Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 11/09/2015

Receipts:  581    Last Week:  464   Last Year:  636

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 lower. Slaughter 
bulls 1.00 to 2.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred 
cows and light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      75.00-81.00     80.50-84.50      66.00-74.00
                                few ind 87.00-88.00
Boning       80-85      72.00-77.50 few 79.00-85.00      65.00-74.00
Lean         85-90      66.00-72.00     71.00-80.00      54.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1135-2335 lbs average dressing 94.00-
102.00; high dressing 102.50-109.00; low dressing 80.00-91.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1-3 yrs 710-1165 lbs
115.00-137.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 1st to 3rd stage 1130-1430 lbs 
1350.00-1975.00; short solid to broken mouth 1040-1300 lbs mostly 2nd stage 
1100.00-1360.00. Large 1-2  2 yrs to short solid mouth 1350-1570 lbs 2nd 
stage 1185.00-1850.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 1st to 2nd stage 820-1075 lbs 
mostly 900.00-1525.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 1100-1345 lbs with newborn 
to 250 lb calves 1850.00-2475.00. Medium 1-2 2 yrs to short solid mouth 850-
1050 with 100-125 lb calves 1100.00-2225.00 per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Caroline Carter, 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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