Paradise, Pa.
Oct. 8, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

CATTLE: 779; Last Week: 541.

Compared to last week, slaughter cows sold steady to 5.00 lower on moderate demand. Not enough slaughter bulls for a market test. Graded feeder Holstein bull calves sold 5.00 to 10.00 lower. Graded feeder Holstein heifers sold steady to 5.00 lower compared to a light test. Supply included 19 bulls, 18 heifers, 254 cows, and 483 calves. Supply included: 38% Slaughter Cattle (3% Dairy Steers, 87% Cows, 4% Bulls, 5% Dairy Heifers); 62% Feeder Dairy Calves (88% Bulls, 12% Heifers).

SLAUGHTER HOLSTEIN STEERS: CHOICE 2-3: 8 head 1135-1530 lbs 60.00-73.00.

SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKER: 75-80% lean, Avg dress 49.50-56.00, High dress 55.50-58.00, Low dress 40.00-49.50; BONER: 80-85% lean, Avg dress 44.00-57.50, High dress 55.50-59.00, Low dress 38.00-46.00; LEAN: 85-90% lean, Avg dress 37.00-48.00, High dress 49.00-53.00, Low dress 29.00-49.50.

SLAUGHTER BULLS: YG 1-2: 7 head 765-2295 lbs 67.50-75.50, 2 head 1735-2100 lbs 81.50-87.50.

HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES: #1: 5 head 102 lbs 70.00, 3 head 115 lbs 65.00, 2 head 125 lbs 65.00; #2: 28 head 90-95 lbs 20.00-55.00, 51 head 102 lbs 60.00-62.00, 24 head 114 lbs 60.00; #3: 4 head 71 lbs 12.00, 30 head 83-84 lbs 15.00-17.00, 76 head 95-96 lbs 25.00-27.00, 25 head 107 lbs 30.00, 2 head 110 lbs 47.00; UTILITY: 3 head 63 lbs 7.00, 14 head 73 lbs 12.00, 12 head 83 lbs 15.00, 15 head 93 lbs 15.00.

HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES: #1: 2 head 83 lbs 15.00; #2: 3 head 75 lbs 10.00, 8 head 81 lbs 15.00, 13 head 93 lbs 20.00, 2 head 103 lbs 22.00.

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