St. Joseph, MO Wed Aug 06, 2014 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 08/06/2014
Compared to last week, slaughter cows and bulls sold steady to mostly firm
with instances up to 4.00 higher on high dressing cows. Slaughter steers and
heifers were not tested.
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 115.00-120.50 119.00-125.00 90.00-111.50
Boning 80-85 115.00-123.50 123.50-134.50 100.00-105.00
Lean 85-90 104.00-113.00 124.00-127.00 80.00-98.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1510-2205 lbs 130.00-140.00, indiv high
dresser 149.00, low dressing 117.00-118.50.
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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