Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 9/18/13

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Receipts:  596    Last Week:  626    Last Year:  1080

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-4.00 lower. Most of the offering went to slaughter
and only included a light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Demand
remains very good for the limited number of bred cows available. Supply and
demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    78.00-86.00    86.00-89.00     74.00-79.00
                                         indiv.93.00
Boning           80-85    78.00-87.00    88.00-92.00     71.00-79.00
                                         indiv.94.00
Lean             85-90    71.00-78.00    78.00-84.00     61.00-72.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1180-2250 lbs 94.00-101.00; high
dressing 100.00-106.00; low dressing 84.00-94.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 845-1230 lbs
98.50-117.00, few 730-1020 lbs 122.00-125.00; 3-7 yrs 960-1285 lbs 81.00-
89.00, pkg. blacks 985 lbs 106.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1000-1350 lbs most 1180.00-1410.00, some fancy blacks 3rd stage
1560.00-1700.00, 1st stage 1080-1300 lbs 1385.00-1400.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1125-1265 lbs 1000.00-1125.00. Large 1-2
5 yr 3rd stage 1680 lb indiv. 1380.00, 1st stage 3 yr 1370 lb indiv. 1375.00;
broken mouth 3rd stage 1510 lb indiv. 1330.00. Medium and Large 2  3-6 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage couple 1000-1020 lbs 975.00-1050.00. Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 850-1025 lbs 1050.00-1150.00, 1st stage pkg. 6 yrs to short
and solid mouth 1000 lbs 1160.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 945 lb indiv. 735.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-5 yrs 1100-1275 lb cows w/babies
to 260 lb calves and some rebred 1625.00-1800.00, some w/ newborn calves
1400.00-1600.00. Medium 1-2  7 yr 1020 lb cow w/270 lb calf and rebred
1775.00 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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