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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 1/18/12

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Receipts:  983   Last Week:  1586   Last Year:  1409

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher with
a few instances 2.00 higher and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. There
was a moderate to heavy supply of bred cows from several dispersals. The 
temperature has decreased some but conditions are still good for feeding and 
tending cattle. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    65.00-72.00    70.50-78.50     59.00-65.00
                                         Indiv.80.00
Boning           80-85    62.00-69.00    68.50-75.50     54.00-62.00
Lean             85-90    53.00-61.50    61.00-69.00     44.00-51.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1208-2115 lbs 80.00-87.50; high
dressing 87.50-96.50, indiv. 98.00; low dressing 71.00-79.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 775-1090 lbs
91.00-115.00, pkg. 620 lbs 119.00; 3-7 yrs 825-1090 lbs 69.00-81.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 950-1365 lbs most 1000.00-1235.00, some better quality 1275.00-
1335.00, 1st stage 1100-1355 lbs 870.00-1000.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1365 lbs 845.00-1060.00. Large 1-2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1520 lbs 1025.00-1225.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1425 lbs 1020.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1100 lbs 725.00-935.00, 1st stage pkg. 1135
lbs 760.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 885-1025 lbs 850.00-1000.00,
1st stage 1000-1050 lbs 800.00-910.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 1085-1275 lb cows w/babies
to 365 lb calves 1300.00-1500.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1100-1225 lb
cows w/165-225 lb calves and a few rebred 1100.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2
3-5 yrs 1000-1095 lb cows w/babies to 140 lb calves 750.00-900.00. Medium 1-2
4 yr 970 lb cow w/395 lb calf 1450.00.

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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