Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for May 7

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 lower. Cattle supply included 10 steers and heifers, 74 slaughter cows, seven bulls and 87 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $53-57.50; high dressing, $58-60.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $52-55; high dressing, $56-60.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $49-52.50; high dressing, $53.50-56; low dressing, $44-48.

Slaughter Bulls: Average Dress 1022-1588 lbs 73.00-77.00. Low Dress 1356-2224 lbs 57.00-65.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-500 lbs 150.00-155.00; 500-700 lbs 125.00-142.50; 700-900 lbs 125.00-135.00. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 92.50-127.50; 500-700 lbs 102.50-137.50; 700-900 lbs 112.50-112.50.

Holstein Steers: Large 3 300-500 lbs 57.50-75.00.

Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-500 lbs 117.50-125.00; 500-700 lbs 120.00-127.50; 700-900 lbs 110.00-120.00. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 85.00-117.50; 500-700 lbs 97.50-115.00.

Bulls: Medium and Large 1 300-500 lbs 155.00-155.00; 500-700 lbs 126.00-136.00; 700-900 lbs 117.50-117.50. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 117.50-117.50; 500-700 lbs 100.00-120.00; 700-900 lbs 92.50-110.00.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold steady.

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 120.00-157.50, few to 167.50; 80-94 lbs 100.00-137.50. Number 2 94-126 lbs 80.00-110.00; 80-94 lbs 60.00-90.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 40.00-75.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 30.00-45.00.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 85-120 lbs 90.00-105.00.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 230.00-432.50. Heifer 75-120 lbs 300.00-350.00.

Slaughter Hogs: All Prices per cwt.

Barrows and Gilts: 48 to 52 percent lean: No Market Test.

Roasters: No Market Test.

Sows: 300-500 lbs 23.00-29.00.

Boar: 540 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 20-40 lbs 195.00-210.00; 40-60 lbs 185.00-220.00; 60-80 lbs 210.00-217.50.

Ewes: Good 96-238 lbs 52.50-82.50.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 60-80 lbs 135.00-165.00; 80-100 lbs 185.00-185.00.

Nannies: Selection 1 80-130 lbs 220.00-220.00; 130-180 lbs 240.00-240.00.

Billies: Selection 1 100-150 lbs 225.00-270.00. Selection 2 100-150 lbs 165.00-165.00.

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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