Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 3/2/16

Receipts:  624    Last Week:  591    Last Year:  242

   Compared last Wednesday, boning slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher
while breaking and lean slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of
bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate and
demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    71.00-78.00     76.00-83.00      70.50-71.50
Boning           80-85    72.00-79.00     79.00-88.00      66.00-73.00
                              outstanding 91.00-93.50
                                 extreme indiv. 97.00
Lean             85-90    63.50-71.50     71.50-79.00      54.00-63.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-2430 lbs average dressing 93.00-
99.00; high dressing 101.00-108.00, indiv. 114.00; low dressing 87.00-92.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 745-1270 lbs
105.00-130.00, 705 lb indiv. 137.00; 3-7 yrs 895-1330 lbs most 82.00-106.00,
black whiteface indiv. 110.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 3rd stage 1150-1310 lbs 1750.00-
2000.00; 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1085-1365 lbs 1350.00-
1835.00, 1st stage 1100-1320 lbs 1100.00-1500.00; short and solid mouth to aged
2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1325 lbs 950.00-1275.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd 3rd stage 1450-1560 lbs 1375.00-1750.00, 1st stage 1365-1450
lbs 1250.00-1675.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1425-1480 lbs 1135.00-
1175.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
1075-1250 lbs 975.00-1175.00, 1st stage 1175 lb indiv. 900.00. Medium 1-2  2
yrs to short and solid mouth 820-1040 lbs 1150.00-1550.00; broken mouth 2nd
stage pkg. 935 lbs 850.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1110-
1345 lb cows w/babies to 225 lb calves and a few rebred 1600.00-2100.00; broken
mouth 1200 lb cow w/150 lb calf 1250.00. Medium and Large 2  3-7 yrs 1100-1115
lb cows w/baby calves 1350.00-1425.00. Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth cow 
w/baby calf 1525.00 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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