Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 1/27/16

Receipts:  762    Last Week:  300    Last Year:  679

   Compared last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold steady to 1.00 higher. The offering included a heavy supply of bred
cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. The demand for replacement cows was
good. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    69.00-75.00     75.00-84.00      62.00-70.00
Boning           80-85    69.00-75.50     75.00-85.00      61.00-69.00
                                          indiv.86.00
Lean             85-90    62.00-67.00     67.00-75.50      53.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1330-2185 lbs average dressing 91.50-
98.00; high dressing 98.00-106.00; low dressing 82.00-90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 725-1165 lbs 95.00-
125.00; 3-7 yrs 895-1145 lbs 80.00-109.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1350 lbs most 1375.00-1700.00, several better quality black
and black whiteface 3rd stage 1800.00-2250.00, 1st stage 1020-1320 lbs 1250.00-
1575.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1175-1310 lbs 935.00-
1115.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1450-1560 lbs most 1550.00-
1900.00, pkg. black and black whiteface 3rd stage 2400.00; short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 1450-1610 lbs 1300.00-1500.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1375-
1580 lbs 1130.00-1300.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
3rd stage 850-1000 lbs 1000.00-1350.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
stage 850-1050 lbs 1200.00-1600.00; short and solid mouth 1st stage 900 lb
indiv. 950.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 1025-
1350 lb cows w/newborn to 280 lb calves 1725.00-2000.00. Medium and Large 2
2-6 yrs 900-995 lb cows w/baby calves 1200.00-1600.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr 1025
lb cow w/baby calf 1650.00; broken mouth 1000 lb cow w/180 lb 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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