Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for Aug. 14

HAY, per ton

Alfalfa, $60

Grass, $65 to $200

Mixed, $80

Timothy Grass, $75

ROUND BALES, $20 each

EAR CORN, $115 per ton

All animals sold per 100 pounds unless otherwise stated.

The market information in this report is collected through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Quality Systems Assessment’s Livestock Auction Market Reporting program under the supervision and oversight of USDA Livestock and Grain Market News.

Compared to last week’s sale, slaughter cows sold steady to $1 lower. Cattle supply included 23 steers and heifers, 70 slaughter cows, two bulls and eight feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Select 2-3 1096-1184 lbs 103.00-106.00.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: Choice 2-3 1264-1398 lbs 87.00-87.50. Select 2-3 1062-1426 lbs 78.00-80.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $64-68.50; high dressing, $69-73.50.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $62-65; high dressing, $66.50-71.50.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $58.50-63; high dressing, $65.50-67.50; low dressing, $50-56

Slaughter Bulls: Average Dress 1444-1890 lbs 80.00-88.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: No Market Test.

Holstein Steers: Large 3 500-700 lbs 67.50-76.00; 700-800 lbs 73.00-73.00.

Heifers: No Market Test.

Bulls: No Market Test.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold $10-15 lower.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 115.00-137.50; 80-94 lbs 115.00-132.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 90.00-115.00; 80-94 lbs 80.00-110.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 70.00-87.50. Utility 70-116 lbs 15.00-65.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 185.00-220.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 245.00-250.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: 52-56 percent lean: No Market Test.

Roasters: No Market Test.

Sow: No Market Test.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 No Market Test.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 40-60 lbs 190.00-192.50; 60-80 lbs 170.00-187.00; 100-120 lbs 150.00-150.00.

Ewes: Good 198 lbs 97.50-97.50.

Rams: 156-194 lbs 52.50-92.50.

Slaughter Goats: All goats are sold per head with estimated weights.

Kids: Selection 1 20-30 lbs 55.00-55.00. Selection 2 20-40 lbs 35.00-45.00; 40-60 lbs 55.00-70.00.

Nannies: Selection 1 80-130 lbs 145.00-180.00; 130-180 lbs 180.00-180.00.

Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 185.00-205.00.

Wethers: No Market Test.

Price and grade information is reported by QSA-USDA Market News Service. While market reports reflect the majority of livestock sold at each sale, there are instances where animals do not fit reporting categories and are not included in this report.

Source: USDA Market News, New Holland

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