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Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 3/23/11

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Receipts:  1607    Last Week:  805    Last Year:  807

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of breaking and boning slaughter cows
sold 2.00-3.00 higher with some high-dressing 4.00-5.00 higher and lean cows
sold 1.00-2.00 higher while slaughter bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher.
Slaughter buyers were very aggressive and prices strengthened as the sale pro-
gressed. Several herd dispersals provide a heavy supply of bred cows and cow/
calf pairs. Supply was heavy and demand very good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk        Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    73.00-79.00    78.50-86.00    65.00-73.00
                             outstanding 87.00-94.00
Boning           80-85    71.50-78.00    78.00-86.00    63.50-72.00
                             outstanding 87.00-93.00
Lean             85-90    55.00-62.00    65.00-71.50    46.00-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1145-2385 lbs 84.00-89.50; high
dressing 89.00-95.00, indiv. 99.00; low dressing 74.00-81.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 770-1290 lbs
most 88.00-97.00, few 101.00-112.50; 3-7 yrs few 965-1215 lb 75.00-85.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 1000-1350 lbs from dispersals 1175.00-1335.00, singles and
small lots 900.00-1125.00, 1st stage 1075-1250 lbs from dispersals 1160.00-
1250.00, balance 900.00-1125.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 1150-1325 lbs 750.00-885.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1550 lbs 975.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 945-1150 lbs 785.00825.00. Medium
1-2  3-6 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 900-1000 lbs 700.00-825.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
1000-1300 lb cows w/babies to 395 lb calves and some rebred most 1125.00-
1350.00, several from dispersals w/250-385 lb calves and all cows rebred
1375.00-1450.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1125-1300 lb cows w/babies
to 300 lb calves w/few rebred 1085.00-1275.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 1385-1425
lb cows w/300-425 lb calves and all rebred 1610.00-1735.00. Medium and Large
2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1075-1150 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves
900.00-1175.00; broken mouth pkg. 1100 lb cows w/190-250 lb calves 985.00.
Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 875-1000 lb cows w/babies to 325 lb calves few rebred
1075.00-1335.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1000-1020 lb cows w/baby
calves 775.00-975.00.

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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