Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 2/11/2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Receipts:  433    Last Week:  318    Last Year:  415

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady to
1.00 lower. Most cows in the offering went to slaughter. There was a light
supply of bred cows and only one cow/calf pair traded. Supply and demand were
moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       76.50-81.50    80.50-86.50    70.00-77.50
Boning       80-85       75.00-81.00    81.00-87.50    68.00-76.50
Lean         85-90       68.00-74.00    77.00-81.00    60.50-69.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1435-2275 lbs 93.00-99.50; high
dressing 100.00-107.00; low dressing indiv. 90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 918-1103 lbs
98.00-106.00; 3-7 yrs 800-1255 lbs 74.50-91.50.

Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 940-1335 lbs
1100.00-1325.00, 1st stage 2 yrs couple pkgs. 820-1015 lbs 935.00-1050.00;
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage couple pkgs. 1225-1260 lbs 1000.00-
1200.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1080-1175 lbs 865.00-875.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs
to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1390-1585 lbs 1100.00-1350.00;
broken mouth 2nd stage 1425 lb indiv. 970.00. Medium and Large 2  3-5 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 1085-1115 lbs 925.00-1035.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1155
lb indiv. 750.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage 880-1045 lbs 950.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 925-970 lbs 730.00-925.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yr 1190 lb cow w/160 lb calf
1375.00 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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