Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 8/10/2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Receipts:  707    Last Week:  206    Last Year:  347

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady and slaughter bulls
sold steady to 1.00 lower. A special cow sale which was held immediately
following the regular slaughter auction provided a heavy supply of good quality
bred cows and cow calf pairs. Rain across the area this morning enhanced the
attendance at today’s sale. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      107.00-115.00    -------------   95.00-108.00
Boning       80-85      108.00-114.50    117.00-122.00   95.00-109.00
Lean         85-90      97.00-106.00     108.00-119.00   85.00-94.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1240-2120 lbs average dressing 133.50-
141.00; high dressing 139.50-146.00; low dressing 120.00-134.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 805-975 lbs 140.00-
195.00, few 1155-1295 lbs 130.00-138.00; 3-7 yrs 1005-1350 lbs 106.00-131.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 920-1365 lbs from special 2000.00-2550.00, balance 1685.00-1925.00, pkg.
1 1/2 yrs 2nd stage 1045 lbs 3000.00, 1st stage 850-1310 lbs 1650.00-2050.00;
broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1230-1325 lbs from special 1450.00-
1775.00. Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1385-1480 lbs 2225.00-2575.00,
couple pkgs. 1 1/2 yrs 1110-1115 lbs from special 2700.00-3125.00, 1st stage
1380-1590 lbs 1800.00-2250.00; 7 yrs to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1380-1555 lbs
1730.00-2200.00. Medium and Large 2  broken mouth 2nd stage 1225 lb indiv.
1250.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 860-1000 lbs 1875.00-2175.00
per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 940-1355 lb cows w/160-560 lb
calves and all rebred 2925.00-3275.00; several pkgs. 6 yrs to short and solid
mouth 1095-1305 lb cows w/babies to 370 lb calves and some rebred 2225.00-
2675.00; broken mouth pkg. 1100 lb cows w/165-350 lb calves and rebred 1st stage
2150.00, pkg. short and solid mouth to aged 1110 lb cows w/390-460 lb calves and
rebred 2nd stage 2825.00. Large 1-2  pkg. 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1520 lb
cows w/ 400-500 lb calves and all rebred 2925.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yr 970
lb cow w/145 lb calf and rebred 2050.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 755-1025 lb cows
w/175-380 lb calves and some rebred 2700.00-2875.00; short and solid mouth 855
lb cow w/300 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.txt

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