Paradise, Pa.
Oct. 28, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 238; Last Week: 305.

Compared to last Monday, slaughter steers sold steady. Slaughter heifers sold steady with a light run. Slaughter cows sold 2.00-3.00 lower. Feeder dairy calves sold 5.00-10.00 higher. All prices CWT. Supply included: 71% Slaughter Cattle (58% Steers, 7% Heifers, 35% Cows); 29%Feeder Dairy Calves (87% Bulls, 13% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 2 head 1450-1480 lbs 113.00-114.50, 11 head 1525-1650 lbs 113.00-115.50; CHOICE 2-3: 5 head 1390-1620 lbs 108.00-113.00, 18 head 1295-1690 lbs 108.50-113.00; SELECT 2-3: 27 head 1240-1640 lbs 101.00-107.50, 22 head 1285-1745 lbs 103.00-109.50.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 4 head 1180-1420 lbs 105.00-105.50; CHOICE 2-3: 6 head 1170-1485 lbs 100.00-104.50; SELECT 2-3: 1 head 1220 lbs 94.50.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 47.00-51.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 40.00-49.50; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 36.00-43.50, Low dress 30.00-36.00.

FEEDER BULL CALVES: #1: 3 head 95 lbs 70.00-80.00, 3 head 100 lbs 70.00-87.00, 3 head 110-115 lbs 75.00-85.00, 1 head 125 lbs 70.00; #2: 1 head 85 lbs 42.00, 2 head 95 lbs 45.00, 5 head 100-105 lbs 45.00-55.00, 1 head 115 lbs 40.00; #3: 3 head 80-85 lbs 25.00-35.00, 8 head 90-95 lbs 20.00-45.00, 2 head 100-105 lbs 20.00-35.00, 1 head 125 lbs 35.00; UTILITY: 2 head 70-75 lbs 15.00-17.00, 2 head 80-85 lbs 5.00-15.00, 2 head 100 lbs 12.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 1 head 100 lbs 25.00; #2: 1 head 80 lbs 20.00, 1 head 95 lbs 22.00; UTILITY: 1 head 95 lbs 15.00, 1 head 90 lbs 200.00.

Price and grade information is reported by QSA-USDA Market News Service. While market reports reflect the majority of Livestock sold at each sale, there are instances where animals do not fit reporting categories and are not included in this report.

Source: USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News PA Dept of Ag Market News New Holland, PA; 7173542391; https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov; https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/viewReport/1916