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St. Joseph Slaughter Cattle Auction MO

SJ_LS110          

St. Joseph, MO    Mon Sep 22, 2014    USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News



St. Joseph, MO Stockyards

Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 09/22/2014  



Receipts:  100



   Compared to last week, a light test of slaughter cows and bulls traded steady 

to 3.00 lower with quality only average at best.  High dressing cows were 

scarce.  Slaughter steers and heifers were not tested. 



   Slaughter Cows: 

          Percent Lean    Avg Dressing      Hi Dressing      Lo Dressing

Breaking         70-80    112.50-116.50    -------------    110.00-112.50 

Boning           80-85    112.00-118.50    -------------    105.00-111.50       

Lean             85-90    102.00-112.00    -------------     88.00-102.00       



   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1230-2230 lbs 134.00-140.00, low dressing 

121.00-130.00.



   Feeder/Stocker Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2  2-4 year old open cows and 

heiferettes (mostly black) few 985-1150 lbs 135.00-150.00.



SOURCE:  USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO

         Greg Harrison, 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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