Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 6/24/2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Receipts:  631    Last Month:  651    Year ago:  378

   Demand was moderate on a moderate supply, of which two-thirds were 
open and bred heifers.  The supply consisted of 16 percent springer 
heifers, 24 percent bred heifers, 23 percent open heifers, 2 percent 
fresh heifers and cows and 1 percent baby calves.  The balance was made 
up of diary steers, beef calves and weigh cows.  Prices quoted for 
Holsteins unless noted otherwise. All prices quoted on a per head basis.

   Springer heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme  - 2035.00-2400.00
   Approved - 1675.00-2000.00, Crossbreds 1435.00-1675.00, 
              Jerseys 1350.00-1525.00
   Medium - 1275.00-1635.00

   Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme  - 1925.00-2175.00
   Approved - 1550.00-1875.00, Crossbreds 1375.00-1675.00, 
	      Jerseys 1600.00-1675.00
   Medium - 1300.00-1475.00

   Heifers bred one to three months:
   Supreme  - 1790.00-1900.00
   Approved - 1575.00-1790.00
   Medium - 1275.00-1550.00

   Open Heifers:
   Approved - 480-492 lbs 840.00-920.00, pkg 4 hd 565 lbs Jersey 980.00
	      532-534 lbs 910.00-1000.00, indv. 555 lbs Jersey 910.00, 
		      indv 580 lb Crossbred 960.00
	      616-663 lbs 1130.00-1240.00, pair 608 lbs Brown Swiss 
                      1190.00, Crossbreds 970.00-1110.00
  	      725-785 lbs 1060.00-1140.00, pair 755 lb Crossbreds 950.00
	      Pkg 3 hd 835 lbs Holsteins 1325.00
	      900-984 lbs 1225.00-1275.00, indv. 945 lbs Brown Swiss 
                      1425.00
   Medium and Approved mixed
              238-295 lbs Crossbreds 410.00-440.00
	      340-395 lbs Crossbreds 490.00-630.00
	      420-499 lbs pkg 7 hd 790.00, Crossbreds 630.00-780.00
	      510-575 lbs 840.00-860.00, Crossbreds 780.00-860.00
	      630-695 lbs 910.00-1030.00, Crossbreds 835.00-980.00
	      820-890 lbs 980.00-1175.00

   Replacement Cows:
   Fresh: Scarce

   Springer Cows:
   Approved - ind 1625.00
   Medium - Few 1100.00-1300.00

   Baby Calves:
   Holstein heifers - Large 420.00, Small 310.00
   Holstein bulls - Small 230.00-290.00
   Jersey bulls - Small 175.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Dan Hill, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS131.txt

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