Dewart livestock report provided

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for Dec. 11

Hay, per ton:

• Alfalfa, $120

• Grass, $45 to $280

• Mixed, $40 to $115

• Timothy Grass, $80

Round bales, $10 to $40 each

Straw, $100 per ton

Firewood, $40 to $100 per load

Oats, $4 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 USED Livestock and Grain Market News.

Compared to last week’s sale, slaughter cows sold mostly steady. Cattle supply included 25 steers and heifers, 132 slaughter cows, three bulls and 12 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Select 2-3 1418 lbs 101.50.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1410-1472 lbs 85.50-86.50. Choice 2-3 1388-1540 lbs 78.00-84.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $46-49.50; high dressing, $50-54.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $44-48; high dressing, $50-54.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $42-47; high dressing, $48-50; low dressing, $37-41

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1282-1622 lbs 70.00-74.00. High Dress 1394-1570 lbs 77.00-78.00. Low Dress 1138-2314 lbs 50.00-55.00.

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 steady to $10 higher.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 95.00-120.00; 80-94 lbs 85.00-95.00. Number 2 94-126 lbs 80.00-87.50; 80-94 lbs 60.00-82.50. Number 3 80-110 lbs 50.00-72.50. Utility 70-116 lbs 10.00-45.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 86-120 lbs 100.00-115.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 210.00-240.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: No Market Test.

Roasters: 220 lbs 42.50.

Sows: No Market Test.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: Sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 30-50 lbs 17.50-30.00.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 40-60 lbs 185.00-235.00; 60-80 lbs 195.00-245.00; 80-100 lbs 175.00-225.00; 120-140 lbs 110.00-122.50.

Ewes: No Market Test.

Rams: 170 lbs 77.50.

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

Kids: Selection 1 40-50 lbs 90.00; 70-90 lbs 165.00-175.00.

Nannies: No Market Test.

Billies: No Market Test.

Wethers: Selection 1 50-100 lbs 150.00-150.00; 100-150 lbs 215.00-215.00.

Price and grade information is reported by QT-USED 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: USED Market News, New Holland

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