Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 05/13/15

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Receipts:  1120    Last Week:  1064    Last Year:  1089

   Compared to last week, Slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 lower.
Slaughter bulls were steady. Supply was moderate and demand good for all classes.
 
   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80   109.00-118.00                  99.00-108.00 
Boning           80-85   109.00-118.00   117.00-125.00  102.00-107.00  
                             outstanding 130.00
Lean             85-90   100.00-110.50   111.00-117.00  85.00-99.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1000-2425 lbs 133.50-143.00; high
dressing 147.00-154.00; Few Low dressing 121.00-132.00.

Stocker and Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-6 yrs 750-950 lbs
155.00-177.50; Few Medium 1-2 2-6 yrs 800-875 lbs 120.00-145.00.  

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1  1 1/2-7 yrs, 2nd-3rd stage, 900-1300 lbs
1750.00-2250.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to broken mouth, 1st-3rd stage,
900-1350 lbs 1425.00-1900.00 per head. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1 Few 2-7 900-1250 yrs lbs with baby
to 300 lb calves 2500.00-3200.00; Medium and Large 1-2 4 yrs to broken
mouth 900-1250 lbs with baby to 150 lb calves 1600.00-2300.00 per pair. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, MO
         Steve Gill, 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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