Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 05/27/15

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Receipts:  785    Last Week:  743    Last Year:  865

   Compared to last week, Slaughter cows were steady to 1.00 higher. 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   109.00-117.00                  100.00-108.00 
Boning           80-85   109.00-117.00   117.00-126.00   97.50-105.00  
                             outstanding 130.00-137.00
Lean             85-90   102.00-108.50 Few 110.00-117.00 Few 90.00-95.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1100-2245 lbs 137.00-147.00; high
dressing 148.00-157.50; Outstanding 163.00; Few Low dressing 125.00-133.00.

Stocker and Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Few 2-4 yrs 700-975 lbs
125.00-170.00.  

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1  3-7 yrs, 2nd-3rd stage, 1100-1400 lbs
2150.00-2650.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs to broken mouth, 1st-3rd stage,
900-1300 lbs 1450.00-2100.00 per head. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 3 yrs -broken mouth 975-1350 lbs with
baby to 225 lb calves 1925.00-2575.00 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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