Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 3/23/16

Receipts:  667    Last Week:  852    Last Year:  790

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower
and slaughter bulls sold 2.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply
of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate and
demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    72.00-79.50     79.00-84.00      68.00-72.00
Boning           80-85    73.50-79.00     79.00-88.50      64.00-73.50
Lean             85-90    63.00-72.00     71.00-78.00      52.00-64.00
                                          indiv.84.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1060-2110 lbs average dressing 92.50-
99.00; high dressing 99.00-108.50; low dressing 80.50-92.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 688-1235 lbs
100.00-135.00; 3-7 yrs 850-1240 lbs 78.00-110.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1350 lbs
most 1300.00-1700.00, several better quality black and black whiteface
2000.00-2150.00, 1st stage 1085-1365 lbs 1100.00-1425.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1365 lbs 950.00-1250.00. Large 1-2  2-5
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1275-1600 lbs 1575.00-2100.00; 7 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd stage couple 1450-1475 lbs 1200.00-1400.00. Medium and Large 2  4-7
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1250 lbs 1075.00-1325.00; broken mouth 3rd stage
1100 lb indiv. 750.00. Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd stage 850-1025 lbs 1200.00-
1475.00, 1st stage pkg. 1050 lbs 1075.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd
stage 950-1045 lbs 690.00-835.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 1175-1360 lb cows w/babies
to 375 lb calves and a few rebred 1850.00-2200.00; short and solid mouth 1340
lb cow w/145 lb calf 1600.00; broken mouth 1090-1345 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb
calves 1275.00-1375.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr 1250 lb cow w/140 lb calf
1500.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 825-950 lb cows w/babies to 130 lb calves 1450.00-
1550.00; aged 1045 lb cow w/baby calf 1150.00 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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