Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 2/03/16

Receipts: 593    Last Week:  762    Last Year:   353

   Compared last Wednesday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold steady
to 1.00 lower while lean slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold steady to 1.00 lower. The offering included a heavy supply of bred
cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs with several cows coming from an
estate dispersal. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    68.00-74.00     76.00-81.50      65.00-69.00
Boning           80-85    68.00-75.00     74.50-85.00      60.00-68.50
Lean             85-90    63.00-68.50     68.00-75.50      55.00-63.00
                       couple outstanding 80.00&82.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1275-2210 lbs average dressing 91.00-
97.00; high dressing 97.00-106.00; low dressing 77.00-91.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 800-1315 lbs most
101.00-127.00, black indiv. 135.00 and a pkg. fancy blacks 162.50; 3-7 yrs 950-
1318 lbs most 77.00-110.00, black indiv. 120.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs most 1400.00-1700.00, several better quality 1850.00-
2100.00, 1st stage 1300-1360 lbs 1275.00-1450.00; short and solid mouth to aged
2nd and 3rd stage 1085-1300 lbs 940.00-1300.00, couple 1st stage 1235-1300 lbs
900.00-1020.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1475-1600 lbs 1600.00-
1750.00, 1st stage 1450 lb indiv. 1525.00; 7 yrs to broken mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1400-1450 lbs 1325.00-1550.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd 3rd stage 1000-1100 lbs 1175.00-1450.00, 1st stage 2 yr 875 lb
indiv. 1025.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1000 lb indiv. 750.00. Medium 1-2  6 yrs
to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1060 lbs 1200.00-1375.00, 1st
stage short and solid mouth 900 lb indiv. 975.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd
stage couple 975-1010 lbs 675.00-710.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to broken mouth 1075-1290 lb
cows w/babies to 325 lb calves and a few rebred 1600.00-2100.00; broken mouth
to aged 1125-1255 lb cows w/babies to 140 lb calves and a few rebred 1325.00-
1575.00. Medium and Large 2  broken mouth 1095 lb cow w/235 lb calf 1225.00.
Medium 1-2  6 yr 1030 lb cow w/baby calf 1550.00 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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