JWO Notes and Market Report for 11-17-22

Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care! What do you think, are apple dumplings only for dessert or can I have them for a main course for supper? Very active market this week on top milk cows! 2700 Marlin horst, Curtiss. 2700 Jolan Zimmerman,...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 10-27-22

Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care!! Recently I asked a 27 year old to send me a check to finish a transaction. Imagine my surprise to find out he they neither have a checking account, nor any idea how to write a check! Is that some kind of...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 10-13-22

Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care! Maybe if I really tried I would get the point of Halloween decorations. Sold 194 dairy cows, 92 heifers. Good quality free stall/parlor cows are the easiest thing to sell currently. Three herd dispersals today...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 10-6-22

Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care! The other day a wild beef cow hit a gate that hit a gate that smacked me between the eyes but bad! The day before, my neurologist told me if my meds make me hallucinate I shall let her know. So should I call her...

JWO Notes and Market Report 9-30-22

Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care! Well we got our silage chopped at about the ideal stage, glad for that. Sure a lot of good looking crops in the area! Good dairy cows a little stronger today. Top 2800 Jonathan Horst, Loyal. 2600, 2400, 2300 Jim...

JWO Notes and Market Report 9-8-22

Labor day was our largest sale yet at Thorp and sold over 1000 head in a week. Grilled 300 burgers and those were all gone too!  Overall quality and prices were lower today. Top 2200, 2000 Consignment, Loyal. Many cows 1250-1850. Springing Holstein heifers 1400-1700....