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JC_LS140 Jefferson City, MO Tue April 21, 2015 MO Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center Cow and Bull Auction 4/20/2015 Receipts: 308 Last Week: 576 Last Year: 444 Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 higher and slaughter bulls sold fully steady. The offering included a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs with most bred cows in the 2nd stage. A small herd dispersal provided several young cow/calf pairs. Supply was light and demand good for slaughter classes. Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing Breaking 70-80 108.00-118.00 120.00-128.00 96.50-110.00 Boning 80-85 109.00-119.00 118.00-128.50 96.00-110.00 pkg. outstanding 132.50 couple extreme 140.00 Lean 85-90 97.00-109.00 111.00-118.00 85.00-94.00 Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1295-2265 lbs 134.00-142.00; high dressing 142.00-154.50, indiv. 156.00; low dressing 120.00-132.00. Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 845-1040 lbs 138.00- 160.00, 1198-1218 lbs 128.00-131.00; 3-7 yrs 820-1170 lbs 121.00-144.00. Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 2nd stage 920-1155 lbs 1910.00- 2200.00, 1st stage 1130-1230 lbs 1725.00-1775.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1215 lb indiv. 1735.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1080-1355 lbs 1375.00-1675.00. Large 1-2 6 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1400-1490 lbs 1700.00-1750.00, 1st stage 1415 lb indiv. 1700.00; broken mouth 2nd stage pkg. 1375 lbs 1475.00. Medium and Large 2 6-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1129-1140 lbs 1625.00-1675.00, 1st stage 3 yr 760 lb indiv. 1335.00. Medium 1-2 5 yr 2nd stage 1055 lb indiv. 1725.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 980 lb indiv. 1275.00 per head. Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs to short and solid mouth, from dispersal, 875-1185 lb cows w/babies to 475 lb calves and several rebred 2750.00-3500.00, balance 1165-1225 lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves 1950.00 2125.00. Medium and Large 2 4 yrs to short and solid mouth 1025-1110 lb cows w/baby calves 1725.00-2060.00 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.txt 0738cdt cc .

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