Norwood, MO - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale Report for 1/9/2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Receipts:  130    Last Special:  304    Last Year:  411   

   Demand was moderate. Supply was very light due to a major winter storm
that left highways in dangerous condition and side roads nearly impassable.
There were near 11% springer heifers, 10% bred heifers, 11% open heifers, 
04% fresh and milking cows, 04% bred and springer cows and 10% calves.  
Most of the Common cows and heifers were sold by the pound. 
Holsteins unless noted otherwise and all prices are per head.  

Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: 
   Supreme - Pair 1325.00-1425.00, Indiv Jersey 1190.00
                                Indiv Crossbred 1330.00
   Approved- 1100.00-1200.00,   Indiv Crossbred 1100.00
   Medium  -  950.00  990.00,      Indiv Jersey 800.00 
                                Pair Crossbreds 750.00- 950.00
  
Heifers bred four to six months:
   Medium  - Crossbreds 850.00- 980.00
  
Heifers bred one to three month: Scarce
   
Open heifers:
   Approved and Medium:
    200-500 lbs 220.00-500.00, Indiv Jersey at 350 lbs 400.00   
    500-730 lbs 500.00-810.00, 
   
Fresh and open milking cows:
   Approved-   Pair 1185.00-1200.00, Indiv Crossbred 1180.00   
   Medium  -   Indiv 925.00   
   
Bred and Springer cows: 
   Approved-  Indiv 1350.00
   Medium  -  Indiv 1000.00, Indiv Jersey 875.00

Baby calves:
   Holstein heifers   Scarce
   Holstein bulls     110.00-200.00
   Jersey heifers     Scarce
   Jersey bulls       30.00- 65.00  
   Crossbred heifers  Pair 170.00-230.00
   Crossbred bulls    Pair 120.00-130.00
   Beef cross bulls   Pair 185.00-230.00

Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Norwood, MO
        Ray Schooley, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 hour Market Report1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS130.txt

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