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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for Feb. 2, 2016:

Receipts: 708 Week Ago: 625 Year Ago: 189

Compared to last week, steers traded weak to 8.00 lower on a few

comparable sales, heifers sold mostly 3.00-5.00 lower except 400-500

lbs 15.00-20.00 lower. Demand moderate with a moderate supply.

Near 40 percent steers, 20 percent bulls, and 39 percent heifers with 35

percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls were 11 percent of the offering.

Slaughter cows were 3.00-5.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 215.00-229.00;

400-500 lbs 194.50-212.00; 500-600 lbs 174.00-193.50; 600-700 lbs

151.50-168.00; 700-800 lbs 147.50-156.50; 850-900 lbs 142.50-144.00.

Medium and Large 1-2 450-500 lbs 190.00-192.00; pkg 548 lbs 159.00;

pkg 606 lbs 151.00; pkg 702 lbs 149.00. Large 1 pkg 463 lbs 180.00;

pkg 682 lbs 148.00. Medium 2 pkg 438 lbs 186.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 179.00-195.00;

400-500 lbs 156.00-179.00; 500-600 lbs 148.25-165.00; 600-700 lbs

136.00-145.00; pkg 868 lbs 125.50. Medium and Large 1-2 350-400

lbs 173.00-181.00; 400-500 lbs 155.00-168.00, pkg 486 lbs thin 168.00;

550-600 lbs 147.00-151.00, pkg 587 lbs full 138.00. Large 1 pkg 590 lbs 147.00; pkg 616 lbs 140.00. Medium 2 pkg 400 lbs 162.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 300-400 lbs 211.00-221.00; 400-

500 lbs 182.00-211.50; 500-600 lbs 155.00-190.50; 600-700 lbs 143.00-

158.00; pkg 717 lbs 143.00. Medium and Large 1-2 500-550 lbs 156.00-

160.00; pkg 700 lbs 125.00. Medium 2 pkg 344 lbs 195.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean: Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 67.00-72.75 75.00-77.50 ind. 55.00

ind. 88.00

Boning 80-85 72.00-77.00 78.50-86.00 67.00-71.00

ind. 89.50

Lean 85-90 63.00-68.00 68.50-72.00 48.00-55.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2

900-2030 lbs 89.00-94.50 97.00-100.00 55.00-85.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 4-6 yrs. 2nd-3rd stage 1650.00-1800.00

per head; ind. short and solid 3rd stage 1300.00. Medium and Large 1-2

few 4-6 yrs. 2nd-3rd stage 1210.00-1525.00 per head.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 4-5 yrs. old with 150-250 lb

calves 1950.00.

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