Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 10/20/2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Receipts:  771    Week Ago:  871    Year Ago:  1405

   Compared to last week, steers under 500 lbs weak to 8.00 lower; steers
500 to 700 lbs firm to 2.00 higher; heifers near steady.  Supply moderate.
Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 11 percent of receipts.  In the feeder
supply, steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.
Near 23 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded
1.00 to 3.00 lower.

   Feeder steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 316.00-344.00; 400-500 lbs
289.00-312.00; 500-600 lbs 254.00-293.00; 600-700 lbs 240.00-256.00; 700-800 lbs
243.00-248.50; two load lots 810-825 lbs 238.00-238.50; 800-850 lbs 226.50-227.00; lot 903 lbs 220.25.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 306.00-318.00;
400-500 lbs 272.00-290.00, 500-600 lbs 250.00-281.00; 600-700 lbs 232.00-255.00;
700-800 lbs 234.50-246.00; lot 863 lbs 224.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 274.00-288.00; 400-500 lbs
260.00-275.00; 500-600 lbs 233.00-263.00; 600-700 lbs 222.00-237.00; 700-750 lbs
216.00-220.00; 800-850 lbs 208.00-213.00; pkg 917 lbs 200.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 265.00-269.00; 400-500 lbs 253.00-260.00; 500-600 lbs
232.00-238.00; lot 662 lbs 230.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  325-350 lbs 317.00-334.00; 400-500 lbs
260.00-298.00; 500-600 lbs 235.00-271.00; 600-650 lbs 231.00-235.50; 700-755 lbs
217.00-221.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   111.00-122.00    122.00-124.00    108.00
Boning         80-85   115.00-119.00    124.00-130.00    103.00
Lean           85-90   109.00-116.00                     103.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1485-1860 lbs, 131.00-134.00; low
dressing 121.00.

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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