Joplin Cow and Bull Auction (Thu)
JC_LS174
Jefferson City, MO    Thu Dec 07, 2017    MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Carthage - Joplin Regional Stockyards
Cow and Bull Auction 12/06/17

Receipts:  785    Last Week:  1048    Last Year:  1164

   Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 3.00-5.00 lower and
slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 lower. The offering included a heavy supply
of bred cows and a very light supply of cow/calf pairs. Supply was moderate
to heavy and demand light to moderate for slaughter classes.

***Note: JRS will hold their monthly replacement cow and bulls sale Saturday
December 16th at 12:00 noon expecting 800 head.***

   Slaughter Cows:
          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking         70-80    49.00-54.00     52.00-57.50      43.00-50.00
Boning           80-85    48.00-54.00     52.50-57.00      42.00-50.00
Lean             85-90    43.00-47.50     47.00-49.00      32.00-43.50

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1270-2200 lbs average dressing
72.00-79.00; high dressing 79.00-87.00; low dressing 60.00-72.50.

   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  1 1/2-2 yrs 805-1110 lbs
87.50-121.00, few 700-830 lbs 122.00-130.00; 3-7 yrs 930-1260 lbs most
52.00-77.50, few blacks 905-1115 lbs 85.00-92.00.

   Bred Cows:  Medium and Large 1  4-5 yrs 3rd stage pkg. 1200 lbs 1500.00.
Medium and Large 1-2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 1075-1365 lbs 1050.00-1400.00,
1st stage 1120-1275 lbs 925.00-1000.00; short and solid mouth to aged 2nd and
3rd stage 1100-1355 lbs 665.00-975.00. Large 1-2  5 yrs to short and solid
mouth 2nd stage 1400-1585 lbs 975.00-1300.00; broken mouth 2nd and 3rd stage
1395-1480 lbs 735.00-875.00. Medium and Large 2  2-6 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 900-
1200 lbs 900.00-1060.00, 1st stage 1070 lb indiv. 850.00; 7 yrs to short and
solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1100-1170 lbs 575.00-750.00. Medium 1-2  3-7 yrs
2nd and 3rd stage 900-1050 lbs 800.00-1050.00, 1st stage 5 yrs pkg. 1000 lbs
850.00; short and solid mouth to aged 3rd stage 1000-1045 lbs 550.00-675.00.
Medium 2  2-7 yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 700-1020 lbs 550.00-750.00, 1st stage 875
lb indiv. 525.00; short and solid mouth 2nd stage 740-920 lbs 475.00-510.00
per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs:  Medium and Large 1-2  3-5 yrs 1085-1185 lb cows w/babies to
285 lb calves 1250.00-1375.00; short and solid mouth to aged 1340-1345 lb cows
w/babies to 170 lb calves and a few rebred 1100.00. Medium and Large 2  5 yr
1070 lb cow w/baby calf 1050.00. Medium 1-2  3 yrs to short and solid mouth 970-
1040 lb cows w/babies to 155 lb calves 1000.00-1050.00 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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