Head Totals - Week Ending September 26, 2014
|Sheep & lambs||1650|
|Prices are /cwt.||From||To||High|
|Good to Choice Steers||156.00||161.00||-|
|Good to Choice Heifers||156.00||161.00||-|
|Aged and Medium Quality Cattle||140.00||156.00||163.50|
Comments: Steers and heifers traded actively with prices about steady on the choice lots. All others were lower.
Comments: Veal calves sold $5-7 cwt. higher on the better kinds.
Comments: Most cows and bulls traded on a good demand with prices steady. Plainer types were under pressure.
Replacement Cattle (Report for Thursday Sept. 25, 2014)
|Prices are /.cwt||FROM||TO||HIGH|
|Good Steers 1000 lbs. & Up||-||-||-|
|Steers 800 - 1000 lbs.||202.00||243.00||246.00|
|Steers 700 - 800 lbs.||213.00||247.00||264.00|
|Steer Calves 500 - 700 lbs.||232.00||303.00||320.00|
|Steer Calves 500 lbs. & Under||204.00||367.00||380.00|
|Good Heifers 800 lbs. & Up||145.00||206.00||209.00|
|Heifers 600 lbs - 800 lbs.||180.00||240.00||250.50|
|Heifers Under 600 lbs.||175.00||290.00||310.00|
|Plain/Fleshy & Aged Types Discounted||-||-||-|
Comments: Replacement cattle sold actively at mainly steady to strong prices. with some fleshy types under pressure.
Sheep, Lambs & Goats (Report for Monday September 29, 2014)
|Lambs, New Crop /cwt.||195.00||243.00||248.00|
|Lambs, 65 - 80 lbs. /cwt.||210.00||240.00||260.00|
|Lambs, 80 - 95 lbs. /cwt.||210.00||239.00||247.00|
|Lambs, Over 95 lbs. /cwt.||205.00||235.00||245.00|
|Lambs, Over 110 lbs. /cwt.||160.00||221..00||225.00|
|Feeder Lambs /cwt.||130.00||200.00||210.00|
|Thinner Types (All Weights)||85.00||97.00||110.00|
|Kids 35 to 49 lbs. /Head||65.00||100.00||150.00|
|50 to 75 lbs. /Head||80.00||140.00||170.00|
|Young Goats /Head||75.00||100.00||150.00|
|Mature Does /Head||85.00||110.00||160.00|
|Mature Billies /Head||150.00||250.00||330.00|
Comments: 3751 sheep and lambs + 180 goats. All classes of lambs sold steady. Heavy kid goats sold at a premium, all others steady. Good lean sheep sold steady while heavy types sold under pressure.
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!!