Paradise, Pa.
Oct. 21, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 305; Last Week: 255.

Compared to last Monday, slaughter steers sold 1.00-2.00 lower. Slaughter heifers sold steady. Slaughter cows sold steady. Feeder dairy calves sold steady. All prices CWT. Supply included: 67% Slaughter Cattle (53% Steers, 12% Heifers, 36% Cows); 33% Feeder Dairy Calves (83% Bulls, 18% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 7 head 1405-1680 lbs 113.00-114.50; CHOICE 2-3: 8 head 1275-1515 lbs 109.00-113.00; SELECT 2-3: 35 head 1250-1695 lbs 103.00-109.50, 16 head 1430-1705 lbs 107.00-110.00.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 12 head 1165-1350 lbs 104.00-108.00; CHOICE 2-3: 3 head 1300-1350 lbs 101.00-104.00; SELECT 2-3: 5 head 1050-1325 lbs 95.00-102.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 50.00-58.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 45.00-55.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 42.00-49.00, Low dress 30.00-39.00.

FEEDER BULL CALVES: #1: 3 head 95 lbs 55.00-60.00, 2 head 100-105 lbs 55.00, 2 head 110 lbs 55.00-70.00, 1 head 135 lbs 55.00; #2: 1 head 85 lbs 45.00, 10 head 90-95 lbs 40.00-55.00, 6 head 100-105 lbs 40.00-50.00, 3 head 110 lbs 50.00-55.00; #3: 2 head 75 lbs 25.00, 8 head 80-85 lbs 22.00-40.00, 6 head 90-95 lbs 25.00-40.00, 2 head 100-105 lbs 25.00-35.00; UTILITY: 5 head 70-75 lbs 5.00-15.00, 5 head 80-85 lbs 15.00-17.00, 4 head 90-95 lbs 10.00-15.00, 2 head 100-105 lbs 12.00-17.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 2 head 90-95 lbs 25.00, 1 head 105 lbs 25.00, 1 head 110 lbs 25.00; #2: 1 head 90 lbs 15.00; UTILITY: 2 head 65 lbs 5.00, 1 head 85 lbs 12.00, 2 head 90 lbs 10.00.

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