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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 4/02/2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Receipts:  390    Last Week:  418    Last Year:  799

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included high percent of cull dairy
cows. Both bred cows and cow/calf pairs were scarce. Supply was light and
demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       82.50-90.00    89.00-94.00    73.00-82.00
                     couple outstanding 97.00&98.00
Boning       80-85       82.00-89.50    89.00-95.50    72.00-82.00
Lean         85-90       70.50-78.50    78.00-82.00    61.00-71.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1185-2195 lbs 96.50-104.00; high
dressing 105.50-113.50, couple outstanding 114.50; low dressing 85.00-95.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cow:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs few 905-1215 lbs
89.00-105.00, indiv. 112.00; 3-7 yrs couple indiv. 905-1085 lbs 85.00&88.50.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1055-1350 lbs most 1100.00-1250.00, couple pkgs. blacks 3rd stage
1425.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1070-1315 lbs 975.00-1025.00. Medium
and Large 2  4 yrs 2nd stage couple 900-965 lbs 1050.00-1075.00, 1st stage
980-1005 lbs 865.00-985.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 910-1045 lbs 875.00-950.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs pkg. 1060 lb cows w/160-
190 lb calves 1500.00, 2 yr 940 lb cow w/baby calf 1175.00. Medium 1-2  2-6
yrs 780-910 lb cows w/babies to 140 lb calves 1000.00-1175.00; broken mouth
930 lb cow w/baby calf 1125.00.

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.txt

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