Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 6, Number 9
September 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 sale.

Norwood, Missouri
on September 14, 2006
Price per Head
Springer heifers
$1,400 to $2,000
  Jerseys
$1,025 to $1,425
  Crossbreds
$1,425 to $1,850
Heifers bred 4 to 6 months
$1,300 to $1,860
  Crossbreds
$1,300 to $1,550
Shortbred heifers
$1,200 to $1,650
  Jerseys
$800 to $1,000
  Crossbreds
$850 to $1,225
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) 
$1,100 to $1,290
  Crossbreds
$900 to $1,100
Source: Norwood Sale

Springfield, Missouri on September 26, 2006

Price per Head
Springer heifers
$1,400 to $1,900
  Crossbreds
$1,425 to $1,625
Heifers bred 4 to 6 months
$1,390 to $1,850
  Crossbreds
$1,200 to $1,500
Shortbred heifers
$1,225 to $1,785
  Crossbreds
$1,175 to $1,250
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) 
$1,000 to $1,210
  Crossbreds
$840 to $925
Source: Springfield Sale

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