Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 4/13/16

Receipts:  911    Last Week:  841    Last Year:  1003

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower
with some high dressing 6.00-7.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold 4.00-5.00
lower. The current supply is greater than demand thus lower slaughter cow and
bull prices. The offering included a heavy supply of bred cows and a moderate
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    70.00-75.00     74.00-81.00      63.00-70.00
Boning           80-85    71.00-76.00     75.00-82.00      64.50-71.50
Lean             85-90    61.00-70.00     69.00-75.00      52.00-59.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1080-2340 lbs average dressing 92.00-
100.00; high dressing 99.00-110.00; low dressing 78.00-91.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 780-1280 lbs
105.00-132.00; 3-7 yrs 925-1265 lbs 78.00-110.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  4-6 yrs 3rd stage 1225-1245 lbs 1800.00-
1975.00. Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
1095-1365 lbs 1300.00-1775.00, 1st stage few 1000-1275 lbs 1175.00-1400.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1095-1330 lbs 850.00-1125.00.
Large 1-2  5 yrs 3rd stage 1400 lb indiv. 1850.00; 6 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd stage 1420-1500 lbs 1250.00-1310.00. Medium and Large 2  3-7 yrs 2nd
stage 975-1100 lbs 975.00-1300.00, 1st stage 900-1080 lbs 850.00-1075.00. Medium
1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1050 lbs 1150.00-1425.00, 1st stage 900-1040
lbs 850.00-1175.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1045 lbs 650.00-
850.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 960-
1250 lb cows w/babies to 370 lb calves and a few rebred 1650.00-2025.00; broken
mouth to aged 1090-1250 lb cows w/babies to 150 lb calves 1300.00-1425.00.
Medium 1-2  4-7 yrs 900-1035 lb cows w/babies to 200 lb calves 1500.00-1585.00;
broken mouth to aged 885-1000 lb cows w/babies to 155 lb calves 1075.00-
1225.00 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.txt

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