Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 4/17/13

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Receipts:  889    Last Week:  1088   Last Year:  1278

   Compared to last Wednesday, few early sales 1.00-3.00 higher, but the
bulk of slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower. Slaughter bulls sold
steady to 1.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows
and cow/calf pairs. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    76.00-80.00    80.00-88.00     68.00-76.00
                                         indiv.94.00
Boning           80-85    76.00-84.00    84.00-92.50     70.00-76.00
Lean             85-90    70.00-77.00    77.00-81.00     58.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1205-2320 lbs 95.00-103.50; high
dressing 103.00-111.00; low dressing 81.00-94.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 877-1072 lbs
90.00-103.00; 3-7 yrs 845-1292 lbs 73.00-80.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1125-1340 lbs 1050.00-1300.00, 1st stage 1085-1280 lbs 870.00-
1005.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1070-1270 lbs 840.00-1025.00.
Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 3rd stage pkg. blacks 1450 lbs 1500.00, couple red cows
1465-1490 lbs 1090.00-1130.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1380 lb indiv. 1020.00.
Medium and Large 2  2-7 yrs 3rd stage 900-1190 lbs 910.00-1025.00, 1st stage
1075 lb indiv. 850.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 900-1050 lbs 860.00-1000.00, 1st stage 995 lb indiv. 835.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 1060-1250 lb cows w/160-
385 lb calves and some rebred 1375.00-1750.00; short and solid mouth to aged
1095-1275 lb cows w/babies to 300 lb calves and a few rebred 1150.00-1350.00.
Large 1-2  7 yr 1420 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1385.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr
1085 lb cow w/180 lb calf 1300.00. Medium 1-2  5-6 yrs pkg. 1010 lb cows w/200-
300 lb calves 1400.00; broken mouth to aged 1000-1045 lb cows w/babies to 200
lb calves 950.00-1025.00 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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