Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 4/20/16

Receipts:  1185    Last Week:  911    Last Year:  971

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher with
instances 5.00 higher regaining most of last week’s decline and slaughter
bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate supply of bred
cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was heavy and demand good
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    72.00-78.00     77.00-85.00      69.00-72.00
                                          indiv.87.00
Boning           80-85    73.00-79.00     78.00-87.00      64.50-73.00
                          few outstanding 88.50-91.50
Lean             85-90    63.00-73.00     72.00-80.00      55.00-63.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1005-2325 lbs average dressing 94.00-
101.00; high dressing 101.00-112.00, indiv. 114.00; low dressing 86.00-94.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 710-1180 lbs
102.50-130.00; 3-7 yrs 845-1310 lbs 77.00-103.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 990-1365 lbs
1275.00-1650.00, 1st stage couple 1120-1215 lbs 1050.00-1105.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1320 lbs 945.00-1125.00. Large 1-2
5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1485-1575 lbs 1225.00-1400.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1405-1600 lbs 1000.00-1230.00. Medium
and Large 2  4-6 yrs 3rd stage 995-1200 lbs 950.00-1325.00; aged 2nd stage
1075 lb indiv. 820.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1000-1050 lbs 1000.00-1175.00, 1st stage 975 lb indiv. 875.00; broken
mouth to aged 3rd stage 880-895 lbs 675.00-700.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 1075-1250 lb cows w/155-170
lb calves 1500.00-1650.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1075-1300 lb cows
w/babies to 150 lb calves 1300.00-1450.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yrs 1060-1300
lb cows w/135-340 lb calves 1175.00-1485.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs pkg. 875 lb cows
w/babies to 200 lb calves 1200.00; broken mouth to aged 940-1050 lb cows
w/babies to 145 lb calves 1050.00-1150.00 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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