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DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for Sept. 11

Hay

• Alfalfa Grass, $240 per ton

• Grass, $105 to $175 per ton

Straw, $80 per ton

Firewood, $50 per load

Ear corn, $100 per ton

Rye, $7 per bushel

Shelled corn, $3.70 per bushel

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. Cattle supply included 12 steers and heifers, 74 slaughter cows, eight bulls and 12 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Choice 2-3 1188 lbs 101.00. Select 2-3 1510-1596 lbs 97.50-98.50.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1222 lbs 92.50.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $58-61; high dressing, $62-64.50.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $56-60; high dressing, $61-66.50.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $52-56; high dressing, $57-61; low dressing, $45-50

Slaughter Bulls: Average Dress 1296-1864 lbs 77.00-83.00. High Dress 1414 lbs 86.00. Low Dress 980-1076 lbs 66.00-70.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: No Market Test.

Holstein Steers: No Market Test.

Heifers: Medium and Large 2 500-550 lbs 92.50-92.50; 700-800 lbs 67.50-67.50.

Bulls: Medium and Large 2 300-400 lbs 107.50-107.50; 500-600 lbs 75.00-107.50.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold steady.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 100.00-127.50; 80-94 lbs 85.00-102.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 80.00-100.00; 80-94 lbs 65.00-82.50.

Number 3 80-110 lbs 45.00-75.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 40.00-55.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 160.00-160.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 210.00-210.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: No Market Test.

Roasters: 200-225 lbs 40.00-47.50.

Sow: 300-500 lbs 35.00.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 20-40 lbs 27.50-30.00; 60-80 lbs 37.50-37.50.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 40-60 lbs 145.00-145.00; 60-80 lbs 162.50-185.00; 80-100 lbs 135.00-155.00.

Ewes: Good 80-132 lbs 62.50-105.00.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 75.00-85.00; 60-80 lbs 97.50-122.50; 80-100 lbs 127.50-150.00. Selection 2 30-40 lbs 40.00-50.00; 40-60 lbs 45.00-77.50.

Nannies: No Market Test.

Billies: No Market Test.

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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