Paradise, Pa.
Sept. 17, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

CATTLE: 656; Last Week: 716.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 2.00 higher on moderate demand. Not enough slaughter bulls for a market test. Graded Holstein dairy feeder bull calves sold 15.00-20.00 higher. Graded Holstein feeder dairy heifers sold steady to 5.00 higher on a light test. Offerings included 9 slaughter steers, 13 slaughter heifers, 210 slaughter cows, 4 slaughter bulls, 5 miscellaneous cattle, and 416 dairy feeder calves with 290 graded. Supply included: 37% Slaughter Cattle (98% Cows, 2% Bulls); 63% Feeder Dairy Calves (90% Bulls, 10% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKER: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 59.00-64.50, High dress 65.60-67.50, Low dress 50.50-58.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 56.00-62.00, High dress 63.00-64.50, Low dress 50.00-55.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 50.00-55.50, High dress 56.00-62.00, Low dress 45.00-49.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1-2: 3 head 1250-1800 lbs 71.50-79.50; YG 2: 1 head 1010 lbs 59.00.

HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 3 head 95 lbs 65.00, 5 head 104 lbs 65.00; #2: 2 head 80 lbs 25.00, 20 head 90-95 lbs 40.00-60.00, 37 head 100-102 lbs 60.00, 18 head 114 lbs 60.00; #3: 3 head 75 lbs 22.00, 30 head 84-85 lbs 30.00-32.00, 74 head 94-96 lbs 32.00-42.00, 13 head 107 lbs 45.00; UTILITY: 11 head 73 lbs 35.00, 21 head 83 lbs 45.00, 12 head 91 lbs 15.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #2: 3 head 73 lbs 10.00, 8 head 83 lbs 15.00, 9 head 92 lbs 25.00, 2 head 105 lbs 25.00; UTILITY: 3 head 65 lbs 5.00, 3 head 72 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: Market News New Holland, PA; 7173542391