Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 5, Number 7
July 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 links to the latest monthly Missouri dairy sales:

Norwood - Producers Auction Yards-- July 15, 2005

Demand very good, supply heavy with near 10 percent springer heifers,
20 percent bred heifers, 40 percent open heifers, 01 percent fresh heifers
and cows, 02 percent milking cows, 05 percent bred and springer cows, and 10
percent calves. Holsteins unless noted otherwise.

Springer Heifers: Supreme 1900.00-2310.00, Jerseys pair 1900.00,
Crossbred indiv 1925.00; Approved 1700.00-1860.00, Crossbred indiv 1700.00;
Medium 1385.00-1525.00; Crossbreds 1325.00-1450.00; Common 750.00-1250.00, Crossbreds 850.00-1225.00.

Bred four to six months: Supreme 1900.00-2310.00, Jerseys few 1825.00-
1875.00, Crossbreds 1775.00-2025.00; Approved 1750.00-1890.00, Crossbreds
1550.00-1750.00; Medium 1500.00-1725.00, Crossbreds 1175.00-1475.00;
Common 1050.00-1385.00 Crossbreds 675.00-1050.00.


Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center 7-26-05

Demand good, supply was heavy with near 10 percent springer heifers,
20 percent bred heifers, 45 percent open heifers, 01 percent fresh heifers
and cows, 08 percent bred and springer cows, and 06 percent calves.
Holsteins unless noted otherwise.

Springer Heifers: Supreme 1900.00-2075.00 with few 2225.00-2300.00,
Crossbreds 1600.00-1700.00; Approved 1700.00-1875.00, Jersey indiv 1575.00,
Crossbreds 1400.00-1575.00; Medium 1325.00-1675.00; Common 850.00-1125.00.

Bred four to six months: Supreme 1885.00-2175.00 with few 2250.00-
2450.00, Jersey indiv 1800.00, Crossbreds 1850.00-2000.00; Approved 1675.00-
1875.00, Jersey indiv 1500.00, Crossbreds 1400.00-1725.00; Medium 1375.00-
1675.00, Crossbreds 920.00-1125.00; Common 1050.00-1275.00.

Shortbreds: Supreme 1800.00-1850.00; Approved 1600.00-1770.00,
Crossbreds 1200.00-1400.00; Medium 1200.00-1575.00.

Open Heifers: Approved 700-800 lbs 1200.00-1510.00; 600-700 lbs 1300.00-
1520.00; 500-600 lbs 1160.00-1345.00, Crossbreds 830.00-910.00; 400-500 lbs
1000.00-1220.00, Crossbreds 560.00-950.00; 300-400 lbs 800.00-1190.00;
200-300 lbs 360.00-890.00; Medium 500-600 lbs 550.00-720.00.



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