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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
Joplin livestock reports

Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Cow and Bull Auction 1/18/17

Receipts:   576   Last Week:   906   Last Year:   300

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows and a
light supply of cow/calf pairs. Mud caused by the recent rains kept several
producer from bringing cattle to market today. Supply was moderate and demand
good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    54.00-59.00     58.00-62.50      47.50-56.00
Boning           80-85    54.00-60.00     59.00-64.50      50.00-54.50
Lean             85-90    47.00-55.00     54.00-63.50      37.50-47.00
                                          indiv.64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1205-2375 lbs average dressing
78.00-82.50; high dressing 86.00-90.00; low dressing 64.00-75.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1120 lbs
85.00-117.50; 3-7 yrs 990-1305 lbs 57.50-77.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1365 lbs 1100.00-1475.00, 1st stage 910-1285 lbs 950.00-1060.00;
short and solid mouth to aged few 2nd most 3rd stage 1100-1365 lbs 700.00-
1025.00. Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1370-1575 lbs 1300.00-1500.00;
7 yrs to aged 3rd stage 1400-1565 lbs 1000.00-1175.00, pkg. 7 yrs to short and
solid mouth 1st stage 1500 lbs 900.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yrs to short and
solid  mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1250 lbs 700.00-1075.00, 1st stage 1000 lb
indiv. 800.00. Medium 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 985-1050
lbs 750.00-1050.00, 1st stage 1030 lb indiv. 875.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1040 lbs 525.00-700.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 1080-
1355 lb cows w/babies to 270 lb calves and some rebred 1375.00-1750.00; broken
mouth 1245 lb cow w/155 lb calf 1050.00. Large 1-2  7 yrs to short and solid
mouth pkg. 1510 lb cows w/270-300 lb calves and rebred 1575.00. Medium and
Large 2  5-7 yrs 1000-1250 lb cows w/140-150 lb calves 1050.00-1200.00. Medium
1-2  4-5 yrs 975-1020 lb cows w/babies to 345 lb calves 1150.00-1300.00; short
and solid mouth 1045 lb cow w/175 lb calf 925.00 per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Joplin, MO
         Don Kleiboeker Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS174.txt

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