Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for Aug. 28

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 $1 to $2 higher. Cattle supply included 15 steers and heifers, 75 slaughter cows, five bulls and seven feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1306 lbs 85.00-87.50. Choice 2-3 1238-1484 lbs 82.50-82.50. Select 2-3 1102 lbs 81.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $64-65; high dressing, $66.50-68.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $58-63; high dressing, $64-66.50.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $55-61; high dressing, $62.50-67; low dressing, $48-52

Slaughter Bulls: Average Dress 1510-1944 lbs 77.00-86.00. High Dress 2110 lbs 92.50.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: No Market Test.

Holstein Steers: Large 3 400-600 lbs 75.00-77.50.

Heifers: No Market Test.

Bulls: No Market Test.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold $5 to $10 lower.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 95.00-117.50; 80-94 lbs 82.50-97.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 80.00-95.00; 80-94 lbs 70.00-82.50. Number 3 80-110 lbs 50.00-70.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 22.50-52.50.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 180.00-200.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 180.00-280.00. Heifer 75-120 lbs 2000.00-200.00.

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 10-20 lbs 22.50-27.50.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 60-80 lbs 155.00-187.50; 80-100 lbs 182.50-187.50.

Ewes: No Market Test.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 10-20 lbs 25.00-25.00; 20-40 lbs 52.50-52.50; 40-60 lbs 87.50-95.00. Selection 2 30-50 lbs 37.50-65.00. Selection 3 30-50 lbs 22.50-32.50.

Nannies: Selection 1 80-130 lbs 150.00-175.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 95.00-122.50.

Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 230.00-230.00.

Wethers: Selection 2 100-150 lbs 170.00-170.00.

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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