Joplin Cow and Bull Auction (Thu)
USDA - Thu Oct 11, 7:29AM CDT
JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Oct 11, 2018    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 10/10/18

Receipts:   736   Last Week:   710   Last Year:   805

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 lower
and slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower. The offering included a light
supply of both bred cows and cow/calf pairs. Most bred cows were in the
2nd stage of pregnancy. Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter
classes.

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    51.00-58.00     58.00-65.50      48.00-51.00
Boning           80-85    50.00-56.00     56.00-61.00      43.50-51.00
Lean             85-90    42.00-49.00     48.00-55.00      34.00-42.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1060-2235 lbs average dressing
74.00-81.00; high dressing 80.50-87.00, couple outstanding 89.00&93.00;
low dressing 64.00-74.00.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-3 yrs 760-1065 lbs
85.00-124.00, black 700 lb indiv. 135.00; 3-7 yrs 860-1355 lbs 55.00-
77.50, few 82.50.

   Bred Cows:  Medium Large 1  2-4 yrs 3rd stage 1290-1300 lbs 1425.00-
1450.00, 1st stage 1085 lb indiv. 1150.00. Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs
most 2nd few 3rd stage 1000-1325 lbs 925.00-1100.00, 1st stage 1065-1335
lbs 800.00-1000.00; 7 yrs to short and solid mouth most 2nd few 3rd stage
1100-1345 lbs 695.00-860.00. Large 1  5 yr 3rd stage 1500 lb indiv.
1350.00. Large 1-2  5-6 yrs 2nd stage 1445-1530 lbs 860.00-1000.00;
broken mouth 3rd stage 1400 lb indiv. 900.00. Medium and Large 2  7 yr
2nd stage 1200 lb indiv. 700.00. Medium 1-2  2-6 yrs 2nd stage 750-1050
lbs 700.00-950.00, 1st stage 900-1000 lbs 700.00-735.00 per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  4 yrs to short and solid mouth
1150-1320 lb cows w/140-225 lb calves 1200.00-1500.00, 1360 lb cow
w/baby calf 1100.00; broken mouth 1100-1250 lb cows w/babies to 155 lb
calves 985.00-1100.00. Medium 1-2  5 yr 1050 lb cow w/baby calf 1075.00
per pair.

Source:  Missouri Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Carthage, MO
         Don Kleiboeker Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
         24 Hour Market line number 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS174.txt

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