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Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 3/23/10

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Receipts: 546    Last Month: 643   Last year:  643   

   Demand was light and supply was light, probably due to a winter storm 
over the weekend and included a 75 cow herd dispersal.  The quality was 
below average and again showed the effects of the hard winter.  Included 
were 10% springer heifers, 10% bred heifers, 25% open heifers, 08% fresh 
cows, 07% milking cows, 12% bred and springer cows, and 06% calves.  
Holsteins unless noted otherwise.  Prices per head.

Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: 
   Supreme  - 1000.00-1200.00 
   Approved -  900.00- 975.00, Crossbreds 810.00- 925.00
   Medium   -  700.00- 825.00, Crossbreds 635.00- 780.00
   Common   -  450.00- 690.00, Crossbreds 420.00- 610.00
Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme  - 1075.00-1260.00
   Approved -  825.00- 975.00, Crossbreds 760.00- 910.00
   Medium   -  685.00- 775.00, Crossbreds 540.00- 700.00
   Common   - Crossbreds 435.00- 500.00
Heifers bred one to three months: Scarce
   

Open heifers: 
     Medium and Approved - 
                175-295 lbs  200.00- 310.00, Crossbreds 175.00- 185.00
                315-370 lbs  250.00- 375.00, Crossbreds 275.00- 350.00
                425-500 lbs  460.00- 585.00 
                500-600 lbs  Lot of 4 at 575 lbs 575.00 
                             Crossbreds 325.00- 510.00
                618-680 lbs  560.00- 710.00, Crossbreds 300.00- 475.00 
                710-765 lbs  600.00- 750.00
                
Replacement cows:
Fresh cows:
   Supreme  - Indiv 1350.00
   Approved - 925.00- 970.00, Crossbreds pair 1000.00-1010.00 
   Medium   - 700.00- 960.00, Crossbreds few 775.00- 825.00 
   Common   - 300.00- 675.00
Milking cows:
   Approved - 985.00- 1110.00  
   Medium   - 700.00- 870.00
   Common   - 400.00- 600.00
Springer cows bred seven to nine months:
   Approved - Indiv 970.00      
   Medium   - 740.00- 860.00,
   Common   - 625.00- 670.00
Cows bred one to six months;
   Supreme  - 1090.00-1275.00
   Approved -  860.00- 960.00  
   Medium   -  690.00- 880.00, Crossbreds 530.00- 740.00
   Common   -  460.00- 700.00

Baby calves:
   Holstein heifers  - 180.00-230.00, Small 110.00-155.00
   Holstein bulls    -  60.00-100.00, small  30.00- 55.00
   Jersey bulls      - Few 35.00
   Crossbred heifers - 100.00-115.00
   Crossbred bulls   - Few 45.00- 55.00 

Source:    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
           Ray Schooley, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
           24 hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
           www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS131.txt

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