Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 8/04/2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Receipts:  430    Last Week:  298    Last Year:  340

   Compared to last Monday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold 4.00-6.00
higher while lean cows sold steady and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 lower.
There was a light supply of bred cows and a moderate supply of cow/calf pairs.
Some much needed rain fell across a portion of the area late last week. Supply
was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      116.00-125.00    125.00-135.00    108.00-113.50
Boning       80-85      114.00-125.50    125.00-135.00    103.00-114.00
                             outstanding 138.00-144.00
Lean         85-90      105.50-112.00    113.50-118.00    95.00-107.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1085-2230 lbs 135.00-144.00; high
dressing 144.00-155.50; low dressing 120.00-130.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 685-1325 lbs
149.00-202.00; 3-7 yrs few 955-970 lbs 147.00-152.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 985-1300 lbs
1875.00-2275.00, 1st stage 895-1165 lbs 1525.00-1800.00; 7 yrs to aged 2nd
stage 1125-1260 lbs 1400.00-1650.00, 1st stage short and solid mouth 1095 lb
indiv. 1370.00. Large 1-2  6-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1380-1635 lbs 1750.00-
1785.00, 1st stage 1480 lb indiv. 1850.00. Medium and Large 2  4 yrs to short
and solid mouth 2nd stage 1215-1280 lbs 1650.00-1800.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage couple 950-1005 lbs 1400.00-1600.00, 1st stage 2 yrs 770-825 lbs
1275.00-1400.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 1170-1285 lb cows w/babies
to 500 lb calves 2500.00-2850.00; 7 yrs to aged 1315-1360 lb cows w/babies to
435 lb calves 2150.00-2200.00. Large 1-2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1400-
1470 lb cows w/babies to 425 lb calves and a few rebred 2600.00-2625.00. Medium
1-2  2-6 yrs 820-980 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb calves and a few rebred 1900.00-
2300.00; broken mouth 910 lb cow w/365 lb calf 1975.00 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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