Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/06/2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Receipts:  349    Week Ago:  680    Year Ago:  505

   Compared to last week, calves under 500 lbs firm to 12.00 higher; heavier
feeders not well tested.  Supply light.  Demand good to very good.  Cows and
bulls were 17 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
69 percent of the run; heifers 31 percent.  Near 26 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows not well tested.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 350.00-372.00; 400-500 lbs
285.00-330.00; 500-550 lbs 285.00-301.00; 600-650 lbs 252.00-264.00; 700-750 lbs
229.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 320.00-335.00; 400-500 lbs 274.00-
312.50; 500-600 lbs 244.00-282.00; 600-700 lbs 224.00-242.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 280.00-303.00; 400-500 lbs
254.50-280.00; 630-645 lbs 222.00; 706 lbs 216.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  325-
400 lbs 268.00-290.00; 560-600 lbs 223.00-242.00; 620-635 lbs 220.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 309.50-368.00; 400-500 lbs
278.00-323.00; 500-600 lbs 228.00-280.00; 665-685 lbs 216.50-217.50.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80           107.00                     94.00-103.00
Boning         80-85           114.00   117.00
Lean           85-90    102.50-104.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1340-1930 lbs, 127.00-140.00.

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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