Head Totals - Week Ending December 2, 2016
|Sheep & lambs||1443|
|Prices are /cwt.||From||To||High|
|Good to Choice Steers||129.00||134.00||-|
|Good to Choice Heifers||129.00||134.00||-|
|Aged and Medium Quality Cattle||105.00||125.00||126.00|
Comments: Steers and heifers traded actively at prices $4-5 cwt higher.
Comments: Veal calves sold active and steady.
Comments: Cows traded actively at barely steady prices. Bulls sold steady.
Replacement Cattle (Report for December 1, 2016)
|Prices are /.cwt||FROM||TO||HIGH|
|Good Steers 1000 lbs. & Up||-||-||-|
|Steers 800 - 1000 lbs.||154.00||185.00||191.50|
|Steers 700 - 800 lbs.||177.00||199.00||202.00|
|Steer Calves 500 - 700 lbs.||183.00||206.00||223.00|
|Steer Calves 500 lbs. & Under||190.00||225.00||225.50|
|Good Heifers 800 lbs. & Up||135.00||160.00||163.00|
|Heifers 600 lbs - 800 lbs.||138.00||18400||189.00|
|Heifers Under 600 lbs.||150.00||203.00||207.00|
|Plain/Fleshy & Aged Types Discounted||-||-||-|
Comments: Replacement cattle sold actively with prices. steady to strong.
Sheep, Lambs & Goats (Report for Monday, November 28 2016)
|Lambs, New Crop /cwt.||252.00||280.00||292.00|
|Lambs, 65 - 80 lbs. /cwt.||229.00||280.00||285.00|
|Lambs, 80 - 95 lbs. /cwt.||21000||234.00||255.00|
|Lambs, Over 95 lbs. /cwt.||211.00||229.00||231.00|
|Lambs, Over 110 lbs. /cwt.||195.00||218.00||222.00|
|Feeder Lambs /cwt.||170.00||230.00||240.00|
|Thinner Types (All Weights)||90.00||120.00||130.00|
|Kids 35 to 49 lbs. /Head||75.00||110.00||150.00|
|50 to 75 lbs. /Head||110.00||140.00||165.00|
|Young Goats /Head||70.00||90.00||120.00|
|Mature Does /Head||90.00||150.00||167.00|
|Mature Billies /Head||250.00||350.00||-|
Comments: 1418 sheep and lambs + 69 goats. All lambs opened trading at barley steady prices and closed selling higher. Sheep and goats sold 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!!