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9/29/2014 12:30 PM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS110
St. Joseph, MO Mon Sep 29, 2014 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Close
Receipts: 195.
Compared to last week, slaughter cows and bulls selling fully steady to firm,
on a nice offering of slaughter cows with quality much more attractive than last
week.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 110.50-118.50 118.50 100.00-110.00
Boning 80-85 112.00-118.50 118.50-124.50 100.00-110.00
Lean 85-90 100.00-111.50 113.00-115.00 85.00-100.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1100-1970 lbs 132.00-140.00,
high dressing 142.00-147.50; low dressing 120.00-130.00.
Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 4-6 years 1200-1400 lbs 2nd and 3rd stage
2000.00-2350.00; 7 years to short solid 1200-1350 lbs 1750.00-1950.00.
Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 few 3-6 years 1000-1300 lbs w/150-200 lb calves
2225.00-2435.00 per pair.
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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