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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 5/02/12

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Receipts:  1175    Last Week:  789    Last Year:  926

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 4.00-5.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. Slaughter cow prices made a strong
advance today following several recent negative events in the meat market.
There was a moderate supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs with several of
very good quality and demand was good. Supply moderate and demand very good
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    85.00-91.00    91.00-97.50     82.00-85.00
                                         indiv.99.00
Boning           80-85    85.00-93.00    93.00-99.50     77.00-84.50
                             outstanding 100.00-104.50
Lean             85-90    80.00-87.50    87.50-95.00     68.00-79.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1255-2555 lbs 102.00-109.00; high
dressing 109.00-115.00, couple 118.50-124.50; low dressing 92.00-102.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 725-1110 lbs
90.00-111.00, couple pkgs. fancy 116.00; 3-7 yrs 865-1140 lbs most 82.00-
96.00, couple pkgs. thin 751-865 lbs 103.00-112.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1325 lbs
most 1100.00-1325.00, some better quality 1400.00-1425.00, 1st stage 1040-
1160 lbs 1075.00-1250.00; short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1325
lbs 935.00-1165.00. Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1370-1500 lbs
1275.00-1600.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1345-1440 lbs 1165.00-1280.00.
Medium and Large 2  5 yrs 3rd stage 1175 lb indiv. 1050.00. Medium 1-2  3-6
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1050 lbs 875.00-1000.00; broken mouth 3rd stage
950-1000 lbs 775.00-925.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 965-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 225 lb calves 1450.00-1750.00, several lots w/270-
400 lb calves and most rebred 1800.00-2000.00; broken mouth pkg. 1300 lb cows
w/140-170 lb calves 1300.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs pkg. 1425 lb cows w/300-375 lb
calves and a few rebred 1935.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 900-1000 lb cows w/150-
175 lb calves 1250.00-1275.00.

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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