|Missouri Dairy Business Update|
|Volume 6, Number 1|
Dairy Heifer Price Outlook
USDA's January 1 2006 inventory report showed a 1% increase in dairy cow numbers over 2005 levels.Total dairy replacement numbers are up 4% over January 2005 levels, but the number of replacement old enough to calve in 2006 is only up 3%.
Here are the links to the latest monthly Missouri dairy sales:
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.