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Joplin - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/25/2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Receipts:  789    Last Week:  1278    Last Year:  780

   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower. Several small dispersals provided a moderate supply of bred cows; most cow/calf pairs were split making for a short pair market. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80       80.00-86.00    87.00-88.00     76.00-77.00
Boning       80-85       81.00-88.50    89.00-94.50     73.00-79.50
Lean         85-90       75.00-80.00    84.50-90.00     60.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1400-2345 lbs 101.00-105.00; high
dressing 107.00-114.00 low dressing 92.00-98.00. Breeding bulls 1300-1600 lbs 
1550.00-1875.00

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 
1105-1400 lbs 1100.00-1450.00 1st stage 975-1100 lbs 825.00-850.00 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 few 5 yrs to short solid mouth 1110-
1255 lb cows w/babies to 300 lbs calves 1250.00-1550.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Springfield, MO
         LeAnn Monroe Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS140.txt

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