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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/24/2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Receipts:  556    Last Week:  479    Last Year:  605

   Compared to last Monday, breaking slaughter cows sold steady and boning
and lean cows opened 1.00-2.00 higher but lost ground as the sale progressed
and closed steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter bulls sold 2.00 higher. The supply
of bred cows was light to moderate and except for several lots of red pairs
from a dispersal, cow/calf pairs were scarce. Supply and demand were moderate
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       58.50-65.00    65.00-70.00     55.00-58.50
Boning       80-85       56.00-63.00    63.00-69.00     50.00-57.00
                            outstanding 71.00-72.50
Lean         85-90       45.00-52.00    52.50-61.50     36.00-45.00
                            outstanding 62.50-63.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1275-2425 lbs 72.50-79.50; high
dressing 80.00-88.50; low dressing 65.00-72.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-2 yrs 735-1035 lbs
most 80.00-99.00, couple pkgs. blacks 113.50-114.50; 3-7 yrs few 950-1085
lbs 65.50-71.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1330 lbs
most 800.00-1000.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1075.00, 1st stage 1015-1200 lbs
785.00-950.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1115-1225 lbs 635.00-
700.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1375-
1585 lbs 860.00-985.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1495 lb indiv. 875.00. Medium
and Large 2  3-5 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 1050-1125 lbs 685.00-800.00. Medium
1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 815-970 lbs 660.00-675.00, 1st stage 1055 lb
indiv. 650.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 945 lb indiv. 460.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
985-1320 lb cows w/babies to 360 lb calves and a few rebred 1085.00-1335.00.
Medium and Large 2  7 yr 1100 lb cow w/170 lb calf 875.00; broken mouth pkg.
1100 lb cows w/baby calves 800.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr 950 lb cow w/180 lb 
calf 975.00; short and solid mouth to aged 875-950 lb cows w/babies to 325
lb calves 800.00-825.00.

Source:  MO 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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