JWO Notes and Market Report For 10/22/20

Did you know some people come to our sales just for the food? You should try it too!! We had 149 consignors, 83 individual buyers and our largest one-day headcount ever at 818. We also had 35 degrees and rain most of the day. Unpleasant. Not as many top end cows...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 10/15/20

What sense does it make to say we love capitalism and yet the minute there is ‘free’ government money available we push and shove and squeal like socialist hogs at the trough to be sure we get ours?! (can you say PPP etc.)? We had another nice run of...

Market Report and JWO Notes For 10/8/20

A recent Saturday poll of yard signs had Biden running 3rd locally. Behind Trump and Garage sales! Sold 609 head today on our special dairy and feeder sale. Better dairy cows again $1500 to $2100. Also many decent cows 950 to 1450. Top $2100 Robert See, Athens....

JWO Notes and 10/1/20 Market Report

Overheard on school van. We have a spelling test today and all the words are at least 10 letters long and nobody even has any idea how to pronounce them! There’s just no point in all that! Thought to myself, some things just never change. Standing room only...

JWO Notes and Market Report 9/24/20

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...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 9/10/20

Apparently we have it backwards. We rejoice when a child is born and sorrow when people die. A very wise man said, the day of death is better than the day of one’s birth. We sold 487 head today for 128 consignors. Very active market over all with good buyer...