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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Receipts: 902 Week Ago: 605 Year Ago: 513

Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves traded mostly 3.00-

6.00 lower, steady in a few spots when comparing to a light test of

yearlings last week. The feeder offering included a quality run of

yearlings with several load lots. Demand was moderate with a moderate

to heavy supply. Near 68 percent steers, 5 percent bulls, 27 percent

heifers, and 75 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls were 5 percent

of the total offering. Slaughter cows were 2.00-3.00 lower on a light test.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 218.00-225.00;

400-450 lbs 200.00-206.00, lot 425 lbs thin 224.00; 500-600 lbs 185.00

-202.00; 600-700 lbs 157.00-170.00; 750-800 lbs 148.00-152.00, lot 776

lbs fleshy 146.00; 800-900 lbs 143.75-153.50; 900-1000 lbs 145.50-149.50.

Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 168.00-185.00; 600-700 lbs 147.00-160.00;

700-750 lbs 149.00-151.00; lot 935 lbs 149.00. Large 1 pkg 639 lbs 164.00;

lot 722 lbs 156.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 181.00-193.00; 400-500 lbs

168.00-174.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-171.00; 600-700 lbs 146.00-154.00; 700-800 lbs

137.00-149.00; pkg 874 lbs 136.00. Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 168.00-

173.00; 450-500 lbs 162.00-168.00; pkg 633 lbs 149.00. Large 1 pkg 523 lbs

157.50; pkg 929 lbs 128.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 pkg 398 lbs 215.00; 400-500 lbs 192.00-

210.00; 500-600 lbs 168.00-185.00; 650-700 lbs 139.00-146.00. Medium and

Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 175.00-190.00; 400-450 lbs 166.00-178.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean: Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 64.00-70.00 71.00-73.00 ------------

Boning 80-85 66.50-68.00 71.50-72.50 62.00-63.00

Lean 85-90 56.00-60.00 ind. 65.00 few 50.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2

1080-1875 lbs 79.00-88.00 ---------- 65.00-76.00

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