Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for Nov. 20

HAY (per ton)

Alfalfa, $85 to $95

Alfalfa/Grass, $60 to $230

Grass, $60 to $220

Mixed, $65 to $100

Timothy Grass, $60 to $120

ROUND BALES, $10 to $32.50 each

FIREWOOD, $30 to $85 per load

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 $8 to $10 higher. Cattle supply included 13 steers and heifers, 96 slaughter cows, five bulls and 21 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Select 2-3 1194 lbs 102.50.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: Choice 2-3 1400 lbs 78.00. Select 2-3 1270-1290 lbs 70.00-75.000.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $50-56; high dressing, $57-61.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $49-53; high dressing, $54-57.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $45-50; high dressing, $51-57; low dressing, $38-44.

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1436-1450 lbs 67.00-68.00. High Dress 1390-1810 lbs 76.00-78.00. Low Dress 1072 lbs 40.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: Medium and Large 1 800-900 lbs 105.00-105.00. Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 95.00-95.00; 700-800 lbs 100.00-100.00.

Holstein Steers: No Market Test.

Heifers: Medium and Large 1 500-600 lbs 115.00-115.00. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 75.00-100.00; 500-700 lbs 90.00-90.00.

Bulls: Medium and Large 1 200-300 lbs 115.00-115.00. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 80.00-110.00.

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 125.00-150.00; 80-94 lbs 110.00-132.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 90.00-120.00; 80-94 lbs 80.00-105.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 60.00-80.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 20.00-60.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 140.00-160.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 240.00-320.00. Heifer 75-120 lbs 260.00-295.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: No Market Test.

Roasters: No Market Test.

Sows: No Market Test.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: Sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 30-50 lbs 11.00-14.00; 50-70 lbs 21.00-40.00.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: No Market Test.

Ewes: No Market Test.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 50-70 lbs 95.50.

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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