Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Cow and Bull Auction 1/04/17

Receipts:  922    Last Week:  No Sale    Last Year:  846

   Compared to Wednesday two weeks ago, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00
lower and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower. The offering included a
moderate supply bred cows but a very light supply of cow/calf pairs and
there was a heavy supply of feeder and stocker cows. Supply was moderate
to heavy and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    52.00-57.00     56.00-60.00      49.00-53.00
                                          indiv.65.00
Boning           80-85    51.00-57.00     56.00-62.00      46.50-52.00
                                   couple 64.00&65.00
Lean             85-90    44.00-53.00     50.50-58.50      37.50-44.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1120-2250 lbs average dressing
74.00-80.50; high dressing 80.00-85.00, indiv. 88.50; low dressing
60.00-73.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 865-1283 lbs
most 87.00-115.00, few 80.00-83.00; 3-7 yrs 985-1365 lbs most 61.00-84.00,
couple pkgs. blacks 92.00&97.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1350 lbs
1400.00-1550.00; 1 1/2 yrs 2nd stage pkg. 900 lb blacks 1400.00. Medium and
Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1360 lbs 1050.00-1425.00, 1st stage
1100-1300 lbs 935.00-1150.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1080-1340 lbs 875.00-1075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1085-1325 lbs 640.00-885.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
1475-1580 lbs 1025.00-1275.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 1405-1585 lbs 800.00-1075.00. Medium and Large 2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 1075-1200 lbs 800.00-975.00, 1st stage pkg. 900 lbs 835.00. Medium 1-2
2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 880-1035 lbs 850.00-1150.00, 1st stage 800-1000 lbs
860.00-1000.00; broken mouth 2nd stage 985-1010 lbs 560.00-575.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4-6 yrs couple 1275-1295 lb cows
w/155-160 lb calves 1475.00-1500.00; short and solid mouth 1320 lb cow w/baby
calf 1200.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr 1050 lb cow w/200 lb calf 1275.00 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