St. Joseph Slaughter Cattle Auction MO

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Oct 08, 2012    USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News

St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Mid-Session and Close for 10/08/2012   

Receipts:  300

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower and 
slaughter bulls were steady.  Slaughter steers and heifers were not tested. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
          Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    72.00-75.00    75.00-80.00    68.00-72.00 
Boning           80-85    72.00-76.00    75.00-79.00    63.00-71.00       
Lean             85-90    65.00-70.00    70.00-72.00    52.00-64.00       

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1450-2135 lbs 90.00-94.00, low dressing 
80.00-86.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-4 year old open cows and 
heiferettes (mostly black) 885-1050 lbs 79.50-100.00.

SOURCE:  USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
         Corbitt Wall, 816-676-7000 StJoe.LGMN@ams.usda.gov 
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ_LS110.txt
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

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