Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Mar 26, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 3/25/15

Receipts:  790    Last Week:  806    Last Year:  782

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-
2.00 higher. The offering included a light supply of both bred cows and cow/
calf pairs. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    108.00-116.00   115.00-125.00    101.50-109.00
                              outstanding 126.00-130.00
Boning           80-85    108.00-116.00   114.00-125.00    101.00-109.00
                              outstanding 127.00&131.00
Lean             85-90    100.00-106.50    106.50-115.00    85.00-97.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1175-2115 lbs 132.00-140.00; high
dressing 139.00-148.00, indiv. 152.00; low dressing 118.00-132.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 730-1052 lbs
140.00-169.00, 600-652 lbs 200.00-209.00; 3-7 yrs 870-1210 lbs most
125.00-142.00, few fancy blacks 152.50-170.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 890-1300 lbs most 1800.00-2375.00, couple fancy blacks 2400.00&2675.00,
1st stage 995-1225 lbs 1600.00-1875.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage
1155-1325 lbs 1555.00-1700.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd
stage 1410-1495 lbs 1975.00-2000.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1425-1470 lbs
1780.00-1865.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yr 3rd stage 1195 lb indiv. 1600.00,
1st stage 1100 lb indiv. 1450.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr  1st stage 1050 lb indiv.
1545.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  6 yrs to short and solid mouth 1100-
1320 lb cows w/150-180 lb calves and a few rebred 2400.00-2550.00; broken mouth
to aged 1225-1350 lb cows w/155-180 lb calves 1900.00-2100.00. Medium and Large
2  3-6 yrs couple 1150 lb cows w/baby calves 1800.00-2000.00. Medium 1-2  pkg.
3 yr 800 lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves 2600.00; short and solid mouth 800-
1025 lb cows w/newborn to 165 lb calves 1600.00-1660.00A 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.

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