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8/20/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS110
St. Joseph, MO Wed Aug 20, 2014 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 08/20/2014
Receipts: 100
Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to firm with instances 1.00
higher on high dressing cows. Slaughter bulls traded steady to firm. Slaughter
steers and heifers were not tested.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 115.00-120.00 121.50-127.00 104.00-110.00
Boning 80-85 113.00-123.50 124.50-129.00 105.00-110.00
Lean 85-90 105.00-113.00 ----------- 80.00-90.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1400-2200 lbs 138.50-148.50, low dressing
130.00-135.00.
Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-5 year old open cows and
heiferettes (mostly black) 1100-1250 lbs 129.00-141.00, pkg 2 year old 935 lbs
157.00.
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1 few 5 years to mostly short and solid 1250-
1450 lbs 3rd stage 2200.00-2285.00. Medium and Large 1-2 few 5-7 years 1100-
1200 lbs mostly 2nd stage 1850.00-1875.00.
Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1 few 6-7 years 1150-1200 lbs w/300-350 lb
calves 2575.00-2700.00.
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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