Springer heifer prices soften

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)
Stratford, Wis. (7/5/11
Sulphur Springs, Texas (6/23/11)
New Holland, Pa. (7/6/11)


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