Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 3/16/16

Receipts:  852    Last Week:  482    Last Year:  806

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher
and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 higher on a heavy supply. The offering
included a heavy supply of bred cows and a moderate 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    72.00-80.00     79.00-90.00      69.00-72.00
Boning           80-85    74.00-80.00     79.50-89.50      66.00-74.50
                       couple outstanding 96.00&97.50
Lean             85-90    64.00-72.00     73.00-77.00      54.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1100-2190 lbs average dressing 94.00-
101.00; high dressing 100.00-110.00, indiv. 113.00; low dressing 84.00-94.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 750-1195 lbs
101.00-130.00; 3-7 yrs 900-1245 lbs most 78.00-116.00, few blacks
120.00-127.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 960-1300 lbs most 1400.00-1800.00, couple blacks 3rd stage 1850.00-
1950.00, 1st stage 1060-1345 lbs 1150.00-1350.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1125-1350 lbs 1000.00-1350.00. Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage 1250-1570 lbs 1500.00-1750.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
couple 1385-1495 lbs 1060.00-1120.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd stage 980-1175 lbs 1000.00-1325.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 990
lb indiv. 950.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 3rd stage 975-1040 lbs 1300.00-1725.00,
1st stage 800-900 lbs 1025.00-1100.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 950-1000 lbs 730.00-1025.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 975-
1365 lb cows w/babies to 140 lb calves 1610.00-2050.00; short and solid mouth
to aged 1080-1260 lb cows w/babies to 370 lb calves 1300.00-1550.00. Large 1-2
broken mouth 1385 lb cow w/300 lb calf 1850.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs to aged 850-
1050 lb cows w/babies to 150 lb calves 1150.00-1375.00  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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