Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 4/29/2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Receipts:  282    Last Week:  564    Last Year:  370

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 lower. Most of the offering went to slaughter.
There were only a few bred cows and cow/calf pairs traded. Most barn lots
remain muddy with most of the area receiving significant amounts of rain
over the weekend. Supply was light and demand light to moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean        Bulk       High-Dressing   Low-Dressing
Breaking     70-80       77.50-81.50    80.00-84.00    67.00-77.50
Boning       80-85       77.00-83.00    82.00-86.50    67.00-77.00
                     couple outstanding 88.00&94.50
Lean         85-90       71.50-78.50    79.00------    60.00-71.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1230-2370 lbs 89.00-95.00; high
dressing 96.50-98.50; low dressing 84.50-90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs couple pkgs.
843-910 lbs 105.00-110.00, 665 lb indiv. 120.00; 3-7 yrs 920-1235 lbs
74.50-86.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1165-1350 lbs
1055.00-1160.00, 1st stage 1052 lb pkg. from a dispersal 1200.00. Large 1-2
6-7 yrs 3rd stage couple 1430-1460 lbs 1160.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2
5-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 895-1240 lbs 910.00-1060.00, 1st stage 925 lb indiv.
710.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 805-910 lbs 740.00-840.00 per
head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 1065-1100 lb cows w/babies
to 270 lb calves 1575.00-1585.00; short and solid mouth 1085 lb cow w/150 lb
calf 1200.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 900-1020 lb cows w/babies to 135 lb calves
1560.00-1650.00; broken mouth 925-970 lb cows w/155-235 lb calves 950.00-
975.00 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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