Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174  
Jefferson City, MO    Thu May 21, 2015    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction Close for 05/20/15

Receipts:  743    Last Week:  1120    Last Year:  288

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows mostly steady and slaughter
Bulls mostly steady . Supply moderate. Demand good. Most of todays
Offering was slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
             Pct Lean   Average Dressing    High Dressing     Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      109.00-118.00       -------------     97.50-108.50  
Boning       80-85      109.00-115.00       116.00-125.00     99.00-105.00
                                        few 128.00-137.00
Lean         85-90      100.00-108.50       111.00-116.00     80.00-95.00  

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2  
885-2550 lbs            137.00-147.50       148.00-154.50     119.00-134.00
                                     couple 157.00-162.00

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2   few 1  to 3 yrs 765-1192
Lbs 120.00-175.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2 yrs to short solid 1st to 3rd stage
900-1425 lbs 1800.00-2350.00 per head. Medium and Large 2  2 yrs to short
Solid 1st to 3rd stage 800-1250 lbs 1275.00-1775.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3 yrs to broken mouth 850-1100 lbs
With 150-375 lb calves at side and some cows bred back in 1st stage 2100.00-
2750.00 per pair. Medium and Large 2  4 yrs to broken mouth 850-1375 lbs with
Baby to 300 lb calves at side 1600.00-2000.00 per pair. 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, MO
         Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, 573-751-5619
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS174.txt

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