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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/02/11

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Receipts:  1345    Last Week:  1544    Last Year:  1070

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold steady. A couple dispersals were included in the
offering providing several bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf
pairs. Demand was good for the better quality take-home cows. Supply
was heavy and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    62.00-68.00     68.00-76.00    56.50-61.00
Boning           80-85    59.00-66.00     66.00-72.00    52.00-59.50
Lean             85-90    48.00-56.50     56.50-64.50    40.00-48.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1200-2505 lbs 71.50-79.00; high
dressing 79.50-85.00, couple outstanding 87.00 and 89.50, low dressing
65.00-70.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 750-1090 lbs
most 85.00-104.00, 720 lb indiv. 114.00; 3-7 yrs 870-1175 lbs 57.00-69.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1085-1365 lbs most 845.00-1060.00, better quality 3rd stage from
dispersals 1250.00-1285.00, 1st stage 1085-1320 lbs 710.00-910.00; broken
mouth to aged 3rd stage few 1195-1230 lbs 715.00-730.00. Large 1-2  3 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1370-1500 lbs 890.00-1050.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 1355 lb indiv. 815.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1085 lbs 650.00-865.00. Medium 1-2  4 yrs
to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050 lbs 720.00-950.00, 1st
stage 800-1000 lbs 650.00-800.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1025-1040 lbs
540.00-560.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth
1085-1365 lb cows w/145-180 lb calves 1000.00-1210.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 1100-1175 lb cows w/babies to 360 lb calves 885.00-975.00. Medium
and Large 2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1025-1285 lb cows w/babies to
185 lb calves 750.00-925.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
800-1025 lb cows w/165-360 lb calves 925.00-1000.00.

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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