Springer heifer prices soften

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Springer heifer prices have pulled back recently. The top price for supreme/top springer heifer at the most recent auctions was $1,750 in Turlock, Calif., after topping out at $1,925 a month ago. Top prices in New Holland, Pa., were also $1,750. Heifer calf prices held near unchanged, topping out at $240 in Sulphur Springs, Texas and $215 in Stratford, Wis., reports Greg Scheer, dairy analyst with Doane Advisory Services in St. Louis, Mo.

 

 
Springing heifers
Heifer calves
 Location (sale date)
Supreme/top grade
Approved/medium grade
90-120 pounds
Turlock, Calif. (6/17/11)
$1,500-$1,750
$1,300-$1,475
NR
Stratford, Wis. (7/5/11
$1,300-$1,580
$1,100-$1,300
$100-$215
Sulphur Springs, Texas (6/23/11)
$1,000-$1,475
$700-$1,000
$40-$240
New Holland, Pa. (7/6/11)
$1,500-$1,750
    $1,300-$1,475
NR


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