady to 2.00 lower.  Supply was heavy with
a good run of heavier steers.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 9 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 70 percent of
the run; heifers 30 percent.  Near 63 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  330-400 lbs 175.00-184.00; 425-
500 lbs 157.00-176.00; 500-600 lbs 145.00-162.00; 600-700 lbs 135.25-
146.00; 700-750 lbs 135.25-144.00; 800-850 lbs 126.10-128.75; 900-975 lbs
121.00-124.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 180.00-188.00; 400-
500 lbs 153.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 142.00-153.00; 600-700 lbs 134.25-
143.50; 700-800 lbs 129.10-133.75; 830-850 lbs 125.85-127.85; lot 952 lbs
122.35.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 315 lbs 152.00; 430-500 lbs
138.00-142.00; 500-600 lbs 131.50-140.00; 600-700 lbs 127.00-132.75; 700-
750 lbs 124.25-126.00; 805-820 lbs 120.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  330-
400 lbs 140.00-147.00; 400-500 lbs 134.00-141.00; 500-600 lbs 129.00-
135.00; 600-650 lbs 124.00-132.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 159.00;-170.00 400-
500 lbs 142.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 135.00-146.00; 600-700 lbs 124.00-
135.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    74.00-79.50     89.50            68.00-73.00
Boning         80-85    74.50-83.00     83.50-87.50      67.00-72.00
Lean           85-90    67.00-76.50     79.00            58.50-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1235-2155 lbs, 92.00-96.00; high
dressing 103.00.

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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