Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 1/27/2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Receipts:  501    Last Week:  661    Last Year:  371

   Compared to last Monday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 higher
with some high-dressing breaking and boning cows 6.00-8.00 higher. Slaughter
bulls sold 2.00 higher. A high percent of the offering went to slaughter.
There was a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. It is another cold
day with the high around twenty degrees following a high of around sixty
yesterday. Supply was moderate and demand very good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       89.50-95.00    94.00-100.00   80.00-90.00
                           outstanding 101.50-103.50
                               extreme indiv. 109.00
Boning       80-85       89.00-95.00    94.00-100.00   79.00-90.00
                           outstanding 100.50-102.50
Lean         85-90       76.00-85.00    84.50-90.00    67.00-76.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1250-2115 lbs 96.50-106.00; high dressing
106.00-111.00; low dressing 90.00-96.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 790-1075 lbs 108.00-
128.00, pkg. 685 lbs 138.00; 3-7 yrs 830-1310 lbs 84.50-101.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1350 lbs
1400.00-1550.00, 1st stage couple 1170-1335 lbs 1175.00-1400.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1120-1235 lbs 1000.00-1285.00. Large 1-2
6 yr 3rd stage 1585 lb indiv. 1610.00, 1st stage 2-7 yrs 1110-1485 lbs 1225.00-
1400.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage couple 1375 lb indivís. 1385.00-
1435.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
935-1200 lbs 1025.00-1275.00, 1st stage 2 yr 905 lb indiv. 910.00; broken mouth
2nd stage 1160 lb indiv. 985.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth to aged 2nd
stage 1040-1065 lbs 975.00-1025.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1065-
1290 lb cows w/165-385 lb calves and several rebred 1950.00-1985.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 1060-1085 lb cows w/200-260 lb calves 1400.00-1700.00.
Medium and Large 2  4 yr 915 lb cow w/300 lb calf 1625.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr
825 lb cow w/185 lb calf 1525.00 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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