Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale

Summary
Cow and Bull Auction 9/21/16 Receipts: 550 Last Week: 908 Last Year: 756 Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower and slaughter bulls sold 4.00-6.00 lower. Continued over supply of cows available to packers is reducing both demand and prices for slaughter cows. The offering included a light to moderate supply of bred cows and a moderate supply cow/calf pairs with most being young cows. Supply was moderate and demand light for slaughter classes.
Slaughter Cows
Breaking
Percent Lean70-80
Avg Dressing61.00-66.00
High Dressing65.00-71.00
Low Dressing 56.00-62.00

Slaughter Bulls
Slaughter Bulls:
  • Yield Grade 1-2 1160-2120 lbs average dressing 81.00- 86.00
  • high dressing 85.50-88.50
  • low dressing 74.00-82.00.
Feeder Cows
Feeder/Stocker Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 880-1130 lbs 91.00-107.00, 680 lb indiv. 116.00, some 1105-1255 lbs 81.00-85.00
  • 3-7 yrs 910-1335 lbs 64.00-84.00.
Bred Cows
Bred Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1345 lbs 1250.00-1500.00
  • 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1090 lbs 1175.00
  • short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1125-1365 lbs 850.00-1075.00. Medium and Large 2 4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1180 lbs 1000.00-1100.00, 1st stage 1195 lb indiv. 875.00. Medium 1-2 3-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050 lbs 825.00-1100.00 per head.
Cow/Calf Press
Cow/Calf Pairs:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 3-6 yrs 960-1280 lb cows w/babies to 385 lb calves and several rebred 1500.00-1750.00, 6 yr 1365 lb cow w/newborn calf 1210.00. Medium and Large 2 7 yrs pkg. 1070 lb cows w/130 lb calves 1100.00. Medium 1-2 2-5 yrs 870-1025 lb cows w/160-360 lb calves and some rebred 1150.00-1400.00
  • broken mouth 1050 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1050.00 per pair.
Source
JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Sep 22, 2016    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 9/21/16

Receipts:  550    Last Week:  908    Last Year:  756

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 4.00-6.00 lower. Continued over supply of cows available
to packers is reducing both demand and prices for slaughter cows. The offering
included a light to moderate supply of bred cows and a moderate supply cow/calf
pairs with most being young cows. Supply was moderate and demand light for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    61.00-66.00     65.00-71.00      56.00-62.00
Boning           80-85    60.00-67.00     65.00.72.00      56.00-62.00
Lean             85-90    56.00-64.00     62.00-68.00      46.00-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1160-2120 lbs average dressing 81.00-
86.00; high dressing 85.50-88.50; low dressing 74.00-82.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 880-1130 lbs
91.00-107.00, 680 lb indiv. 116.00, some 1105-1255 lbs 81.00-85.00; 3-7 yrs
910-1335 lbs 64.00-84.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1345 lbs
1250.00-1500.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage pkg. 1090 lbs 1175.00;
short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1125-1365 lbs 850.00-1075.00.
Medium and Large 2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1180 lbs 1000.00-1100.00,
1st stage 1195 lb indiv. 875.00. Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050
lbs 825.00-1100.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-6 yrs 960-1280 lb cows w/babies to
385 lb calves and several rebred 1500.00-1750.00, 6 yr 1365 lb cow w/newborn
calf 1210.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yrs pkg. 1070 lb cows w/130 lb calves
1100.00. Medium 1-2  2-5 yrs 870-1025 lb cows w/160-360 lb calves and some
rebred 1150.00-1400.00; broken mouth 1050 lb cow w/160 lb calf 1050.00 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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