St. Joseph, MO Wed Jul 23, 2014 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 07/23/2014
Compared to last week, a light test of slaughter cows sold very uneven with
the bulk trading slightly higher and high dressing cows slightly lower.
Slaughter bulls were fully steady. Slaughter steers and heifers were not
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 112.00-117.00 123.50 100.00-105.00
Boning 80-85 few 110.00-118.00 118.00-120.50 85.00-93.00
Lean 85-90 90.00-100.00 110.00 69.00-90.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1435-1840 lbs 120.00-133.00, couple high
Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 year old open cows and
heiferettes (mostly black) few 900-960 lbs 131.00-144.00.
Replacement Bulls: Indiv 2-3 years old 1220 lbs 2500.00 per head.
SOURCE: USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
Corbitt Wall, 816-676-7000 StJoe.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
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