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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 12/21/11

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Receipts:  1115   Last Week:  1686   Last Year:  1400

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady and slaughter
bulls sold 1.00 higher. Several dispersals were included in the offering
which provided some good quality bred cows and demand was good for take-
home cows. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.
Note: The next regular cow and bull auction will be held Wednesday
January 4, 2012.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    66.00-72.00    71.00-77.00     58.00-65.50
                             outstanding 78.00-81.00
Boning           80-85    64.00-70.00    69.00-76.00     57.00-64.50
                             outstanding 79.00-80.00
Lean             85-90    53.00-61.50    61.50-69.00     44.00-53.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1160-2455 lbs 77.00-84.00; high
dressing 84.00-92.00, couple 94.00&95.00; low dressing 66.00-74.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1060 lbs
most 85.00-106.00; 3-7 yrs few 835-1285 lbs 64.00-74.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 925-1345 lbs most 900.00-1125.00, several better quality especially
from dispersals 1150.00-1375.00, 1st stage couple 1055-1065 lbs 835.00-920.00;
broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1100-1290 lbs 775.00-925.00. Large 1-2  2-7 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 1330-1450 lbs 1015.00-1175.00, 1st stage couple 1375-1425
lbs 1025.00-1055.00. Medium and Large 2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 800-1090 lbs 640.00-825.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 945-1050 lbs 850.00-1000.00 per head. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
1080-1330 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves and a few rebred 1175.00-1450.00;
broken mouth to aged 1100-1265 lb cows w/babies to 165 lb calves 925.00-
1060.00. Large 1-2  6 yr 1450 lb cow w/180 lb calf 1400.00. Medium and Large
2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1075-1100 lb cows w/babies to 190 lb calves
1075.00-1150.00; broken mouth pkg. 1045 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves
900.00. Medium 1-2  5-6 yrs 900-1010 lb cows w/baby calves 875.00-950.00;
broken mouth 945-1035 lb cows w/baby calves 885.00-925.00 per pair.

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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