Monthly Cow Sales

Summary
Replacement Cow (Monthly) 9/20/18 Receipts: 335 Last Month: 742 Last Year: 1114 There was moderate crowd on hand for the Joplin Regional Stockyards replacement cow and bull sale. The offering included mostly young bred cows and cow/calf pairs. The rains finally came and the grass has grown at a rapid rate creating optimism among producers fearing a shortage of forage just a little over a month ago. The offering included 32 percent bred cows and heifers, 53 percent cow/calf pairs, 3 percent open heifers, 6 percent breeding bulls and about 6 percent were slaughter cows and bulls and feeder calves pulled from cows. Demand was good for the light supply of cattle offered for sale.
Replacement Bulls
Replacement Bulls:
  • Medium and Large 1 1 1/2-3 yrs 1350-1600 lbs 2100.00-2700.00. Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 1375-1600 lbs 1450.00- 1750.00 per head.
Bred Cows
Bred Cows:
  • Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-2 yrs 2nd stage pkg. 900 lbs 1150.00
  • 2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1055-1345 lbs 1100.00-1400.00, 1st stage 920-1095 lbs 900.00-1200.00
  • short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1290-1345 lbs 875.00-1050.00. Large 1-2 7 yr 3rd stage 1500 lb indiv. 850.00. Medium and Large 2 4-6 yrs pkg. 1100 lbs 750.00. Medium 1-2 1 1/2 yrs 1st and 3rd stage 750-865 lbs 750.00-900.00
  • 4-5 yrs 1st stage 1030-1050 lbs 850.00-900.00
  • short and solid mouth 2nd stage 1050 lb indiv. 575.00 per head. Open Heifers and Stockers: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 730- 950 lbs 95.00-127.00, 1095 lb indiv. 85.00 per cwt
  • 3-6 yrs 905-1107 lbs 56.00-74.00. Cow/Calf pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2-6 yrs 975-1285 lb cows w/babies to 400 lb calves and most rebred 1st or 2nd stage 1400.00- 1950.00
  • short and solid mouth pkg. 1270 lb cows w/baby calves 1200.00
  • aged pkg. 1175 lb cows w/baby calves 925.00. Medium and Large 2 2-4 yrs couple 870-995 lb cows w/baby calves 950.00-1250.00. Medium 1-2 3-5 yrs 960-1035 lb cows w/babies to 260 lb calves 1450.00-1550.00 per pair.
Source
JC_LS175
Jefferson City, MO    Sept 21, 2018    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Joplin Regional Stockyards-Carthage
Replacement Cow (Monthly) 9/20/18

Receipts:  335    Last Month:  742    Last Year:  1114

   There was moderate crowd on hand for the Joplin Regional Stockyards
replacement cow and bull sale. The offering included mostly young bred
cows and cow/calf pairs. The rains finally came and the grass has grown
at a rapid rate creating optimism among producers fearing a shortage of
forage just a little over a month ago. The offering included 32 percent
bred cows and heifers, 53 percent cow/calf pairs, 3 percent open heifers,
6 percent breeding bulls and about 6 percent were slaughter cows and
bulls and feeder calves pulled from cows. Demand was good for the light
supply of cattle offered for sale.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-2 yrs 2nd stage pkg. 900 lbs
1150.00; 2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1055-1345 lbs 1100.00-1400.00, 1st
stage 920-1095 lbs 900.00-1200.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1290-1345 lbs 875.00-1050.00. Large 1-2  7 yr 3rd stage 1500
lb indiv. 850.00. Medium and Large 2  4-6 yrs pkg. 1100 lbs 750.00.
Medium 1-2  1 1/2 yrs 1st and 3rd stage 750-865 lbs 750.00-900.00; 4-5
yrs 1st stage 1030-1050 lbs 850.00-900.00; short and solid mouth 2nd
stage 1050 lb indiv. 575.00 per head.

   Open Heifers and Stockers:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 730-
950 lbs 95.00-127.00, 1095 lb indiv. 85.00 per cwt; 3-6 yrs 905-1107 lbs
56.00-74.00.

   Cow/Calf pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-6 yrs 975-1285 lb cows
w/babies to 400 lb calves and most rebred 1st or 2nd stage 1400.00-
1950.00; short and solid mouth pkg. 1270 lb cows w/baby calves 1200.00;
aged pkg. 1175 lb cows w/baby calves 925.00. Medium and Large 2  2-4 yrs
couple 870-995 lb cows w/baby calves 950.00-1250.00. Medium 1-2  3-5 yrs
960-1035 lb cows w/babies to 260 lb calves 1450.00-1550.00 per pair.

   Replacement Bulls:  Medium and Large 1  1 1/2-3 yrs 1350-1600 lbs
2100.00-2700.00. Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 1375-1600 lbs 1450.00-
1750.00 per head. 

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_LS175.txt