Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 4/27/16

Receipts:  695    Last Week:  1185    Last Year:   853

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply
of bred cows and a very 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    72.00-78.00     77.00-82.50      70.00-72.00
                                          indiv.87.00
Boning           80-85    72.00-78.50     77.00-86.00      65.00-73.00
                                          indiv.88.00
Lean             85-90    63.50-72.00     71.50-79.00      55.00-62.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1235-2340 lbs average dressing 93.00-
99.50; high dressing 99.00-110.00; low dressing 81.00-93.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 720-1260 lbs
100.00-125.00; 3-7 yrs 875-1240 lbs 73.00-97.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 925-1365 lbs
1225.00-1500.00; 7 yrs to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1065-1365 lbs 885.00-1200.00.
Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1450-1525 lbs
1200.00-1500.00. Medium and Large 2  2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1210 lbs
1025.00-1185.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 900 lb indiv. 760.00. Medium
1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1050 lbs 1000.00-1300.00, 1st stage pkg.
1010 lbs 900.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1025 lbs 750.00-
1025.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 1000-1365 lb cows w/newborn
to 380 lb calves and a few rebred 1700.00-2000.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 1200-1280 lb cows w/150-185 lb calves 1150.00-1375.00. Medium and Large 2
broken mouth to aged 1000-1100 lb cows w/baby calves 1025.00-1100.00. Medium
1-2  short and solid mouth 895 lb cow w/baby calf 1225.00 per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, 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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