Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Jul 31, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 7/30/14

Receipts:   621   Last Week:  610   Last Year   601

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 4.00-5.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. Some much needed
rain fell across the area today. Supply was moderate and demand very good
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    115.00-123.00   123.00-134.00    105.00-115.00
Boning           80-85    115.00-123.00   123.00-131.00    105.00-115.00
                                  extreme indiv. 146.00
Lean             85-90    105.00-114.00   114.00-125.50    95.00-102.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1160-2330 lbs 139.00-147.50; high
dressing 146.00-159.00; low dressing 120.00-137.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 655-980 lbs
145.00-200.00; 3-7 yrs 845-1240 lbs 120.00-131.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 900-1365 lbs most 1900.00-2400.00, some better quality blacks
2500.00, 1st stage 1025-1250 lbs 1650.00-1800.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd
and 3rd stage 1200-1315 lbs 1475.00-1700.00. Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 1250-1600 lbs 2100.00-2500.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1390-1590 lbs 1720.00-1900.00. Medium and Large 2  3 yr 2nd stage
1100 lb indiv. 1550.00, 1st stage 1150 lb indiv. 1375.00. Medium 1-2  2-5
yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 800-1050 lbs 1600.00-1950.00; broken mouth to aged
2nd and 3rd stage 1005-1020 lbs 1400.00-1450.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 1025-1310
lb cows w/270-365 lb calves and several rebred 2400.00-2600.00. Medium and
Large 2  5-6 yrs pkg. 1060 lb cows w/160-200 lb calves and some rebred 2500.00.
Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs 850-1000 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb calves 1800.00-1900.00
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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