Paradise, Pa.
Nov. 12, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

CATTLE: 673; Last Week: 669.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher on good demand. Slaughter bulls sold 2.00-3.00 higher on a light test. Demand moderate. Graded Holstein dairy feeder bull calves sold 30.00-40.00 lower on very light demand. Graded Holstein heifer dairy feeder calves sold steady to 5.00 higher on a very light test. Offerings included 6 slaughter steers, 25 slaughter heifers, 223 slaughter cows, 13 slaughter bulls, 15 miscellaneous cattle, and 391 dairy feeder calves with 223 graded. Supply included: 42% Slaughter Cattle (95% Cows, 5% Bulls); 58% Feeder Dairy Calves (88% Bulls, 12% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKER: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 48.00-55.00, High dress 55.00-61.50, Low dress 44.00-49.00; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 46.00-55.00, High dress 55.00-60.00, Low dress 39.50-48.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 42.00-49.00, High dress 49.50-55.00, Low dress 35.00-45.00.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1-2: 4 head 1725-1940 lbs 78.00-80.50, 5 head 1050-1950 lbs 63.00-73.00. YG 2: 1 head 1405 lbs 51.50.

HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 8 head 102 lbs 77.00; #2: 3 head 83 lbs 30.00, 19 head 90-95 lbs 50.00-5.00, 23 head 102 lbs 72.00, 13 head 112 lbs 75.00; #3: 9 head 73 lbs 15.00, 31 head 81-83 lbs 25.00-27.00, 52 head 94-98 lbs 32.00-45.00, 14 head 108 lbs 42.00; UTILITY: 4 head 65 lbs 5.00, 9 head 72 lbs 12.00, 13 head 83 lbs 15.00, 5 head 92 lbs 15.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #2: 6 head 73 lbs 10.00, 9 head 83 lbs 17.00, 4 head 93 lbs 27.00. UTILITY: 3 head 73 lbs 10.00, 2 head 80 lbs 12.00.

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