Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 8/13/14

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Receipts:  653    Last Week:  636    Last Year:  503

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower
and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-5.00 lower. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate
and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    115.00-126.00   126.00-135.00    103.00-116.00
                              outstanding 140.00-146.00
Boning           80-85    115.00-126.00   125.00-136.00    104.00-116.00
                                pkg. outstanding 139.00
Lean             85-90    105.00-113.00   113.00-118.50    93.00-102.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1052-2230 lbs 136.00-146.00; high
dressing 146.00-157.00; low dressing 121.00-136.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1115 lbs
137.00-157.00; 3-7 yrs 875-1270 lbs 120.00-135.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1010-1350 lbs most 1900.00-2300.00, several better quality blacks
and reds 2400.00-2600.00, 1st stage 1050-1325 lbs 1850.00-2000.00; broken
mouth to aged 3rd stage 1160-1350 lbs 1800.00-2100.00, 2nd stage 1125-1350
lbs 1320.00-1650.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1450-1570 lbs 1850.00-2200.00, 1st stage 2-3 yrs 1120-1150 lbs 1600.00-
1900.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1425-1575 lbs 1700.00-2140.00. Medium
and Large 2  4-6 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 900-1275 lbs 1300.00-1500.00; broken
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1260 lbs 1500.00-1600.00. Medium 1-2  5-6 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 870-1025 lbs 1500.00-1550.00, 1st stage 1000 lb indiv.
1550.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 1100-1225 lb cows w/135-400 lb
calves and most rebred 2700.00-2900.00, 2 yr 1010 lb cow w/175 lb calf 2500.00.
Large 1-2  7 yr 1525 lb cow w/250 lb calf and rebred 2800.00. Medium and Large
2  7 yr 1080 lb cow w/baby calf 1600.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth
1040 lb cow w/140 lb calf 2300.00 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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