Head Totals - Week Ending October 9, 2015
|Sheep & lambs||2036|
|Prices are /cwt.||From||To||High|
|Good to Choice Steers||152.00||157.00||-|
|Good to Choice Heifers||152.00||157.00||-|
|Aged and Medium Quality Cattle||135.00||159.00||-|
Comments: Steers and heifers traded under pressure with prices at least $3-4 cwt lower.
Comments: Veal calves traded at steady prices.
Comments: Cows traded under pressure at prices at least $3-5 cwt. lower. Bulls were also much lower.
Replacement Cattle (Report for Thursday, October 1, 2015)
|Prices are /.cwt||FROM||TO||HIGH|
|Good Steers 1000 lbs. & Up||-||-|
|Steers 800 - 1000 lbs.||190.00||236.00||249.75|
|Steers 700 - 800 lbs.||237.00||263.00||278.00|
|Steer Calves 500 - 700 lbs.||246.00||302.00||340.00|
|Steer Calves 500 lbs. & Under||230.00||370.00||395.00|
|Good Heifers 800 lbs. & Up||150.00||212.00||217.00|
|Heifers 600 lbs - 800 lbs.||200.00||240.00||247.50|
|Heifers Under 600 lbs.||217.00||307.00||330.00|
|Plain/Fleshy & Aged Types Discounted||-||-||-|
Comments: Replacement cattle sold actively with prices barely steady to lower.
Sheep, Lambs & Goats (Report for Monday, October 5,2015)
|Lambs, New Crop /cwt.||180.00||272.50||295.00|
|Lambs, 65 - 80 lbs. /cwt.||200.00||269.00||297.50|
|Lambs, 80 - 95 lbs. /cwt.||180.00||215.00||225.00|
|Lambs, Over 95 lbs. /cwt.||195.00||208.00||215.00|
|Lambs, Over 110 lbs. /cwt.||180.00||208.00||215.00|
|Feeder Lambs /cwt.||180.00||220.00||235.00|
|Thinner Types (All Weights)||95.00||115.00||125.00|
|Kids 35 to 49 lbs. /Head||75.00||110.00||140.00|
|50 to 75 lbs. /Head||110.00||140.00||150.00|
|Young Goats /Head||80.00||125.00||135.00|
|Mature Does /Head||90.00||130.00||150.00|
|Mature Billies /Head||250.00||350.00||-|
Comments: 2019 sheep and lambs +158 goats. All well finished lambs sold steady, while under finished and plainer types were lower. Good sheep and goats sold steady.
PLEASE NOTE THAT OSI IS CLOSED MONDAY, OCTOBER 12. SALES WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13.
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!!