Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Jul 17, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 7/16/14

Receipts:   533   Last Week:  435   Last Year   813

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold steady. The offering included a moderate supply of
bred cows and a light supply of cow/calf pairs. A couple dispersals
provided some good quality bred cows. Supply was light to moderate and
demand very good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    116.00-121.00   121.00-127.00    108.00-112.00
                                          indiv. 135.00
Boning           80-85    113.00-121.00   120.50-129.00    105.00-113.00
                              outstanding 132.00-134.50
Lean             85-90    104.00-112.00   112.00-119.00    95.00-102.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1140-2395 lbs 136.00-142.00; high
dressing 142.50-154.00; low dressing 126.00-136.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 785-1010 lbs
145.00-171.00, 1130 lb indiv. 132.00; 3-7 yrs 1010-1155 lbs 115.00-136.00,
some thin blacks 910-940 lbs 147.50-149.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 970-1285 lbs most 1750.00-2000.00, some better quality mostly blacks
from dispersals 2100.00-2400.00, 1st stage 990-1260 lbs most 1350.00-1560.00,
black indiv. 1800.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1145-1285
lbs 1330.00-1570.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
stage 1410-1585 lbs 1665.00-2000.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1410-1505
lbs 1550.00-1665.00. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs 3rd stage pkg. 1000 lbs 1400.00.
Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1000 lbs 1700.00-1900.00, 1st stage
900 lb indiv. 1350.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1015 lb indiv. 1250.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid mouth 1085-
1235 lb cows w/155-290 lb calves and several rebred 2350.00-2700.00, 5-7 yrs
pkg. 1150 lb cows w/baby calves 2200.00; broken mouth 1200 lb cow w/baby calf
1775.00. Medium and Large 2  short and solid mouth 1075 lb cow w/baby calf
1800.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 870-1025 lb cows w/babies
to 285 lb calves 1700.00-2300.00 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.txt

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