Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 01/27/15

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Receipts:  715    Last Month:  765   Last Year:  570

   The demand was good and the supply moderate. There were 15 percent 
springer heifers, 16 percent bred heifers, 18 percent open heifers, 08 percent 
fresh and milking cows, 08 percent bred and springer cows, and 06 percent 
baby calves.  The balance was steers, bulls and slaughter cows.  
Several milking cows and bred heifers sold by the pound.  
Prices reported on a per head basis and for Holsteins unless noted otherwise.

 Springer Heifers bred seven to nine months:
   Supreme -  1800.00-2050.00. ind crossbred 2010.00
   Approved - 1500.00-1750.00, few crossbreds 1700.00-1775.00
   Medium  -  1300.00-1475.00, crossbreds 1250.00-1550.00
   Common -   860.00-1225.00, crossbreds  900.00-1200.00
 Heifers bred three to six months:
   Supreme -  1785.00-2150.00 
   Approved - 1475.00-1700.00, few Jerseys 1225.00-1300.00 
                                                few crossbreds 1285.00-1535.00
   Medium -   1200.00-1425.00, few crossbreds 1100.00-1150.00
   Common -   700.00-1050.00, few Jerseys  925.00-1000.00
 Heifers bred one to three months:
    Approved -few 1300.00-1560.00
   Medium  -  few 1025.00-1050.00, ind crossbred 1175.00 
   Common -  760.00- 950.00
 
 Open Heifers:
      Approved 
          170-295 lbs   475.00-535.00
          325-370 lbs  560.00- 650.00, ind Jersey 365 lbs 535.00,
                                                   few crossbreds 535.00
          401-451 lbs  685.00- 775.00, few crossbreds 585.00-675.00
          508-520 lbs  760.00- 875.00, lot of 16 head 580 lbs 925.00
          615-685 lbs  810.00-960.00
          713-796 lbs 1000..00-1160.00
      Medium and Common Open Heifers were scarce
             
    Replacement Cows:
      Fresh and Milking Cows: 
        Supreme -  ind 1975.00, ind Jersey 1800.00, ind crossbred 1700.00
        Approved-   1575.00-1750.00, crossbreds 1300.00-1425.00
        Medium -   1350.00-1475.00
        Common-     900.00-1200.00
      Springer Cows:
         Supreme - ind 1750.00 
         Approved  1525.00-1700.00, few Jerseys 1675.00-1725.00
         Medium  - few 1300.00-1320.00, crossbreds 1200.00-1475.00
         Common -  800.00-1000.00
      Bred Cows:
         Supreme - 1775.00-2000.00
        Approved- 1450.00-1625.00
        Medium  - 1100.00-1400.00, crossbreds 1150.00-1400.00
        Common - few Jerseys 700.00-1010.00 
     
  Baby Calves:
      Holstein heifers-  scarce 
      Holstein bulls -    335.00-460.00, small 185.00-300.00
      Crossbred heifers- scarce
      Crossbred bulls -  few 350.00-375.00, small 150.00-310.00   
      
 Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         Ray Schooley, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour Market Report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS131.txt

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