Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 11/02/16

Receipts:  826    Last Week:  750    Last Year:  845

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower
and slaughter bulls sold 4.00-5.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows with most in the 2nd stage and a very 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    53.00-57.00     56.50-62.50      47.00-54.00
Boning           80-85    53.00-57.50     57.00.63.00      47.50-54.00
Lean             85-90    47.00-54.00     53.00-58.00      37.00-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1215-2295 lbs average dressing 78.00-
83.50; high dressing 83.00-91.00, indiv. 93.00; low dressing 62.00-77.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 768-1168 lbs
most 82.50-102.00, few black and black whiteface 104.00-110.00; 3-7 yrs
905-1285 lbs 59.00-77.00, pkg. 890 lbs black whiteface 82.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs most 2nd few 3rd stage 940-
1360 lbs 985.00-1350.00, 1st stage 925-1300 lbs 850.00-1095.00; short and
solid mouth to aged most 2nd few 3rd stage 1100-1320 lbs 600.00-975.00, 1st
stage short and solid mouth 1075 lb indiv. 655.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs 2nd and
3rd stage couple 1495-1525 lbs 1200.00-1300.00; short and solid mouth 2nd
stage 1450 lb indiv. 900.00. Medium 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd stage 1000-1050 lbs
800.00-1075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage 895-1050 lbs 540.00-
700.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 970-1150 lb cows w/babies
to 300 lb calves 1100.00-1300.00. Large 1-2  6 yr 1500 lb cow w/135 lb calf
1225.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr 1000 lb cow w/baby calf 900.00 per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Joplin, 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