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

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Receipts:  1009    Last Week:  1471   Last Year:  1686

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady.
A good number of young open cows were included in the offering with some going
to a new home where they will be given a chance to produce another calf. The
offering included a moderate supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Night
time temperatures especially, have fallen to a level more typical of this time
of year. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    70.00-75.00    74.00-79.00     66.00-71.00
Boning           80-85    70.00-75.00    74.00-79.00     61.00-70.00
                             outstanding 81.00-83.00
Lean             85-90    60.50-68.00    67.00-70.50     52.00-61.00
                                   gaunt 72.00-74.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1260-2385 lbs 87.00-94.00; high
dressing 93.00-100.00; low dressing 82.00-87.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 720-1150 lbs
92.00-119.00, 702 lb indiv. 126.00; 3-7 yrs 835-1235 lbs most 71.00-89.00,
black indiv. 94.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1000-1320 lbs most 1000.00-1250.00, some better quality 1275.00-
1325.00, few 2 yrs 940-995 lbs 900.00-925.00, 1st stage 1075-1280 lbs 950.00-
1085.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1325 lbs 760.00-
990.00. Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 3rd stage couple 1475-1600 lbs 1300.00. Medium and
Large 2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1100 lbs 775.00-
935.00, 1st stage 900 lb indiv. 825.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 825-1050 lbs most 850.00-1050.00, black indiv. 1150.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100-
1295 lb cows w/babies to 370 lb calves most 1250.00-1450.00, some w/270-360 lb
lb calves and all rebred 1475.00-1525.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1100-
1250 lb cows w/babies to 185 lb calves 1050.00-1150.00. Medium and Large 2  2
yr 1050 lb cow w/200 lb calf and rebred 1100.00. Medium 1-2  4-7 yrs 875-1010
lb cows w/170-290 lb calves and a few rebred 1150.00-1375.00 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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