Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 02/24/2014

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Receipts:  1043    One Week Ago:  1009    Year Ago:  0

   Compared to last week, feeders steady to 4.00 higher.  Supply moderate.
Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 52 percent of the run; heifers 48 percent.
Near 56 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 225.00-234.00; 400-500 lbs
210.00-229.00; 500-600 lbs 194.00-214.00; 600-700 lbs 168.00-194.50; 700-
800 lbs 163.00-166.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 214.00-224.00; 400-
500 lbs 200.00-219.00; 500-600 lbs 188.00-200.00; 600-700 lbs 164.00-189.50;
765-775 lbs 158.00-158.50; pkg 858 lbs 152.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 199.00-207.00; 400-500 lbs
184.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs 165.50-189.00; 600-700 lbs 159.00-167.50; 700-800 lbs
153.00-158.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 187.00-199.00; 400-500 lbs
185.00-196.00; 500-600 lbs 164.00-187.75; 600-700 lbs 152.00-165.50; 820-850 lbs
145.00-149.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 213.00-232.00; 400-500 lbs
193.50-224.00; 500-600 lbs 182.00-196.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-184.00; 700-725 lbs
153.00-155.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    89.00-97.00     98.00-103.25     83.00
Boning         80-85    89.50-97.50     98.00-102.50     87.00
Lean           85-90    80.00-88.00                      64.00-78.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1375-2205 lbs, 95.00-107.50; high
dressing 113.50; low dressing 88.00-93.00.

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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