Jefferson City, MO Thu Nov 15, 2012 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 11/14/12
Receipts: 1213 Last Week: 1421 Last Year: 1640
Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows and bulls sold fully steady to
firm, with spots 1.00-2.00 higher on the lean and high dressing cows. The
offering included dispersal of high quality young bred black cows and cow/calf
pairs selling with very good demand. Supply was moderate with demand moderate to
good for slaughter classes.
Percent Lean Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Breaking 70-80 73.00-77.00 77.00-83.50 69.00-73.00
Boning 80-85 72.00-77.00 76.50-84.00 67.00-72.00
Lean 85-90 63.00-69.00 68.00-75.00 53.00-63.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1375-2350 lbs 88.00-94.00; high
dressing 95.00-100.00, indiv 104.00; low dressing 79.50-86.00.
Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-5 yrs 750-1100 lbs
most 92.00-111.00, 3-7 yrs 850-1200 lbs 78.00-88.00, few 7 yrs to short solid
950-1165 lbs 70.00-73.00 per cwt.
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 mostly 4-7 yrs 2nd-3rd stage 1000-1375 lbs
1100.00-1375.00, high quality blk 3-5 yrs from dispersal 1600.00-1725.00; 1st
Stage pkg 6 yrs 1250 lbs 1300.00; few short solid 3rd stage 1000-1100 lbs
925.00-1150.00. Medium and Large 2 6 yrs-short solid 3rd stage 900-1100 lbs
825.00-1050.00 per head.
Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 5-7 yrs 1100-1400 lbs w/baby to 375 lb
calves and some rebred most 1400.00-1650.00, dispersal high quality blk’s sold
in lots 1900.00-1975.00 per pair, 7 yrs to short solid 1550.00-1625.00 per pair,
few short solid to broken mouth to aged 1050-1100 lbs w/baby-200 lb calves
1100.00-1325.00. Medium and Large 2 pkg 4-5 yrs 900 lbs w/baby calves 750.00
Source: Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Joplin, MO
Greg Harrison, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
Joplin Cow & Bull Auction MO
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