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

CATTLE: 571; Last Week: 812.

Compared to last week, slaughter Holstein steers not tested last week so no comparison. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 1.00 lower on good demand. Slaughter bulls sold 1.00-2.00 lower on a very light test. Graded Holstein bull calves sold 10.00-20.00 lower. Graded Holstein heifer calves sold steady to 5.00 lower. Supply included: 50% Slaughter Cattle (4% Dairy Steers, 94% Cows, 3% Bulls); 50% Feeder Dairy Calves (87% Bulls, 13% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER HOLSTEIN STEERS: CHOICE/PRIME 1-2: 1 head 1315 lbs 83.50; CHOICE 2-3: 6 head 1155-1620 lbs 73.50-79.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKER: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 60.00-66.00, High dress 65.50-75.00, Low dress 47.00-58.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 56.50-65.50, High dress 64.00-70.00, Low dress 47.00-57.50; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 50.00-58.00, High dress 58.50-64.00, Low dress 35.00-51.50.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1-2: 2 head 1195-1260 lbs 72.00-74.00, 2 head 1405-1645 lbs 82.00, 2 head 1670-1740 lbs 56.00-65.00.

FEEDER DAIRY BULL CALVES: #1: 5 head 102 lbs 147.00, 5 head 113 lbs 127.00, 3 head 123 lbs 120.00; #2: 2 head 85 lbs 70.00, 6 head 95 lbs 147.00, 21 head 103 lbs 145.00, 22 head 115 lbs 132.00; #3: 27 head 73-75 lbs 20.00-75.00, 13 head 84 lbs 50.00, 45 head 94-96 lbs 60.00, 4 head 106 lbs 75.00; UTILITY: 3 head 65 lbs 10.00, 6 head 73 lbs 21.00, 14 head 83 lbs 25.00, 17 head 93 lbs 35.00, 7 head 103 lbs 32.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 3 head 103 lbs 50.00; #2: 2 head 75 lbs 20.00, 7 head 83 lbs 25.00, 8 head 93 lbs 47.00, 3 head 100 lbs 45.00; UTILITY/NON-TUBING: 2 head 63 lbs 10.00, 2 head 85 lbs 15.00, 2 head 98 lbs 20.00.

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; www.ams.usda.gov;https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/viewReport/1915