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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 1/25/12

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Receipts:  897    Last Week:  983    Last Year:  1258

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 7.00-8.00 higher with some
10.00 higher and slaughter bulls sold 6.00-7.00 higher on a heavy supply. The
supply of slaughter cows appears to be shrinking and prices are responding.
Several dispersals provided a heavy supply of bred cows. Supply was moderate
and demand very good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    73.00-80.50     80.00-88.50      64.00-73.00
                              outstanding 90.00-92.50
Boning           80-85    69.00-77.00     77.00-86.00      59.00-69.00
                              outstanding 87.00-92.00
Lean             85-90    60.00-69.00     68.00-76.00      52.00-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1240-2350 lbs 88.00-94.00; high
dressing 94.00-102.50, indiv. 106.00; low dressing 80.00-86.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1280 lbs
most 90.00-117.00, few 120.00-127.50; 3-7 yrs 870-1348 lbs 73.00-87.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1085-1360 lbs most 1050.00-1250.00, some better quality and from
dispersals 1275.00-1450.00, 1st stage 1100-1275 lbs 875.00-1050.00; broken
mouth to aged 3rd stage 1100-1225 lbs 975.00-1100.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 2nd stage 1070-1225 lbs 750.00-1000.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and
solid mouth 3rd stage couple 1450-1505 lbs 1295.00-1450.00, 1st stage 1390 lb
indiv. 1100.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1395-1460 lbs 1100.00-1150.00. Medium
and Large 2  short and solid mouth 3rd stage 950-1075 lbs 900.00-1075.00, 1st
stage 3 yr 1000 lb indiv. 625.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 850-1050 lbs most 835.00-1050.00, few 3rd stage 1075.00-
1125.00, 1st stage 1000-1050 lbs 800.00-925.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 985-1025 lbs 835.00-900.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 1060-1225 lb cows w/babies
to 290 lb calves and a few rebred most 1300.00-1500.00, black 5 yr cow w/165
lb cow and rebred 1575.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1090-1250 lb cows
w/babies to 230 lb calves 1050.00-1250.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 830-1045 lb
cows w/babies to 170 lb calves most 1125.00-1300.00, 4 yr black cow w/265 lb
calf and rebred 1675.00; 7 yrs to broken mouth 1020-1050 lb cows w/babies to
200 lb calves 850.00-950.00.


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.txt

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