Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 11/06/13

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Receipts:  850    Last Week:  741    Last Year:  1412

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 higher. A couple additional slaughter buyers
were active in the market this week. The offering included a moderate supply
of bred cows with demand very good and a light supply of cow/calf pairs.
Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    80.00-86.00    86.00-92.00     73.00-80.00
                             outstanding 93.00-94.00
Boning           80-85    78.50-85.00    85.00-92.00     70.00-78.50
                             outstanding 94.00-96.50
Lean             85-90    70.50-79.50    78.50-81.50     59.00-70.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1110-2045 lbs 90.00-96.00; high
dressing 96.00-104.00; low dressing 81.00-90.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 662-1255 lbs
98.00-117.00; 3-7 yrs 915-1320 lbs most 80.00-95.00, pkg. black and black
whiteface 101.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1080-1350 lbs most 1250.00-1475.00, few blacks 3rd stage 1575.00-
1650.00, 1st stage 1085-1195 lbs 1045.00-1275.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1175-1250 lbs 1060.00-1275.00. Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage 1200-1625 lbs most 1300.00-1510.00, couple pkgs. blacks 3rd
stage 1650.00-1750.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1395-
1550 lbs 1160.00-1255.00. Medium and Large 2  few 2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
875-1150 lbs 925.00-1150.00. Medium 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
stage 950-1050 lbs 1035.00-1250.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 925-1035
lbs 785.00-1025.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1025-
1275 lb cows w/babies to 265 lb calves 1650.00-1800.00. Medium and Large 2
short and solid mouth 975 lb cow w/155 lb calf 1400.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr 1000
lb cow w/145 lb calf 1500.00 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.

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