Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 03/30/2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Receipts:  680    Week Ago:  1040    Year Ago:  919

   Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs sold steady to 10.00 higher
with spots up to 20.00 higher; heifers and heavier steers steady to 8.00 higher.
Supply moderate.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and bulls were 12 percent of
receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 64 percent of the run;
heifers 36 percent.  Near 46 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows traded near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  355-400 lbs 322.00-359.00; 400-500 lbs
290.00-324.00; 500-600 lbs 268.00-309.00; 600-700 lbs 228.00-270.00; 700-
750 lbs 215.00-224.00; 815-900 lbs 194.00-204.00; few 900-960 lbs 172.00-190.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 316.00-344.00; 400-500 lbs 280.00-300.00; 500-
600 lbs 246.00-283.00, thin 287.00; 600-700 lbs 230.00-258.00; 700-800 lbs
204.00-224.50; 800-850 lbs 190.00-196.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 283.00-319.00; 420-500 lbs
260.50-284.50; 500-600 lbs 248.00-257.50; 600-650 lbs 218.00-224.00; 750-800 lbs
190.00-197.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-350 lbs 275.00-311.00; 400-500 lbs
238.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 219.00-252.00; 600-650 lbs 203.00-215.00; 750-800 lbs
184.00-193.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  345.00-400 lbs 293.00-345.00; 400-
500 lbs 272.00-310.00; 500-600 lbs 241.50-278.00; 600-650 lbs 214.00-231.00;
815 lbs 184.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    105.00-113.00                    98.00-105.00
Boning         80-85    106.00-115.00   115.00-125.00    92.00-93.00
Lean           85-90    102.00-104.00                    88.00-98.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1245-2220 lbs, 128.00-142.00; high
dressing 152.50; low dressing 116.00-125.00.

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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