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Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 2/23/11

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Receipts:  1635   Last Week:  1300   Last Year:  887

   Compared to last Wednesday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold
2.00-4.00 lower with instances 5.00 lower while lean cows sold 1.00-2.00
lower and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-5.00 lower on a heavy supply. Most of
the offering went to slaughter. Even though the offering included several
dispersals the supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs was light. Supply
was heavy and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk        Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    65.00-71.50    71.00-77.50    58.00-65.00
                                         indiv.81.00
Boning           80-85    64.50-70.00    70.00-76.00    57.00-65.00
                                         indiv.82.00
Lean             85-90    52.00-59.00    59.00-67.00    42.00-52.00
                                         pkg.  70.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1100-2520 lbs 76.00-84.00; high
dressing 82.00-90.50, couple 91.00&91.50; low dressing 70.00-75.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 780-1260 lbs
82.00-103.00; 3-7 yrs 890-1250 lbs most 64.00-81.00, black indiv. 85.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 970-1360 lbs most 885.00-1135.00, couple pkgs. 2-4 yr blacks
3rd stage 1160.00-1210.00, 1st stage 940-1245 lbs 825.00-975.00; broken
mouth to aged 3rd stage 1140-1330 lbs 760.00-960.00. Large 1-2  6 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1470-1600 lbs 925.00-1125.00;
broken mouth 3rd stage 1545 lb indiv. 895.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yr 3rd
stage 900 lb indiv. 800.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 975-1050 lbs 700.00-935.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 940-1050
lbs 610.00-790.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth
1100-1325 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 985.00-1150.00; broken mouth
to aged 1100-1225 lb cows w/babies to 275 lb calves 875.00-1035.00. Large
1-2  pkg. 5 yr 1400 lb cows w/160 lb calves 1275.00; broken mouth pkg. 1340
lb cows w/300-350 lb calves and all rebred 1135.00  Medium and Large 2  4
yr 1175 lb cow w/baby calf 985.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid
mouth 975-1050 lb cows w/newborn to 190 lb calves 735.00-960.00.

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.

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