Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 7/15/2013

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Receipts:  343    Last Week:  358    Last Year:  784

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of
bred cows with some of very good quality and a light supply of cow/calf
pairs. Soil moisture is becoming scarce in most areas with vegetation show-
ing the evidence particularly in the middle of the day. Supply was light
and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean     Avg Dressing   High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       79.50-83.50    87.00-89.50     72.00-80.00
Boning       80-85       79.00-85.00    84.50-89.50     70.00-80.00
                         couple extreme 93.50&99.00
Lean         85-90       69.00-76.00    78.00-82.50     60.00-69.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1025-2220 lbs 90.00-99.00; high
dressing 101.00-109.00; low dressing 83.00-88.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs few 715-955 lbs
99.50-103.00; 3-7 yrs couple 1025-1140 lbs 78.00-87.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1020-1370
lbs most 1175.00-1385.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1435.00, 1st stage 1130-
1345 lbs most 1100.00-1285.00, pkg. fancy blacks 1385.00; short and solid
mouth 2nd stage 1200-1215 lbs 1125.00-1200.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1140-1295 lbs 920.00-1035.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1375-1585 lbs 1150.00-1375.00; broken mouth 3rd
stage 1475 lb indiv. 1105.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr 2nd stage 1040 lb
indiv. 975.00, 1st stage 810 lb indiv. 700.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd
stage 780-1030 lbs 810.00-1000.00, 1st stage 4 yr 1005 lb indiv. 1150.00;
short and solid mouth 1st stage 925 lb indiv. 900.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 1010-1175 lb cows w/
babies to 170 lb calves and a few rebred 1625.00-1675.00; short and solid
mouth 1200 lb cow w/130 lb calf 1125.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1550 lb cow w/200
lb calf 1460.00. Medium 1-2  2-4 yrs pkg. 1035 lb cows w/155-285 lb calves
1575.00 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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