Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/08/2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Receipts:  528    Week Ago:  1295    Year Ago:  461

   Compared to last week, steers sold 2.00 to 7.00 lower on a lighter test
with the most decline on six weight steers; heifers under 600 lbs steady to
4.00 higher.  Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 10 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent of the
run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 42 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 3.00 lower on a lighter test.

   Feeder steers:  Medium and large 1  385 lbs 324.00-333.00; 400-500 lbs
289.00-318.00; 530-600 lbs 262.00-282.50; 600-700 lbs 244.00-258.00; 700-
800 lbs 226.00-235.00; few 800-900 lbs 214.50-221.00.  Medium and Large 1-2
335-400 lbs 317.00-330.00; 450-500 lbs 278.00-295.00; 500-600 lbs 252.00-
273.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-234.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 295.50-310.00; 400-500 lbs
262.00-300.00; 500-600 lbs 232.00-258.50; 600-700 lbs 220.00-230.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 270.00-305.00; 400-500 lbs 245.00-273.00; 500-600 lbs
226.00-255.00; 685 lbs 222.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  365-400 lbs 296.00-324.00; 430-500 lbs
259.00-285.00; 500-600 lbs 229.00-265.00; 600-700 lbs 216.00-229.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   108.00-115.50                     103.00-106.00
Boning         80-85   108.50-115.50                      98.00-106.00
Lean           85-90   102.00-108.00                      90.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1245-1975 lbs 125.00-136.00; low
dressing 119.00.

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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