Here’s your market report for Thursday April 9th. Very variable weather today, anything from bright sunshine to blizzard snow condition! We had a very good selection of execellent quality cows today! Dairy cow price is still holding considerably well considering the uncertainties in the milk futures and cull cow market. Better quality cows sold from $1,200 to $1,800. Extreme top, $2,100 consigned by Jeremy Oberholtzer, Neillsville. Many good usable cows sold from $800 to $1,100. We didn’t have a very good selection of heifers today. Average quality springers$700 to $1,100. Open heifers$.48 to $.65/lb Single birth Holstein heifer calves $15 to $50/head. Good Holstein bull calves mostly $30 to $85/head. Beef cross calves up to $135. Very active market and good selection on Holstein feeder steers! 32 head averaged 298 lbs @ $1.15, 406 lbs @ $.9750, 638 lbs @ $.9350, 802 lbs @ $.8150. Swiss market bull 1885 lbs @ $.7550. We recommended people hold on to their fat cattle till the market settles out a little, so we didn’t have any market steers today. Hay sold higher today. Dairy quality 3x4x8 alfalfa $150/bale. 3x3x7 grass $60-$115. Large rounds grass mostly $40 to $75/bale. Large squares straw up to $65.
JWO Notes & Market Report
Apr 10, 2020 | Market Report