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Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 12/20/10

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Receipts:  436   Last Week:  1400   Last Year:  0

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and bulls sold 2.00 to 3.00
higher.  Demand good, supply light.  Bulk of the cows went to slaughter, with
a few small packages of bred cows and young open cows suitable to turn out.
Cow/calf pairs scarce.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk        Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    56.00-63.50    63.00-67.00    51.00-56.00

Boning           80-85    54.00-60.00    60.00-65.00    50.00-55.00

Lean             85-90    45.00-53.00    52.00-58.00    

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1100-2060 lbs 67.00-75.00; high
dressing individual 77.00; low dressing 62.00-66.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-5 years 850-1200 lbs
70.00-80.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 years, 2nd to 3rd stage, 950-1200 lbs
700.00-975.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  scarce.

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

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