Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 12/17/13

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Receipts:  407     Last Month:  449   Year ago:  na

   Demand moderate, supply moderate to light with near 07 percent Springer
heifers, 13 percent Bred heifers, 26 percent Open heifers, 07 percent Fresh
heifers and cows, 06 percent Bred cows, and 07 percent baby calves.  The balance
was steer/bull calves and weigh cows.  Holsteins unless noted otherwise.  Prices
per head.

   Springer heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme - 1300.00-1350.00
   Approved - 1100.00-1280.00, Crossbreds 1050.00-1150.00, ind Jersey 1080.00
   Medium - 925.00-1125.00, Crossbreds 920.00-1050.00, ind Jersey 900.00

   Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme - ind 1350.00
   Approved - 1060.00-1280.00, Crossbreds 1070.00-1210.00
   Medium - 900.00-1020.00, Jerseys 760.00-950.00

   Heifers bred one to three months:
   Approved - 1020.00-1095.00
   Common - 630.00-760.00

   Open Heifers:
   Approved - couple 158 lbs Jerseys 250.00
              250-285 lbs Jerseys 355.00-380.00
              320-365 lbs Jerseys 390.00-440.00
              440-445 lbs couple Crossbreds 530.00-560.00,
                  463 lbs couple Jerseys 530.00
              490-495 lbs 510.00-520.00
              pkg 523 lbs Jerseys 610.00
              550-575 lbs 590.00-660.00, 565 lbs couple Crossbreds 610.00
              pkg 629 lbs 735.00, 633 lbs couple Crossbreds 740.00
              720-725 lbs 760.00-800.00
   Common -   pkg 389 lbs dairy X beef 480.00

   Replacement Cows:

   Fresh: 
   Supreme - 1250.00-1550.00, ind 1660.00
   Approved - 1075.00-1250.00
   Medium - 875.00-1010.00
   Common- ind 760.00

   Springer Cows:
   Supreme - 1425.00-1550.00
   Approved - 1050.00-1275.00
   Medium - couple 1000.00-1010.00, ind Crossbred 925.00

   Cows bred three to six months:
   Supreme - 1200.00-1350.00
   Medium - couple 1110.00-1185.00

   Baby Calves:
   Holstein heifers - ind 125.00
   Jersey heifers - couple 90.00-130.00
   Holstein bulls - 170.00-210.00, small 95.00-150.00
   Dairy X Beef bulls - 160.00-220.00
   Swiss Cross bulls - 120.00-190.00

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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