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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for July 27:

Receipts: 488 Week Ago: 233 Year Ago: 405

Compared to last week, feeders not well tested last week. Supply moderate

for a summer run. Demand moderate. Cows and bulls were 11 percent of receipts.

In the feeder supply, steers and bulls were 68 percent of the run; heifers 32

percent. Near 76 percent of feeders weighed over 600 lbs. Slaughter cows not

well tested last week.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 435-500 lbs 272.00-305.00; 550-600 lbs

240.00-246.00; 650-700 lbs 220.00-228.00; 770-800 lbs 209.25-211.75; load lot

888 lbs 197.00; load lot 902 lbs 195.35. Medium and Large 1-2 450 lbs 274.00;

540 lbs 242.00; 821 lbs 200.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 265.00-278.00; 400-500 lbs

245.00-265.00; 500-600 lbs 216.25-243.00; 650-700 lbs 202.00-215.50; 750-

800 lbs 188.00-189.00; 800-850 lbs 187.00. Medium and Large 1-2 500-600 lbs

224.00-239.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 380 lbs 292.00; 400-500 lbs 246.00-

280.00; 500-550 lbs 236.00-252.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 104.00-110.50 115.00 97.00-103.00

Boning 80-85 108.50-113.00 116.00-118.50

Ind 127.00

Lean 85-90 106.50-108.00 83.00-91.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2, 1140-2145 lbs, 131.00-144.00.

Source: Mo. Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, market reporter, Richard L Kramer 573-751-5618.