Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cow and Bull Auction 1/11/17

Receipts:   906   Last Week:   922   Last Year:   465

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher
and slaughter bulls sold 4.00-6.00 higher. The offering included a heavy
supply bred cows but a very light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was
moderate to heavy and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    52.00-57.50     56.00-61.00      48.00-54.00
Boning           80-85    53.00-58.00     57.00-63.00      46.00-53.00
                                          indiv.65.00
Lean             85-90    45.00-53.00     52.00-60.00      38.00-46.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1185-2290 lbs average dressing
76.00-84.00; high dressing 83.50-92.00, indiv. 94.00; low dressing
71.00-75.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 745-1190 lbs
85.00-115.00; 3-7 yrs 945-1290 lbs most 59.00-82.00, black 805 lb indiv.
90.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1365 lbs 1075.00-1550.00, 1st stage few 1200-1300 lbs 925.00-
1035.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1365 lbs 700.00-
1050.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1450-1600
lbs 1200.00-1575.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1575 lbs
940.00-1100.00. Medium and Large 2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1025-1290 lbs
800.00-1075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 995-1135 lbs 675.00-850.00, 1st
stage pkg. 1090 lbs 510.00. Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1050 lbs
925.00-975.00, 1st stage 950-975 lbs 800.00-850.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050 lbs 525.00-650.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-7 yrs 1100-1365 lb cows w/145-225
lb calves 1350.00-1525.00; short and solid mouth to aged pkg. 1350 lb cows
w/150 lb calves 1150.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 875-1025 lb cows w/babies to 375
lb calves 1350.00-1400.00 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