St. Joseph Slaughter Cattle Auction MO

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon May 07, 2012    USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News

St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open for 05/07/2012   

Receipts:  375

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold mostly 2.00 higher and slaughter 
bulls trading mostly steady to firm.  

   Slaughter Cows: 
          Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    84.00-86.25    86.50-89.00    80.00-83.00 
Boning           80-85    82.00-86.00    87.00-91.50    80.00-81.50       
Lean             85-90    74.00-80.00    -----------    69.00-72.00       
                                         Lightweight    45.00-56.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1105-2340 lbs 98.00-101.00, high dressing 
105.00-112.00, low dressing 91.00-92.00.

SOURCE:  USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
         Crystal Hale, 816-676-7000 
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244

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