Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 8/19/15

Receipts:  450    Last Week:  605    Last Year:  502

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

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    107.00-112.50   114.00-116.00    96.00-107.00
Boning           80-85    107.00-114.00   114.00-120.00    99.00-107.00
Lean             85-90    96.00-105.00    105.00-109.00    84.00-96.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1210-2420 lbs average dressing 127.00-
135.00; high dressing 135.00-143.00; low dressing 120.00-128.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 790-1235 lbs most
137.50-172.50, black indiv. 180.00; 3-7 yrs 905-1275 lbs 109.00-118.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1295 lbs most 1800.00-2450.00, black indiv. 3rd stage 2650.00,
1st stage 1095-1225 lbs 1800.00-2100.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1175-1330 lbs 1350.00-1600.00. Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
1125-1500 lbs 2000.00-2500.00, 1st stage 2-3 yrs pkg. 1200 lbs 1850.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1425 lbs 1740.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yrs 3rd stage
1200-1260 lbs 1525.00-1600.00, 1st stage 2-7 yrs 890-1200 lbs 1400.00-1425.00;
aged 3rd stage 1000 lb indiv. 1175.00. Medium 1-2  6 yr 3rd stage 975 lb indiv.
2100.00, 2nd stage couple 785-850 lbs 1425.00-1625.00; broken mouth to aged
2nd stage 950-1000 lbs 1050.00-1120.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 970-1300 lb cows w/150-320 lb
calves 2850.00-3000.00, 2 yr 975 lb cow w/baby calf 2400.00 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.txt

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