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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 10/01/2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Receipts:  520    Last Week:  682    Last Year:  609

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00
higher. A very high percent of the offering went to slaughter with only a few
bred cows and cow/calf pairs traded. Several thin young cows did go back to the
farm. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       73.00-78.50    78.00-82.00    68.00-73.50
Boning       80-85       72.00-77.50    77.50-83.50    63.00-72.00
Lean         85-90       65.50-70.50    70.00-76.50    55.00-66.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1255-2025 lbs 88.50-94.00; high
dressing 98.50-100.00; low dressing 80.00-88.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 920-1105 lbs
85.00-98.00, 585-645 lbs 104.00-111.50; 3-7 yrs 850-1198 lbs 70.50-89.00,
pkg. thin blacks 101.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 965-1335 lbs most 985.00-1185.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1335.00,
4-6 yrs 1st stage couple 1090-1230 lbs 985.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage few 1235-1300 lbs 850.00-870.00. Large 1-2  short and solid mouth
1450 lb indiv. 1110.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
most 2nd and a few 3rd stage 780-1080 lbs 765.00-925.00. Medium 1-2  5-6 yrs
1st and 2nd stage couple pkgs. 990-1040 lbs 975.00-1050.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-3 yrs 800-920 lb cows w/140-160
lb calves 1275.00-1325.00; pkg. short and solid mouth 1070 lb cows w/435 lb
calves 1450.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth pkg. 975 lb cows w/110-265
lb calves 1200.00 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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