Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 12/14/16

Receipts:   919   Last Week:   1161   Last Year:   970

   Compared to last Wednesday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold
steady to 2.00 higher while lean cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher and slaughter
bulls sold fully steady. The offering included a moderate supply of bred
cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate to heavy
and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

Note: JRS will hold a special cow and bull sale this Friday Dec. 16th
@ 4:30 pm. and the regular cow and bull sale next Wednesday Dec. 21st
will be the final one for 2016.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    50.00-56.00     55.00-61.50      47.00-51.00
Boning           80-85    48.50-54.00     53.00-60.00      43.00-49.00
Lean             85-90    42.00-50.00     48.00-54.50      32.00-42.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1075-2155 lbs average dressing
71.00-79.00; high dressing 80.50-85.50, indiv. 88.50; low dressing
62.00-71.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 650-1148 lbs
most 80.00-107.50, some 110.00&120.00; 3-7 yrs 870-1375 lbs most 54.00-
75.00, few 82.50-95.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1285-1350
lbs 1350.00-1400.00. Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth
2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs 1000.00-1300.00, 1st stage 900-1200 lb
950.00-1225.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1350
lbs 670.00-985.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1425-1600 lbs 910.00-1150.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage
1400-1850 lbs 740.00-960.00. Medium and Large 2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
900-1150 lbs 775.00-975.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1135 lb indiv.
645.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 895-1025 lbs 800.00-1025.00,
1st stage 1050 lb indiv. 850.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 930-1050 lbs 520.00-725.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 1235-1290 lb cows w/babies
to 380 lb calves 1350.00-1400.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1100-1250 lb
cows w/babies to 290 lb calves and a few rebred 985.00-1100.00. Medium and
Large 2  7 yr 1075 lb cow w/200 lb calf 1000.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 885-
1035 lb cows w/170-400 lb calves 1000.00-1325.00; broken mouth pkg. 900 lb
cows w/baby calves 700.00 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

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