Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 08/04/2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Receipts:  1095    Week Ago:  405    Year Ago:  689

   Compared to last week, steer and bull calves under 500 lbs sold firm to
instances of 15.00 to 25.00 higher; heifers under 500 lbs weak to instances
10.00 lower; other feeders either steady or not tested last week.  Supply
moderate to heavy with four load lots of yearlings selling.  Demand good to
very good with active trade.  Cows and bulls were 9 percent of receipts.  In
the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 73 percent of the run; heifers
27 percent.  Near 68 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows
traded steady to 2.00 lower.
         ******* No Sale Next Week - Enjoy the MO State Fair *******

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  300-400 lbs 302.00-326.00; 400-500 lbs
272.00-316.00; 500-600 lbs 252.00-282.00; 600-700 lbs 225.50-241.00; 700-
800 lbs 220.00-226.00; 800-900 lbs 214.50-217.10.  Medium and Large 1-2  few
320 lbs 322.00-332.00; 400-500 lbs 262.00-318.00; 500-600 lbs 249.00-261.00;
600-700 lbs 220.00-238.00; pkg 769 lbs 223.00; pkg 835 lbs 215.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 300-400 lbs 258.00-265.00; 400-
500 lbs 238.00-254.00; 500-600 lbs 222.00-239.00; 600-700 lbs 213.50-230.00;
725-735 lbs 215.00-218.00; pkg 811 lbs 213.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-
400 lbs 242.00-248.00; 400-500 lbs 232.00-250.50; 500-600 lbs 218.00-239.50;
few 600-700 lbs 210.00-215.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  310 lbs 318.00; 400-500 lbs 260.00-
309.00; 500-600 lbs 220.00-250.00; 600-650 lbs 224.00-227.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   119.00-122.00                     106.00
Boning         80-85   120.00-123.00    126.00-134.00    113.00
Lean           85-90   113.00-120.00    124.00-128.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1085-2050 lbs, 129.00-144.00; high
dressing 154.00; low dressing 118.00-124.00.

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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