Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/21/2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Receipts:  488    Week Ago:  1501    Year Ago:  767

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs steady to 4.00 higher, heifers
under 500 lbs sold 2.00 to 5.00 lower, other weights uneven on a smaller test.
Demand good, supply light.  Cows and bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 61 percent of the run; heifers
39 percent.  Near 42 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows 
traded steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  few 300-400 lbs 232.00-234.00; 400-
500 lbs 217.00-244.00; 500-550 lbs 210.00-223.00; 600-700 lbs 180.50-204.00;
710-730 lbs 178.00-179.50; lot 860 lbs 163.00; pkg 1026 lbs 152.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 227.00-242.00; 400-500 lbs 207.00-244.00; few 535-555 lbs
198.00-200.00; 600-650 lbs 186.00-192.00; pkg 755 lbs 177.25; pkg 946 lbs 154.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 212.00-231.00; 400-500 lbs
185.00-208.00; 500-600 lbs 187.50-192.50; 600-700 lbs 171.50-181.50; pkg
740 lbs 171.50; lot 829 lbs 156.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 211.00-
222.00; 400-500 lbs 183.00-209.00; 500-550 lbs 181.00-190.00; 600-700 lbs
172.00-180.50; 720 lbs 170.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 222.00-251.00; 400-500 lbs
215.00-244.00; 500-550 lbs 187.00-205.00; 600-700 lbs 160.00-171.00; pkg
725 lbs 152.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    97.00-99.00     103.50-107.50
Boning         80-85    97.50-102.50    107.00-109.00    84.00-92.00
Lean           85-90    86.00-96.00     106.00-108.00    71.00-80.0

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  few 1060-1725 lbs, 105.00-109.00; low
dressing 86.00-104.00.

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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