Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 9/24/13

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Receipts:  624    Last Month:  654   Year ago:  632

   Demand and supply moderate with near 13 percent Springer heifers, 10 percent
Bred heifers, 27 percent Open heifers, 05 percent Fresh heifers and cows, 09
percent Milking cows, and 08 percent baby calves.  The balance was steer/bull
calves and weigh cows.  The bulk of the milking cows were weigh-up to Packer
Buyers.  Holsteins unless noted otherwise.  Prices per head.

   Springer heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme - 1250.00-1425.00
   Approved - 1050.00-1225.00, Crossbreds 975.00-1060.00,
                                  Jerseys 950.00-1025.00
   Medium - 825.00-1075.00, Crossbreds 820.00-935.00,
                               Jerseys 875.00-925.00
   Common - 700.00-900.00, Crossbreds 690.00-775.00

   Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme - 1175.00-1400.00
   Approved - 1000.00-1150.00, Crossbreds 960.00-1120.00,
                                  Jerseys 910.00-1010.00
   Medium - 800.00-1050.00, Crossbreds 650.00-890.00,
                               Jerseys 800.00-860.00

   Heifers bred one to three months:
   Approved - pkg 960.00, Crossbreds couple 900.00

   Open Heifers:
   Approved - pkg 178 lbs 240.00
              235-300 lbs 260.00-350.00, pkg Crossbreds 258 lbs 280.00
              300-400 lbs 350.00-450.00, 300-310 lbs Crossbreds 330.00-340.00
              400-500 lbs 485.00-525.00, 475-500 lbs Crossbreds 500.00-510.00,
              500-575 lbs 570.00-605.00, 525-600 lbs Crossbreds 560.00-630.00
              623 lbs few 630.00-640.00, pkg 655 lbs Crossbreds 660.00,
              pkg 721 lbs 800.00
              pkg 812 lbs 830.00
   Medium -   500-600 lbs few 460.00-520.00,
              550-570 lbs Crossbreds 510.00-520.00

   Replacement Cows:

   Fresh: 
   Supreme - ind Crossbred 1400.00
   Approved - 975.00-1125.00, ind Jersey 1090.00
   Medium - 825.00-1000.00, Crossbreds couple 900.00-910.00
   Common - 575.00-800.00

   Springer Cows:
   Approved - few 1000.00-1075.00
   Medium - few 825.00-935.00

   Baby Calves:
   Holstein heifers - couple small 80.00-85.00
   Holstein bulls - mostly 100.00-150.00, couple 190.00-210.00,
                      small 65.00-110.00
   Crossbred bulls - 140.00-160.00
   Jersey bulls - 65.00-95.00

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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