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JC_LS140 Jefferson City, MO Tue Apr 22, 2014 MO Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center Cow and Bull Auction 4/21/2014 Receipts: 444 Last Week: 353 Last Year: 564 Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher. A high percent of the offering went to slaughter. The offer- ing included a light supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs with most bred cows in the 2nd stage. Rain in the forecast for today is greatly needed to give spring forages a boost for growth. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes. Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing Breaking 70-80 97.00-105.50 106.00-109.00 90.00-97.50 Boning 80-85 96.50-106.00 106.00-114.00 86.00-98.00 extreme indiv. 120.50 Lean 85-90 89.00-95.00 101.00-104.00 79.00-90.00 several shelly 71.00-78.00 Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1260-2290 lbs 115.00-122.00; high dressing 120.00-131.00; low dressing 99.00-112.00 Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 690-1150 lbs most 117.00-135.00, several 140.00-149.00; 3-7 yrs 855-1235 lbs most 94.00- 115.00, few 120.00-128.00. Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd and a few 3rd stage 950-1360 lbs 1400.00-1700.00, 1st stage 1065-1270 lbs 1225.00-1375.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 1140-1290 lbs 1200.00- 1325.00. Large 1-2 short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1395-1485 lbs 1350.00- 1500.00. Medium and Large 2 3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1070 lbs 1235.00-1375.00, 1st stage 975-1090 lbs 1150.00-1175.00. Medium 1-2 2-7 yrs 2nd stage 840-1020 lbs 1100.00-1250.00, 1st stage 845-998 lbs 1050.00-1275.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 900-960 lbs 900.00-975.00 per head. Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 880- 1290 lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves 1850.00-2000.00. Medium and Large 2 4-6 yrs 940-990 lb cows w/150-425 lb calves and a few rebred 1600.00-1850.00. Medium 1-2 2-3 yrs 785-880 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 1400.00-1850.00; broken mouth 960-1000 lb cows w/babies to 185 lb calves 1425.00-1510.00 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. 0742c sw .

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