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The Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield, Mo., reported receipts of 701 head Nov. 27, compared to 742 head last month and 661 head last year, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, Mo.

Demand and supply were moderate with nearly 12% Springer heifers, 29% bred heifers, 14% open heifers, 3% fresh heifers and cows, 7% milking cows, 5% bred and springer cows and 5% baby calves. Not as many dairymen in the seats and buyers not as aggressive as they were at the last special. Holsteins unless noted otherwise. Prices per head.

Springer heifers: Bred seven to nine months, Supreme 1250.00 to 1475.00. Approved 985.00 to 1290.00, Crossbreds 990.00 to 1075.00. Medium 900.00 to 1050.00, Crossbreds 750.00 to 950.00. Common 750.00 to 900.00. Heifers bred three to six months, Supreme 1200.00 to 1410.00. Approved 900.00 to 1200.00, Crossbreds 900.00 to 1090.00. Medium 700.00 to 975.00, Crossbreds 670.00 to 910.00. Common 630.00 to 900.00. Heifers bred one to three months, Supreme individual 1085.00. Approved 850.00 to 950.00, Crossbreds 750.00 to 960.00. Medium Crossbreds 600.00 to 700.00.

Open heifers: Approved couple Jersey's 145 lbs., 190.00, couple Crossbreds 178 lbs., 240.00; 200 to 300 lbs., Crossbreds 210.00 to 310.00, couple Jersey's 288 lbs., 370.00; 300 to 400 lbs., 350.00 to 460.00, Crossbreds 345 to 355 lbs., 335.00 to 370.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 540.00 to 575.00, 400 to 500 lbs., Crossbreds 430.00 to 490.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 580.00 to 640.00, Crossbreds 470.00 to 580.00; 635 to 700 lbs., 680.00 to 780.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 800.00 to 820.00, Crossbreds 600.00 to 670.00. Medium, package 597 lbs., 530.00.

Replacement cows: Fresh: Approved 1000.00 to 1300.00. Medium 700.00 to 1000.00, Crossbreds 650.00 to 750.00.

Milking cows: Open to short bred, Approved 1075.00 to 1375.00. Medium 900.00 to 1025.00. Common couple Jersey's 450.00 to 485.00.

Springer cows: Approved 1025.00 to 1100.00, couple Jersey's 825.00 to 850.00. Medium 900.00 to 975.00. Common 710.00 to 850.00.

Baby calves: Holstein heifers, small newborn 60.00 to 120.00. Holstein bulls 95.00 to 150.00, small 50.00 to 100.00.

Date: 12/03/2012



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