Joplin- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 05/29/13

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Receipts:  755    Last Week:  904    Last Year:  1132

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower and slaughter
bulls mostly steady. Supply moderate. Demand moderate. Today’s offering
had several bred cows and cow/calf pairs.

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean   Average Dressing    High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      75.00-79.50         82.00-87.00       70.50-75.00  
Boning       80-85      76.00-82.50         83.00-88.50       68.50-75.00
                                Outstanding 90.00-92.00    
Lean         85-90      66.00-75.00         78.00-82.00       56.00-65.00  

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2  
950-2315 lbs            90.00-98.00         101.50-105.00     79.00-89.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2   1 ½ yrs to 2 yrs 595-960 lbs
100.00-117.00; few 3 yrs to 4 yrs 930-1120 lbs 76.00-92.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to 7 yrs 1150-1325 lbs 2nd to 3rd    
stage 1050.00 1350.00 per head; ind. 5 yr black 1225 lbs 3rd stage 1400.00.
Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to 7 yrs 875-1250 lbs 1st to 3rd stage 850.00-975.00
per head.     
 
   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium And Large 1-2  4 yrs to short solid 1150-1450 lbs 
with baby to 200 lb calves at side 1300.00-1475.00 per pair.

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Joplin, MO
         Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, 573-751-5619
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS174.txt

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