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Springfield dairy heifer sales report


The Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield, Mo., reported receipts of 407 head dairy heifers on Dec. 17, compared to 449 head last month, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture to USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, Mo.

The demand was moderate and the supply was moderate to light with near 7% springer heifers, 13% bred heifers, 26% open heifers, 7% fresh heifers and cows, 6% bred cows, and 7% baby calves. The balance was steer/bull calves and weigh cows. The cattle were Holsteins unless noted otherwise. Prices are listed per head.

Springer heifers: Bred seven to nine months, supreme 1300.00 to 1350.00. Approved 1100.00 to 1280.00, crossbreds 1050.00 to 1150.00, individual Jersey 1080.00. Medium 925.00 to 1125.00, crossbreds 920.00 to 1050.00, individual Jersey 900.00. Heifers bred three to six months, supreme individual 1350.00. Approved 1060.00 to 1280.00, crossbreds 1070.00 to 1210.00. Medium 900.00 to 1020.00, Jerseys 760.00 to 950.00. Heifers bred one to three months, approved 1020.00 to 1095.00. Common 630.00 to 760.00.

Open heifers: Approved couple 158 lbs., Jerseys 250.00; 250 to 285 lbs., Jerseys 355.00 to 380.00; 320 to 365 lbs., Jerseys 390.00 to 440.00; 440 to 445 lbs., couple crossbreds 530.00 to 560.00, 463 lbs., couple Jerseys 530.00; 490 to 495 lbs., 510.00 to 520.00; package 523 lbs., Jerseys 610.00; 550 to 575 lbs., 590.00 to 660.00, 565 lbs., couple crossbreds 610.00; package 629 lbs., 735.00, 633 lbs., couple crossbreds 740.00; 720 to 725 lbs., 760.00 to 800.00. Common package 389 lbs., dairy X beef 480.00.

Replacement cows: Fresh, supreme 1250.00 to 1550.00, individual 1660.00. Approved 1075.00 to 1250.00. Medium 875.00 to 1010.00. Common individual 760.00. Springer cows, supreme 1425.00 to 1550.00. Approved 1050.00 to 1275.00. Medium couple 1000.00 to 1010.00, individual crossbred 925.00. Cows bred three to six months, supreme 1200.00 to 1350.00. Medium couple 1110.00 to 1185.00.

Baby calves: Holstein heifers individual 125.00. Jersey heifers couple 90.00 to 130.00. Holstein bulls 170.00 to 210.00, small 95.00 to 150.00. Dairy X beef bulls 160.00 to 220.00. Swiss cross bulls 120.00 to 190.00.

Date: 12/23/2013



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