Norwood, MO - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale Report for 5/09/2013

Friday, May 10, 2013

Receipts:  422    Last Special: 747    Last Year:  529

   Demand was moderate and supply was light, with near 15% springer 
heifers, 16% bred heifers, 25% open heifers, 03% fresh and milking cows, 
01% bred and springer cows and 08% calves. A large number were dairy 
cows sold for slaughter and some beef cattle.  Holsteins unless noted otherwise and all prices are per head.  

Springer heifers bred seven to nine months: 
   Supreme - 1200.00-1400.00
   Approved- 1000.00-1185.00, Crossbreds 1000.00-1170.00
   Medium  -  800.00- 985.00, Crossbreds 860.00- 970.00
   Common  -  600.00- 750.00
 
Heifers bred four to six months:
   Supreme - 1210.00-1350.00, 
   Approved-  960.00-1190.00, Indiv Jersey 1140.0, Crossbreds 1050.00-1140.00
   Medium  -  810.00- 930.00
   Common  -  700.00- 725.00
 
Heifers bred one to three months: 
   Approved-  975.00-1110.00
   Medium  -  Few 690.00- 725.00, Few Crossbreds 600.00- 650.00
   
Open heifers:
   Approved and Medium
    200-300 lbs 235.00- 310.00, Crossbreds 165.00-330.00
    300-400 lbs 260.00- 440.00, Crossbreds 310.00-390.00
    400-500 lbs 410.00- 455.00, Crossbreds 390.00-420.00
    500-600 lbs 475.00- 500.00
    600-700 lbs 600.00- 690.00 
    700-800 lbs 770.00- 840.00
   
Fresh and open milking cows:
   Approved- 1050.00-1150.00, Crossbreds  900.00-1025.00
   Medium -   590.00- 800.00
   
Springer and Bred cows: Scarce
    
Baby calves:
   Holstein heifers   160.00- 195.00 
   Holstein bulls     170.00- 210.00
   Jersey heifers     Few 145.00-170.00 
   Jersey bulls        95.00- 115.00
   Crossbred heifers  150.00- 285.00
   Crossbred bulls    Pair 160.00
   Beef Cross bulls   220.00- 370.00

Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Norwood, MO
        Ray Schooley, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 hour Market Report1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS130.txt