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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 11/26/2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Receipts:  775    Last Week:  457    Last Year:  540

   Compared to last Monday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold 1.00
higher while lean cows and slaughter bulls sold steady. There was a moderate
supply of bred cows with most in the second stage and a light supply of cow/
calf pairs. Demand was good for the better quality bred cows. Supply was heavy
and demand moderate to good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       71.50-78.50    78.00-83.00    65.50-71.50
                     couple outstanding 85.00&85.50
Boning       80-85       71.50-78.00    77.00-83.50    64.50-71.50
Lean         85-90       65.50-70.50    70.00-78.50    57.50-65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1145-2085 lbs 88.00-95.00; high
dressing 95.00-97.50; low dressing 80.00-88.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 790-1210 lbs
84.50-101.00; 3-7 yrs 805-1145 lbs 72.00-86.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 985-1355 lbs
most 1200.00-1335.00, few plainer quality 980.00-1085.00, 1st stage 1060-1360
lbs 980.00-1055.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage and aged 3rd stage 1105-
1270 lbs 770.00-1000.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1380-1555 lbs 990.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2  3-7 yrs 2nd stage 918-
1060 lbs most 700.00-900.00, black indiv. 1010.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and
3rd stage 815-1040 lbs 800.00-1025.00, 1st stage 860-1020 lbs 875.00-1100.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 1075-1240 lb cows w/150-200
lb calves 1285.00-1475.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1080-1200 lb cows
w/babies to 260 lb calves 935.00-1085.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yr 915 lb cow
w/375 lb calf and rebred 1325.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 805-975 lb cows w/babies
to 220 lb calves 905.00-1125.00 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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