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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 5/23/12

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Receipts:  1135    Last Week:  996   Last Year:  1061

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Several producers made mention of
the need for a good rain to keep their pastures growing as much of the area
has a rainfall deficit. Supply was moderate to heavy and demand moderate to
good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Ave Dress      High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    83.00-89.00    88.50-95.00     77.00-83.00
                                         indiv.100.00
Boning           80-85    83.00-91.00    90.00-95.00     78.00-83.50
                                  couple 100.00&101.50
Lean             85-90    78.00-86.00    85.00-92.00     67.00-78.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1230-2265 lbs 106.00-115.00; high
dressing 114.00-120.00, extreme indiv. 126.50; low dressing 98.00-106.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 805-1212 lbs
92.00-112.00, few 710-760 lbs 120.00-124.00; 3-7 yrs 820-1150 lbs most 84.00-
95.00, pkg. thin 105.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1000-1335 lbs most 1050.00-1250.00, few better quality 1275.00-
1350.00, 1st stage 1020-1100 lbs 1025.00-1060.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 3rd stage 1160-1270 lbs 990.00-1025.00. Large 1-2  4-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 1400-1580 lbs 1195.00-1425.00. Medium and Large 2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 950-1075 lbs 985.00-1125.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050 lbs 950.00-1185.00, 1st stage 1000 lb indiv. 850.00.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1095-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves and a few rebred most 1400.00-1600.00,
black white-face cow w/185 lb calf and rebred 1800.00; pkg. 7 yrs to broken
mouth 1100 lb cows w/160-200 lb calves 1425.00. Large 1-2  6 yr 1525 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1575.00. Medium and Large 2  2-6 yrs 895-1150 lb cows w/ babies
to 190 lb calves most 1075.00-1300.00, cow w/250 lb calf 1385.00. Medium 1-2
3-7 yrs 895-1050 lb cows w/babies to 290 lb calves most 1100.00-1300.00, cow
w/240 lb calf and rebred 1475.00; broken mouth to aged pkg. 1025 lb cows
w/babies to 130 lb calves 1000.00.

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.txt

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