Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 11/18/15

Receipts:  696    Last Week:  954    Last Year:   895

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower. The offering included a light supply of both bred
cows and cow/calf pairs. The first part of the week brought some large rain
totals and light flooding to much or the area. Supply and demand were moderate
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    72.00-78.00     77.00-82.00      63.00-73.00
Boning           80-85    70.00-76.00     77.00-82.00      62.00-72.00
Lean             85-90    62.00-69.00     indiv.72.00      52.50-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1220-2090 lbs average dressing 91.00-
97.00; high dressing 96.00-101.00; low dressing 81.00-91.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 700-1255 lbs most
115.00-137.00, few 144.00-150.00; 3-7 yrs 935-1255 lbs 83.00-115.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1080-1335 lbs most 1400.00-1800.00, pkg. fancy reds 1925.00, 1st stage
900-1250 lbs 1100.00-1575.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage
1100-1330 lbs 1060.00-1300.00, 1st stage short and solid mouth 1300 lb indiv.
1000.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-
1520 lbs 1550.00-1750.00, 1st stage 1435 lb indiv. 1300.00; broken mouth 3rd
stage 1450 lb indiv. 1275.00. Medium and Large 2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
875-1185 lbs 1000.00-1300.00, 1st stage 900 lb indiv. 1125.00; short and solid
mouth 1st stage 975 lb indiv. 800.00. Medium 1-2  6 yr 2nd stage 1050 lb indiv.
1200.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1050 lbs 745.00-850.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 920-
1300 lb cows w/babies to 230 lb calves 1825.00-2250.00. Medium and Large 2
6 yrs pkg. 1060 lb cows w/120-140 lb calves 1475.00. Medium 1-2  6 yrs  to
broken mouth 950-1050 lb cows w/200-350 lb calves 1350.00-1400.00 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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