The story is the same as it has been, quality makes the biggest difference! Lot of good cows selling from $1000 to $1,450 with top cows the last 2 weeks being from $1,500 to $1,800. Good quality springing heifers $950 to $1,200. High quality short-bred heifers were really a buyer’s market today selling from $600 to $750 per head. Open heifers $.55 to $.70 per pound, and single birth Holstein heifer calves $15 to $45 per head. We did not have any High choice Holstein steers today but the market is still in that $.73- $.77 range. Holstein feeders $.65 to $1.15/lb. Good quality Holstein bull calves mostly $35 to $95 per head with a few up to $105. Beef cross calves up to $220/head. Cull cows were considerable higher today. 45% sod from $.50 to $.57, with 55% from $.38 to $.4950. We sold 42 lots hay & straw. 3x4x8 western alfalfa $165/bale. Round & square grass hay $45 to $90/bale. Rounds & squares baleage $30 to $70/bale. Large squares straw up to $65. Bedding hay $20 to $30. Small squares Alfalfa grass $3.50 to $5.50/bale. One other thing that hasn’t changed either, we are very very glad for every bit of your business!! If you can’t make the sale, we do order buying as well.
JWO Notes & Market Report
Apr 21, 2020 | Market Report