Paradise, Pa.
Oct. 7, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 272; Last Week: 309.

Compared to last Monday, slaughter steers sold steady-1.00 lower. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower. Feeder dairy calves sold steady-10.00 higher. All prices CWT. Supply included: 68% Slaughter Cattle (57% Steers, 3% Heifers, 40% Cows); 32% Feeder Dairy Calves (82% Bulls, 18% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 12 head 1455-1650 lbs 113.00-116.50; CHOICE 2-3: 15 head 1320-1560 lbs 107.00-111.00, 24 head 1365-1725 lbs 108.00-113.00. SELECT 2-3: 25 head 1255-1635 lbs 103.00-109.00, 8 head 1370-1670 lbs 103.00-109.00.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE 2-3: 3 head 1195-1355 lbs 102.00-105.00. SELECT 2-3: 1 head 1325 lbs 95.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 54.00-57.00; BONERS: 80-85% lean, 19 head 1105-1770 lbs 45.00-53.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 38.00-50.00, Low dress 30.00-34.00, Very low dress 20.00-26.50.

FEEDER BULL CALVES: #1: 1 head 80 lbs 60.00, 3 head 95 lbs 60.00-65.00, 3 head 100-105 lbs 55.00-65.00, 6 head 110-115 lbs 65.00-75.00; #2: 5 head 95 lbs 45.00-60.00, 1 head 105 lbs 55.00, 3 head 110 lbs 50.00-55.00, 1 head 120 lbs 55.00; #3: 5 head 80-85 lbs 20.00-22.00, 5 head 90-95 lbs 20.00-35.00, 2 head 100 lbs 30.00-35.00; UTILITY: 3 head 75 lbs 5.00-15.00, 5 head 80-85 lbs 10.00-17.00, 5 head 90-95 lbs 5.00-20.00, 1 head 105 lbs 15.00; REPLACEMENTS: 1 head 105 lbs 120.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 2 head 95 lbs 25.00-35.00, 1 head 100 lbs 25.00, 1 head 140 lbs 27.00; UTILITY: 2 head 60 lbs 5.00, 1 head 70 lbs 10.00, 1 head 85 lbs 5.00.

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