Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 12/08/2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Receipts:  552    Last Week:  300    Last Year:  253

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 lower with in-
stances 4.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. A high percent
of the offering went to slaughter. The offering included a light supply of
both bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      107.50-115.00   114.50-116.50    100.00-109.00
Boning       80-85      107.00-114.50   114.50-116.00    97.50-109.00
                                        indiv. 122.50
Lean         85-90      98.00-105.00    106.50-110.00    83.00-98.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-2260 lbs 125.00-134.50; high
dressing 133.50-145.00; low dressing 118.50-125.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 725-1045 lbs
140.00-199.00, few 1090-1220 lbs 121.00-139.00; 3-7 yrs 1055-1170 lbs
110.00-138.00, couple pkgs. thin 880-955 lbs 156.00-171.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1065-1365
lbs most 2175.00-2400.00, couple 1825.00-1875.00, 1st stage 1030-1205 lbs
1600.00-2000.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1330
lbs 1700.00-1900.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1225 lbs 1500.00-
1600.00. Large 1-2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1375-1580 lbs
1925.00-2025.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1390-1490 lbs 1600.00-
1700.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr 1st stage 1115 lb indiv. 1300.00. Medium
1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 900-1045 lbs 1700.00-1825.00,
1st stage 850 lb indiv. 1500.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1175-
1290 lb cows w/120-410 lb calves and several rebred 2525.00-2800.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 1095-1230 lb cows w/babies to 335 lb calves 1975.00-2100.00.
Large 1-2  short and solid mouth 1395-1500 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves
2100.00-2500.00 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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