Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 10/28/2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Receipts:  473    Last Week:  415    Last Year:  517

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 3.00-5.00 lower on a light supply. Some of the usual
slaughter buyers were not active in the market today. Most of the offering
went to slaughter and included a high percent of cull dairy cow. There was a
light to moderate supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs.
Supply was moderate and demand light to moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       81.50-87.00    86.50-91.50    70.50-81.50
                            outstanding 92.00-93.00
Boning       80-85       78.00-84.00    84.50-87.00    68.50-78.50
Lean         85-90       66.50-74.00    73.50-81.00    59.00-67.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1080-2190 lbs 87.00-93.00; high
dressing 95.00-99.00; low dressing 81.00-87.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 710-1065 lbs
100.00-120.00, pkg. 2-3 yrs 1164 lbs 96.50; 3-7 yrs 925-1195 lbs 85.00-100.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1125-1265 lbs 1175.00-1300.00, pkg. 1 1/2 yrs 3rd stage 895 lbs 1150.00,
1st stage 1055-1225 lbs 1000.00-1175.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd stage 1075-
1250 lbs 950.00-1060.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage
1415-1755 lbs 1400.00-1550.00, 1st stage 2 yr 1080 lb indiv. 1285.00. Medium
and Large 2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 860-1180 lbs 1000.00-1150.00; short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1110-1180 lbs 785.00-885.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 3rd stage 965-1020 lbs 1000.00-1225.00, 1st stage 840 lb
indiv. 960.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 905-1060 lbs 700.00-960.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-5 yrs pkg. 1200 lb cows w/155-165
lb calves 1500.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1080-1320 lb cows w/140-350
lb calves 1510.00. Large 1-2  6 yr 1635 lb cow w/175 lb calf 1625.00. Large 2
broken mouth 1435 lb cow w/110 lb calf 1050.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yr 1010
lb cow w/335 lb calf 1400.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs pkg. 950 lb cows w/130-140 lb
calves 1525.00; broken mouth 910 lb cow w/260 lb calf 1010.00 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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