Head Totals - Week Ending February 24, 2017
|Sheep & lambs||764|
|Prices are /cwt.||From||To||High|
|Good to Choice Steers||142.00||147.00||-|
|Good to Choice Heifers||142.00||147.00||-|
|Aged and Medium Quality Cattle||132.00||137.00||138.50|
Comments: Steers and heifers traded actively with prices fully steady on the better quality lots.
Comments: A light run of veal sold steady.
Comments: Cows traded moderately with prices about steady on better quality kinds. Plainer kinds sold lower. Bulls steady.
Replacement Cattle (Report for February 23, 2017)
|Prices are /.cwt||FROM||TO||HIGH|
|Good Steers 1000 lbs. & Up||-||-||-|
|Steers 800 - 1000 lbs.||124.00||152.00||166.00|
|Steers 700 - 800 lbs.||145.00||178.00||183.50|
|Steer Calves 500 - 700 lbs.||160.00||214.00||217.00|
|Steer Calves 500 lbs. & Under||202.00||215.00||226.00|
|Good Heifers 800 lbs. & Up||119.00||160.00||168.00|
|Heifers 600 lbs - 800 lbs.||135.00||182.00||182.50|
|Heifers Under 600 lbs.||138.00||200.00||205.00|
|Plain/Fleshy & Aged Types Discounted||-||-||-|
Comments: Replacement cattle traded actively with prices barely steady.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MARCH 7TH ALL VACCINATED SALE HAS 1000 HEAD CONSIGNED!!
Sheep, Lambs & Goats (Report for Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
|Lambs, New Crop /cwt.||282.00||312.00||330.00|
|Lambs, 65 - 80 lbs. /cwt.||248.00||300.00||326.00|
|Lambs, 80 - 95 lbs. /cwt.||242.00||255.00||267.50|
|Lambs, Over 95 lbs. /cwt.||229.00||237.50||241.00|
|Lambs, Over 110 lbs. /cwt.||222.00||230.00||234.00|
|Feeder Lambs /cwt.||200.00||150.00||-|
|Thinner Types (All Weights)||130.00||160.00||170.00|
|Kids 35 to 49 lbs. /Head||95.00||140.00||160.00|
|50 to 75 lbs. /Head||135.00||150.00||170.00|
|Young Goats /Head||100.00||130.00||140.00|
|Mature Does /Head||110.00||175.00||185.00|
|Mature Billies /Head||-||-||-|
Comments: 748 sheep and lambs + 43 goats. All classes of lambs sold steady to slightly stronger. Good lean sheep sold higher with thicker and fatter types steady. Goats sold stronger.
For sale Monday February 27, 20 Texel Ewes bred to a Pure Bred Dorset Ram. - to start lambing mid March. Ram is also for sale.
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!!