Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

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

Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 4/16/14

Receipts:  894    Last Week:  810    Last Year:  889

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-3.00 higher and
slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher. The offering included a heavy supply
of bred cows and a moderate supply of cow/calf pairs. Demand remains very
good for bred cows. Supply was moderate and demand good for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    99.00-106.00    105.00-111.00     -----------
Boning           80-85    97.50-106.00    105.00-115.00     90.00-98.50
                                     pkg. 117.00
Lean             85-90    89.00-97.50     97.00-109.00      79.00-89.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1365-2825 lbs 113.00-120.50; high
dressing 120.00-132.50; low dressing 102.00-113.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 742-1195 lbs
117.50-140.00, few 588-615 lbs 165.00; 3-7 yrs 850-1250 lbs most 97.00-
117.00, few 125.00-127.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1345 lbs
1400.00-1900.00, 1st stage 1060-1260 lbs 1300.00-1500.00; 7 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1325 lbs 1150.00-1550.00; broken mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1070-1320 lbs 1135.00-1410.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage 1410-1600 lbs 1650.00-1900.00; short and solid mouth to aged
2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1475 lbs 1325.00-1500.00. Medium and Large 2  4-7 yrs
2nd stage 1070-1275 lbs 1200.00-1375.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage
925-1040 lbs 1125.00-1400.00, 1st stage 1010-1050 lbs 1075.00-1100.00; broken
mouth 3rd stage 900 lb indiv. 1200.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd stage
980-1020 lbs 930.00-1100.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 925-
1250 lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves 1600.00-2000.00; broken mouth to aged
1075-1100 lb cows w/babies to 150 lb calves 1450.00-1625.00. Medium and Large
2  5-7 yrs 950-1080 lb cow w/175-290 lb calves 1500.00-1610.00. Medium 1-2  4-5
yrs 795-925 lb cows w/100-180 lb calves 1500.00-1800.00; broken mouth 800-
1000 lb cows w/baby calves 1325.00-1450.00 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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