Springfield-Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/11/13

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Receipts:  512   Last Week:  555   Last Year:  638

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows were firm to 3.00 higher, 
slaughter bulls were steady to weak. The majority of today’s offering
went to slaughter.  Supply was light to moderate.  Demand was moderate
at best but did wane at times.  


   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean    Avg Dressing  High Dressing  Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       80.50-94.50    89.50-95.50    73.00-79.50
Boning       80-85       77.00-86.50    84.50-92.50    73.00-80.50
Lean         85-90       66.50-76.00    72.00-83.50    56.00-65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1055-2100 lbs 82.00-90.50; high
dressing 92.00-93.50; low dressing 81.50-85.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 ½-3 yrs, 700-1093 lbs
109.00-119.00 cwt.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2 1 ½ yrs to short and solid mouth, 
2nd-3rd stage 1125.00-1525.00 per head; some in 1st 1275.00-1300.00.  
Medium and Large 2 1 ½ years to broken mouth 2nd-3rd stage 875.00-
1125.00; some in 1st 725.00-960.00 per head. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs to short and solid,
1060-1645 lbs with baby to 300 lbs calves, 1250.00-1675.00 per pair.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Sarah Wilkinson, 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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