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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 4/09/2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Receipts:  467    Last Week:  390    Last Year:  684

   Compared to last Monday, fat breaking slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower
and boning cows sold 2.00 lower while lean cows and slaughter bulls sold
1.00-2.00 higher. The offering of bred cows and cow/calf pairs was light to
moderate and included a small herd dispersal. Supply was moderate and demand
moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       79.00-85.00    85.00-92.00    70.00-79.00
                             pkg. outstanding 94.00
Boning       80-85       80.00-88.00    88.00-93.00    73.00-80.00
                                        indiv.94.00
Lean         85-90       72.50-79.50    78.50-85.50    61.00-71.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1270-2140 lbs 99.00-105.50; high
dressing 106.00-114.50, indiv. 117.00; low dressing 86.00-96.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cow:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 780-1080 lbs most
92.00-105.00, black indiv. 116.00; 3-7 yrs few 945-1110 lbs 81.00-84.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd
and a few 3rd stage 1110-1335 lbs most 1075.00-1300.00, pkg. blacks 3rd stage
1375.00, 1st stage 1035-1155 lbs 910.00-1000.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1140-1290 lbs 935.00-975.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd
stage 1380-1565 lbs 1150.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 835-1175 lbs 950.00, 1st stage 865 lb indiv.
710.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 765-1040
lbs 850.00-960.00. 1st stage couple 785-790 lbs 800.00-825.00; broken mouth
2nd stage 1035 lb indiv. 750.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1085-
1260 lb cows w/newborn to 160 lb calves 1200.00-1385.00; broken mouth 1130-
1155 lb cows w/135-200 lb calves 1000.00-1175.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short
and solid mouth 800-1050 lb cows w/babies to 265 lb calves and a few rebred
most 1060.00-1375.00, pkg. black pairs 1450.00; broken mouth 935 lb cow w/baby
calf 935.00.

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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