Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cow and Bull Auction 1/25/17

Receipts:  625    Last Week:  576    Last Year:  762

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. There were a
couple herd dispersals included in the offering. Supply was moderate and
demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    56.00-60.00     59.50-65.00      51.50-57.00
Boning           80-85    57.00-62.00     62.00-68.50      52.00-57.00
                          few outstanding 70.00-72.00
Lean             85-90    51.00-57.00     57.00-62.50      37.50-48.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1050-2385 lbs average dressing
77.00-85.50; high dressing 85.00-93.00; low dressing 66.00-76.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 810-1305 lbs
85.00-117.00; 3-7 yrs 1000-1355 lbs 61.00-75.00, 935 lb indiv. 97.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 975-1365 lbs 1100.00-1550.00, 1st stage 1085-1350 lbs 925.00-
1175.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1310 lbs
735.00-1075.00. Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
1385-1625 lbs 1200.00-1475.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 1395-1560 lbs 900.00-1125.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yr 2nd stage 1300
lb indiv. 885.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1100 lb indiv. 775.00. Medium 1-2
2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 770-1050 lbs 900.00-1060.00,
1st stage 820-1040 lbs 850.00-1000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 875-1000 lbs 600.00-850.00, 1st stage 820 lb indiv. 575.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth
1295-1320 lb cows w/350-385 lb calves and all rebred 1st or 2nd stage 1950.00-
2200.00; 5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100-1285 lb cows w/babies to 410 lb
calves 1300.00-1700.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1100-1275 lb cows w/
babies to 280 lb calves and some rebred 1000.00-1250.00. Medium and Large 2
short and solid mouth 1085 lb cow w/baby calf 900.00 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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