Norwood, MO - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale Report for 3/14/2013

Friday, March 15, 2013

Receipts:  645    Last Special: 681    Last Year:  825

   Demand and supply was moderate, with near 15% springer heifers, 
06% bred heifers, 15% open heifers, 09% fresh and milking cows, 04% bred 
and springer cows and 15% calves. Remaining balance made up of beef breeds and dairy cows sold for slaughter.  Holsteins unless noted otherwise and 
all prices are per head.  

   Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: 
Supreme-1100.00-1285.00, Indiv Jersey 1125.00, Crossbreds 1000.00-1125.00
Approved-900.00-1075.00, Indiv Jersey  925.00, Crossbreds 875.00- 975.00
Medium-830.00- 885.00
 
   Heifers bred four to six months:
Supreme-1110.00-1250.00, Few Jerseys 1075.00-1260.00, Crossbreds 950.00-1025.00
Approved and Medium-Scarce 

   Heifers bred one to three months: 
Supreme-910.00-1050.00
Approved-760.00- 830.00
Medium-Scarce

   Open heifers:
Approved  
   200-300 lbs 270.00- 325.00
   300-400 lbs 290.00- 470.00, 
   400-500 lbs 400.00- 470.00 
   500-600 lbs 400.00- 450.00, Pkg 8 Crossbreds 527 lbs at 465.00
   600-700 lbs 525.00- 540.00 
   700-800 lbs 570.00- 710.00
Medium
   400-500 lbs 350.00- 390.00
         
   Fresh and open milking cows:
Supreme-Few 1200.00-1275.00, Few Crossbreds 1225.00-1250.00
Approved-1025.00-1175.00
Medium-900.00- 950.00, Crossbreds 775.00- 825.00
Common-600.00- 790.00
   
   Springer cows:
Approved-Few 800.00-1050.00 
Medium-825.00- 970.00

   Bred Cows: Scarce
 
   Baby calves:
Holstein heifers 120.00- 165.00 
Holstein bulls 115.00- 160.00, Small  90.00- 105.00
Jersey heifers Pkg of 4 at 150.00
Jersey bulls 45.00-  90.00
Crossbred heifers 115.00- 155.00, Small 90.00-110.00
Crossbred bulls 100.00- 185.00, Small 65.00- 90.00
Beef Cross bulls 150.00- 200.00

Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Norwood, MO
        Ray Schooley, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 hour Market Report1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS130.txt
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