St. Joseph Slaughter Cattle Auction MO

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 29, 2013    USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News

St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open for 04/29/2013  

Receipts:  575

   Compared to last week, slaughter cows and bulls opened steady to 1.00 lower.  
Slaughter steers and heifers were not tested. 

   Slaughter Cows: 
          Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    Hi Dressing    Lo Dressing
Breaking         70-80    72.00-74.00    up to 77.00    70.00-73.00 
Boning           80-85    71.00-75.00    75.00-77.00    70.00-72.00       
Lean             85-90    65.00-70.00    70.00-73.50    47.00-60.00       

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2  1560-2295 lbs 92.00-96.00, high dressing  
97.00-98.00, low dressing 88.00-91.00.

SOURCE:  USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
         Corbitt Wall, 816-676-7000 
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244

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