Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/16/2013

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Receipts:  1280    One Week Ago:  461    Year Ago:  729

   Compared to last week, feeders under 500 lbs sold 5.00 to 7.00 higher;
heavier steers steady to 4.00 higher; heavier heifers steady to 2.00 higher.
Supply heavy with several load lots selling.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls
were 8 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
59 percent of the run; heifers 41 percent.  Near 62 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher.
               **********No sale next week***********

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  330-400 lbs 223.00-234.00; 400-500 lbs
195.00-221.00; 500-600 lbs 172.50-187.50; 600-700 lbs 157.00-176.00; 700-
800 lbs 155.00-162.00; 800-900 lbs 153.00-161.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 211.00-229.00; 400-500 lbs 185.00-209.00; 500-600 lbs 172.00-186.00;
600-700 lbs 156.00-166.25; 700-750 lbs 154.50-160.00; 820-860 lbs 159.75-
162.60.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 330-400 lbs 180.00-190.00; 400-450 lbs
169.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-161.50; 600-700 lbs 152.00-159.00; 700-
800 lbs 143.00-152.00; 800-900 lbs 137.00-146.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 169.00-186.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-175.00; 500-600 lbs 154.00-162.00;
600-700 lbs 153.00-157.00; pkg 810 lbs 147.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 212.00-224.00; 400-500 lbs
174.00-222.00; 500-600 lbs 152.50-170.00; 600-650 lbs 149.00-156.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    79.00-85.50     87.50-98.00      74.00
Boning         80-85    80.00-85.00     87.00-89.50      67.00-68.50
Lean           85-90    72.00-78.00                      63.00-69.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1560-2040 lbs, 89.00-98.50; low dressing
86.00.

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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