Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 4/24/13

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Receipts:  722    Last Week:  889   Last Year:  789

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. The offering included a light to
moderate supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Muddy barn lots slowed
receipts today. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    74.00-79.00    79.00-86.00     67.00-74.50
                                         indiv.90.00
Boning           80-85    75.00-83.00    82.00-90.00     68.00-75.50
                                        indiv. 92.00
Lean             85-90    68.00-75.50    78.00-82.50     56.00-68.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1185-2275 lbs 92.50-100.00; high
dressing 99.00-105.00; low dressing 81.00-92.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 810-1095 lbs
90.00-98.00, few 1070-1168 lbs 81.00-86.00; 3-7 yrs 880-1310 lbs 74.00-87.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1080-1320 lbs
1050.00-1260.00, 1st stage couple 1070-1110 lbs 900.00-950.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1315 lbs 825.00-1015.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs
to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1495-1790 lbs 1150.00-1380.00. Medium and
Large 2  4-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage couple 975-1095 lbs 975.00-1000.00. Medium
1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1030 lbs 800.00-
950.00, 1st stage 875 lb indiv. 725.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 1065-1175 lb cows w/newborn
to 375 lb calves and a few rebred 1350.00-1525.00; short and solid mouth 1090-
1225 lb cows w/babies to 130 lb calves 1225.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2
5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1070-1085 lb cows w/160-175 lb calves 1150.00-
1175.00. Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs 875-975 lb cows w/baby calves 925.00-1200.00
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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