Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 8/05/2013

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Receipts:  340    Last Week:  422    Last Year:  751

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 1.00 higher. There was a moderate supply of good
quality bred cows and cow/calf pairs in the offering from a couple of herd
dispersals. Demand remains very good for those take-home cows. The region
continues to receive considerably more moisture than is typical for this
time of year. Supply was light and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       81.00-84.50    87.00-90.50    72.00-81.00
Boning       80-85       81.50-86.00    86.00-91.00    72.50-81.50
Lean         85-90       71.00-78.00    80.50-86.00    62.00-72.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1085-2070 lbs 94.00-101.00; high
dressing 103.00-110.00; low dressing 83.00-88.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 650-1055 lbs
100.00-110.00; 3-7 yrs couple 1010-1045 lbs 82.00&92.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1055-1350 lbs most 1200.00-1400.00, pkg. blacks 3rd stage 1500.00,
1st stage 1100-1285 lbs 1050.00-1300.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 1070-1300 lbs 930.00-1150.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 1375-1550 lbs 1225.00-1360.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1390
lb indiv. 1075.00. Medium and Large 2  2-5 yrs 1st stage 1025-1175 lbs 975.00-
1025.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 910-1030 lbs 1125.00-1225.00,
1st stage 1025 lb indiv. 1125.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1055 lb indiv. 750.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs couple 1080-1150 lb cows
w/babies to 160 lb calves 1375.00-1575.00; 3-7 years pkg. 1150 lb cows w/180-
400 lb calves 1800.00; short and solid mouth to aged pkg. 1135 lb cows w/275-
350 lb calves and some rebred 1625.00. Medium 1-2  4-5 yrs 995-1000 lb cows
w/170-350 lb calves and several rebred 1535.00-1625.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 950-1030 lb cows w/250-395 lb calves and most rebred 1375.00-1500.00
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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