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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 12/10/2012

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Receipts:  485    Last Week:  617    Last Year:  720

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold steady to 1.00 lower. A high percent of the offering went to
slaughter with only a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Temp-
eratures in the lower thirtyís today make it feel like winter has arrived.
Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.
Note: Next Monday will be the Marketing Centerís last cow sale of 2012.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       68.00-74.50    74.00-79.00    63.00-68.50
Boning       80-85       68.00-74.50    75.00-77.00    62.00-68.50
                             pkg. outstanding 80.50
Lean         85-90       64.50-68.50    69.00-71.00    51.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1185-2050 lbs 87.00-94.50; high
dressing 94.50-98.50; low dressing 75.50-87.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-2 yrs 610-1090 lbs
100.00-115.00; 3-7 yrs 850-1348 lbs 68.00-78.00.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1015-1340 lbs most 1000.00-1175.00, pkg. blacks 1275.00, 1st stage few
915-1275 lbs 950.00-1000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage
1115-1275 lbs 800.00-960.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1388-1475 lbs 1075.00-1150.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yrs to short
and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 920-1115 lbs 750.00-1000.00. Medium 1-2
2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1st and 2nd stage 890-1030 lbs 775.00-925.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth
1000-1340 lb cows w/babies to 325 lb calves and a few rebred 1210.00-1385.00,
1120 lb cow w/newborn calf 1050.00; broken mouth 1140 lb cow w/285 lb calf
1225.00. Medium 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 850-960 lb cows w/300-370
lb calves 1125.00-1185.00 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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