Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 6/03/15

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Receipts:  672    Last Week:  785    Last Year:  765

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply
of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    108.50-117.00   116.00-126.00    100.00-109.00
Boning           80-85    108.00-117.00   116.00-126.00    97.00-109.00
Lean             85-90    99.00-107.00    111.00-116.00    90.00-99.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1140-2190 lbs 135.00-146.00; high
dressing 146.00-153.00; low dressing 125.00-135.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 765-1200 lbs
140.00-170.00, few 660-768 lbs 185.00-212.50; 3-7 yrs 955-1300 lbs most
110.00-135.00, few black and black whiteface 140.00-161.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1055-1360 lbs
1900.00-2550.00, 1st stage few 1260-1275 lbs 1600.00-1825.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1175-1350 lbs 1325.00-1775.00. Large 1-2  3-6
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1450-1575 lbs 1900.00-2200.00, 2 yr 1270 lb indiv.
2700.00; aged 3rd stage 1480 lb indiv. 1700.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage couple 1140&1250 lbs 1400.00-1700.00. Medium 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd
stage 1025-1050 lbs 1550.00-1725.00, 1st stage 1010 lb indiv. 1500.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 1010 lb indiv. 1160.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1075-
1330 lb cows w/babies to 380 lb calves and a few rebred 2400.00-3050.00, few
w/babies to 145 lb calves 2200.00. Large 1-2  5 yr 1465 lb cow w/145 lb calf
2400.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth pkg. 920 lb cows
w/160 lb calves 1625.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 800-920 lb cows w/babies to 160
lb calves 1800.00-2250.00 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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