Stockyards

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for Oct. 12:

Receipts: 1344 Week Ago: 490 Year Ago: 871

Compared to last week, Feeder steers under 600 lbs 15.00 to

25.00 higher, 600-800 lbs 10.00 to 15.00 higher, Over 800 lbs

no recent price comparison. Feeder heifers under 700 lbs 5.00 to

15.00 higher, 700-800 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 higher, Over 800 lbs no recent

price comparison. Demand very good. Supply moderate to heavy, near 60

percent steers and bulls and 33 percent heifers, 82 percent of

feeders were over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 7 percent. Slaughter cows

2.00 to 5.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 few 325-350 lbs 282.00-292.50;

425-450 lbs 240.00-257.00; 450-500 lbs 230.00-234.00; 500-550 lbs

223.50-226.50; 550-600 lbs 198.00-207.50, pkg thin fleshed 566 lbs

212.50; 600-650 lbs 192.00-207.00; 650-700 lbs 178.00-195.00; 700-

800 lbs 185.00-192.25; 825-850 lbs 171.25-183.25; 900-975 lbs 165.00-

178.75; pkg 1149 lbs 146.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 414 lbs 233.00;

pkg 572 lbs 190.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 few 300-350 lbs 234.00-243.00;

350-400 lbs 219.00-228.00; 400-450 lbs 199.00-206.00; 450-500 lbs

182.00-200.00; 500-600 lbs 181.50-189.00; 650-700 lbs 162.00-173.00;

725-800 lbs 162.00-169.00; 800-875 lbs 158.00-163.00; pkg 974 lbs

152.00. Medium and Large 1-2 425-450 lbs 168.00-182.00; pkg 744 lbs

155.00; pkg 837 lbs 155.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 335 lbs 276.00; pkg 409 lbs

248.00; few 525-550 200.00-203.50.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 Few 78.00-79.00 ------------ -----------

Boning 80-85 79.00-88.00 Few 89.00-92.00 Few 76.00-78.00

Lean 85-90 Few 72.00-78.00 ------------ 61.00-69.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2, Few 1375-1700 lbs 105.00-112.00,

High dressing Ind 115.00, few low dressing 82.00-94.00.

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Pkg 5 yrs 3rd stage 1300 lbs 2100.00;

Few 5 yrs to broken mouth 2nd to 3rd stage 1150-1400 lbs 1275.00-1700.00

per head.

Cow and Calf Pairs: Scarce

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