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Jefferson City, MO Mon Nov 19, 2018 MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News
North Central Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Sale
Kirksville - Kirksville Livestock Auction 11/16/18
Receipts: 133 Year Ago: 147
Sponsored by Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers, Inc.,
University of Missouri Extension, Missouri Cattlemen?s Association,
MU College of Veterinary Medicine, Kirksville Livestock LLC, and Missouri
Department of Agriculture.
All heifers in the sale have met minimum standards for reproductive
soundness, pelvic size, body condition and weight. A strict immunization
program has been followed including Brucellosis calf-hood vaccination and
tested negative for BVD-PI. Heifers were bred to bulls meeting strict
calving ease/birth weight EPDs. Projected calving dates were given with
most heifers expected to calve from the end of January through March.
All heifers were screened for blemishes, muscle, frame, body condition
score (BCS) and disposition by a screening committee consisting of
official graders from the Missouri Department of Agriculture and USDA,
then sorted into lots according to calving dates and similar body types.
A good crowd was on hand to see the 133 heifers that sold in 37 lots.
Many of the consignors were long time participants of the Show-Me-Select
Heifer Program and the quality and condition of the offering was
excellent. Sale average for the 133 head was 1715.00 per head, which was
157.00 per head lower than the November 2017 sale.
Replacement Bred Heifers: Medium and Large 1 and 1-2 1100-1350 lbs
2nd and early 3rd stage preg 1600.00-1850.00 per head, with few packages
topping 1900.00 per head.
Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
Steve Disselhorst, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244