Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 4/06/2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Receipts:  470    Last Week:  436    Last Year:  464

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 3.00-4.00 lower. The offering included a herd dispersal and a
moderate supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs. The slaughter offering
included a heavy supply of cull dairy cows. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      105.00-115.50    114.00-123.00   95.00-106.00
Boning       80-85      105.50-116.00    116.00-125.50   95.00-106.50
                      couple outstanding 128.00&133.00
Lean         85-90      93.00-106.00     106.00-116.00   84.50-93.00
                                         indiv. 119.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1300-2255 lbs 133.00-140.00; high
dressing 140.00-143.50, indiv. 155.50; low dressing 119.00-126.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 690-1225 lbs 142.00-
175.00, 660-750 lbs 185.00-206.50; 3-7 yrs 855-1285 lbs 115.00-139.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1330 lbs
most 1750.00-2125.00, couple pkgs. from dispersal 2300.00-2650.00, 1st stage
915-1315 lbs most 1625.00-1875.00, pkg. 3-4 yrs 840 lb blacks from dispersal 
2125.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1275 lbs 1300.00-
1700.00, 1st stage broken mouth 1200 lb indiv. 1380.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1390-1485 lbs 1700.00-1850.00; broken
mouth 2nd stage 1370 lb indiv. 1625.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 1020-1255 lbs 1500.00-1775.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 865-1050 lbs 1400.00-1800.00, 1st stage 825-845 lbs 1300.00-
1500.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 885-955 lbs 1200.00-1225.00
per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-4 yrs 825-930 lb cows w/130-170 lb
calves 2700.00-2960.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1085-1220 lb cows w/babies 
to 310 lb calves 1950.00-2275.00. Medium and Large 2  broken mouth
1330 lb cow w/165 lb calf 1735.00. Medium 1-2  2-4 yrs 720-810 lb cows w/babies
to 180 lb calves 2435.00-2675.00; broken mouth 935 lb cow w/170 lb calf 1750.00
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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