Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 02/23/2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Receipts:  551    Week Ago:  791    Year Ago:  1043

   Compared to last week, feeder steers over 750 lbs and heifers over 700 lbs
sold steady to 5.00 lower; lighter feeders near steady on a lighter test except
six weight steers 2.00 to 4.00 higher.  Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and
bulls were 8 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
63 percent of the run; heifers 37 percent.  Near 64 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 lower on a light test.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  390 lbs 305.00; few 400-500 lbs 279.00-
309.00; 500-600 lbs 246.00-271.00; 600-700 lbs 218.50-244.50; 700-800 lbs
187.00-217.00; 800-850 lbs 186.00-194.10; 920-925 lbs 178.00-179.00.  Medium
and Large 1-2  455 lbs 277.00; 500-600 lbs 238.00-263.00; 600-650 lbs 228.00-
239.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  few 365-400 lbs 290.00-294.00; few 430-
500 lbs 249.00-270.00; 500-600 lbs 222.00-253.00; 600-700 lbs 182.00-215.00;
700-750 lbs 182.00-188.50; 837 lbs 172.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  340 lbs
284.00; 400-500 lbs 233.00-257.00; 500-600 lbs 223.00-246.00; few 600-660 lbs
185.00-215.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 300-400 lbs 283.00-295.00; 400-
500 lbs 260.00-299.00; 500-600 lbs 220.00-270.00; few 600-700 lbs 189.00-201.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    106.00-110.00
Boning         80-85    104.00-114.00                    104.00
Lean           85-90     97.00-103.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1280-2050 lbs, 127.00-128.00; high
dressing 144.00.

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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