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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 7/25/12

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Receipts:  1234   Last Week:  704   Last Year:  1100

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00
higher with some high-dressing cows 6.00-7.00 higher and slaughter bulls
sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included several herd reductions from
producers running short of forage and water. A moderate number of bred cows
returned to the farm but very few cow/calf pairs returned to the farm with
several split in the sale ring and the cows going to slaughter. Supply was
heavy and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    70.00-76.00    75.50-81.50     62.00-70.00
                                  pkg. extreme 91.50
Boning           80-85    69.00-77.00    76.00-83.00     63.00-70.00
                             outstanding 84.50-85.50
Lean             85-90    66.50-71.00    70.00-76.00     58.00-66.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1175-2330 lbs 90.00-97.00; high
dressing 97.50-105.50; low dressing 81.00-90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 685-1070 lbs
most 81.00-102.00, pkg. fancy 104.50; 3-6 yrs 875-1182 lbs 70.50-85.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 975-1330 lbs most 840.00-1050.00, several better quality from herd
reductions 1125.00-1210.00, 1st stage 1000-1300 lbs 810.00-1005.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 1105 lb indiv. 750.00. Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage 1340-1405
lbs 1070.00-1150.00. Medium and Large 2  5-6 yrs 2nd stage 890-910 lbs 760.00-
860.00. Medium 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1030 lbs 685.00-900.00, 1st
stage 875-1025 lbs 725.00-875.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 1080-1295 lb cows w/babies
to 230 lb calves and a few rebred 1075.00-1250.00. Medium 1-2  pkg. 5-6 yrs
960 lb cows w/170-210 lb calves 1175.00 per pair.

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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