Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 04/20/2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Receipts: 462   Week Ago:  979    Year Ago:  488

   Compared to last week, Feeder steers and heifers to few for a good price
comparison. Supply light. Demand good. Cows and bulls 18 percent of the 
receipts. In the feeder supply steers and bulls 49 percent, heifers 33 
percent. Near 27 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows
steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  325-400 lbs 291.00-304.00; 400-500
lbs 272.00-285.00; 500-600 lbs 250.00-277.00; pkg 666 lbs 236.00; few 700-
750 lbs 200.00-205.00. Medium and Large 1-2  few 400-425 lbs 265.00-283.00;
500-575 lbs 233.00-265.00; few 600-650 lbs 232.00-238.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  375-400 lbs 279.00-285.00; 400500
lbs 243.00-270.00; 500-550 lbs 238.00-242.00; pkg 669 lbs 193.00; few
fleshy 600-625 lbs 190.00-192.00. Medium and Large 1-2 300-400 lbs 260.00-
272.00; 450-500 lbs 241.00-258.00; 550-575 lbs 229.00-234.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 400-450 lbs 266.00-286.00;
few 550-600 lbs 222.00-247.00. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80 Few 99.00-105.00                      93.00
Boning         80-85    107.00-115.00    117.00-123.00 Few 94.00-104.00
Lean           85-90    100.00-104.00                      84.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1460-2345 lbs, 123.00-143.00; couple 
High dressing 147.00-150.00.

   Bred cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 Few 4 yrs to short and solid 1100-1350 lbs
2nd to 3rd stage preg. 1650.00-2400.00.
  

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, MO
         Steve Gill, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS147.txt

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