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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Cattle Auction Report for April 11 , 2016:

Receipts: 730 Week Ago: 1166 Year Ago: 979

Compared to last week, steers under 650 lbs and heifers under 500

lbs sold 3.00-10.00 lower with spots 12.00-15.00 lower on some steers.

Heavier heifers traded near steady with too few comparable sales of

heavier steers. Overall quality wasn't as attractive and the cattle

sold in either small or single lots. Demand light to moderate with a

moderate supply. Near 42 percent Steers and bulls, and 58 percent

heifers with 32 percent over 600 lbs. Cows and bulls were 13 percent

of the offering. Slaughter cows were 1.00 higher.

Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 346 lbs 188.00; 400-500

lbs 182.00-204.00; 500-600 lbs 172.00-184.50, 550-600 lbs fleshy

163.00; 600-700 lbs 160.25-173.00, pkg 651 lbs fleshy 154.00; 700-

750 lbs 147.00; pkg 838 lbs 143.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 323

lbs 205.00; 400-500 lbs 179.00-193.00; 500-600 lbs 170.00-178.00;

pkg 672 lbs 146.00; pkg 761 lbs 144.00. Large 1 pkg 391 lbs

183.00.

Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 pkg 253 lbs 179.00; 300-

400 lbs 162.00-178.00; 400-500 lbs 156.00-172.00; 500-600 lbs

149.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs 142.00-158.50; 700-750 lbs 136.00-144.75.

Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 455 lbs 160.00; pkg 545 lbs thin 157.00;

pkg 641 lbs 150.25. Large 1 400-450 lbs 157.00; pkg 505 lbs 155.00.

Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 350-400 lbs 185.00-197.00;

400-500 lbs 172.00-194.00; pkg 557 lbs 176.00; pkg 605 lbs calves

127.00. Medium and Large 1-2 pkg 447 lbs 191.50; pkg 522 lbs 174.00.

Slaughter Cows:

Percent Lean: Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing

Breaking 70-80 72.00-76.00 78.00-86.00 67.00-72.00

Boning 80-85 73.50-81.00 82.50-89.00 64.00-71.00

Lean 85-90 65.50-71.00 ind. 72.00 52.00-62.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield grade 1-2

1260-2575 lbs 93.00-99.00 ----------- 77.00-92.00

Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 5-6 yrs. 1010-1555 lbs 3rd period

1350.00-1650.00 per head; 7yrs.-short and solid 1180-1320 lbs 3rd period

1200.00-1400.00 per head; 2-7 yrs. 990-1255 lbs 2nd period 1220.00-

1425.00 per head; few short and solid 1040-1265 lbs 2nd period 900.00-

1150.00 per head.

Feeder/Stocker Cows: Scarce

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