Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/12/2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Receipts:  523    Last Week:  495    Last Year:  628

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows steady to 1.00 lower and slaughter
bulls 2.00 lower. A high percent of the offering went to slaughter and included
a light supply of slaughter bulls. The offering included a complete herd dis-
dispersal which provided several good quality bred cows and cow/calf pairs.
Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      98.50-105.00    113.00-116.00    89.00-99.00
Boning       80-85      99.00-105.00    107.00-113.00    90.00-99.00
Lean         85-90      90.00-98.50      98.00-100.00    79.50-90.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1190-2250 lbs 113.50-120.00; high
dressing 120.00-126.50; low dressing 103.00-110.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 840-1220 lbs
114.50-139.00, 735 lb indiv. 160.00; 3-7 yrs 875-990 lbs 100.00-129.00,
couple 1070-1380 lbs 94.00-99.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1330 lbs
1375.00-1800.00, 1st stage 1135-1240 lbs 1250.00-1410.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1185-1300 lbs 1100.00-1385.00. Large 1-2  5-6
yrs 3rd stage 1380-1540 lbs 1600.00-1685.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage
couple 1430 lbs 1410.00-1510.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 840-1230 lbs 1100.00-1310.00, 1st stage pkg. 950 lbs
1000.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 915-1030 lbs 1200.00-1475.00,
1st stage 835-955 lbs 1050-1200.00; broken mouth 2nd stage pkg. 960 lbs
1025.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth, from
the dispersal, 1120-1300 lb cows w/145-185 lb calves 1975.00-2325.00, balance
of pairs 5-7 yrs 1070-1245 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb calves and a few rebred
1600.00-1700.00; broken mouth pkg. 1160 lb cows w/410-550 lb calves and all
rebred 1850.00, balance of broken mouth to aged 1145-1300 lb cows w/babies to
290 lb calves 1400.00-1500.00. Large 1-2  short and solid mouth pkg. 1490 lb
cows w/130-160 lb calves 1700.00. Medium 1-2  4-5 yrs 800-850 lb cows w/babies
to 350 lb calves 1585.00-1700.00; broken mouth pkg. 890 lb cows w/babies to
140 lb calves 1300.00 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.txt

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