Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 4/01/15

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Receipts:  711    Last Week:  790    Last Year:  1010

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 4.00-5.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was
moderate and demand very good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    110.00-118.00   117.00-126.00    101.50-110.00
Boning           80-85    110.00-117.50   117.00-127.00    97.50-110.00
                              outstanding 128.00-130.00
Lean             85-90    100.00-109.00   108.00-119.00    88.00-100.00
                         pkg. outstanding 120.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1120-2210 lbs 135.00-144.00; high
dressing 143.00-155.00, indiv. 160.00; low dressing 124.00-135.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 690-1130 lbs
142.00-170.00, few 665-745 lbs 180.00-187.50; 3-7 yrs 1045-1290 lbs 115.00-
132.50, 850-1045 lbs 140.00-145.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1070-1360 lbs 1800.00-2375.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 2500.00, 1st stage
1350 lb indiv. 1900.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-
1190 lbs 1380.00-1700.00. Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1300-1650 lbs
2200.00-2600.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1475-1525 lbs 1700.00-1920.00.
Medium and Large 2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1100-1255 lbs
1370.00-1500.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
875-1050 lbs 1600.00-1875.00, 1st stage 800-985 lbs 1250.00-1700.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1020 lbs 1410.00-1525.00 per head.


   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 950-1350 lb cows w/babies to
220 lb calves 2350.00-2800.00, 1125 lb cow w/newborn calf 2000.00; 7 yrs to
short and solid mouth 1100-1300 lb cows w/130-195 lb calves 2125.00-2250.00,
1285 lb cow w/360 lb calf and rebred 2600.00. Medium 1-2  7 yr 995 lb cow w/
baby calf 1875.00 per pair.


Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, 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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