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Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 2/06/2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Receipts:  350    Last Week:  463    Last Year:  149

   Compared to last Monday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold 2.00-5.00
higher with the greatest advance on the higher dressing cows and lean cows sold
steady to 1.00 higher while slaughter bulls sold steady. A very high percent of
the offering went to slaughter. There were only a few scattered bred cows and
cow/calf pairs. Supply was light and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       71.00-77.00    77.00-83.00     65.00-72.00
                            outstanding 88.00-91.00 
Boning       80-85       70.00-75.50    78.50-84.50     61.50-70.00
                            outstanding 88.00-89.00
Lean         85-90       57.00-62.50    63.50-66.50     48.00-57.00
 
   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1335-2460 lbs 88.00-95.00; high
dressing 98.00-103.50, extreme indiv. 110.50; low dressing 79.00-87.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 650-1135 lbs
89.00-115.00; 3-7 yrs 910-1180 lbs 73.50-75.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 -2 yrs 2nd stage couple pkgs. 855-885 lbs
825.00-950.00; 7 yr 2nd stage 1250 lb indiv. 985.00. Large 1-2  7 yrs to short
and solid mouth 3rd stage 1475-1520 lbs 1125.00-1210.00. Medium and Large 2  3
yr 2nd stage 1110 lb indiv. 975.00, 1st stage 1065 lb indiv. 850.00. Medium 1-2
2 yrs 3rd stage few 825-905 lbs 885.00-985.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd
stage 925-1060 lbs 800.00-810.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 855-
935 lbs 550.00-625.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6-7 yrs couple 1140-1160 lb cows
w/140-350 lb calves 1300.00-1375.00. Large 1-2  3 yr 1375 lb cow w/145 lb calf
1200.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth 850 lb cow w/265 lb calf 985.00;
broken mouth to aged 850-1010 lb cows w/145-180 lb calves 735.00-925.00.

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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