Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 04/28/15

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Receipts:  603   Last Month:  753   Last Year:  604

   The demand was very good. The supply was moderate and included a 
herd dispersal. There were 14 percent springer heifers, 16 percent 
bred heifers, 20 percent open heifers, 20 percent fresh and milking 
cows, 04 percent bred and springer cows, and 08 percent baby calves.  
The balance was steers, bulls and slaughter cows.  
Prices reported are on a per head basis and for Holsteins unless noted 
otherwise.

Springer Heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme -  1725.00-2150.00, few Jerseys 1625.00-1650.00
                               crossbreds 1700.00-1800.00
   Approved - 1500.00-1700.00
   Medium  -  1120.00-1450.00, few crossbreds 1400.00
   Common -   1010.00-1100.00

Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme -  1800.00-2025.00, crossbreds 1700.00-1800.00 
   Approved - 1550.00-1775.00, crossbreds 1400.00-1575.00 
   Medium -   1100.00-1500.00
   Common -   few 825.00-850.00, crossbreds 875.00-1175.00

Heifers bred one to three months:
   Supreme  - few 1675.00-1710.00
   Approved - 1425.00-1535.00
   Medium   - 1000.00-1375.00
   Common  -  crossbreds 700.00- 975.00 

Open Heifers:
   Approved 
      240-272 lbs 620.00- 770.00
      363-400 lbs 810.00- 820.00, ind Jersey 790.00,
                                  crossbreds 730.00-780.00
      405-500 lbs 680.00- 930.00, few Jerseys 900.00-960.00
                                  crossbreds 710.00-890.00
      510-595 lbs 840.00-1190.00, crossbreds 870.00-980.00         
      605-700 lbs 925.00-1230.00, lot of 6 Jerseys 685 lbs 1210.00
                                  crossbreds 1010.00-1090.00
      758-795 lbs 1000.00-1290.00,ind Jersey 1050.00
                                  crossbreds 1050.00-1200.00
   Medium:
      430-485 lbs ind 740.00, ind Jersey 860.00, 
                              few crossbreds 830.00-840.00
      700-775 lbs ind 875.00,ind Jersey 975.00, 
                             ind crossbred 920.00
             
Replacement Cows:
  Fresh and Milking Cows: 
      Supreme - 1925.00-2200.00, Jerseys 1725.00-1900.00  
                                 crossbreds 1775.00-2025.00
      Approved- 1425.00-1875.00, Jerseys 1500.00-1675.00
                                 crossbreds 1525.00-1725.00
      Medium -  1050.00-1130.00, few Jerseys 1025.00-1150.00
                                 Crossbreds 1225.00-1500.00
      Common-   ind 800.00, few Jerseys 775.00-950.00, 
                            few crossbreds  875.00-925.00
  Springer Cows:
       Approved- ind 1550.00, few Jerseys 1450.00-1510.00
                              Ind crossbred 1700.00
       Medium  - few 1300.00-1350.00, few Jerseys 1125.00-1225.00
  Bred Cows: 
       Approved- ind 1550.00, few Jerseys 1320.00-1350.00

Baby Calves:
      Holstein heifers-  310.00-460.00 
      Holstein bulls -   350.00-470.00
      Jersey bulls   -   210.00-290.00
      crossbred heifers  few 200.00-400.00
      crossbred bulls -  390.00-470.00
      beef cross heifers 390.00-620.00
      beef cross bulls   400.00-620.00
      
      
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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