Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 08/25/2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Receipts:  242    Week Ago:  757    Year Ago:  451

   Compared to last week, too light of test but with a mostly higher undertone.
Supply light - demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 19 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 75 percent of the run;
heifers 25 percent.  Near 21 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower on a light test.
     *****No sale next week - enjoy Labor Day weekend*****

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and large 1  330-400 lbs 296.00-319.00; 400-500 lbs
273.00-304.00; few 500-550 lbs 265.00-274.00; 615-700 lbs 218.00-243.00; 730-
780 lbs 210.00-219.00; pkg 829 lbs 210.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 305 lb
thin 321.00; 365 lbs 306.00; 400-500 lbs 260.00-301.00; 580 lbs 249.00; 705-
740 lbs 211.00-212.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  315-400 lbs 272.00-284.00; 400-500 lbs
238.00-275.00; 525-545 lbs 233.00-234.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  345-360 lbs
256.00-265.00; 435-455 lbs 234.00-252.00; 530 lbs 229.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  410-500 lbs 248.00-271.00; 515-600 lbs
220.00-245.50; 600-700 lbs 190.00-221.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   117.00-119.00
Boning         80-85   114.00-118.00                     110.00
Lean           85-90   106.00-112.00    120.00           102.00-105.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1675-2120 lbs, 128.00-133.00.

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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