Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 7/10/13

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Receipts:  750    Last Week:  403   Last Year:  1286

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold steady to
2.00 lower with a few instances 3.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
2.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows and only
a couple of cow/calf pairs. The heat has increased and most areas are in
need of a good soaking rain. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    80.00-85.00    84.00-90.00     70.00-80.00
Boning           80-85    79.50-86.00    85.00-88.00     70.00-80.00
                             outstanding indiv.94.00
Lean             85-90    70.00-79.00    78.00-84.50     61.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1050-2245 lbs 95.00-100.00; high
dressing 101.00-109.00; low dressing 88.00-95.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 800-1190 lbs
97.00-113.00; 3-7 yrs 980-1270 lbs 78.00-89.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1060-1325 lbs most 1075.00-1285.00, couple black and black white-
face 3rd stage 1350.00 and 1375.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage
1185-1285 lbs 960.00-1040.00. Large 1-2  4-5 yrs 3rd stage 1425-1655 lbs
1225.00-1260.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1395-1565
lbs 1110.00-1190.00. Medium and Large 2  3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1210
lbs 960.00-1015.00. Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1040 lbs
1010.00-1125.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1020 lb indiv. 800.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-5 yrs 1200-1300 lb cows w/babies
to 155 lb calves 1410.00-1675.00 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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