Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 11/20/13

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Receipts:  858    Last Week:  750    Last Year:  1213

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Some moisture
has fallen and cooler temperatures in the area are giving a hint that winter
may be just around the corner. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    79.00-87.00    86.50-92.50     71.00-80.00
Boning           80-85    76.00-83.00    82.50-88.00     68.50-76.00
Lean             85-90    70.00-75.00    75.00-79.00     61.00-71.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1255-2130 lbs 89.00-95.50; high
dressing 95.00-104.00; low dressing 80.00-89.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 635-1015 lbs
most 107.00-127.00, couple 130.00-141.00; 3-7 yrs 910-1315 lbs most 82.00-
92.00, couple 113.00&120.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1350 lbs
most 1200.00-1550.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1700.00, 1st stage 1185-1300 lbs
1150.00-1200.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1255
lbs 1040.00-1200.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 1125-1320 lbs 940.00-1025.00
Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1665 lbs
1225.00-1550.00, 1st stage 2 yr 1230 lb indiv. 1195.00. Medium and Large 2
2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1190 lbs 950.00-1060.00, 1st stage pkg. 1070
lbs 950.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 975-
1050 lbs 1035.00-1275.00, 1st stage 955-1010 lbs 830.00-1050.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 910-1045 lbs 800.00-950.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 1020-1340 lb cows w/babies
to 270 lb calves 1600.00-1700.00, pkg. black cows w/300 lb calves 2060.00.
Medium and Large 2  short and solid mouth 1175 lb cow w/baby calf 1150.00.
Medium 1-2  5-6 yrs 995-1050 lb cows w/newborn to 150 lb calves 1200.00-
1400.00; broken mouth pkg. 1020 lb cows w/babies to 270 lb calves 1275.00.
Medium 2  broken mouth pkg. 900 lb cows w/170 lb claves 985.00 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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