Heifer prices slip in the West, Southwest

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Compared to last month, springing heifer prices have fallen in livestock markets in Turlock, Calif. and Sulphur Springs, Texas. The most dramatic drop was for plainer-quality heifers in Texas, whose bottom end fell from $900 to $600 apiece. Short feedstocks in the area are likely a contributing factor. Heifer calf prices, however, remained steady in Texas but fell in Wisconsin, with the top end dipping from $245 to $190 there.

Springing heifers
Heifer calves
 Location (sale date)
Supreme/top grade
Approved/medium grade
90-120 pounds
Turlock, Calif. (3/23/12)
Stratford, Wis. (3/27/12)
Sulphur Springs, Texas (3/22/12)
New Holland, Pa. (3/28/12)

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