Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/09/2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Receipts:  461    One Week Ago:  1167    Year Ago:  795

   Compared to last week, feeder steers fully steady with heifers near steady
on a lighter test.  Supply light to moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls
were 15 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
58 percent of the run; heifers 42 percent.  Near 30 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 300-340 lbs 217.00-228.00; 400-
500 lbs 188.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 166.00-189.50; 600-700 lbs 158.00-170.00;
Lot 765 lbs 158.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  320-350 lbs 208.00-214.00; few 400-
455 lbs 194.00-195.00; 525-600 lbs 168.00-174.00; 600-700 lbs 159.00-162.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 173.50-184.00; 400-500 lbs
166.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs 150.00-152.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 169.00-175.00; 400-500 lbs 158.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs
152.00-161.00; 615-640 lbs 150.00-153.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 345 lbs 221.00; 440-500 lbs 172.00-
194.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-168.00; 600-700 lbs 141.00-146.00; 775-780 lbs
130.00-132.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    78.00-84.50                      71.00-72.00
Boning         80-85    78.00-85.00     86.50            75.00
Lean           85-90    69.00-71.00                      65.00-69.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2, 1125-1875 lbs, 95.00-97.00; low dressing
70.00-82.00.

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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