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Report for Nov. 21

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 weak. Cattle supply included 15 steers and heifers, 85 slaughter cows, three bulls and nine feeder cattle.

Slaughter Holstein Steers:

Choice 2-3, 1,320-1,355 lbs, $85

Select 2-3, 1,272-1,302 lbs, $75

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $51 to $55; high dressing, $57 to $61.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $49 to $52; high dressing, $53 to $54.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $46 to $51; high dressing, $52 to $55; low dressing, $41 to $47.

Slaughter Bulls:

Yield Grade 1, 1,486 lbs, $75

High Dressing, 1,658 lbs, $84

Low Dress 1,154 lbs, $65

Feeder Cattle:

Steers:

Medium and Large 1, 1,000-1,200 lbs, $75-81

Holstein Steers:

Large 3, 400-500 lbs, $45-52.50

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, $80-100, few to $105; 80-94 lbs, $67.50-87.50.

Number 2, 94-126 lbs, $50-75; 80-94 lbs, $50-67.50

Number 3, 80-110 lbs, $37.50-47.50

Utility, 70-116 lbs, $12.50-27.50

Holstein Heifer Calves:

No. 1, 86-96 pounds, $190-225

Beef Type:

Bull, 75-120 pounds, $105-140

Slaughter Hogs:

Barrows and Gilts: 48-52 percent lean: 300-400 lbs, $38-43

Roasters: 140-180 lbs, $27.50-40

Sow: 300-500 lbs, $26

Boar: 628 lbs, $2

Feeder Pig: Sold per head unless otherwise noted. US 1-3, 50-70 pounds, $30-32.50

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

Kids: Selection 1, 10-30 lbs, $27.50-50; 40-50 lbs, $120; 80-100 lbs, $195-200

Nannies: Selection 1, 80-130 lbs, $165; Selection 2, 130-160 lbs, $135

Billies: Selection 2, 100-150 lbs, $165

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

Hay, per ton, alfalfa, $170 to $220; alfalfa/grass mix, $150; grass, $100 to $220; mixed, $100 to $220; timothy grass, $150 to $160.

Round bales, each, $17 to $40

Firewood, per load, $50 to $150

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