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Went to a local Cattle Auction Today. The following are some samples of cattle that sold:
18 Beef Brood Cows, 5-7 years old, gauranteed 6-7 months pregnant, predominantly black, sold for $870 each.
1 Holstien Heifer, 480 pounds, at 86 cents/pound
2 Crossbred beef heifers, 332 pounds each, sold for $1.06/pound.
1 Santa Gertrudis Steer, 450 pounds, $1.11/pound
7 Charlois Cross bulls(not castrated), average weight 584 pounds, $1.06/pound
4 Longhorn Heifers, average weight 479 pounds, sold for 52 cents/pound
Black Angus Slaughter bulls, 66 cents/pound.
Broken Mouth Slaughter Beef Cows, 52 to 56 cents/pound
Many groups of good healthy beef calves sold at $1.15 to $1.30 per pound

The Lunch Special of Roast Beef, Potatoes& Gravy, corn, a fresh green salad with Ranch Dressing and a roll sold for $5. Best Buy of the day :)
 

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Norwood, Missouri
on 7/12/07
Price per Head
Springer heifers bred (7 to 9 months) $1,750 to $2,325
Crossbreds $1,525 to $2,225
Heifers bred (3 to 6 months) $1,800 to $2,350
Crossbreds $1,500 to $2,150
Jerseys $1,500 to $1,950
Heifers bred (1 to 3 months) $1,775 to $1,975
Crossbreds $1,250 to $1,575
Jerseys $1,510 to $1,650
Open heifers (500 to 700 lbs) $1,200 to $1,470
Crossbreds $825 to $1,125
Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service

This was the local dairy sale bill for around here.
And Mark I would of thought you would of had the sausage gravy and biscuits.LOL
 
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Up North said:
Went to a local Cattle Auction Today. The following are 1 Holstien Heifer, 480 pounds, at 86 cents/pound
Good price if it's healthy and not a freemartin.
 
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