Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/13/2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Receipts:  979    Week Ago:  349    Year Ago:  1501

   Compared to last week, steers under 550 lbs 5.00 to 15.00 lower, heavier 
steers not well tested last week; heifers were not a good comparison.  
Supply moderate.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were 7 percent of receipts.  
In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 75 percent of the run;
heifers 25 percent.  Near 65 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.  Slaughter
cows near steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  350-365 lbs 320.00; 400-500 lbs 285.00-
316.00; 500-600 lbs 267.00-282.00; 635-700 lbs 232.00-246.00; 700-800 lbs
214.00-230.25; load lot 803 lbs 215.00; lot 884 lbs 192.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 270.00-290.00; 500-600 lbs 248.00-271.00; 600-700 lbs
226.00-241.00; 735-750 lbs 214.00-222.00; 820-855 lbs 194.50-200.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 275.00-295.00; 400-500 lbs
254.00-297.50; 500-550 lbs 240.00-250.00; 600-700 lbs 212.00-228.00; 743 lbs
214.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 270.00-277.00; 400-500 lbs 248.00-
272.00; 500-600 lbs 216.00-247.00; 600-700 lbs 208.00-214.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 288.00-310.00; 400-500 lbs
259.00-310.00; 500-600 lbs 233.00-261.00; 600-650 lbs 216.0-228.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   104.00-113.00    116.00            91.00
Boning         80-85   109.00-115.00    117.00-127.00    106.00
Lean           85-90   102.00-107.00    117.00            98.00-102.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1460-2345 lbs, 129.00-145.00.

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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