Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 7/23/13

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Receipts:  376     Last Month:  378   Year ago:  773

   Demand moderate to good, supply moderate to light with near 08 percent
Springer heifers, 11 percent Bred heifers, 20 percent Open heifers, 27 percent
Milking cows, and 02 percent baby calves.  The balance was steer/bull calves and
weigh cows.  The dispersals of two milking herds were in the offering.  Packer
Buyers purchased the bulk of these cows as there was only light interest from
Replacement Buyers.  Holsteins unless noted otherwise.  Prices per head.

   Springer heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme - ind 1525.00, Crossbred ind 1250.00
   Approved - 1100.00-1275.00, Crossbreds 925.00-1075.00
   Medium - 850.00-1060.00, Crossbreds 900.00-925.00

   Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme - 1330.00-1490.00
   Approved - 1050.00-1285.00
   Medium - 850.00-1025.00, couple Jerseys 750.00-850.00

   Heifers bred one to three months: scarce

   Open Heifers:
   Approved - 175-190 lbs Crossbreds 235.00-250.00
              couple 458 lbs 540.00
              pkg 645 lbs 690.00
              pkg 883 lbs 820.00
   Medium -   pkg 227 lbs Crossbreds 210.00
              couple 582 lbs 560.00

   Replacement Cows:

   Fresh: 
   Supreme - ind 1375.00
   Approved - 1025.00-1250.00
   Medium - 800.00-960.00

   Springer Cows:
   Supreme - 1335.00-1400.00
   Approved - 1060.00-1110.00

   Cows bred three to six months:
   Approved - 980.00-1235.00
   Medium - 840.00-960.00

   Baby Calves:
   Holstein heifers - 150.00-190.00
   Crossbred heifers - 115.00-135.00, couple Jerseys 150.00-180.00
   Holstein bulls - 130.00-200.00, small 95.00-130.00
   Crossbred bulls - 145.00-160.00, small 75.00-110.00
   Beef Cross bulls - 240.00-275.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, MO
         Rick Huffman, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS131.txt

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