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8/3/2015 8:45 AM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS110
St. Joseph, MO Mon Aug 03, 2015 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session and Close for 08/03/2015
Receipts: 50
On a light test, compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00
higher. Slaughter steers and heifers were not tested.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 100.00-108.50 108.50 -------------
Boning 80-85 100.00-107.00 ------------- 95.00-100.00
Lean 85-90 90.00-100.00 ------------- 80.00-90.00
Lightweight -----------
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1285-2150 lbs 130.00-137.00, few high
dressing 140.00-145.00, few low dressing 122.00-125.00.
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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