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Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/21/11

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Receipts:  1421    Last Week:  1446    Last Year:  1655

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower with
the greatest decline on boning and lean cows, and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
3.00 lower. Several dispersals were included in the offering and provided some
good quality replacement cows and cow/calf pairs. Substantial rainfall this
past weekend helped replenish soil moisture and increased pond water supplies.
The supply of bred cows was heavy and the supply of cow/calf pairs was
moderate. Supply was heavy and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean   Avg. Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80   59.50-66.00     64.50-70.00     55.50-59.50
                                         indiv.72.00
Boning           80-85   56.50-63.50     63.00-68.00     47.50-57.00
Lean             85-90   47.00-55.50     55.50-61.00     39.00-47.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1100-2380 lbs 70.00-77.00; high
dressing 75.00-79.00; low dressing 64.00-70.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 860-1030 lbs
82.50-95.50, 735 lb indiv. 102.50; 3-7 yrs 920-1310 lbs most 59.00-78.00,
pkg. thin blacks 80.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1060-1340 lbs most 850.00-1050.00, better quality 3rd stage most
from dispersals 1085.00-1125.00, 1st stage 985-1245 lbs 700.00-885.00; short
and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1130-1265 lbs 605.00-825.00. Large
1-2  5-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1450 lbs 835.00-1025.00; broken mouth 3rd
stage 1345 lb indiv. 845.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 800-1110 lbs 635.00-885.00, 1st stage 1045-1080 lbs 600.00-750.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 800-1050 lbs most 650.00-875.00,
pkg. 3rd stage 1035.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 1075-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 285 lb calves and a few rebred 1050.00-1300.00; short
and solid mouth to aged 1060-1150 lb cows w/babies to 255 lb calves 850.00-
975.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1400 lb cow w/baby calf 1125.00. Medium and Large 2
2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1000-1200 lb cows w/newborn to 160 lb calves
775.00-975.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 875-1025 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves
875.00-1075.00; aged pkg. 900 lb cows w/150-200 lb calves 675.00.

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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