Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 5, Number 12
December 2005

Dairy Heifer Price Outlook

Check the Heifers web page on the Missouri Dairymen's Resource Guide for the latest heifer prices in Missouri and around the country. An excel spreadsheet listing historical prices for dairy heifers by weight range at the Mammouth Cave Kentucky Dairy Sale is available as a free download.

Here are the links to the latest monthly Missouri dairy sales:

Norwood - Producers Auction Yards - 12/08/05

Springer Heifers: Supreme 2000.00-2200.00, Crossbreds 1525.00-1750.00;
Approved 1600.00-1975.00, Crossbreds 1300.00-1475.00; Medium 1450.00-1550.00;
Common 1075.00-1200.00, Crossbreds 775.00-850.00.

Bred four to six months: Supreme 1925.00-2350.00, Crossbreds 1625.00-
1885.00; Approved 1600.00-1900.00, Crossbreds 1500.00-1600.00.

Shortbred: Supreme 1800.00-1875.00, Crossbreds indiv 1600.00; Medium
indiv 1525.00, few Crossbreds 1250.00.

Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center - 11/23/05

Springer Heifers: Supreme 1950.00-2300.00, Crossbred indiv 1800.00;
Approved 1700.00-1910.00, Jersey indiv 1450.00, Crossbreds few 1300.00-
1650.00; Medium few 1225.00-1450.00; Common 800.00-1185.00.

Bred four to six months: Supreme 1950.00-2375.00; Approved 1600.00-1935.00,
Jerseys few 1100.00-1250.00, Crossbreds 1375.00-1675.00; Medium 1225.00-1525.00,
Jerseys 925.00-1000.00, Crossbreds 880.00-1225.00; Common 850.00-1100.00.

Shortbreds: Approved 1600.00-1725.00; Medium 1370.00-1525.00.


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