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2/23/2015 9:15 AM
By Associated Press

SJ—LS110
St. Joseph, MO Mon Feb 23, 2015 USDA-MO Dept Ag Market News
St. Joseph, MO Stockyards
Slaughter Cattle Open, Mid-Session, and Close for 02/23/2015
Receipts: 140
Compared to two weeks ago, slaughter cows sold 2.00-5.00 higher with
slaughter bulls sold mostly steady. Slaughter steers and heifers were not
tested.
Slaughter Cows:
Percent Lean Avg Dressing Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
Breaking 70-80 105.00-108.00 108.00-112.50 100.00-103.00
Boning 80-85 100.00-107.00 108.00-112.50 92.00-95.00
Lean 85-90 95.00-100.00 ------------- 78.00-81.00
Lightweights 60.00-71.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1465-2170 lbs 128.00-135.00, high dressing
140.00-144.50.
Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2-4 year old open cows and
heiferettes (mostly black) 665-1150 lbs 150.00-177.00.
SOURCE: USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
Crystal Richburg, 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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