2013-04-18 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

Market Report

April 8

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1324- 1486 lbs., $122.50 to $124; choice 2-3, 1344-1454 lbs., $117 to $121.50; high select and low choice 2-3, 1172-1444 lbs., $115 to $117; select 2-3, 1198-1384 lbs., $112.50 to $115.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1490-1508 lbs., $103 to $104; choice 2-3, 1304-1556 lbs., $94 to $99; select 2-3, 1088-1282 lbs., $85 to $91.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1260- 1522 lbs., $121.50 to $124.50; choice 2-3, 1230-1490 lbs., $117.50 to $121; select 2-3, 1024-1164 lbs., $105.50 to $112.50.

Yield grade 1: 1024-1684 lbs., $91.50 to $96.50; high dressing, 1510-1684 lbs., $98.50 to $99.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium and large 1, 400-500 lbs., $135; 800-900 lbs., $112; medium and large 2, 500-700 lbs., $112.50 to $130; medium and large 3, 400-600 lbs., $91 to $100.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $122 to $147.50; 500-600 lbs., $120 to $125; medium and large 2, 400-600 lbs., $112.50 to $125; 600-700 lbs., $105 to $110.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 500-600 lbs., $127.50 to $137; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $127.50 to $130; medium and large 3, 200-300 lbs., $117.50 to $124; 400-600 lbs., $71 to $78; 600-700 lbs., $66 to $74.

Return to farm calves: compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bulls sold $30 to $40 with good buyer demand.

Holstein bull calves: #1, 96-124 lbs., $200 to $217.50; 80-92 lbs., $145 to $190; #2, 80-122 lbs., $180 to $207.50; #3, 76-108 lbs., $110 to $170, mostly $130 to $155; utility 56-104 lbs., $40 to $80.

Holstein heifer calves; 31, 88-100 lbs., $90 to $120; Holstein/ beef calves: #1, 88-100 lbs., $ 90 to $ 120; Holstein/ beef cross calves: no market test. Slaughter hogs: Barrows and gilts: 45-49 lbs., lean $60; sows: no market test; boars: no market test. Feeder pigs: no market test.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 20-30 lbs., $110; 40-60 lbs., $120 to $175; yearlings: no market test. Ewes: utility 1-3, 74-286 lbs., $32.50 to $57.50. Rams: no market test.

Slaughter goats: sold per head on estimated weights.

Kids: Selection 1, 30-40 lbs., $92.50; 50-60 lbs., $155; selection 2, 20-30 lbs., $42.50 to $50; 60-80 lbs., $85 to $100; selection 3, under 20 lbs., $12.50 to $20. Nannies: selection 1, 80-130 lbs., $125 to $135; selection 2, 80-130 lbs., $97.50 to $130. Billies: selection 1, 100-150 lbs., $210; selection 2, 80-130 lbs., $150 to $205. Whethers: Selection 1, 150-250 lbs., $167.50 to $230.

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