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JC_LS140 Jefferson City, MO Tue Apr 15, 2014 MO Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center Cow and Bull Auction 4/14/2014 Receipts: 353 Last Week: 469 Last Year: 593 Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady to 3.00 higher with most of the advance on high-dressing individuals. Demand for lean cows continues to be very good. The offering included a very light supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Our warm temperatures of the past several days have slipped away with low’s forecast in the mid-twenties for tonight. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes. Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing Breaking 70-80 98.00-104.50 106.00-113.00 86.50-96.50 Boning 80-85 95.00-105.00 105.50-112.00 85.00-97.00 Lean 85-90 89.00-98.00 101.00-103.00 79.00-89.00 pkg. outstanding 110.00 Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1460-2265 lbs 115.00-120.50; high dressing 119.00-130.50; low dressing 100.00-107.00 Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 705-1135 lbs 116.00-134.00, pkg. 720 lb blacks 140.00; 3-7 yrs 915-1095 lbs 95.00-113.00. Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1050-1325 lbs 1350.00-1525.00, 1st stage 3-7 yrs 1000-1250 lbs 1350.00-1510.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1205 lbs 1090.00-1235.00, short and solid mouth 1st stage 1165 lb indiv. 1175.00. Large 1-2 4-6 yrs 2nd stage couple 1495-1530 lbs 1575.00-1625.00. Medium and Large 2 5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage couple 1010-1175 lbs 950.00-1025.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 925-985 lbs 800.00-835.00. Medium 1-2 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 930-1030 lbs 975.00-1250.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 935-1010 lbs 950.00-1085.00 per head. Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 900- 1225 lb cows w/babies to 500 lb calves 1875.00-2325.00; broken mouth pkg. 1090 lb cows w/babies to 290 lb calves 1350.00. Medium and Large 2 3 yrs to short and solid mouth 900-1015 lb cows w/110-130 lb calves 1225.00-1400.00. Medium 1-2 3 yrs to short and solid mouth 815-1005 lb cows w/babies to 350 lb calves and a few rebred 1375.00-1485.00 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. 0750c sw .

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