Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 12/15/2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Receipts:  500    Week Ago:  528    Year Ago:  1280

   Compared to last week, steers 600-800 lbs near 6.00 lower; heifers 500-
550 lbs steady to 2.00 higher; other steers and heifers had a lower undertone.
Supply light to moderate.  Demand moderate to good.  Cows and bulls were
18 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 56 percent
of the run; heifers 44 percent.  Near 40 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded near steady.
     ********  No sale the next two weeks - enjoy the holidays  ********

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  few 400-500 lbs 277.00-324.00; 600-
650 lbs lbs 238.00-252.00; 750-800 lbs 220.00-227.00; pkg 834 lbs 218.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  340-400 lbs 292.00-321.00; 450-500 lbs 273.00-274.00; 500-
600 lbs 239.00-268.00; 630-680 lbs 220.00-245.00; pkg 771 lbs 218.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  320-400 lbs 279.00-298.00; 400-450 lbs
264.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 215.00-262.75; 600-660 lbs 208.00-216.75; 755-800 lbs
194.00-204.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 264.50-284.00; 435-500 lbs
242.00-274.00; 500-565 lbs 230.00-253.00; 625-655 lbs 205.00-212.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  315-400 lbs 316.00-335.00; 400-500 lbs
265.00-322.00; 500-600 lbs 216.50-260.00; 600-650 lbs 210.00-229.00; 700-
750 lbs 196.00-218.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   107.00-115.50                      98.00-106.00
Boning         80-85   108.00-113.00                     102.00-107.00
Lean           85-90   102.00-109.00                      92.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1490-2310 lbs 124.00-137.00; high
dressing 139.00-141.00; low dressing 112.00-121.00.

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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