Paradise, Pa.
Oct. 14, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

RECEIPTS: 255; Last Week: 272.

Compared to last Monday, slaughter steers sold steady-1.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady. Dairy feeder calves sold steady. All prices CWT. Supply included: 60% Slaughter Cattle (39% Steers, 2% Heifers, 59% Cows); 40% Feeder Dairy Calves (79% Bulls, 21% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 3 head 1385-1515 lbs 117.00-119.00, 9 head 1505-1690 lbs 116.00-121.00; CHOICE 2-3: 4 head 1250-1405 lbs 110.00-115.00, 15 head 1375-1680 lbs 109.00-115.50; SELECT 2-3: 7 head 1300-1520 lbs 104.00-109.00, 9 head 1250-1690 lbs 105.00-109.00.

SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE/PRIME 2-3: 1 head 1415 lbs 111.00; CHOICE 2-3: 1 head 1290 lbs 107.50.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKERS: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 49.00-56.50; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 17 head 1075-1835 lbs 47.00-52.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 41.50-52.00, Low dress 28.00-38.00.

FEEDER BULL CALVES: #1: 1 head 80 lbs 55.00, 2 head 95 lbs 62.00-65.00, 5 head 100-105 lbs 55.00-65.00, 1 head 120 lbs 62.00; #2: 1 head 85 lbs 40.00, 6 head 90-95 lbs 45.00-55.00, 5 head 100-105 lbs 40.00-55.00, 1 head 115 lbs 50.00; #3: 1 head 75 lbs 25.00, 12 head 80-85 lbs 20.00-35.00, 10 head 90-95 lbs 30.00-40.00; UTILITY: 1 head 60 lbs 5.00, 3 head 70-75 lbs 5.00-12.00, 2 head 80 lbs 5.00, 3 head 90-95 lbs 10.00-17.00, 2 head 100-105 lbs 5.00-17.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 1 head 80 lbs 25.00, 1 head 110 lbs 25.00; #2: 1 head 85 lbs 20.00, 2 head 90 lbs 15.00-20.00, 3 head 100-105 lbs 20.00-25.00; UTILITY: 2 head 75 lbs 5.00-7.00, 2 head 80-85 lbs 10.00-12.00, 2 head 90-95 lbs 5.00-10.00.

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