Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 11/05/14

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Receipts:  802    Last Week:  724    Last Year:  850

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 6.00-8.00 higher, fully regaining all they lost last week.
All of the regular slaughter buyers were back in the market this week giving
strength to both demand and price. The offering included a light supply of
bred cows and 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    104.00-114.00   113.00-121.00    96.00-105.00
Boning           80-85    104.00-114.00   113.00-121.00    95.00-105.00
                              outstanding 124.00-127.00
                                  couple extreme 139.00
Lean             85-90    93.00-105.00    105.00-115.00    83.00-94.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1230-2400 lbs 128.00-137.00; high
dressing 137.00-145.00, couple outstanding 150.00&152.00; low dressing
116.00-128.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 865-1220 lbs
most 140.00-180.00, 790 lb indiv. 201.00; 3-7 yrs 910-1240 lbs 121.00-142.50,
couple large lots thin 820-870 lbs 175.00-201.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth most
2nd few 3rd stage 1075-1325 lbs most 1725.00-2050.00, pkg. blacks 2200.00,
1st stage 1080-1300 lbs 1575.00-2000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage 1110-1350 lbs 1300.00-1630.00. Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 3rd stage pkg.
1450 lbs 2500.00, 2nd stage 1400-1600 lbs 1825.00-2000. Medium and Large 2
short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1100 lb indiv. 1300.00. Medium 1-2  3-4 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 800-1000 lbs 1400.00-1475.00, 1st stage 925 lb indiv.
1100.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 890-1050 lbs 1135.00-1270.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 980-1320 lb cows w/225-375 lb
calves and some rebred 2650.00-2925.00, couple cows w/babies to 160 lb calves
2000.00-2300.00. Medium 1-2  2-3 yrs 700-850 lb cows w/160-275 lb calves
2200.00-2250.00 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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