Wednesday Cow & Bull Sale     

JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Sep 11, 2014    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 9/10/14

Receipts:  780    Last Week:  598    Last Year:  626

   Compared to last Wednesday, the bulk of slaughter cows sold steady with a
few high-dressing breaking and boning cows 3.00 higher, and slaughter bulls
sold steady to 2.00 higher. The offering included a moderate supply of bred
cows and cow/calf pairs with several good quality bred cows. Supply and demand
were moderate for slaughter classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    113.00-122.00   123.00-133.00    101.00-113.00
Boning           80-85    114.00-124.00   122.00-133.00    102.00-114.00
                                          indiv. 135.00
Lean             85-90    102.00-113.00   114.00-123.00    92.00-102.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1195-2355 lbs 135.00-143.00; high
dressing 143.00-152.00, indiv. 154.00; low dressing 123.00-134.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 800-1185 lbs
most 140.00-172.50, few 177.00-200.00; 3-7 yrs 910-1245 lbs 130.00-155.00,
pkg. 805 lbs 170.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-1340 lbs,
better quality cows 2300.00-2700.00, balance 1875.00-2150.00, 1st stage 995-
1200 lbs 1950.00-2375.00; broken mouth to aged 2nd stage 1110-1260 lbs 1435.00-
1460.00. Large 1-2  4 yr 3rd stage 1400 lb indiv. 2100.00, 1st stage 6 yr 1470
lb indiv. 1975.00; broken mouth 3rd stage 1450-1485 lbs 1730.00-2000.00. Medium
and Large 2  3-4 yrs 1st stage 1050-1275 lbs 1650.00-1700.00. Medium 1-2  2
yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 875-1050 lbs 1725.00-2050.00,
1st stage 940-1050 lbs 1600.00-1800.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium Large 1-2  2-5 yrs 900-1070 lb cows w/baby calves
2350.00-2500.00, pkg. 1320 lb cows w/340-370 lb calves and a few rebred 2925.00.
Medium and Large 2  short and solid mouth 1135 lb cow w/110 lb calf 1700.00;
Medium 1-2  3-6 yrs 990-1050 lb cows w/babies to 360 lb calves and a few rebred
2100.00-2525.00. Medium 2  2-5 yrs 675-950 lb cows w/babies to 120 lb calves
1575.00-2000.00 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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