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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 10/17/12

Friday, October 19, 2012

Receipts:  1203    Last Week:  1213    Last Year:  1616

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00
lower with some high-dressing breaking and boning cows 4.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of
bred cows and a light supply of mostly 2-6 year old cow/calf pairs. Demand
was good for the better quality bred cows. Supply and demand were moderate
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean       Bulk       High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    73.00-78.00    77.50-80.50    67.00-73.00

Boning           80-85    72.50-78.00    77.00-81.50    63.50-72.00
Lean             85-90    63.00-67.00    69.00-76.00    54.00-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1375-2030 lbs 87.00-93.50; high
dressing 93.50-100.00; low dressing 80.00-86.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 735-1230 lbs most
91.00-108.00, few 110.00-111.00; 3-7 yrs 865-1290 lbs most 70.00-88.00, few
blacks 94.00-95.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 980-1350 lbs most 1025.00-1275.00, some better quality 3rd stage
1350.00-1425.00, 1st stage 960-1275 lbs 895.00-1085.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1330 lbs 840.00-980.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 3rd
stage 1400-1450 lbs 1400.00-1600.00; short and solid mouth to age 2nd and 3rd
stage 1385-1535 lbs 1040.00-1200.00. Medium and Large 2  4 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1065-1100 lbs 825.00-900.00. Medium 1-2  2-6
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 750-1050 lbs 850.00-1025.00, 1st stage 1000 lb indiv.
885.00; broken mouth to aged 900-1050 lbs 625.00-750.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 1085-1340 lb cows w/babies
to 185 lb calves 1300.00-1550.00, couple cows with newborn calves 1175.00;
short and solid mouth 1250 lb cow w/175 lb calf 1175.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs
1425-1575 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 1200.00-1425.00. Medium 1-2  5-6
yrs 990-1025 lb cows w/170-290 lb calves and a few rebred 1375.00-1400.00 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.
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