Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Cow and Bull Auction 10/13/2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Receipts:  275    Last Week:  423    Last Year:  490

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00 higher. A high percent of the offering went to
slaughter. Only a few scattered bred cows and cow/calf pairs were included
in the offering. Rain across the trade area slowed activity and reduced
receipts today. 
Supply was light and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      108.50-114.50    114.00-117.50    99.00-109.00
Boning       80-85      108.00-115.50    113.50-117.50    98.00-107.00
Lean         85-90      100.00-107.00    109.00-115.00    83.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1225-2260 lbs 128.00-135.00; high
dressing 138.50-148.50; low dressing 115.00-127.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 770-1030 lbs
most 140.00-189.00, few 1150-1385 lbs 120.00-133.00; 3-7 yrs 1035-1170 lbs
112.00-115.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1055-1335 lbs
2000.00-2300.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1110-1305 lbs
most 1475.00-1725.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1925.00, 1st stage pkg. short and
solid mouth 1080 lbs 1725.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1205-1380 lbs 1315.00-
1380.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yr 2nd stage 1120 lb indiv. 1850.00; short and
solid mouth 3rd stage 1018-1095 lbs 1225.00-1375.00. Medium 1-2  6 yr 3rd stage
975 lb indiv. 1400.00, 2nd stage pkg. 905 lb blacks 1825.00, 1st stage 5-7 yrs
970-985 lbs 1675.00-1700.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 960 lb indiv.
1425.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1055-
1325 lb cows w/babies to 180 lb calves 1800.00-2100.00. Medium and Large 2
broken mouth 1100 lb cow w/baby calf 1550.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr 845 lb cow
w/baby calf 2225.00 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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