Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 7/22/15

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Receipts:  532    Last Week:  421    Last Year:  610

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold steady with
some high dressing cows 1.00-3.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00
lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows and a light
supply of cow/calf pairs. Most of the area is continuing to receive rain,
with amounts heavy in some places. Supply and demand were moderate for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    107.00-115.00   114.00-117.50    95.00-108.00
                                 few outstanding 125.00
Boning           80-85    108.00-116.00   116.00-120.00    97.00-109.00
                                          indiv. 125.00
Lean             85-90    98.00-107.00    107.00-112.50    85.00-96.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1108-2155 lbs average dressing 133.00-
141.00; high dressing 141.00-147.00; low dressing 120.00-133.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 875-1085 lbs most
140.00-170.00, couple 565&792 lbs 191.00&195.00; 3-7 yrs 855-1310 lbs 110.00-
130.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1360 lbs most 1750.00-2250.00, couple pkgs. black and black white-
face 3rd stage 2400.00-2475.00, 1st stage 1250-1300 lbs 1600.00-1900.00; short
and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1340 lbs 1300.00-1570.00. Large
1-2  5 yrs 3rd stage 1425 lb indiv. 2250.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage 1480-1700 lbs 1715.00-1970.00. Medium and Large 2  3-4 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage 875-1150 lbs 1500.00-1600.00, 1st stage 930-1030 lbs 1100.00-
1300.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 3rd stage 895-950 lbs 1525.00-1850.00; short and
solid mouth to aged 2nd stage couple 900-960 lbs 1000.00-1010.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 920-1175 lb cows w/155-165
lb calves 2300.00-2800.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1085-1270 lb cows
w/babies to 125 lb calves 1800.00-2125.00. Large 1-2  5 yr 1495 lb cow w/160 lb
calf and rebred 2250.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yrs pkg. 1300 lb cows w/280 lb
calves 1950.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 850-1000 lb cows w/newborn to 140 lb calves
1750.00-2000.00 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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