Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/04/2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Receipts:  573    Last Week:  450    Last Year:  494

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady and slaughter bulls sold
steady to 1.00 higher. The offering included a light supply of bred cows with
most in the second stage and a very light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was
moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      109.00-119.00    120.00-126.00   95.00-110.00
Boning       80-85      110.00-119.00    119.00-130.00   97.00-111.00
                                         indiv. 131.00
Lean         85-90      100.00-110.00    110.00-121.00   84.00-98.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1110-2205 lbs 133.50-144.00; high
dressing 143.50-157.50; low dressing 120.00-133.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 760-1035 lbs 144.00-
171.00, 640-808 lbs 185.00-189.00; 3-7 yrs 855-1105 lbs 123.00-140.00, couple
790-935 lbs l48.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid most 2nd few 3rd
stage 1085-1365 lbs most 1700.00-2025.00, pkg. 2-4 yr blacks 3rd stage 2500.00,
couple 1st stage 1150-1180 lbs 1300.00-1625.00; short and solid mouth to aged
2nd stage 1138-1295 lbs 1250.00-1575.00. Large 1-2  6-7 yrs 1st stage pkg. 1440
lbs 1825.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1395 lb indiv. 1675.00. Medium and
Large 2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 880-1255 lbs 1200.00-
1475.00, 1st stage 940-1015 lbs 1125.00-1375.00. Medium 1-2  3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 950-1045 lbs 1400.00-1725.00, 1st stage 950 lb indiv. 1275.00; 7 yrs to
aged most 2nd few 3rd stage 930-990 lbs 1225.00-1400.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1125-
1320 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb calves 1900.00-2300.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1655 lb
cow w/200 lb calf 2510.00; broken mouth pkg. 1500 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb
calves 2000.00. Medium and Large 2  6-7 yrs pkg. 1100 lb cows w/babies to 270
lb calves 1875.00. Medium 1-2  2 yr pkg. 890 lb cows w/baby calves 2400.00 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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