Head Totals - Week Ending November 27, 2015
|Sheep & lambs||1086|
|Prices are /cwt.||From||To||High|
|Good to Choice Steers||150.00||154.00||-|
|Good to Choice Heifers||150.00||154.00||-|
|Aged and Medium Quality Cattle||130.00||153.00||156.00|
Comments: Steers and heifers traded on a selective demand with prices about steady. A few fancy lots brought further premiums.
Comments: Veal calves sold steady.
Comments: A medium quality offering of cows traded at prices at least $1-2 cwt lower.. Bulls sold mostly steady.
Replacement Cattle (Report for November 24 +27, 2015)
|Prices are /.cwt||FROM||TO||HIGH|
|Good Steers 1000 lbs. & Up||-||-|
|Steers 800 - 1000 lbs.||162.00||216.00||217.00|
|Steers 700 - 800 lbs.||187.00||242.00||246.50|
|Steer Calves 500 - 700 lbs.||200.00||310.00||331.00|
|Steer Calves 500 lbs. & Under||225.00||321.00||340.00|
|Good Heifers 800 lbs. & Up||170.00||204.00||-|
|Heifers 600 lbs - 800 lbs.||177.00||252.00||270.00|
|Heifers Under 600 lbs.||1800.00||280.00||292.00|
|Plain/Fleshy & Aged Types Discounted||-||-||-|
Comments: Good quality replacement cattle sold fully steady. Medium & plain types sold under pressure at lower money.
Sheep, Lambs & Goats (Report for Monday, November 23, 2015)
|Lambs, New Crop /cwt.||260.00||285.00||305.00|
|Lambs, 65 - 80 lbs. /cwt.||240.00||270.00||275.00|
|Lambs, 80 - 95 lbs. /cwt.||212.00||230.00||238.00|
|Lambs, Over 95 lbs. /cwt.||200.00||220.00||225.00|
|Lambs, Over 110 lbs. /cwt.||180.00||200.00||212.50|
|Feeder Lambs /cwt.||190.00||230.00||260.00|
|Thinner Types (All Weights)||80.00||115.00||120.00|
|Kids 35 to 49 lbs. /Head||75.00||110.00||125.00|
|50 to 75 lbs. /Head||100.00||130.00||145.00|
|Young Goats /Head||80.00||100.00||130.00|
|Mature Does /Head||95.00||130.00||150.00|
|Mature Billies /Head||250.00||350.00||-|
Comments: 1078 sheep and lambs +32 goats. Light weight lambs sold $5-7 cwt higher with heavy lambs $5 higher. Good lean sheep sold $3-5 higher. Heavy and fat types sold under pressure. Goats were steady.
Attention Sheep and Lamb Producers:
Please be aware that all sheep and lambs ARE TO BE TAGGED before they leave the farm. Should they arrive without tags, and the Inspectors discover this, you are putting YOURSELF at risk of a $1300.00 fine, as well as $1300.00 for the trucker, and another $1300.00 fine for the Stockyards. OSI is NOT a tagging station for sheep and lambs. They are NOT to leave home without a tag!!