Sedalia-Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/28/2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Receipts:  835    One Week Ago:  488    Year Ago:  886

   Compared to last week, steers 2.00 to 4.00 higher with lighter five weight
steers up to 9.00 higher; heifers under 550 lbs steady to 8.00 higher; other
weights not a good comparison.  Supply moderate.  Demand good to very good.
Cows and bulls were 19 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and
bulls were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 52 percent of
feeders weighed over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows traded steady to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  320-400 lbs 247.00-279.00; 400-
450 lbs 221.00-248.00; 500-550 lbs 219.00-232.00; 600-700 lbs 182.50-200.00;
700-750 lbs 177.50-182.00; lot 843 lbs 167.50.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg
367 lbs 230.00; 425-500 lbs 216.00-229.00; 500-600 lbs 194.75-220.00; 615-
635 lbs 191.00-196.00; 700-755 lbs 164.50-177.00; 845-865 lbs 164.00-166.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  315-400 lbs 220.00-239.00; 400-450 lbs
211.50-216.00; 500-520 lbs 195.00-199.50; 715-745 lbs 169.50-171.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  pkg 390 lbs 216.00; 400-500 lbs 194.50-218.00; 500-600 lbs
188.00-197.50; pkg 680 lbs 173.00; 750-800 lbs 160.25-170.25.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 236.00-267.00; 400-500 lbs
208.00-244.00; 500-600 lbs 200.00-220.00; 600-650 lbs 183.00-193.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    99.00-103.75    105.00-107.50
Boning         80-85    99.00-104.00    105.00-111.50    94.00
Lean           85-90    90.00-99.00                      78.00-84.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1395-2095 lbs, 95.00-113.50; high
dressing 119.00-125.50.

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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