Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 8/12/15

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Receipts:  605    Last Week:  377    Last Year:  653

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

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    107.00-114.00   114.00-116.50    95.50-108.00
Boning           80-85    108.00-115.00   115.00-119.00    99.00-109.00
                                  extreme indiv. 129.00
Lean             85-90    96.50-103.00    109.00-110.00    85.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1300-2180 lbs average dressing 132.50-
136.00; high dressing 140.00-144.00; low dressing 123.00-132.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 825-990 lbs 140.00-
170.00; 3-7 yrs 845-1195 lbs 109.00-127.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs few 2nd most 3rd stage 940-1365 lbs
1800.00-2550.00, 1st stage several 1020-1300 lbs 1800.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 3rd stage 1125-1325 lbs 1300.00-1600.00. Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 1st stage
pkg. 1450 lbs 1800.00; 7 yrs to aged 3rd stage 1400-1580 lbs 1605.00-2000.00.
Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 890-1020 lbs 1500.00-1575.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-4 yrs 850-1170 lb cows w/145-325 lb
calves and a few rebred 2600.00-2700.00, couple 1050-1355 lb cows w/newborn
calves 1950.00; aged 1295 lb cow w/newborn calf 1800.00 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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