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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 10/08/2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Receipts:  448    Last Week:  520    Last Year:  414

   Compared to last Monday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00
higher while lean cows sold steady and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 higher
on a light supply. Most of the offering went to slaughter. There was a very
light supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs with most bred cows in the
first and second stage. Supply was light to moderate and demand good for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       74.50-80.50    80.00-85.50    69.50-74.50
Boning       80-85       74.00-79.00    78.00-84.00    64.00-74.00
Lean         85-90       66.00-70.50    70.00-76.50    55.50-66.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1400-1860 lbs 90.00-96.00; high
dressing 95.50-100.50; low dressing 82.50-90.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 735-1085 lbs
90.00-99.00, 665 lb indiv. 119.50; 3-7 yrs 790-1170 lbs 71.50-90.00.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd and
a few 3rd stage 1010-1325 lbs 1000.00-1225.00, 1st stage short and solid mouth
1100 lb indiv. 780.00. Large 1-2  6 yr 3rd stage 1420 lb indiv. 1075.00. Medium
and Large 2  2-7 yrs most 2nd and a few 3rd stage 935-1140 lbs 925.00-1000.00.
Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1st and 2nd stage 815-1050 lbs
885.00-1075.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 915-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 185 lb calves 1200.00-1400.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr 815 lb
cow w/210 lb calf 1175.00; broken mouth 885 lb cow w/225 lb calf 850.00.

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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