Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale

Summary
Cow and Bull Auction 4/26/17 Receipts: 694 Last Week: 1182 Last Year: 695 Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady. The supply of bred cows was moderate with most in the 2nd stage and the supply of cow/calf pairs was very light. Supply was moderate for slaughter cows and supply heavy for slaughter bulls while demand was moderate for slaughter classes.
Slaughter Cows
Breaking
Percent Lean70-80
Avg Dressing63.00-68.00
High Dressing67.00-73.00
Low Dressing 57.00-64.00

Slaughter Bulls
Slaughter Bulls:
  • Yield Grade 1-2 1005-2360 lbs average dressing 86.00-93.00
  • high dressing 94.00-104.00
  • low dressing 70.00-84.00.
Feeder Cows
Feeder/Stocker Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 725-1135 lbs 85.00-115.00, few 800-820 lbs 117.50-122.50
  • 3-7 yrs 860-1315 lbs 65.00-86.00.
Bred Cows
Bred Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs 1075.00-1385.00, 1st stage 1025-1365 lbs 950.00-1125.00
  • 7 yrs to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1200-1350 lbs 740.00-1025.00. Large 1-2 5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1500-1585 lbs 950.00-1075.00
  • broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage couple 1485-1525 lbs 975.00-1015.00. Medium and Large 2 3-6 yrs 2nd stage 885-1150 lbs 885.00-1025.00. Medium 1-2 2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 800-1050 lbs 910.00-1050.00, 1st stage 875-1030 lbs 700.00-1025.00
  • broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1035 lbs 675.00-750.00 per head.
Cow/Calf Press
Cow/Calf Pairs:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 2-5 yrs 900-1350 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves 1400.00-1500.00
  • 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1150-1285 lb cows w/160-200 lb calves 1125.00-1175.00. Medium 1-2 2-6 yrs couple 850-950 lb cows w/babies to 200 lb calves 1075.00 per pair.
Source
JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Apr 27, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 4/26/17

Receipts:  694    Last Week:  1182    Last Year:  695

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold steady.
The supply of bred cows was moderate with most in the 2nd stage and the supply
of cow/calf pairs was very light. Supply was moderate for slaughter cows and
supply heavy for slaughter bulls while demand was moderate for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    63.00-68.00     67.00-73.00      57.00-64.00
Boning           80-85    63.50-69.00     68.00-74.00      56.00-64.00
Lean             85-90    54.50-61.00     62.00-65.50      44.00-55.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1005-2360 lbs average dressing
86.00-93.00; high dressing 94.00-104.00; low dressing 70.00-84.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 725-1135 lbs
85.00-115.00, few 800-820 lbs 117.50-122.50; 3-7 yrs 860-1315 lbs 65.00-86.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs
1075.00-1385.00, 1st stage 1025-1365 lbs 950.00-1125.00; 7 yrs to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1200-1350 lbs 740.00-1025.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1500-1585 lbs 950.00-1075.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage couple 1485-1525 lbs 975.00-1015.00. Medium and Large 2  3-6 yrs
2nd stage 885-1150 lbs 885.00-1025.00. Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
800-1050 lbs 910.00-1050.00, 1st stage 875-1030 lbs 700.00-1025.00; broken mouth
to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1035 lbs 675.00-750.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 900-1350 lb cows w/babies
to 250 lb calves 1400.00-1500.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 1150-1285 lb
cows w/160-200 lb calves 1125.00-1175.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs couple 850-950 lb
cows w/babies to 200 lb calves 1075.00 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.txt

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