Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 6, Number 12
December 2006

Dairy Heifer Prices

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 Mammoth Cave Kentucky Dairy Sale is available as a free download at the website.

Here is information on the latest monthly Missouri dairy sales.

Norwood, Missouri
on December 14, 2006
Price per Head
Springer heifers
$1,400 to $1,925
  Crossbreds
$1,300 to $1,725
Heifers bred 4 to 6 months
$1,425 to $1,885
  Crossbreds
$1,250 to $1,650
Shortbred heifers
$1,200 to $1,590
  Crossbreds
N.A.
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) 
$1050 to $1,330
  Crossbreds
N.A.
Source: Norwood Sale

 

Springfield, Missouri
on December 19, 2006
Price per Head
Springer heifers
$1,400 to $1,975
  Crossbreds
$1,500 to $1,675
Heifers bred 3 to 6 months
$1,350 to $1,960
  Crossbreds
N.A.
Shortbred heifers
$1,325 to $1,500
  Crossbreds
N.A.
Open heifers (440 to 660 lbs) 
$825 to $975
  Crossbreds
N.A.
Source: Springfield Sale

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