Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for April 10

Hay, per ton

Alfalfa, $80 to $140

Alfalfa/Grass Mix, $85 to $120

Grass, $40 to $155

Mixed, $75 to $87.50

Timothy Grass, $70 to $160

Round bales, $18 to $40 each

Straw, $80 to $140 per ton

Oats, $2.75 to $3.60 per bushel

Shelled corn, $2.90 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 11 steers and heifers, 92 slaughter cows, one bull and eight feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Select 2-3 1376 lbs 115.00.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1492 lbs 92.00. Choice 2-3 1328 lbs 85.00-85.00. Select 2-3 1364-1434 lbs 80.00-81.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $60-64; high dressing, $65-72.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $57-62; high dressing, $63-66.50.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $52-58; high dressing, $59-62; low dressing, $45-49

Slaughter Bulls: Low Dress 1148 lbs 75.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: No Market Test.

Holstein Steers: No Market Test.

Heifers: No Market Test.

Bulls: No Market Test.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale Holstein bull calves sold 5.00 to 10.00 higher. All prices per cwt.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 110.00-145.00; 80-94 lbs 100.00-132.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 70.00-107.50; 80-94 lbs 70.00-100.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 55.00-65.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 35.00-55.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 210.00-250.00. Number 2 86-120 lbs 150.00-185.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 200.00-250.00. Heifer 75-120 lbs 220.00-220.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: No Market Test.

Roasters: No Market Test.

Sow: No Market Test.

Boar: 556 lbs 2.00.

Feeder Pig: sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 No Market Test.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 50-70 lbs 230.00-310.00; 70-90 lbs 195.00-220.00; 90-100 lbs 145.00-210.00.

Ewes: No Market Test.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 10-30 lbs 60.00-60.00; 30-50 lbs 95.00-125.00; 50-70 lbs 165.00-165.00. Selection 2 10-30 lbs 35.00-70.00; 30-50 lbs 65.00-85.00; 50-70 lbs 100.00-115.00.

Nannies: Selection 1 80-130 lbs 140.00-140.00; 130-180 lbs 155.00-155.00. Selection 3 80-130 lbs 115.00-140.00.

Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 200.00-255.00. Selection 2 100-150 lbs 170.00-185.00.

Wethers: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 215.00-230.00.

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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