Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 8/17/2015

Receipts:  332    Last Week:  707    Last Year:  308

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows
and a very light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was light and demand moderate
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
        Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      107.50-114.00    113.00-118.00   95.00-107.50
Boning       80-85      107.50-114.00    113.50-121.50   95.00-107.50
                                         indiv. 127.00
Lean         85-90      95.00-103.00     107.00-111.00   84.00-92.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1110-2420 lbs average dressing 132.00-
137.50; high dressing indiv. 142.00; low dressing 118.00-130.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 770-1100 lbs 138.00-
185.00, couple 1045-1060 lbs 126.00-130.00; 3-7 yrs 880-1185 lbs 105.00-131.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 905-1280 lbs 1750.00-2000.00, 1st stage 985-1080 lbs 1675.00-1775.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1105-1320 lbs 1230.00-1675.00.
Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1455-1665 lbs 2025.00-2225.00; broken
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1520 lbs 1560.00-1825.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr
1st stage 980 lb indiv. 1550.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage pkg. 997 lbs
2025.00, 1 1/2 yrs 2nd stage 730 lb indiv. 1725.00 per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  broken mouth 1095 lb cow w/350 lb
calf 1950.00. Medium and Large 2  2-7 yrs 865-900 lb cows w/130-350 lb calves
2335.00-2360.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth 1000 lb cow w/360 lb calf
2275.00 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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