Market reports

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APRIL 16, 2019

Total head on offer:  240 fed cattle,  13 veal, 7 bulls, 110 cows,  128 calves

Cattle Prices: 

With a large offering of good fed cattle on hand, the market was very strong and up $5.00.  Veal sold steady to last week.  Cull cows traded very strong and up at least $5.00.  Drop calves also sold considerably higher.  


Gord Hardy, of Lucan, sold 32 steers avg. 1543 lbs. @ 158.00


Terry McCarthy, of Dublin, sold 13 steers avg. 1671 lbs. @ 152.00


Doug Thiel, of Mitchell, sold 9 steers avg. 1550 lbs. @ 148.00 and 8 heifers avg. 1320 lbs. @ 153.25.  High of 162.25.


Mark Vanderploeg, of Denfield, sold 25 heifers avg. 1557 lbs. @ 156.25


Woodrow Farms, of Denfield, sold 12 heifers avg. 1539 lbs. @ 162.00.  High of 1580 lbs. @ 172.50.


Abbey Johnston, ofBluevale, sold 1 limo heifer at 1460 lbs. @ 200.00


Scott Johnston, of Bluevale, sold 39 heifers avg. 1390 lbs. @ 157.00.  High of 1620 lbs. @ 168.50


Lyle Kinsman, of Kippen, sold 6 heifers avg. 1244 lbs. @ 158.00






Choice Steers     155.00 - 160.00

high of 164.75


Good Steers        150.00 - 155.00


Choice Heifers    160.00 - 165.00

high of 200.00


Good Heifers       155.00 - 160.00


Good Hol. Veal     90.00 - 100.00

high of 117.00


Plain & Heavy Veal 80.00 - 90.00


Good Beef Bulls     67.00 - 95.00

high of 116.00


Good Hol. Bulls      n/a


Good Beef Cows    80.00 - 90.00

high of 92.00


Good Hol. Cows      70.00 - 80.00


D1 & D2 Cows      60.00 - 70.00


D3 & D4 Cows    50.00 - 60.00 


Choice Drop Calves

225.00 - 325.00

high of 395.00


Good Drop Calves 

125.00 - 220.00


Plain & Newborns   

50.00 - 120.00

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