Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 09/30/2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Receipts:  571    Week Ago:  1016    Year Ago:  784

   Compared to last week, with numerous bull calves in the run - steer calves
under 600 lbs were lightly tested; steers over 600 lbs and all weight heifers
sold steady to 5.00 higher. Supply light to moderate.  Demand good to very
good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the
feeder supply, steers and bulls were 49 percent of the run; heifers 51 percent.
Near 42 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to
4.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 385 lbs 208.00; 400-500 lbs 177.50-
188.50; pkg 543 lbs 180.50; few 600-700 lbs 164.75-165.50; few 700-800 lbs
152.00-163.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-350 lbs 195.00-199.00; 400-500 lbs
168.00-185.00; 500-550 lbs 171.50-173.00, pkg thin 190.00; 600-700 lbs 159.00-
165.25; pkg 774 lbs 149.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 168.50-175.00; 400-500 lbs
160.00-171.00; 500-600 lbs 147.75-170.00; 600-700 lbs 148.00-151.75; lot 704 lbs
151.25; 800-850 lbs 136.00-137.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 169.00-
176.00; 400-500 lbs 153.00-162.50; 500-600 lbs 146.00-154.00; 600-700 lbs
148.00-152.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 185.00-196.00; 400-500 lbs
168.00-189.00; 500-600 lbs 156.00-169.00; 600-700 lbs 130.00-147.00; 700-
800 lbs 122.50-140.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    76.00-79.00                      65.25-68.00
Boning         80-85    77.00-80.75     85.00            72.00-73.00
Lean           85-90    68.00-72.00                      60.00-66.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1860-2005 lbs, 94.00.

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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