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Springfield-Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/26/10

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Receipts:  657   Last Week: 789   Last Year:  596

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
2.00 higher. The majority of the offering ended up in the hands of the
slaughter buyers. There were several good quality cow/calf pairs traded
but only a few bred cows returned to the farm. Supply was moderate and
demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean        Bulk       Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking     70-80       55.50-61.00    60.50-67.50    50.00-56.00
                            outstanding 68.00-70.50
Boning       80-85       54.00-60.00    60.00-67.00    44.00-55.00
                            outstanding 71.00-72.00
Lean         85-90       43.00-50.00    51.00-59.00    35.00-43.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1260-2335 lbs 69.50-78.50; high
dressing 78.00-86.00; low dressing 59.50-68.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 630-1080 lbs
71.00-87.50, indiv. 93.50; 3-7 yrs 775-1195 lbs 52.00-67.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 800-1320 lbs 650.00-875.00, 1st stage couple 1125-1200 lbs
640.00-775.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage couple 1095-1325 lbs 550.00-
685.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 2nd stage 1395-1450 lbs 840.00-875.00. Medium
and Large 2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 925-1120 lbs 610.00-
660.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 845-1015 lbs 560.00-660.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 945-1050 lbs 550.00-575.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
940-1250 lb cows w/babies to 400 lb calves and some rebred most 885.00-
1100.00, couple pkgs. better quality black pairs w/285-325 lb calves
1175.00-1310.00; broken mouth to aged 1095-1210 lb cows w/babies to 180 lb
calves 760.00-800.00. Medium and Large 2  broken mouth pkg. 935 lb cows w/
160 lb calves 570.00. Medium 1-2  2-4 yrs 800-905 lb cows w/120-340 lb
calves and a few rebred 800.00-960.00; broken mouth 875 lb cow w/345 lb
calf 740.00.


Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Don Kleiboeker Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS140.

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