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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 3/12/2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Receipts:  415    Last Week:  548    Last Year:  544

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cow sold steady to 1.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold firm to 1.00 higher. Many of the slaughter cattle were
carrying extra fill. A high percent of the slaughter cows were cull dairy
cows. The supply of take-home cows was light with only a few scattered bred
cows and cow-calf pair. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       79.00-86.50    89.00-92.00     72.00-79.50
                                        indiv.95.00
Boning       80-85       78.00-86.50    86.50-93.50     68.00-78.00
Lean         85-90       68.50-76.50    76.50-83.50     57.00-68.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1355-2260 lbs. 93.00-100.00; high
dressing 100.00-107.50; low dressing 82.00-93.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cow:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs. 750-1080 lbs.
103.00-120.50; 3-7 yrs. 840-1360 lbs. 77.50-86.00.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs. 2nd and 3rd stage 965-1230 lbs.
1025.00-1250.00, 1st stage 1200 lb. indiv. 1100.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1355 lbs. 975.00-1175.00, 1st stage short and
solid mouth 1135 lb. indiv. 850.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs. 2nd stage 1420-1550
lbs. 1200.00-1350.00, 1st stage 1405-1480 lbs. 1085.00-1185.00. Medium and
Large 2  2 yrs. to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 915-1165 lbs.
900.00-1000.00, 1st stage pkg. 910 lbs. 700.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1300
lb. indiv. 725.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs. 2nd stage 990 lb. indiv. 900.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 980 lb. indiv. 560.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-6 yrs. 1035-1315 lb. cows w/babies
to 340 lb. calves 1400.00-1635.00, pkg. cows w/425 lb. calves and some rebred
1725.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1060-1260 lb. cows w/babies to 320 lb.
calves and a few rebred 1200.00-1350.00. Medium and Large 2  pkg. 6 yr. 1060
lb. cows w/140-180 lb. calves 1300.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs. to short and solid
mouth 970-1000 lb. cows w/145-170 lb. calves 1060.00-1200.00; broken mouth
800-830 lb. cows w/300 lb. calves 1000.00-1075.00.

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.txt

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