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Report for Feb. 12

Hay, per ton

• Alfalfa, $110 to $117.50

• Alfalfa/Grass, $75 to $180

• Grass, $75 to $255

• Mixed, $70 to $255

• Timothy Grass, $50 to $90

Round bales, each

• Alfalfa, $42.50

• Alfalfa/Grass, $17.50 to $35

• Grass, $15 to $37.50

• Mixed, $13 to $30

• Timothy Grass, $21 to $37.50

Straw, $65 to $105 per ton

Firewood, $80 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 $1 to $2 higher. Cattle supply included 19 steers and heifers, 79 slaughter cows and 17 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: Select 2-3 1274-1288 lbs 108.50-115.00.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1482 lbs 87.50. Choice 2-3 1466-1510 lbs 82.50-85.00. Select 2-3 1350 lbs 80.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $51-55.50; high dressing, $57-59.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $49-53.50; high dressing, $54-58.50; low dressing, $45-47.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $45-50; high dressing, $51-54.50; low dressing, $40-43.50

Slaughter Bulls: No Market Test.

Feeder Cattle:

Steers: Medium and Large 2 400-600 lbs 107.50-112.50.

Holstein Steers: No Market Test.

Heifers:Medium and Large 1 400-600 lbs 110.00-127.50. Medium and Large 2 200-300 lbs 115.00-115.00; 300-500 lbs 70.00-120.00; 500-700 lbs 85.00-102.50.

Bulls: Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 87.50-105.00; 500-700 lbs 92.50-92.50.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold $5 to $10 higher.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 97.50-125.00; 80-94 lbs 85.00-110.00. Number 2 94-126 lbs 75.00-95.00; 80-94 lbs 50.00-75.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 35.00-60.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 10.00-45.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 95-120 lbs 90.00-120.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 360.00-395.00. Heifer 75-120 lbs 275.00-380.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: 52 to 56 percent lean: 250-300 lbs 65.00-70.00.

Roasters: No Market Test.

Sows: 300-500 lbs 35.00-35.00; 500-700 lbs 44.00-50.00.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: Sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 10-30 lbs 25.00-25.00; 30-50 lbs 45.00-45.00; 50-70 lbs 32.50-50.00.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: No Market Test.

Ewes: Good 126-134 lbs 82.50-100.00.

Rams: 174 lbs 87.50.

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

Kids: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 135.00-140.00. Selection 2 40-60 lbs 30.00-55.00.

Nannies: Selection 1 130-180 lbs 175.00. Selection 2 80-130 lbs 160.00.

Billies: Selection 2 150-250 lbs 245.00-245.00.

Wethers: Selection 1 50-100 lbs 180.00; 100-150 lbs 190.00.

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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