Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 11/30/2015

Receipts:  233    Last Week:  324    Last Year:  300

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00 higher. Most of the offering went to slaughter.
The supply of bred cows was very light and no cow/calf pairs were traded.
Supply was light and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      74.00-78.00     78.00-82.00      65.00-74.00
Boning       80-85      74.00-78.00     78.00-84.00      62.00-74.00
                                        indiv.86.00
Lean         85-90      63.00-71.00     71.50-76.50      54.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1315-2075 lbs average dressing 94.50-
97.00; high dressing 99.00-107.00; low dressing 80.00-85.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 980-1235 lbs
114.00-128.00; 3-7 yrs 970-1200 lbs 80.00-112.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd stage few 940-1360 lbs
1325.00-1525.00, 1st stage 1160-1325 lbs 1225.00-1375.00; short and solid mouth
3rd stage 1300 lb indiv. 1250.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1080-1335 lbs 900.00-
1150.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1435-1620 lbs 1400.00-1525.00,
1st stage pkg. 1620 lbs 1350.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage
1405-1470 lbs 1200.00-1300.00. Medium and Large 2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
1170-1178 lbs 950.00-1250.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1140
lbs 750.00-855.00. Medium 1-2  2-4 yrs 1st stage couple pkgs. 845-910 lbs
1100.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1000 lb indiv. 1110.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  None traded.

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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