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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 8/22/12

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Receipts:  1240    Last Week:  1856    Last Year:  968

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 3.00 lower. The offering included cattle from several
herd reductions which provided some good quality bred cows. There were
only a few scattered cow/calf pairs in the offering. Temperatures have
moderated but still no significant rainfall across the area. Supply was
heavy and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    73.00-78.50    78.00-83.00     66.50-74.00
                            couple outstanding 87.00
Boning           80-85    72.00-78.00    77.50-84.00     65.00-73.00
                                        indiv. 86.00
Lean             85-90    63.50-70.50    70.00-77.50     54.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1150-2150 lbs 88.00-94.00; high
dressing 96.00-100.00; low dressing 78.00-89.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 825-1210 lbs
most 90.00-107.50, few 110.00-116.00; 3-7 yrs 875-1225 lbs 68.00-87.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1040-1340 lbs most 975.00-1175.00, better quality 3rd stage from
herd reductions 1275.00-1300.00, 1st stage 1000-1075 lbs 875.00-975.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1118-1175 lbs 700.00-900.00. Large
1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1615 lbs 1020.00-
1275.00; broken mouth to age 3rd stage 1335-1435 lbs 975.00-1075.00. Medium
and Large 2  4-6 yrs 2nd stage couple 1000-1100 lbs 675.00-875.00. Medium 1-2
2-7 yrs 2nd stage 700-1040 lbs 775.00-1000.00, 1st stage 875-1000 lbs 650.00-
800.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
935-1225 lb cows w/babies to 300 lb calves and some rebred 1225.00-1300.00.
Medium and Large 2  5 yr 1060 lb cow w/baby calf 1050.00. Medium 1-2  2-7
yrs 790-1040 lb cows w/babies to 240 lb calves and a few rebred 975.00-
1150.00 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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