Auction announces realized prices

DEWART LIVESTOCK MARKET

Report for June 4

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 $4 to $5 higher. Cattle supply included 22 steers and heifers, 72 slaughter cows, eight bulls and 58 feeder cattle.

Slaughter Steers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: High Choice and Prime 2-3 1522-1622 lbs 86.00-91.00. Choice 2-3 1365-1602 lbs 80.00-84.00. Select 2-3 1350-1442 lbs 75.50-77.00.

Slaughter Heifers: No Market Test.

Slaughter Cows:

Breakers, 75-80 percent lean, average dressing, $60-64.50; high dressing, $65-67.50.

Boners, 80 to 85 percent lean, average dressing, $57-61; high dressing, $62.50-64.50.

Lean, 85 to 90 percent lean, average dressing, $54-58; high dressing, $58.50-61.50; low dressing, $51.50-54.

Slaughter Bulls: Average Dress 1522-1746 lbs 80.00-85.00. High Dress 1288-1792 lbs 85.50-89.00. Low Dress 838-1344 lbs 48.50-63.00.

Feeder Cattle: All prices per cwt.

Steers: Medium and Large 2 400-500 lbs 137.50-137.50; 500-700 lbs 112.50-135.00; 700-900 lbs 95.00-110.00.

Holstein Steers: Large 3 400-600 lbs 60.00-62.50.

Heifers: Medium and Large 1 300-500 lbs 120.00-122.50. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 100.00-115.00; 500-700 lbs 90.00-110.00; 700-900 lbs 97.50-102.50.

Bulls: Medium and Large 1 300-500 lbs 130.00-137.50. Medium and Large 2 300-500 lbs 100.00-120.00; 500-700 lbs 102.50-110.00; 700-900 lbs 80.00-97.50.

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

Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 94-126 lbs 105.00-127.50; 80-94 lbs 85.00-100.00. Number 2 94-126 lbs 80.00-105.00; 80-94 lbs 60.00-80.00. Number 3 80-110 lbs 42.50-70.00. Utility 70-116 lbs 15.00-42.50.

Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 1 85-120 lbs 85.00-97.50.

Beef Type: Bull 75-120 lbs 235.00-450.00. Heifer 75-120 lbs 290.00-290.00.

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 32.00-32.00; 500-700 lbs 35.00-35.00.

Boar: No Market Test.

Feeder Pig: Sold per head unless otherwise noted.

US 1-3 30-50 lbs 60.00-70.00.

Slaughter Sheep: All prices per cwt.

Lambs: Choice 2-3 40-60 lbs 145.00-167.50.

Ewes: No Market Test.

Rams: No Market Test.

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

Kids: Selection 1 40-60 lbs 65.00-65.00.

Nannies: Selection 2 80-130 lbs 80.00-115.00.

Billies: Selection 2 100-150 lbs 155.00-155.00.

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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