Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/20/2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Receipts:  463    Last Week:  630    Last Year:  448

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
2.00 lower. There was a moderate supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs
including several fancy black cows and pairs from a dispersal. A storm moved
through the area last evening dropping from one to three inches of rain and
more is expected this evening. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter
classes.

Note: No cow and bull sale next Monday due to the Memorial Holiday.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       77.00-82.50    82.50-86.50    72.00-78.00
Boning       80-85       78.00-84.50    83.00-89.00    70.00-78.50
Lean         85-90       70.00-77.00    -----------    60.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1220-2380 lbs 95.00-99.50; high
dressing 103.00-106.50, indiv. 110.00; low dressing 90.00-95.00, few thin
72.00-83.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1230 lbs
94.00-103.00, 635 lb indiv. 110.50; 3-7 yrs 980-1315 lbs 72.00-83.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1110-1355 lbs most 1075.00-1300.00, pkg. from the dispersal 1375.00;
short and solid to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1105-1340 lbs 825.00-1025.00. Large
1-2  5-7 yrs 3rd stage few 1400-1630 lbs 1300.00-1350.00. Medium and Large
2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1085-1285 lbs 885.00-1050.00, 1st stage 825 lb
indiv. 720.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1075 lb indiv. 750.00. Medium
1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd stage 830-930 lbs 875.00-960.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-5 yrs couple fancy pkgs. 1235-1385
lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves from the dispersal 1925.00-2075.00, balance
2 yrs to short and solid mouth 945-1315 lb cows w/babies to 220 lb calves
1425.00-1675.00; broken mouth 1300 lb cow w/baby calf 1325.00. Large 1-2  3-6
yrs pkg. 1515 lb cows from the dispersal w/150-165 lb calves 1975.00. Medium
1-2  2 yr 710 lb cow w/310 lb calf 1275.00 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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