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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 10/29/2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Receipts:  511    Last Week:  608    Last Year:  633

   Compared to last Monday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00
lower and slaughter bulls sold 1.00 higher. Most of the offering went to
slaughter with only a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. With
temperatures dipping below freezing for an extended period of time several
nights this past weekend the growing season is over for most vegetation.
Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       70.50-76.50    76.00-81.00    62.00-71.00
Boning       80-85       69.50-76.50    76.50-81.50    62.00-70.50
Lean         85-90       62.50-67.00          69.00    52.00-62.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1090-1895 lbs 89.00-95.00; high
dressing 96.00-101.50; low dressing 82.00-89.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 818-1060 lbs
most 85.00-98.00, black whiteface indiv. 107.00; 3-7 yrs 815-1230 lbs most
68.00-86.50, pkg. black whiteface 91.50.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1040-1228 lbs
1035.00-1210.00, 1st stage 1215 lb indiv. 960.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1105-1325 lbs 860.00-1075.00. Large 1-2  3-6 yrs  3rd
stage 1420-1550 lbs 1350.00-1575.00; 7 yr 2nd stage pkg. 1470 lbs 1300.00.
Medium and Large 2  6-7 yrs 2nd stage 1040-1160 lbs 800.00-1000.00, 1st stage
1185 lb indiv. 825.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 940-1055 lbs
950.00-1075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 940-1035 lbs 670.00-
875.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1090-
1350 lb cows w/170-390 lb calves and several rebred 1300.00-1525.00. Medium
and Large 2  7 yr 1115 lb cow w/150 lb calf 1200.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 835-
1020 lb cows w/170-200 lb calves 1160.00-1200.00 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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