Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 02/17/2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Receipts:  1009    Week Ago:  373    Year Ago:  N/A
 
   Not enough feeders the past two weeks to establish trend for this week. 
Demand was very good. Supply moderate. Feeder offerings around 61 percent
Steers and bulls and 39 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 53
Percent. Cows around 7 percent.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 230.00-239.00; 400-500 lbs 
208.00-223.00; 500-600 lbs 188.00-211.00; 600-700 lbs 166.00-196.25; 700-800
lbs 160.00-168.00; 800-900 lbs 152.00-158.50. Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs
215.00-225.00; 450-500 lbs 209.00-212.00; 550-600 lbs 183.00-195.00; 650-655
lbs 177.00-177.50; 700-800 lbs 163.00-166.50.
  
   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 200.00-214.00; 400-500 lbs 
175.00-188.00; pkg thin fleshed 403 lbs 199.50; pkg thin fleshed 476 lbs 187.00;
500-600 lbs 161.25-186.50; 600-700 lbs 164.00-166.60; pkg fleshy 634 lbs 159.25;
700-735 lbs 152.00-154.00. Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 173.00-201.00; 550-
600 lbs 166.00-168.00; 600-700 lbs 153.00-165.00; 700-800 lbs 142.00-153.75;
pkg 812 lbs 150.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 210.00-221.00; 450-500 lbs
200.00-213.00; 500-600 lbs 183.00-202.00. Medium and Large 1-2  450-500 lbs
188.00-198.50; 600-700 lbs 161.00-176.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg. Dressing   High Dressing      Low Dressing
Breaking    70-80       -------------   100.00-101.00      ------------   
Boning      80-85       89.00-97.00     99.00-104.00       80.00-88.00
Lean        85-90       77.00-87.00     92.00-99.50        64.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2   
  1285-2300 lbs         95.00-99.00     103.50-107.50      ind 82.00

   Bred Cows;  Medium and Large 1-2  few 3yrs to 5yrs 1100-1285 lbs 1st to 2nd
Stage 1200.00-1500.00 per head.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, MO
        Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS136.txt
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