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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/14/2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Receipts:  416    Last Week:  468    Last Year:  575

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady. A high percent of the offering went to
slaughter. There was a very light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs.
Fair weather forecast for the next week has many producers busy in the hay
fields. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       82.00-87.50    87.00-94.50    76.50-82.00
Boning       80-85       85.50-91.50    93.00-99.00    76.00-85.00
                                        indiv.101.50
Lean         85-90       75.50-84.00    84.00-92.00    65.00-75.00
                                        indiv.93.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1075-2190 lbs 104.00-112.50; high
dressing 113.50-119.00, indiv. 120.50; low dressing 94.00-102.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cow:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 785-1135 lbs
101.00-118.00, 680 lb indiv. 133.00; 3-7 yrs few 870-955 lbs 92.00-94.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1070-1350 lbs 1150.00-1375.00, 1st stage 1030-1270 lbs 1085.00-
1135.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1155-1220 lbs 950.00-
1125.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage couple
1380-1400 lbs 1150.00-1200.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
couple 1070-1120 lbs 960.00-1125.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage 890-955
lbs 960.00-1075.00, 1st stage 905-1045 lbs 850.00-925.00; broken mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 875-1000 lbs 725.00-750.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 900-1100 lb cows w/150-
350 lb calves and some rebred 1450.00-1600.00. Medium 1-2  broken mouth
1040 lb cow w/145 lb calf 1150.00.

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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