Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/04/2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Receipts:  953    Week Ago:  641    Year Ago:  537

   Compared to last week, steers uneven but near steady; heifers steady to
3.00 lower.  Supply moderate to heavy.  Demand moderate to good.  Cows and
bulls were 14 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were
64 percent of the run; heifers 36 percent.  Near 55 percent of feeders weighed
over 600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 306.00-312.00; 400-500 lbs
281.00-308.00; 500-600 lbs 242.00-282.00; 600-700 lbs 223.00-256.00; 700-800 lbs
209.00-220.00; 800-900 lbs 202.25-208.25; 935-975 lbs 182.00-187.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  325-400 lbs 290.00-306.00; 400-500 lbs 275.00-292.00; 500-600 lbs
238.00-262.00; 600-700 lbs 220.00-248.00; 700-770 lbs 210.00-218.00; 800 lbs
204.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 272.00-286.00; 400-500 lbs
254.00-280.00; 500-600 lbs 234.00-254.00; 600-700 lbs 204.00-220.00; part load 
750 lbs 200.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 271.00-281.00; 400-500 lbs 
243.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 222.00-248.00; 600-700 lbs 196.00-218.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 302.00-303.00; 400-500 lbs
265.00-302.00; 500-600 lbs 240.00-264.00; 600-700 lbs 194.00-230.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   105.00-113.00    115.00-121.00     94.00-101.50
Boning         80-85   106.00-112.50    117.00-129.00
Lean           85-90   103.00-105.50                      93.00-99.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  1400-2150 lbs, 134.00-143.00; high
dressing 153.50-154.00.

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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