Sedalia - Central Missouri Sales Company

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Cattle Auction Report for 12/07/2015

Receipts:  1007    Week Ago:  1020    Year Ago:  528

   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers traded 5.00 
to 10.00 lower on comparable sales. The majority of the offering 
was traded in single lots, with a few packages. Producers are 
trying to decide whether to sell now or wait until after the new 
year with hopes that the market will come back. Demand moderate, 
supply moderate. Near 57 percent steers and bulls, 43 percent 
heifers, and 30 percent feeders over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls 
around 20 percent. Slaughter cows 5.00 lower.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 196.00-209.00; 
400-500 lbs 170.50-194.00, 9 head 453 lbs 192.00-196.00; 500-
600 lbs 160.00-187.50, pkg 556 lbs fleshy 146.00; 600-700 lbs 
152.00-164.00, 6 head 675-700 lbs fleshy 145.00-148.00; 700-800 lbs 
136.00-152.00. Medium and Large 1-2  350-400 lbs few 165.00-171.00; 
450-500 lbs few 156.00-158.00; pkg 529 lbs 152.00. Medium and 
Large 2  550-600 lbs few 137.00-138.00. Large 1  pkg 524 lbs 170.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 329 lbs 167.00; 
400-450 lbs 161.00-175.00; 450-500 lbs 150.00-161.00; 500-600 lbs 
137.00-155.00; 600-700 lbs 132.00-145.00; 700-800 lbs 130.00-
138.00, pkg 723 lbs fancy 146.00. Medium and Large 1-2  pkg 
411 lbs 166.00; 450-500 lbs 142.00-148.00; 550-600 lbs 128.00-
138.00; 600-650 lbs 122.00-128.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  few 400-450 lbs 181.00-
189.00; Medium and Large 1-2  few 350-400 lbs 161.00-171.00; 
400-450 lbs 157.00-172.00; 7 head 492 lbs 166.00; 550-600 lbs 
152.00; 600-650 lbs 128.00-134.00; 650-700 lbs 126.00-133.00.

   Slaughter Cows: 
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking       70-80    61.50-68.00     ------------      -----------
                          ind 72.50
Boning         80-85    62.00-70.00      69.00-72.00      57.00-62.00
Lean           85-90    57.00-68.00  few 67.00-70.00      49.00-58.00  

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2  1280-2170 lbs average dressing
86.00-90.00, ind 94.00.

   Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs 1053 lbs 119.00.

   Bred cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 1150-1450 lbs 1st 
to 3rd stage 1200.00-1450.00 per head; 7 yrs to broken mouth 1095-
1300 lbs 950.00-1500.00 per head. Medium and Large 2-3  2-6 yrs 
830-1010 lbs  1st and 3rd stage 925.00-1225.00 per head.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Sedalia, MO
         Caroline Carter/Dan Trickey, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS147.txt

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