Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/16/2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Receipts:  1224    One Week Ago:  1077    Year Ago:  564

   Compared to last week, steers under 600 lbs sold firm to 3.00 higher;
heavier steers 5.00 to 6.00 lower; heifers sold steady to 5.00 lower.  Supply
moderate to heavy.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 8 percent
of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 54 percent of the run;
heifers 46 percent.  Near 62 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 332.00-349.00; 400-500 lbs
286.00-329.00; 500-600 lbs 270.00-300.00; 600-700 lbs 234.00-259.00; 700-800 lbs
204.00-225.25; 825-865 lbs 192.00-200.00, lot 916 lbs 185.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 279.00-314.00; 500-600 lbs 261.00-281.00; 650-655 lbs
242.00-244.00; 720-780 lbs 200.00-216.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  350-400 lbs 285.00-300.00; 400-500 lbs
255.00-282.00; 500-600 lbs 241.00-258.00; 600-700 lbs 212.00-216.00; 700-800 lbs
186.00-205.00; 823 lbs 180.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  365-400 lbs 280.00-
289.00; 400-500 lbs 255.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 224.00-256.00; 600-700 lbs
208.00-215.00; lot 706 lbs 212.00; 840 lbs 184.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 321.00-361.00; 400-500 lbs
266.00-310.00; 500-600 lbs 243.00-277.00; 600-700 lbs 201.50-222.00; 770 lbs
200.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    103.00-112.00                    100.00
Boning         80-85    106.00-114.00   118.00-123.00     95.00-104.00
Lean           85-90     95.00-103.00                     92.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1480-2020 lbs, 128.00-138.00; low
dressing 120.00-126.00.

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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