Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 1/6/16

Receipts:  846    Last Week:  No Sale    Last Year:  878

   Compared Wednesday three weeks ago, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher
and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows, with some of extra good quality, and a very light supply
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    64.00-69.00     68.00-77.00      62.00-65.00
                                          indiv.83.00
Boning           80-85    64.00-68.00     68.00-76.00      60.00-64.00
Lean             85-90    56.00-64.00     63.00-72.50      48.00-58.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1210-2300 lbs average dressing 87.00-
93.00; high dressing 93.00-103.50, indiv. 106.50; low dressing 77.50-88.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 770-1260 lbs
most 99.00-135.00, pkg. black and black whiteface 140.00; 3-7 yrs 995-1310 lbs
most 73.00-86.00, pkg. black and black whiteface 102.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1050-1365 lbs
several better quality 1800.00-2300.00, balance 1325.00-1750.00, 1st stage
900-1295 lbs 1275.00-1500.00; short and solid mouth 1290-1320 lbs 1175.00-
1225.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1355 lbs 900.00-1175.00.
Large 1-2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1560 lbs most 1350.00-1825.00, black
indiv. 2350.00, 1st stage 1500-1575 lbs 1300.00-1550.00. Medium and Large 2  3
yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 800-1225 lbs 975.00-1100.00, 1st
stage 900 lb indiv. 975.00. Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1000 lbs
975.00-1325.00; short and solid mouth 1st stage pkg. 1060 lbs 800.00; broken
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1065 lbs 800.00-950.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1070-
1265 lb cows w/160-285 lb calves 1400.00-1750.00. Large 1-2  7 yrs couple 1400-
1455 lb cows w/160-180 lb calves 1700.00-1750.00. Medium 1-2  broken mouth 1010-
1060 lb cows w/babies to 150 lb calves 900.00-950.00 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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