Hanging in there

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Projections for healthier milk prices to continue through the summer and fall may be buoying dairy springer prices, which held steady throughout most of the country and even took a healthy upward bump in California compared to last month.  Springer prices also are on par with year-ago values.  Dicey crop planting conditions in the upper Midwest could impact feed prices and erase earlier projections of commodity price relief by fall.  Holstein heifer calf prices are down again in the upper Midwest and Northeast, steady in Texas.

Springing heifers
Heifer calves
 Location (sale date)
Supreme/top grade
Approved/medium grade
90-120 pounds
Turlock, Calif. (5/17/13)
Stratford, Wis. (5/28/13)
Sulphur Springs, Texas (5/16/13)
New Holland, Pa. (5/29/13)

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