Optimism in the air

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Relief from high feed prices, plus a prediction for a large 2013 corn crop that could lower prices even more, may be fueling market optimism despite relatively flat milk prices. Springer heifer prices are steady to higher nationwide this month.  The hot spot: Pennsylvania, where close-up springer values have jumped about $200 a head compared to last month.  Heifer calf prices also are up slightly in all reporting areas.



 
Springing heifers
Heifer calves
 Location (sale date)
Supreme/top grade
Approved/medium grade
90-120 pounds
Turlock, Calif. (8/30/13)
$1,300-1,475
$1,100-1,325
NR
Stratford, Wis. (9/3/13)
$1,350-1,650
$850-1,325
$65-175
Sulphur Springs, Texas (8/15/13)
$1,050-1,475
$800-1,025
$70-325
New Holland, Pa. (8/23/13)
$1,500-1,550
$1,350-1,475
$100-110


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