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C_LS140 Jefferson City, MO Tue Mar 17, 2015 MO Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center Cow and Bull Auction 3/16/2015 Receipts: 487 Last Week: 481 Last Year: 258 Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-5.00 lower. The slaughter offering included a high percent of cull dairy cows. Even with a small herd dispersal the supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs was light. With temperatures reaching into the 60’s and 70’s grass is beginning to green and grow. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes. Slaughter Cows: Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing Breaking 70-80 101.50-112.00 111.50-120.00 95.00-102.00 Boning 80-85 102.00-112.50 113.00-118.50 88.00-102.00 indiv. 125.00 Lean 85-90 90.00-101.00 102.00-112.50 78.00-90.00 Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2385 lbs 130.00-138.50; high dressing 140.00-146.50; low dressing 118.00-128.00. Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 735-1090 lbs 144.00- 187.00; 3-7 yrs 950-1305 lbs most 112.00-137.00, few 141.00-144.00. Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1040-1330 lbs most 1800.00-2125.00, pkg. blacks 3rd stage from dispersal 2500.00, 1st stage 1185-1325 lbs 1575.00-1850.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1190- 1330 lbs 1700.00-1775.00, 1st stage 1130 lb indiv. 1400.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1190-1215 lbs 1300.00-1500.00. Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1240-1545 lbs 1725.00-1975.00. Medium and Large 2 4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1095 lbs 1600.00-1675.00. Medium 1-2 short and solid mouth 1st stage 1040 lb indiv. 1400.00 per head. Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1070- 1320 lb cows w/babies to 420 lb calves and some rebred 2385.00-2725.00, pkg. 6 yrs to short and solid mouth black and black whiteface cows w/300-410 lb calves and all cows rebred from dispersal 3450.00; broken mouth pkg. 1225 lb cows w/400 lb calves and all cows rebred 2485.00. Medium and Large 2 6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1000-1135 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 1475.00- 1675.00. Medium 1-2 6 yr 990 lb cow w/395 lb calf and rebred 1825.00 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. 0757cdt cc .

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