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Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 11/21/12

Friday, November 23, 2012

Receipts:  842    Last Week:  1213   Last Year:  1049

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady.
The offering included several small dispersals. There was a moderate supply of
bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs traded with quality not as
attractive as last week’s offering. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    73.00-77.50    77.00-83.50     68.00-73.00
Boning           80-85    72.00-77.00    76.00-82.50     65.00-72.00
                                         indiv.85.00
Lean             85-90    62.00-69.00    68.00-75.00     52.00-63.00
                                   gaunt indiv.79.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-1965 lbs 88.00-95.00; high
dressing 95.00-98.50; low dressing 78.00-86.00, several thin 72.00-76.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 722-1050 lbs
most 89.00-108.00, few 112.00-114.00; 3-7 yrs 865-1205 lbs most 74.00-85.00,
pkg. thin 89.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1080-1365 lbs most 1035.00-1250.00, some from dispersals 1275.00-
1300.00, 1st stage few 1025-1265 lbs 960.00-1175.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1285 lbs 745.00-950.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd
stage 1500-1560 lbs 1100.00-1190.00; aged 3rd stage 1405-1410 lbs 985.00-
1000.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
900-1085 lbs 810.00-1075.00, 1st stage 4 yrs 945-1000 lbs 800.00-875.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 960 lb indiv. 700.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 895-1050 lbs most 875.00-1050.00, black indiv. 1100.00; short
and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 800-1065 lbs 610.00-715.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  broken mouth 1100 lb cow w/baby calf
1085.00. Medium and Large 2  5-6 yrs 995-1085 lb cows w/240-330 lb calves
1250.00-1375.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1000-1085 lb cows w/140-160 lb
calves and a few rebred 935.00-1150.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs pkg. 1000 lb cows
w/325-370 lb calves and rebred 1535.00; short and solid mouth 960 lb cow w/245
lb calf 975.00 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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