Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company: Cattle Auction Report for 05/18/2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Receipts:  829    Week Ago:  543    Year Ago:  626

   Compared to last week, feeders mostly steady to 5.00 higher.  Supply
moderate with three load lots selling.  Demand good.  Cows and bulls were
9 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 75 percent
of the run; heifers 25 percent.  Near 66 percent of feeders weighed over
600 lbs.  Slaughter cows traded steady to 4.00 higher on a good test.

          ************** No Sale Next Week - Memorial Day ***************

   Feeder steers:  Medium and large 1  few 340-400 lbs 318.00-328.00; 465-
500 lbs 282.00-292.00; 500-600 lbs 254.00-286.00; 600-700 lbs 235.50-252.00;
700-800 lbs 210.00-220.00; load lot 856 lbs 211.85; load lot 986 lbs 191.25.
Medium and Large 1-2  380 lbs 310.00; 400-500 lbs 280.00-292.00; 500-600 lbs
242.00-278.00; 600-700 lbs 218.00-252.00; load lot 905 lbs 188.25.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  340-400 lbs 280.00-288.00; 435-500 lbs
256.00-279.00; 500-600 lbs 244.00-254.00; 600-700 lbs 215.50-227.00; 714 lbs
211.00.  Medium and Large 1-2  370-400 lbs 275.00-286.00; 400-500 lbs 252.00-
280.00; 500-600 lbs 228.00-248.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  few 360-400 lbs 305.00-310.00; 400-
500 lbs 273.00-314.00; 578 lbs 244.00; 600-650 lbs 229.00-238.00; 876 lbs
190.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80   104.00-109.00    119.00             96.50-104.00
Boning         80-85   105.00-115.00    117.00-128.00     102.50
Lean           85-90   104.00-112.00    123.00             92.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2,  few 1545-1995 lbs, 144.00; high
dressing 149.00-155.00.

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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