Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 4/27/2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Receipts:  450    Last Week:  308    Last Year:  388

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of bred
cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. There was a heavy supply of slaughter
bulls. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      109.00-118.00    121.00-129.50   95.50-110.00
                                         indiv. 132.00
Boning       80-85      110.00-119.00    119.00-129.00   96.00-111.00
                                         indiv. 132.00
Lean         85-90      98.00-110.00     110.00-118.50   85.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1230-2215 lbs 132.50-142.00; high
dressing 143.00-154.00, extreme indiv. 160.00; low dressing 119.00-132.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 715-850 lbs 140.00-
179.00, couple 955-1165 lbs 131.00-137.00; 3-7 yrs 895-1340 lbs most 122.00-
130.00, black indiv. 151.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid 2nd and 3rd
stage 1055-1355 lbs most 1850.00-2350.00, pkg. 2450.00, 1st stage 935-1255 lbs
1550.00-1675.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1115-1365 lbs
1400.00-1675.00, 1st stage 1145-1220 lbs 1310.00-1460.00. Large 1-2  6-7 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 1725-1820 lbs 2000.00-2275.00; short and solid mouth to aged
2nd and 3rd stage 1365-1480 lbs 1650.00-1850.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd stage 825-1115 lbs 1310.00-1410.00. Medium 1-2  4-5
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1025-1035 lbs 1560.00-1725.00, 1st stage 2-7 yrs 825-975
lbs 1310.00-1400.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1045 lb ind 1575.00 per
head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 900-1100 lb cows w/120-300 lb
calves 2525.00-2950.00; short and solid mouth 1165 lb cow w/baby calf 1950.00;
broken mouth 1105 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1575.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1700 lb cow
w/160 lb calf 2600.00. Medium and Large 2  short and solid mouth 900 lb cow
w/baby calf 1550.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr 900 lb cow w/165 lb calf 2425.00; short
and solid mouth 925-940 lb cows w/baby calves 1500.00-1650.00 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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