JWO Notes & Market Report 5-28-2020

The other day I got a check from the United States Treasury for $3,566.15. The memo said Economic Impact Payment. They must have a crazy good formula if they nailed my economic situation right down to the last $0.15! We sold 336 head for 110 consignors. 72 registered...

JWO Notes & Market Report May 19th, 2020

My 11 yr old son Elvin is a big fan of bird watching. He has a variety of bird feeders outside our window and it’s interesting to see what all shows up. Hummingbirds, Baltimore Orioles, Orchard Orioles, Hairy Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Goldfinch, Indigo Bunting,...

JWO Notes & Market Report

Well that ended kinda quick. One day we’re not allowed to do a lot of things, next day it’s 100 MPH, wide open, go wherever you want, virus or no virus. Milk futures have been making a nice run upward which in turn put a little support in the dairy cow...

JWO Notes & Market Report 4-30-2020

Beautiful weather today! Yesterday I was in Minnesota and there was lots of field work being done there and it looked really fit. Dairy cow market a little stronger today but it’s still a buyer’s market overall. Many good dairy cows sold from $850 to...

JWO Notes & Market Report 4-23-2020

Only 2 more weeks of home school and this term will be finished!! Very much a buyer’s market today in the dairy cow division. Extreme top was $1,400 but you could buy a lot of good cows for $800 to $1,100. Good Holstein springers$800 to $1,100. Open heifers$.50...

JWO Notes & Market Report

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...