Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 8, Number 5
May 2008

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. Excel spreadsheets listing historical prices for Missouri dairy sales are available as free downloads at the website.

Here is information on the latest monthly Missouri dairy sales.

Norwood, Missouri
on May 9, 2008
Price per Head
Springer heifers bred (7 to 9 months)
$1,700 to $2,275
Heifers bred (4 to 6 months)
$1,600 to $2,275
  Crossbreds
$1,550 to $1,885
Heifers bred (1 to 4 months)
$1,675 to $2,100
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) 
$1,120 to $1,420
  Crossbreds
$975 to $1,240
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service

 

Springfield, Missouri
on May 22, 2008

Price per Head
Springer heifers bred (7 to 9 months)
$1,500 to $2,475
  Crossbreds
$1,700 to $2,000
Heifers bred (3 to 6 months)
$1,675 to $2,260
  Crossbreds
$1,675 to $1,980
Heifers bred (1 to 3 months)
$1,875 to $2,075
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) 
$1,100 to $1,470
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service

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