Paradise, Pa.
Nov. 5, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

CATTLE: 669; Last Week: 749.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 1.00 lower on moderate demand. Slaughter bulls sold 3.00-4.00 higher on a very light test. Graded Holstein dairy feeder bull calves sold 20.00-30.00 higher on good demand. Graded Holstein dairy feeder heifers sold steady to 5.00 higher on a very light test. Offerings included 2 slaughter steers, 18 slaughter heifers, 221 slaughter cows, 5 slaughter bulls, 19miscellaneous cattle, and 404 dairy feeder calves with 260 graded. Supply included: 40% Slaughter Cattle (98% Cows, 2% Bulls); 60% Feeder Dairy Calves (85% Bulls, 15% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKER: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 49.00-53.50, High dress 54.00-58.00, Low dress 45.00-48.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 46.00-50.50, High dress 51.00-55.00, Low dress 39.00-45.50; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 41.00-47.50, High dress 48.00-51.50, Low dress 34.00-40.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1-2: 1 head 1580 lbs 69.50, 3 head 1085-1315 lbs 59.60-65.00.

HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 3 head 102 lbs 110.00, 5 head 113 lbs 102.00, 2 head 123 lbs 90.00. #2: 2 head 85 lbs 55.00, 11 head 90-95 lbs 65.00-117.00, 20 head 102 lbs 112.00, 12 head 113 lbs 100.00. #3: 14 head 84 lbs 55.00, 57 head 95-96 lbs 122.00, 23 head 108 lbs 116.00. UTILITY: 3 head 62 lbs 5.00, 15 head 71 lbs 15.00, 29 head 83 lbs 22.00-30.00, 23 head 91-93 lbs 30.00-32.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #2: 5 head 75 lbs 10.00, 8 head 83 lbs 12.00, 12 head 92 lbs 25.00, 3 head 102 lbs 25.00. UTILITY: 3 head 63 lbs 5.00, 4 head 73 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; www.ams.usda.gov;https://mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov/viewReport/1915