Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Aug 28, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 8/27/14

Receipts:  370    Last Week:  502    Last Year:  591

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher
and slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 lower. The offering included a very
light supply of bred cows and cow/calf pairs. A dry and hot weather pattern
continues, but some hope of a break coming this weekend. Supply was light
and demand moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    114.00-122.00   122.00-130.00    108.00-113.00
Boning           80-85    113.00-124.00   122.00-130.00    103.00-113.00
                                          indiv. 136.00
Lean             85-90    102.00-113.00   112.00-122.00    90.00-100.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1125-2530 lbs 132.00-140.00; high
dressing 139.50-146.50; low dressing 119.00-131.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 968-1065 lbs
137.50-160.00; 3-7 yrs 1225-1300 lbs 122.00-127.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 985-1340 lbs 1925.00-2350.00, 1st stage 1100-1345 lbs 1675.00-
1950.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1275-1325 lbs 1700.00-
1825.00, 1st and 2nd stage 1175-1280 lbs 1550.00-1750.00. Large 1-2  6 yr
3rd stage 1635 lb indiv. 2795.00, 1st and 2nd stage 1390-1460 lbs 1650.00-
1725.00. Medium and Large 2  5-6 yrs 1st and 2nd stage 1095-1300 lbs 1500.00-
1660.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr 1st stage 875 lb indiv. 1725.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 1225-1290 lb cows w/130-225
lb calves 2300.00-2500.00. Medium 1-2  3 yr 950 lb cow w/baby calf 2175.00
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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