Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 5/05/2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Receipts:  495    Last Week:  388    Last Year:  403

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady
to 1.00 higher. A high percent of the offering went to slaughter. The offer-
ing included a light supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs and quality
was more limited than last week’s offering. Supply was moderate and demand
good for slaughter classes.
Note: There will be a complete dispersal of a sixty head herd of Charolais
cows included in next week’s offering.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      98.00-106.00    107.00-112.00    88.50-99.00
                                extreme indiv. 122.50
Boning       80-85      99.00-106.50    106.50-114.00    88.00-99.50
                            outstanding 118.50-119.50
Lean         85-90      91.00-99.00      98.00-110.00    80.00-91.00
                                        indiv. 113.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1335-2235 lbs 114.00-122.00; high
dressing 122.00-134.50; low dressing 102.00-113.50

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 745-1140 lbs
114.00-136.00, few 655-947 lbs 140.00-158.00; 3-7 yrs 840-1100 lbs 95.00-
111.00, pkg. blacks 120.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1060-1355 lbs 1375.00-1675.00, 1st stage 1075-1295 lbs 1255.00-
1475.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1305 lbs 1200.00-
1350.00, 1st stage short and solid mouth 1150 lb indiv. 1160.00. Large 1-2
short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1385 lb indiv. 1500.00. Medium and Large 2
5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 985-1235 lbs 1025.00-1200.00,
1st stage 905 lb indiv. 900.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1150 lb indiv. 850.00.
Medium 1-2  2-3 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 838-845 lbs 1265.00-1500.00, 1st stage
pkg. 990 lbs 1375.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1125-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 165 lb calves 1800.00-1900.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 1125-1170 lb cows w/babies to 135 lb calves 1450.00-1500.00. Medium and
Large 2  5-7 yrs 1080-1200 lb cows w/babies to 300 lb calves 1435.00-1550.00.
Medium 1-2  3-6 yrs 800-960 lb cows w/140-180 lb calves 1625.00-1900.00; broken
mouth 890-1025 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves 1100.00-1300.00 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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