Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 03/24/15

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Receipts:  753    Last Month:  401    Last Year:  661

   The demand was very good. The supply was heavy but included a 
large number of steers. There were 06 percent springer heifers, 
12 percent bred heifers, 20 percent open heifers, 06 percent fresh 
and milking cows, 02 percent bred and springer cows, and 11 percent 
baby calves.  The balance was steers, bulls and slaughter cows.  
Prices reported on a per head basis and for Holsteins unless noted otherwise.

 Springer Heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme -  1775.00-2200.00
   Approved - 1575.00-1700.00, crossbreds 1440.00-1475.00
   Medium  -  1225.00-1450.00, crossbreds 1025.00-1325.00
   Common -    900.00-1000.00 
 Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme -  1750.00-2135.00 
   Approved - 1400.00-1735.00, crossbreds 1425.00-1575.00 
   Medium -   1250.00-1390.00, few Jerseys 1000.00-1010.00
                               Few crossbreds 1000.00-1225.00
Heifers bred one to three months:
   Supreme  - 1675.00-1710.00
   Approved - 1450.00-1475.00
   Medium   - few 1025.00-1085.00, few Jerseys 1100.00
                                   few crossbreds 1000.00-1100.00

Open Heifers:
      Approved 
          185-285 lbs 550.00- 630.00, crossbreds 460.00-530.00
          308-385 lbs 630.00- 750.00, ind Jersey 680.00,
                                       crossbreds 560.00-810.00
          400-497 lbs 730.00- 950.00, few Jerseys 630.00
                                      crossbreds 710.00-890.00
          503-600 lbs 800.00- 950.00, lot of 3 at 578 lbs 1050.00
                                       Jerseys 890.00-1000.00 
                                       crossbreds 840.00-910.00         
          610-690 lbs 835.00-1020.00, lot of 2 at 640 lbs 1260.00
                                       crossbreds 960.00-1090.00
      Medium and Common Open Heifers were scarce
             
    Replacement Cows:
      Fresh and Milking Cows: 
        Supreme - 2175.00-2375.00
        Approved- 1425.00-1750.00, crossbreds 1475.00-1675.00
        Medium -  1050.00-1375.00, few Jerseys 1025.00-1175.00
                                   Crossbreds 1060.00-1225.00
        Common-    625.00-1075.00, crossbreds  900.00-1000.00
      
Springer Cows:
         Approved- few 1250.00-1300.00
         Medium  - few crossbreds 1000.00  
Bred Cows: 
         Approved- few 1325.00
         Medium  - few crossbreds 975.00-1170.00
         Common  - ind 1070.00, few Jerseys 850.00-875.00

  Baby Calves:
      Holstein heifers-  170.00-350.00 
      Holstein bulls -   110.00-430.00
      Jersey heifers -   ind 260.00
      Jersey bulls   -   160.00-180.00
      Crossbred heifers  270.00-380.00, small 110.00-170.00
      Crossbred bulls -  150.00-390.00
      Beef cross heifers 490.00-570.00
      Beef cross bulls   280.00-540.00
      
      
 Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Ray Schooley, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS131.txt

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