In the last 2 days I was dealing with 2 people that each had 2 boats and were having trouble making ends meet financially. Hmm….
Very strong market on good dairy cattle again today. Many cows 1500 to $2000. Top fresh cow $2200 consigned by Andy Hershberger, Westby. Dry cows up to $1800.
Mid-grade springing heifers 1000 to $1300. Open Holstein heifers 75 to 95 cents per pound. Holstein heifer calves 25 to $75 per head.
No test on bulls today.
Choice and prime Holstein steers and heifers 91 to 96.50. Individual Holstein ,1640 lbs @ $0.99 consigned by Stephen High, Neillsville. Holstein feeder steers .91 to 1.07. Good Hol bull calves mostly 85 to $125 per head. Beef cross bull and hfr calves 165 to $245 per head.
Nearly 100 butcher cows. 33% sold from 60 to 67.50 with 33% selling 51 to 59.50.
Better hay sold a little higher today. First crop rounds and squares 25 to $40. Second crop 55 to $70. Round bales straw $40. Small squares 2nd crop grass $3.75. All hay sold by the bale.
Thanks again all buyers and sellers for your support!!