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Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 8/15/12

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Receipts:  1856    Last Week:  1361    Last Year:  1070

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower with
instances 3.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold steady on a light supply.
Several herd dispersals and herd reductions were included in the offering
from producers running short on forage and out of water. Demand was good
for take home cows with most finding their new home out of the local area.
Supply was heavy and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk       High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    76.00-81.00    80.00-85.00    70.00-76.00
Boning           80-85    75.00-80.00    80.00-86.00    67.00-75.00
Lean             85-90    65.00-72.00    72.00-79.50    55.00-66.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1190-2160 lbs 91.00-97.00; high
dressing 104.50-108.00; low dressing 82.00-91.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 645-1090 lbs
most 86.00-113.00, pkg. blacks 115.00; 3-7 yrs 870-1095 lbs 72.00-86.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1065-1340 lbs most 975.00-1200.00, better quality from dispersals
1225.00-1275.00, 1st stage 975-1250 lbs 950.00-1050.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1170-1315 lbs 800.00-1010.00. Large 1-2  3 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1500 lbs 1150.00-1350.00, 1st
stage 1475 lb indiv. 1100.00; broken mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1500 lbs 1185.00.
Medium and Large 2  pkg. 5 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1170 lbs
1050.00, 1st stage pkg. 6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100 lbs 850.00.
Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 850-1050 lbs 800.00-950.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 950-
1350 lb cows w/babies to 300 lb calves and some rebred 1200.00-1425.00. Large
1-2  6-7 yrs pkg. 1395 lb cows w/175 lb calves 1475.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to
short and solid mouth 890-1040 lb cows w/babies to 165 lb calves 1100.00-
1225.00; short and solid mouth to aged 950-1000 lb cows w/babies to 200 lb
calves 850.00-925.00 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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