Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 5/18/16

Receipts:  549    Last Week:  833    Last Year:  743

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply
of bred cows with most in the 2nd stage and a light 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    70.00-77.50     77.00-85.00      65.00-71.00
Boning           80-85    70.00-77.50     77.00-83.50      67.50-70.50
Lean             85-90    63.50-71.00     71.00-79.00      51.00-55.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1475-2405 lbs average dressing 92.00-
100.00; high dressing 99.00-107.00; low dressing 87.50-91.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 780-1220 lbs
most 100.00-127.00, 655 lb indiv. 130.00; 3-7 yrs 800-1260 lbs 79.00-105.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd
few 3rd stage 1025-1365 lbs 1175.00-1500.00, 1st stage 1090-1250 lbs 1100.00-
1250.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 1100-1350 lbs 825.00-1075.00.
Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1620 lbs 1230.00-1575.00, 2 yr 2nd
stage 1220 lb indiv. 1650.00; 6 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage pkg.
1500 lbs 1300.00. Medium and Large 2  3-5 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 950-1200 lbs
775.00-1075.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
750-1040 lbs 900.00-1175.00, 1st stage 5 yr 1050 lb indiv. 1025.00; broken
mouth 2nd stage 1000 lb indiv. 800`.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 945-
1360 lb cows w/130-300 lb calves 1550.00-1825.00. Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short
and solid mouth 700-945 lb cows w/160-185 lb calves 1400.00-1500.00 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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