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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 5/16/12

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Receipts:  996    Last Week:  823   Last Year:  1191

   Compared to last Wednesday, after opening 1.00-2.00 lower slaughter
cows returned to steady by mid-day and closed steady to 1.00 higher while
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included several small dispersals
and a moderate supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate
and demand moderate to good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk       High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    84.00-90.50    90.00-98.00    77.00-84.00
                                  couple 100.50-102.00
Boning           80-85    84.00-93.00    92.00-99.00    80.00-84.50
                         few outstanding 107.00&107.50
Lean             85-90    80.00-87.00    86.00-94.00    68.50-79.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1215-2240 lbs 105.00-113.00; high
dressing 112.50-118.00, indiv. 122.00; low dressing 96.00-104.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 880-1160 lbs
93.00-111.00; 3-7 yrs 810-1035 lbs 86.00-97.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 975-1335 lbs most 1100.00-1300.00, few better quality 1335.00-
1375.00, 1st stage pkg. 1145 lbs 1050.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1255 lb
indiv. 1055.00. Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
1375-1585 lbs 1200.00-1400.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yr 2nd stage 975 lb
indiv. 1050.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
920-1040 lbs most 925.00-1100.00, pkg. blacks 1200.00, 1st stage 875-1025 lbs
875.00-1050.00; broken mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1015 lbs 875.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 1075-1275 lb cows w/babies
to 180 lb calves and a few rebred 1375.00-1650.00. Medium and Large 2  3-7
yrs 885-1090 lb cows w/ babies to 325 lb calves and a few rebred 1325.00-
1500.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 875-1025 lb cows w/babies to 395 lb calves
1225.00-1375.00, some w/375-395 lb calves and all rebred 1400.00-1475.

Source:  Missouri 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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