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Thursday, August 13, 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

Cattle Auction Report for August 3:

Receipts: 198 Week Ago: 488 Year Ago: 1095

Compared to last week, to few feeder steers and heifers for a good price

comparison, undertone steady. Demand moderate. Supply light. Cows and bulls were

17 percent of the receipts. The feeder were 45 percent steers and bulls and 38

percent heifers. Near 21 percent of the feeders were over 600 lbs. Slaughter

cows steady to firm.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 few 325-375 lbs 300.00-323.00; 400-500

lbs 270.00-296.00; 500-575 lbs 249.00-269.00; Few 600-650 234.00-243.00;

few 650-700 lbs 210.00-228.00. Medium and Large 1-2 few 350-400 lbs 285.00-

297.00; few 425-450 lbs 277.00-288.00; few 450-475 lbs 255.00-268.00; pkg

550 lbs 234.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 few 325-350 lbs 268.00-276.00; few

400-450 lbs 253.00-268.00; 450-500 lbs 240.00-257.00; 500-600 lbs 227.00-

240.00; few 675-700 lbs 206.00-214.00; pkg 714 lbs 205.00. Medium and Large

1-2 few 475-500 lbs 220.00-226.00; pkg 760 lbs 184.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 325 lbs 291.00; pkg 438 lbs 286.00;

few 500-525 lbs 260.00-264.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 ----------- ----------- ----------

Boning 80-85 Few 113.00-117.00 Few 121.00-123.00 ----------

Lean 85-90 Few 102.00-106.00 ----------- ----------

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2, few 1140-1925 lbs, 122.00-128.00; low dressing 110.00

Bred cows: Medium and Large 1-2 few 2 yrs to broken mouth 1075-1450 lbs

2nd to 3rd stage preg. 1450.00-2300.00 per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 few 11/2 yrs to broken mouth 800-1150

lbs with baby to 125 lb calves 1775.00-2275.00 per head.

Source: Mo. Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, market reporter, Steve Gill, 573- 751-5618