Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 8/03/2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Receipts:  206    Last Week:  239    Last Year:  430

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
2.00 higher on a light supply. Most of the offering went to slaughter and
included a very light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Supply was
light and demand good for slaughter classes.
Note: A special replacement cow sale will follow the regular cow and bull
sale next Monday.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      107.00-115.00    114.00-121.00   100.00-108.00
Boning       80-85      109.00-116.00    115.00-121.50   96.50-109.00
                                 extreme indiv. 133.50
Lean         85-90      98.00-107.00     107.00-112.50   84.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1330-2025 lbs average dressing 134.00-
140.00; high dressing 143.00-152.50; low dressing 130.00-134.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1070 lbs 157.00-
189.00; 3-7 yrs 920-1180 lbs most 116.00-133.00, black indiv. 147.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and short and solid mouth
3rd stage couple 1085-1355 lbs 1900.00, 1st stage 2-4 yrs few 900-1165 lbs
1675.00-1900.00, pkg. fancy blacks 1 1/2 yrs 2nd stage 2400.00; broken mouth
2nd stage couple 1155-1220 lbs 1425.00. Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd stage 1230-1600
lbs 1950.00-2075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage couple
1390-1470 lbs 1720.00-1810.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yr 1st stage 775 lb indiv.
1100.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage couple 835-1035 lbs 1675.00-
1775.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yr 1215 lb cow w/280 lb calf
2625.00; short and solid mouth 1110 lb cow w/160 lb calf 2250.00. Medium
1-2  broken mouth 1030 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1825.00 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

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