Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale

Summary
Cow and Bull Auction 2/22/17 Receipts: 797 Last Week: 531 Last Year: 591 Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher and slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. There was a small dispersal in the offering. A special fund raising auction during the sale produced four thousand dollars to help defray hospital expenses for a young man injured in an ATV accident. Supply was moderate and demand very good for slaughter classes.
Slaughter Cows
Breaking
Percent Lean70-80
Avg Dressing61.00-66.00
High Dressing64.00-70.00
few 74.00-75.00
Low Dressing 56.00-61.50

Boning
Percent Lean80-85
Avg Dressing62.00-67.00
outstanding 74.50-76.50
High Dressing65.00-73.00
Low Dressing 53.50-62.00

Lean
Percent Lean85-90
Avg Dressing53.50-62.50
High Dressing60.00-68.50
Low Dressing 41.00-54.00

Slaughter Bulls
Slaughter Bulls:
  • Yield Grade 1-2 1115-2220 lbs average dressing 83.00-93.50
  • high dressing 93.00-100.00, indiv. 106.00
  • low dressing 71.00-83.00.
Feeder Cows
Feeder/Stocker Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 670-1155 lbs 82.50-111.00
  • 3-7 yrs 970-1370 lbs 67.00-85.00.
Bred Cows
Bred Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs 1100.00-1525.00, 1st stage 1125-1300 lbs 975.00- 1225.00
  • short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1100-1300 lbs 725.00-1075.00, 2nd stage 1100-1285 lbs 660.00-875.00. Large 1-2 3 yr 3rd stage 1500 lb indiv. 1650.00, 2nd stage 1450-1500 lbs 925.00-1125.00. Medium and Large 2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 860-1120 lbs 800.00-1025.00
  • broken mouth 2nd stage 1075 lb indiv. 680.00. Medium 1-2 2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1050 lbs 925.00-1100.00, 1st stage 960-1025 lbs 800.00-925.00
  • broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1015 lbs 600.00-760.00 per head.
Cow/Calf Press
Cow/Calf Pairs:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 2-7 yrs 955-1295 lb cows w/babies to 260 lb calves 1375.00-1600.00
  • short and solid mouth to aged 1150-1280 lb cows w/babies to 180 lb calves 1150.00-1300.00. Large 1-2 5 yr 1475 lb cow w/325 lb calf 1750.00. Medium and Large 2 6 yr 1290 lb cow w/baby calf 1300.00
  • broken mouth 1080 lb cow w/newborn calf 700.00. Medium 1-2 4-6 yrs 975-1000 lb cows w/170-330 lb calves 1375.00-1435.00 per pair.
Source
JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Feb 23, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 2/22/17

Receipts:  797    Last Week:  531    Last Year:  591

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 2.00-4.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate
supply of bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. There was a small
dispersal in the offering. A special fund raising auction during the sale
produced four thousand dollars to help defray hospital expenses for a young man
injured in an ATV accident. Supply was moderate and demand very good for
slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    61.00-66.00     64.00-70.00      56.00-61.50
                                      few 74.00-75.00
Boning           80-85    62.00-67.00     65.00-73.00      53.50-62.00
                              outstanding 74.50-76.50
Lean             85-90    53.50-62.50     60.00-68.50      41.00-54.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1115-2220 lbs average dressing
83.00-93.50; high dressing 93.00-100.00, indiv. 106.00; low dressing
71.00-83.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 670-1155
lbs 82.50-111.00; 3-7 yrs 970-1370 lbs 67.00-85.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 1000-1365 lbs 1100.00-1525.00, 1st stage 1125-1300 lbs 975.00-
1225.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1100-1300 lbs 725.00-1075.00,
2nd stage 1100-1285 lbs 660.00-875.00. Large 1-2  3 yr 3rd stage 1500 lb
indiv. 1650.00, 2nd stage 1450-1500 lbs 925.00-1125.00. Medium and Large 2
2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 860-1120 lbs 800.00-1025.00;
broken mouth 2nd stage 1075 lb indiv. 680.00. Medium 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd
stage 950-1050 lbs 925.00-1100.00, 1st stage 960-1025 lbs 800.00-925.00; broken
mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1015 lbs 600.00-760.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 955-1295 lb cows w/babies to
260 lb calves 1375.00-1600.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1150-1280 lb cows
w/babies to 180 lb calves 1150.00-1300.00. Large 1-2  5 yr 1475 lb cow w/325 lb
calf 1750.00. Medium and Large 2  6 yr 1290 lb cow w/baby calf 1300.00; broken
mouth 1080 lb cow w/newborn calf 700.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 975-1000 lb cows
w/170-330 lb calves 1375.00-1435.00 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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