Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/30/2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Receipts:  400    Week Ago:  0    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to two weeks ago, feeders sold near steady for a much lighter
test.  Supply light and demand good.  Cows and bulls were 24 percent of receipts.
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36
percent.  Near 25 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 320-325 lbs 216.00-229.00; 400-500
lbs 186.00-220.00; 500-600 lbs 169.00-188.00; 600-700 lbs 158.50-164.00; pkg
810 lbs 154.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 195.00-213.00; 435-500 lbs
181.00-191.00; 500-600 lbs 168.00-176.00; 600-700 lbs 155.00-162.00; few 700-
800 lbs 154.00-158.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 175.00-189.00; 400-500 lbs
172.00-186.00; 500-600 lbs 155.50-166.00; 600-700 lbs 152.00-153.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 172.00-182.00; 400-500 lbs 166.50-172.00; 540-600 lbs
152.00-158.00; 600-650 lbs 152.50-156.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 192.00-217.00; 400-500 lbs
176.00-214.00; 500-600 lbs 162.00-178.00; 650-700 lbs 144.00-156.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    77.00-84.00     85.00-94.50
Boning         80-85    76.00-83.00     84.5-89.50       73.00
Lean           85-90    72.00-78.00                      62.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1370-1875 lbs, 91.00-96.00; low dressing
85.00.

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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