Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Apr 16, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 4/15/15

Receipts:  1003    Last Week:  767    Last Year:  894

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a moderate supply
of 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    110.00-117.00   119.00-124.00    100.00-110.00
Boning           80-85    110.00-118.00   118.00-127.00    98.00-110.00
                              outstanding 129.00-133.00
Lean             85-90    100.00-110.00   110.00-118.00    88.00-100.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1290-2275 lbs 132.50-143.00; high
dressing 142.00-153.00, outstanding 154.00&155.00; low dressing 124.00-133.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 805-1065 lbs
140.00-176.00, couple 750-765 lbs 180.00-210.00; 3-7 yrs 935-1230 lbs
116.00-132.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 925-1360 lbs most 1800.00-2300.00, few better quality 2400.00-
2600.00, 1st stage 1275-1325 lbs 1725.00-1900.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1325 lbs 1300.00-1665.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1580 lbs 1800.00-2350.00. Medium
and Large 2  5 yrs 1st stage 1175 lb indiv. 1300.00. Medium 1-2  4 yrs to
short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 850-1050 lbs 1425.00-1775.00, 1st
stage 700-1050 lbs 1500.00-1700.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 825-1020
lbs 1400.00-1600.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth 990-
1350 lb cows w/babies to 160 lb calves 2200.00-2500.00; broken mouth to aged
1070-1260 lb cows w/baby calves 1900.00-2150.00, cow w/210 lb calf and rebred
2450.00. Medium Large 2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 800-1300 lb cows w/baby
calves 1800.00-2100.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 900-1025 lb
cows w/140-300 lb calves 2050.00-2250.00; broken mouth 995 lb cow w/baby calf
1750.00 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.

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