Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 9/09/15

Receipts:  526    Last Week:  750    Last Year:  780

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady with instances 1.00
higher and slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a very light
supply of both 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    102.00-107.50   109.00-112.50    89.00-103.00
Boning           80-85    103.00-109.00   111.00-114.00    89.00-103.00
                                          indiv. 120.00
Lean             85-90    92.00-102.00    105.00-114.00    83.00-93.00
                                          indiv. 119.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1260-2380 lbs average dressing 121.00-
128.50; high dressing 130.50-134.50; low dressing 111.00-119.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 820-1020 lbs
130.00-163.00; 3-7 yrs 940-1365 lbs 106.00-135.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1095-1325 lbs 1800.00-2450.00, few heifers 1 1/2-2 yrs 795-925 lbs
1450.00-1500.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1085-1315 lbs
1380.00-1600.00. Large 1-2  4-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1475-1500 lbs 2300.00-
2350.00, 1st stage 1510 lb indiv. 1675.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1435 lb
indiv. 1685.00. Medium and Large 2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage couple 875-1100
lbs 1350.00-1600.00, 1st stage 1025-1280 lbs 1315.00-1500.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr
2nd stage 880 lb indiv. 1950.00; 7 yrs to aged 2nd stage 885-1025 lbs 1035.00-
1100.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  7 yr 1300 lb cow w/285 lb calf
2200.00; 7 yrs to aged pkg. 1275 lb cows w/120-155 lb calves 1800.00. Medium
and Large 2  7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1075-1320 lb cows w/newborn to 270
lb calves 1475.00-1850.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr 900 lb cow w/155 lb calf 1800.00
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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