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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 6/18/2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Receipts:  402    Last Week:  536    Last Year:  543

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 higher with the
greatest advance on fat breaking cows and slaughter bulls sold 2.00 higher.
An additional buyer in the slaughter cow market helped move those prices
higher. There was a moderate supply of bred cows but only a handful of cow/
calf pairs in the offering. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       75.00-81.00    79.00-86.00     69.00-75.00
Boning       80-85       77.50-85.50    85.00-91.00     68.00-77.00
Lean         85-90       70.00-76.50    76.50-80.50     58.00-68.00
                                        indiv.84.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1375-2170 lbs 98.00-105.00; few high
dressing 105.00-112.00; low dressing 93.00-96.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 840-1200 lbs
88.00-113.00, pkg. 765 lbs 120.00; 3-7 yrs 1105-1150 lbs 71.00-87.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1280 lbs
most 1050.00-1285.00, some better quality young cows 1325.00-1385.00, few 1st
stage 830-1225 lbs 850.00-900.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 1085-1320 lbs 925.00-1025.00. Large 1-2  6-7 yrs 3rd stage 1400-1520
lbs 1100.00-1150.00, 1st stage 2 yr 1375 lb indiv. 1050.00. Medium and Large
2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1110-1190 lbs 910.00-975.00, 1st
stage 930 lb indiv. 875.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 850-1055 lbs 800.00-1035.00, 1st stage pkg. 1050 lbs 
860.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 1005-1245 lb cows w/175-
295 lb calves 1410.00-1500.00; broken mouth couple 1085-1095 lb cows w/155-
170 lb calves 1000.00-1200.00. Large 1-2  pkg. 6-7 yr 1425 lb cows w/295 lb
calves 1635.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yr 1080 lb cow w/220 lb calf 1175.00.
Medium 1-2  4-7 yrs couple 1020-1050 lb cows w/150 lb calves 1300.00-
1410.00 per pair.

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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