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Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 1/21/2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Receipts:  483    Last Week:  334    Last Year:  640

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00
higher. Most of the offering went to slaughter and included a high percent of
young, fleshy, open cows. There was a light supply of both bred cows and cow/
calf pairs. Supply and demand were to moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       72.00-78.00    77.00-82.00     65.00-73.00
Boning       80-85       71.50-78.00    78.00-82.50     63.50-72.00
                                        indiv.85.00
Lean         85-90       65.00-71.50    70.50-74.50     55.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1270-2420 lbs 91.00-97.50; high
dressing 96.50-102.00; low dressing 79.00-89.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 790-890 lbs
95.00-115.00, 645 lb indiv. 122.00; 3-7 yrs 925-1430 lbs 75.50-84.00.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1025-1325 lbs
1075.00-1285.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1255
lbs 800.00-975.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 3rd stage 1540-1580 lbs 1170.00-
1325.00, 1st stage 1415 lb indiv. 1010.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1480 lb
indiv. 1080.00. Medium 1-2  3-4 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1035 lbs 900.00-
985.00, 1st stage pkg. 960 lbs 800.00. Medium 1-2  3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 835-1060 lbs 725.00-975.00, 1st stage 1000 lb indiv. 825.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth
1060-1165 lb cows w/130-460 lb calves 1475.00-1600.00; broken mouth pkg.
1175 lb cows w/280 lb calves 1250.00. Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid
mouth 1375-1535 lb cows w/babies to 390 lb calves 1410.00-1685.00. Medium
1-2  short and solid mouth to aged pkg. 1008 lb cows w/160-300 lb calves
1250.00 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.txt

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