Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/23/2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Receipts:  1040    Week Ago:  1224    Year Ago:  608

   Compared to last week, feeders under 500 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher;
feeders 500-700 lbs steady to 9.00 lower.  Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows
and bulls were 6 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls
were 50 percent of the run; heifers 50 percent.  Near 29 percent of feeders
weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 higher on a light test.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 321.00-356.00; 400-500 lbs
280.00-328.00; 500-600 lbs 250.00-295.00; 600-700 lbs 220.00-250.00; few 700-
800 lbs 208.00-238.00; 800-850 lbs 188.00-202.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  335-
400 lbs 315.00-325.00; 400-500 lbs 260.00-318.00; 500-600 lbs 251.00-263.00;
600-700 lbs 204.00-236.00; few 700-750 lbs 200.00-208.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 278.00-314.00; 400-500 lbs
252.00-287.00; 500-600 lbs 228.00-255.00; 600-700 lbs 201.50-234.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 279.00-308.00; 400-500 lbs 238.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs
220.00-246.00; 635-700 lbs 190.00-208.00; lot 710 lbs 189.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 298.00-339.00; 400-500 lbs
273.00-322.00; 500-600 lbs 230.00-264.00; 600-635 lbs 200.00-234.00; 700-750 lbs
184.00-194.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    106.00-112.00
Boning         80-85    110.00-112.00   119.00-125.00
Lean           85-90    105.00                           94.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1275-2255 lbs, 128.00-142.00; low
dressing 114.00-124.00.

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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