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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 2/15/12

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Receipts:  930    Last Week:  899    Last Year:  1300

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 6.00-8.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher. Southern Plains interest continues
to have an impact on the slaughter cow market. There was a heavy supply of
bred cows with some very good quality and a moderate supply of cow/calf pairs.
Demand was very good for take home cows. Supply was moderate and demand very
good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    83.50-90.00    89.00-96.00     74.00-83.50
                             outstanding 97.00
Boning           80-85    81.00-89.00    88.00-95.00     72.00-81.00
                             outstanding 97.00-100.00
                                 extreme indiv.103.00
Lean             85-90    70.00-79.00    79.00-88.00     61.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1180-2255 lbs 92.00-99.00; high
dressing 99.50-108.00, indiv. 110.00; low dressing 80.00-92.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 750-1340 lbs
most 90.00-115.00, pkg. 120.00; 3-7 yrs 845-1235 lbs 83.00-99.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1050-1365 lbs most 1150.00-1385.00, some better quality 1400.00-
1635.00, 1st stage 1115-1250 lbs 985.00-1130.00; few short and solid mouth 2nd
stage 1175-1360 lbs 900.00-1000.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1100-1350
lbs 975.00-1150.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1400-1625 lbs 1200.00-1450.00, 1st stage pkg. 1400 lbs 1200.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 1395 lb indiv. 1130.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs 2nd stage
1085 lb indiv. 900.00, 1st stage 1000-1200 lbs 975.00-1000.00. Medium 1-2  3
yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1050 lbs most 900.00-
1050.00, better quality 3rd stage pkg. black and black white-face 1175.00,
1st stage pkg. 955 lbs 890.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 900-
1025 lbs 725.00-900.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100-
1275 lb cows w/babies to 325 lb calves 1300.00-1550.00, some w/350-375 lb
calves and rebred 1600.00-1850.00; broken mouth to aged 1090-1125 lb cows w/
165-175 lb calves 1100.00-1150.00. Large 1-2  5 yr 1600 lb cow w/245 lb calf
1850.00. Medium 1-2  3-6 yrs 925-1050 lb cows w/160-285 lb calves and a few
rebred 1100.00-1350.00.

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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