Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 11/26/14

Friday, November 28, 2014

Receipts:  779    Last Week:  895    Last Year:  519

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher with
the greatest advance early in the sale, and slaughter bulls sold steady. The
offering included a moderate supply of bred 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    108.00-116.00   116.00-126.00    103.00-108.00
                       couple outstanding 128.00&132.00
Boning           80-85    107.00-116.50   116.00-123.00    99.00-107.50
Lean             85-90    98.00-108.00    108.00-118.00    86.00-97.00
                                 few outstanding 120.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1115-2065 lbs 126.00-135.00; high
dressing 137.00-142.00; low dressing 123.00-125.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 855-1285 lbs
most 140.00-190.00, few 692-708 lbs 210.00; 3-7 yrs 1070-1235 lbs 120.00-
132.00, few blacks 950-1140 lbs 140.00-157.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 985-1320 lbs most 1800.00-2100.00, couple 2175.00&2300.00, 1st
stage few 1150-1320 lbs 1650.00-2000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage 1150-1300 lbs 1300.00-1650.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1715 lbs 1800.00-2100.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 3rd stage 1390-1485 lbs 1500.00-1700.00. Medium and Large 2
5-7 yrs 2nd stage 990-1175 lbs 1350.00-1525.00. Medium 1-2  6-7 yrs 2nd and
3rd stage 975-1045 lbs 1600.00-1675.00, 1st stage 3 yr 875 lb indiv. 1400.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1035 lbs 1075.00-1250.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 1100-1270 lb cows w/150-170 lb
calves 2950.00-3100.00, a cow w/130 lb calf 2300.00; 7 yrs to short and solid
mouth 1120-1260 lb cows w/newborn calves 1850.00-2200.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr
850 lb cow w/330 lb calf 2650.00; short and solid mouth 1010-1040 lb cows
w/140-275 lb calves 1975.00-2100.00 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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