Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Oct 23, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 10/22/14

Receipts:  746    Last Week:  517    Last Year:  656

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows steady to 2.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold steady to 2.00 lower with the greatest decline on
high dressing bulls. The offering included a moderate supply of bred cows
and a very light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply and demand were moderate
for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    107.00-116.00   116.00-125.00    100.00-109.00
                                          indiv. 127.00
Boning           80-85    108.00-116.00   116.00-125.00    97.00-107.00
                                          indiv. 129.00
Lean             85-90    98.00-107.00    107.00-116.00    86.00-98.00
                                          indiv. 120.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1265-2175 lbs 127.00-136.00; high
dressing 136.00-144.50; low dressing 120.00-128.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 682-1165 lbs
most 141.00-190.00, few 195.00-201.00; 3-7 yrs 1050-1280 lbs 119.00-135.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 950-1340 lbs
1825.00-2200.00, 1st stage 1095-1250 lbs 1800.00-1900.00; short and solid
mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1090-1260 lbs 1700.00, 1st stage 1080 lb indiv.
1460.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1080-1290 lbs 1200.00-1550.00.
Large 1-2  5-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1400-1500 lbs 1800.00-1975, 1st stage
1500 lb indiv. 1800.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1400-1540 lbs 1600.00-
1850.00. Medium and Large 2  broken mouth 2nd stage 1085 lb indiv. 1075.00.
Medium 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 825-1025 lbs
1500.00-1700.00, 1st stage 1030 lb indiv. 1450.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 1000-1320 lb cows w/newborn to
170 lb calves 2000.00-2100.00. Large 1-2  4 yr 1500 lb cow w/160 lb calf
2700.00 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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