If my children kept bickering the way the political parties do I’d want to take both of them to the woodshed. And no, I don’t care who started it you both know better!
Dairy cow market steady with buyers still very selective on quality.
Top fresh cows 1600 to $2200. Many decent quality cows 1050 to $1400. Top 2200, 2150 Nolan Garman, Colby.
No real test on heifers today. Expecting 250 heifers next week!
Holstein breeding 875 to 1075. Beef bulls up to 1450 with market bulls up to $0.89.
Choice Holstein steers and heifers 92-99. Top 99.75 Dorcas Raber, Spencer. Holstein feeder steers 94-1.06. 6 head 828 lbs @ 1.01. 477 lbs @ 1.06. Crossbred steers 588 lbs @ 1.39.
Good Holstein bull calves mostly 90-130 per head. Crossbred bull and heifer calves 145-220 per head. Single birth Holstein heifer calves 60-70 per head.
10% of market cows 65-67.50. Another 50% of cows 50-62.
Hay market stronger today. Round bales oat straw $25. First crop round bales grass 30-$40/bale. Third and fourth crop grass alfalfa mix rounds and squares 60-75. Top large square grass $80 cosigned by Virgil Martin, Athens. Large Runs of cattle and hay coming the next several weeks, hope to see you all there!!