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9/28/2015 9:15 AM
By Associated Press

St. Joseph, MO Mon Sep 28, 2015 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 09/28/2015
Receipts: 75
Compared to last week, slaughter cows were not well tested however, a lower
undertone noted. Slaughter bulls sold steady to 2.00 lower. Slaughter steers
and heifers were not tested.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 few 86.50-90.00 ----------- few 82.00-85.00
Boning 80-85 few 85.00-95.00 ----------- 80.00-85.00
Lean 85-90 80.00-88.00 ----------- few 75.00-80.00
Lightweight 50.00-70.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1250-2035 lbs 117.00-120.00, high dressing
125.00-130.00, low dressing 105.00-115.00.
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Short and solid mouthed 1st and 2nd stage
1155-1170 lbs 2000.00-2050.00. Small and Medium 2-3 Short and solid mouthed 2nd
stage few 935-960 lbs 1025.00-1100.00.
SOURCE: USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
Baldemar Ortiz, 816-676-7000 StJoe.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
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