Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards

Friday, November 25, 2016

Cow and Bull Auction 11/23/16

Receipts:   687   Last Week:   950   Last Year:   293

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher
and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs with most bred cows in the 2nd
stage. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    53.50-57.00     57.00-66.00      46.00-54.50
Boning           80-85    54.00-58.50     57.00.64.00      48.00-54.50
Lean             85-90    49.00-57.00     55.00-59.00      40.50-48.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1165-2465 lbs average dressing 74.00-
82.00; high dressing 83.50-89.00, indiv. 93.00; low dressing 63.00-74.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 770-1102 lbs
80.00-97.00; 3-7 yrs 1150-1355 lbs 57.00-79.00, thin black 845 lb indiv.
100.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd
and 3rd stage 1000-1275 lbs 975.00-1235.00, 1st stage 975-1250 lbs 900.00-
1075.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1080-1325 lbs
635.00-875.00, 1st stage pkg. 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100 lbs
785.00. Large 1-2  5 yr 2nd stage 1475 lb indiv. 1350.00; short and solid
mouth to aged 3rd stage couple 1385-1465 lbs 900.00-1125.00. Medium and
Large 2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1025-1075 lbs
810.00-925.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs most 2nd few 3rd stage 885-1065 lbs
835.00-1100.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 890-
1035 lbs 590.00-775.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth
1080-1320 lb cows w/babies to 280 lb calves 1400.00-1675.00; broken mouth
1285 lb cow w/240 lb calf 900.00. Medium 1-2  6 yr 1050 lb cow w/baby calf
1150.00; broken mouth 1000-1050 lb cows w/70-135 lb calves 800.00-900.00
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