Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 12/10/14

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Receipts:  718   Last Week:  1006   Last Year:  376

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady
to 1.00 lower. The offering included several cull dairy cows. There was a
moderate supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply and
demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    106.00-114.00   114.00-121.00    100.00-107.00
Boning           80-85    106.00-114.00   113.00-123.00    95.00-108.00
                                          indiv. 130.00
Lean             85-90    97.00-108.00    107.50-118.00    85.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1315-2290 lbs 128.00-136.00; high
dressing 135.00-145.00; low dressing 117.50-127.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 835-1145 lbs
140.00-185.00, few 1195-1305 lbs 120.00-138.00; 3-7 yrs 965-1210 lbs most
116.00-132.50, few blacks 145.00-180.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 945-1320 lbs
most 2000.00-2550.00, few 1700.00-1950.00, 1st stage 1090-1200 lbs 1900.00-
2050.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1078-1295 lbs most
1360.00-1620.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 1710.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and
3rd stage 1420-1530 lbs 1850.00-2550.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1390-1840 lbs
1650.00-2000.00. Medium and Large 2  5-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1125-1225 lbs
1425.00-1650.00, 1st stage 1100-1145 lbs 1210.00-1315.00. Medium 1-2  2-5
yrs 3rd stage 780-1035 lbs 1400.00-1700.00, 1st stage 980-1050 lbs 1400.00-
1675.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1000 lbs
1100.00-1350.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 900-1290 lb cows w/babies to
300 lb calves 2450.00-2700.00. Medium and Large 2  6-7 yrs 1060-1250 lb cows
w/135-175 lb calves 1800.00-2000.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid
mouth 800-1000 lb cows w/140-155 lb calves 1600.00-2000.00 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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