Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Nov 20, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 11/19/14

Receipts:  895    Last Week:  986    Last Year:  858

   Compared to last week, Slaughter cows were steady to 2.00 higher.
Slaughter bulls were steady. Supply was moderate and demand good for all classes.
 
   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80   106.50-114.00   115.00-120.00  
Boning           80-85   105.00-114.00   115.00-123.00  97.00-106.50  
                             outstanding 130.00
Lean             85-90   97.00-106.00    107.00-116.00  82.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 1000-2325 lbs 127.00-136.50; high
dressing 137.00-143.00; Couple Ind. 147.00-148.00; few low dressing 
109.00-124.00.

Stocker and Feeder Cows: Medium and large 1-2 Few 2-6 yrs 750-900 lbs
160.00-180.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1  3-7 yrs, 2nd-3rd stage, 1000-1350 lbs
1900.00-2500.00.  Medium and Large 1-2 4 yrs to broken mouth, 1st-3rd stage,
1050-1400 lbs 1300.00-2050.00 per head. 

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2 Few 3-6 yrs 1100-1400 lb cows, with
baby to 300 lb calves 2600.00-2950.00; Few fancy black 4-6 yrs 1200-1350 lbs 
with 200-300 lb calves 3100.00-3225.00 per pair. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Joplin, MO
         Steve Gill, 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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