Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 10/19/2015

Receipts:  363    Last Week:  389    Last Year:  440

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00
lower. The offering included a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs,
with most bred cows in the 2nd stage. Most of the area has had an extended
dry spell and could use a good rain. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      76.00-82.00     81.50-85.50      68.00-76.50
Boning       80-85      76.00-81.50     83.00-88.50      66.50-77.00
Lean         85-90      69.00-75.00     74.00-77.00      58.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1240-2540 lbs average dressing 95.50-
105.00; high dressing 104.00-110.50, indiv. 116.00; low dressing 93.00-95.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 870-1275 lbs
119.00-138.00, pkg. thin blacks 825 lbs 148.00; 3-7 yrs 1055-1305 lbs 80.00-
120.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd
few 3rd stage 1065-1330 lbs 1675.00-1975.00, 1st stage 1135-1330 lbs 1335.00-
1475.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage few 1190-1270 lbs
1275.00-1300.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1375-1750
lbs 1525.00-1875.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1405 lb indiv. 1335.00. Medium and
Large 2  2-3 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1115-1140 lbs 1400.00-1525.00, 1st stage 2
yrs 740-755 lbs 1135.00-1225.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1090-
1210 lb cows w/babies to 320 lb calves and a few rebred 2050.00-2225.00. Large
1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1495-1743 lb cows w/babies to 155 lb calves
1750.00-2000.00 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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