Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Cow and Bull Auction 12/9/15

Receipts:  970    Last Week:  816    Last Year:    718

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 4.00-6.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 4.00-5.00 lower. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply and
demand were moderate for slaughter classes.
Note: Next Wednesday will be the last regular cow and bull auction for 2015.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    66.00-72.00     71.00-79.00      57.00-67.00
Boning           80-85    66.00-70.00     71.00-80.00      57.00-67.00
                                          indiv.84.00
Lean             85-90    59.00-66.00     65.00-67.00      51.00-60.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1220-2325 lbs average dressing 87.00-
96.00; high dressing 97.00-100.00, outstanding indiv. 108.00; low dressing
74.00-88.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 820-1060 lbs
95.00-130.00; 3-7 yrs 940-1225 lbs 77.00-100.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1060-1350 lbs
most 1325.00-1675.00, few blacks 3rd stage 1800.00-1900.00, 1st stage couple
1100-1200 lbs 1100.00-1250.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage
1170-1290 lbs 800.00-1025.00. Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1600 lbs
1450.00-1650.00; 7 yrs to aged 1380-1540 lbs 1100.00-1260.00. Medium and Large
2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1285 lbs 900.00-1075.00,
1st stage pkg. 995 lbs 1000.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1050
lbs 950.00-1275.00, 1st stage 950-1050 lbs 725.00-800.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs pkg. 1075 lb cows w/newborn
calves 1450.00; broken mouth to aged 1100-1150 lb cows w/babies to 155 lb
calves 1000.00-1175.00. Medium 1-2  7 yr 890 lb cow w/baby calf 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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