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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/19/2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Receipts:  457   Last Week:  638    Last Year:  474

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher 
and slaughter bulls sold steady on a light test. A very high percent 
of the offering went to slaughter which also included about 11 percent 
dairy cows and bulls. Good supply of bred cows. Supply and demand were 
moderate for slaughter classes. 

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       71.00-75.00    77.50-83.00     
Boning       80-85       71.00-77.50    77.00-83.00     65.00-68.50  
Lean         85-90       66.00-69.00    70.00-80.00     50.00-65.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1400-1995 lbs 89.00-95.00; high 
dressing 97.00-98.00, one individual 1025 lbs 106.00; low dressing 
75.00-85.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 980-1445 
lbs 900.00-1235.00, short and solid 750.00-1000.00, 1st stage 1000-1400 
lbs 825.00-1160.00;  Medium 2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 500-830 lbs 
435.00-860.00.
 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yr 1190 lbs with 250 lb 
calf 1350.00, broken mouth 1100 lbs with 100 lb calf 900.00. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         LeAnn Monroe 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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