Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/01/2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Receipts:  1295    Week Ago:  505    Year Ago:  1167

   Compared to last week, steers sold 2.00 to 11.00 higher; heifers 2.00 to
7.00 higher.  Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand good to very good - best on
steers.  Cows and bulls were 13 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply,
steers and bulls were 63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near
55 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady
to 2.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 316.00-334.00; 400-500 lbs
304.00-333.00; 500-600 lbs 269.50-295.00; 600-700 lbs 250.00-275.50; 700-
800 lbs 228.00-250.00; 800-850 lbs 226.00-229.10; 870-900 lbs 220.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 312.00-328.00; 400-500 lbs 271.00-321.00; 500-600 lbs
256.00-292.00; 600-700 lbs 242.00-261.00; 770-830 lbs 226.00-227.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 290.00-310.00; 400-500 lbs
258.00-301.00; 500-600 lbs 233.00-257.00; 600-700 lbs 223.00-241.00; 700-800 lbs
210.00-215.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 286.00-305.00; 400-500 lbs
255.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-255.00; 615-655 lbs 220.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 295.00-328.00; 400-500 lbs
270.00-322.00; 500-600 lbs 241.00-293.00; 600-700 lbs 229.00-240.00; 212.50-
216.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   111.00-117.00    123.00-124.00    106.00-108.50
Boning         80-85   110.00-118.00                     100.00-108.00
Lean           85-90   104.00-112.00                      94.00-104.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1205-2065 lbs 128.00-138.00; high
dressing 145.00.

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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