Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/11/2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Receipts:  365    Last Week:  573    Last Year:  523

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-5.00 lower. The offering included a light supply of both bred
cows and cow/calf pairs. There were several good quality bred cows and cow/calf
pairs from a small herd dispersal. Supply was light and demand moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      107.00-116.00    118.00-121.00   93.00-108.00
Boning       80-85      107.50-117.50    119.00-126.00   97.00-108.00
Lean         85-90      99.00-107.00     109.00-116.00   85.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1105-2220 lbs average dressing 132.00-
141.50; high dressing 141.50-148.00; low dressing 120.00-131.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 750-1120 lbs 139.00-
162.00; 3-7 yrs 780-1225 lbs 110.00-135.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid 2nd and 3rd stage
955-1345 lbs 1725.00-2050.00, 1st stage 1180 lb indiv. 1950.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd stage 1145-1265 lbs 1375.00-1650.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd
stage 1440-1465 lbs 1825.00-2300.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1495-1700
lbs 1770.00-1900.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1150-1215 lbs 1325.00-1775.00, 1st stage 1015 lb indiv. 1550.00.
Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd stage 805-950 lbs 1510.00-1600.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 905-1035 lbs 1085.00-1150.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 890-
1280 lb cows w/babies to 450 lb calves and some rebred 2735.00-3200.00; short
and solid mouth 1315 lb cow w/220 lb calf 2525.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr
1260 lb cow w/baby calf 2050.00. Medium 1-2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 855-
1020 lb cows w/babies to 375 lb calves and some rebred 1975.00-2600.00 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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