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Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 3/16/11

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Receipts:  805   Last Week:  865   Last Year:  963

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows opened fully steady and
closed 1.00-2.00 higher while slaughter bulls sold 1.00 higher on a heavy
supply. The offering included a light to moderate supply of bred cows and
cow/calf pairs, but some good quality from several small dispersals.
Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk        Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    69.00-76.00    75.00-82.00    62.00-70.00
                             outstanding 83.00-84.50
Boning           80-85    69.00-75.00    74.50-82.00    61.00-69.00
                             outstanding 84.00-86.00
Lean             85-90    54.00-62.00    61.00-69.00    44.00-54.00
                                     few 71.00-72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-2535 lbs 81.00-89.00; high
dressing 90.50-94.00, extreme 98.50&100.50; low dressing 73.00-81.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 760-1295 lbs
most 88.00-106.00, few 83.00-86.00; 3-7 yrs few 810-1305 lb 69.00-83.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 1075-1350 lbs most 900.00-1125.00, several from dispersals
1200.00-1300.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1080-1265 lbs 700.00-770.00.
Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage 1400-1500 lbs 975.00-1250.00, 1850 lb indiv.
1300.00. Medium and Large 2  short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1185 lb indiv.
785.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 995-1025 lbs
850.00-925.00, 1st stage 1000-1050 lbs 750.00-775.00; broken mouth 3rd stage
1035 lb indiv. 550.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth,
from dispersals, 1075-1340 lb cows w/babies to 400 lb calves and several
rebred 1325.00-1635.00, some sold as single lots 1075.00-1125.00; broken
mouth to aged pkg. 1225 lb cows from dispersal w/240-350 lb calves 1335.00.
Large 1-2  5-7 yrs pkg. 1500 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 1400.00.
Medium and Large 2  couple 3-6 yrs 1100-1250 lb cows w/newborn and baby
calves 1125.00. Medium 1-2  4-5 yrs 900 lb cow w/200 lb calf 1125.00, 950
lb cow w/400 lb calf and rebred 1425.00.

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.txt

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