Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Oct 30, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 10/29/14

Receipts:  724    Last Week:  746    Last Year:  741

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows 3.00-6.00 lower and slaughter
bulls sold 5.00-7.00 lower. The offering included a moderate supply of bred
cows but cow/calf pairs were scarce. There were several cull dairy cows in-
cluded in the offering. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    103.00-112.00   112.00-118.00    93.00-104.00
Boning           80-85    104.00-112.00   111.00-118.00    91.00-104.50
Lean             85-90    92.00-103.00    103.00-110.00    82.00-92.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1370-2460 lbs 124.00-130.00; high
dressing 130.00-137.50, outstanding indiv. 142.00; low dressing 115.00-123.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 755-1130 lbs
most 142.00-191.00, black indiv. 195.00; 3-7 yrs 1035-1260 lbs 109.00-125.00,
black indiv. 140.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and
3rd stage 995-1365 lbs most 1800.00-2150.00, couple pkgs. blacks 2225.00&
2300.00, 1st stage 1000-1060 lbs 1850.00-2000.00; short and solid mouth to
aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1110-1360 lbs 1300.00-1625.00. Large 1-2  4-7 yrs 2nd
and 3rd stage 1400-1625 lbs 1825.00-2150; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage 1390-
1415 lbs 1550.00-1565.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yr 2nd stage 1135 lb indiv.
1225.00. Medium 1-2  4-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 990-1050 lbs 1700.00-2000.00;
short and solid mouth 2nd stage 975-1030 lbs 1300.00-1475.00; broken mouth
3rd stage 1040 lb indiv. 1100.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  5 yr 1290 lb cow w/145 lb calf 2300.00.
Medium and Large 2  6 yr 1150 lb cow w/baby calf 1625.00. Medium 1-2  4 yr
920 lb cow w/135 lb calf 1900.00 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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