Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 2/04/2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Receipts:  318    Last Week:  371    Last Year:  547

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 3.00-4.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. Most of the offering went to slaughter with a
high percent of fat breaking cows. There were only a few scattered bred cows
and cow/calf pairs. Supply was light and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       77.50-82.50    81.50-86.50    70.00-78.00
Boning       80-85       76.00-82.00    82.00-86.00    69.50-76.50
Lean         85-90       69.00-76.00    76.00-79.00    59.50-69.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-2535 lbs 94.00-100.50; high
dressing 100.00-102.50; low dressing 85.00-93.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs few 723-835 lbs
116.00-118.00, pkg. 1100 lbs 83.50; 3-7 yrs 1005-1378 lbs 74.50-90.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage couple 1085-1100
lbs 1100.00-1175.00, 1st stage 1325 lb indiv. 1060.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1215-1300 lbs 1000.00-1100.00. Large 1-2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage couple pkgs. 1465-1515 lbs 1375.00.
Medium and Large 2  7 yr 3rd stage 1160 lb indiv. 1000.00. Medium 1-2  3-6
yrs 2nd stage 785-870 lbs 925.00-1175.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  7 yr 1180 lb cow w/430 lb calf
1675.00. Medium 1-2  6 yr 960 lb cow w/newborn calf 1125.00; broken mouth
1025 lb cow w/300 lb calf 1310.00 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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