Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 1/29/14

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Receipts:  620    Last Week:  759    Last Year:  622

   Compared to last Wednesday, breaking and boning slaughter cows sold 3.00-
5.00 higher and lean cows sold 2.00-3.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00
higher. The supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs was moderate with very good
demand for the better quality bred cows. Supply was moderate and demand very
good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    90.00-96.00    95.00-101.00     83.00-91.00
                             outstanding 102.00-102.50
Boning           80-85    88.00-95.00    93.50-101.00     79.00-87.00
                             outstanding 102.00-104.00
Lean             85-90    80.00-87.00    86.00-92.00      71.00-78.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1205-2500 lbs 99.00-107.00; high
dressing 106.00-114.00, indiv. 118.00; low dressing 88.00-98.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 740-1225 lbs
most 112.00-130.00, 745 lb indiv. 140.00; 3-7 yrs 860-1250 lbs most 91.00-
107.00, black indiv. 115.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2rd and 3rd
stage 1100-1350 lbs, better quality black and black whiteface mostly 3rd stage
1800.00-2000.00, balance of 2nd and 3rd stage cows 1350.00-1650.00, 1st stage
980-1175 lbs 1100.00-1400.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1300
lbs 1070.00-1325.00. Large 1-2  4-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1550 lbs 1600.00-
2000.00, 1st stage pkg. 2-3 yrs 1100 lbs 1575.00; short and solid mouth to aged
3rd stage 1450-1500 lbs 1200.00-1500.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage couple 1175-1190 lbs 1300.00-1400.00, 1st stage 920-1095 lbs 965.00-1130.00. 
Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1045 lbs 1200.00-1350.00,
1st stage 980-1000 lbs 1075.00-1085.00; short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1000
lb indiv. 1100.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1095-
1325 lb cows w/babies to 420 lb calves and several rebred 1700.00-2000.00.
Medium 1-2  short and solid mouth 1040 lb cow w/270 lb calf 1600.00; broken
mouth 1025 lb cow w/165 lb calf 1250.00 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

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