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

Friday, November 25, 2011

Receipts:  1049    Last Week:  1640    Last Year:  355

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00 higher on a light supply. Slaughter buyers remained
active the day before the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Several complete dis-
persals were included in the offering and that provided a heavy supply of bred
cows and cow/calf pairs with some of very good quality. Supply was moderate
and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    60.50-65.50     65.00-73.00      57.50-59.50
                                          indiv.74.00
Boning           80-85    57.00-63.00     63.00-70.00      50.00-57.00
                                          indiv.71.00
Lean             85-90    46.00-52.50     52.50-59.00      38.00-46.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1330-2190 lbs 73.00-79.00; high
dressing 78.00-85.00, indiv. 86.00; low dressing 60.00-69.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 720-1145 lbs
most 79.00-103.00, few 109.00-115.00; 3-7 yrs 820-1195 lbs most 60.00-75.00,
black indiv. 77.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1085-1340 lbs most 800.00-1050.00, with several pkgs. good young
black from the dispersals 1100.00-1300.00, 1st stage 1075-1295 lbs most
750.00-900.00, from dispersals 1000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage 1095-1300 lbs 675.00-775.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 1400-1450 lbs 935.00-1100.00, 1st stage pkg. 1480 lbs 990.00. Medium
and Large 2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage few 1028-1270
lbs 675.00-720.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 875-1050 lbs 675.00-825.00, 1st stage 875 lb indiv. 660.00; broken
to aged 950-1050 lbs 570.00-575.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
970-1325 lb cows w/babies to 350 lb calves and several rebred most 1150.00-
1400.00, some w/350-420 lb calves and several rebred 1425.00-1500.00, few
with newborn to baby calves 885.00-1025.00; broken mouth to aged 1100-1125
lb cows w/155-275 lb calves 875.00-1035.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 1400 lb cow
w/400 lb calf and rebred 1300.00. Medium and Large 2  aged 1090 lb cow
w/175 lb calf 545.00.

Source:  MO 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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