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Market Reports

As of September 23, 2016

Butcher cows traded barely steady to $2 lower again this week. Lots of thin shelly cows this week trading with discounts due to poor yield. Good cows trade in the $82-86 range. Feeder type cows trade at a $5-10 premium over butcher price. Bulls were also steady this week. Top bulls up to $115 on very limited selection. Yearling cattle traded $3-4 lower this week this week. Calves were beginning to trickle in this week with fancy chars and blacks bringing a $10 premium over medium framed calves. The 500+ lb steer calves traded just under $2 while the 500- lb steer calves traded just over $2 lb.

From our Sheep and Goat Sale Wednesday we had over 400 head with most of the lambs and sheep trading lower than our previous sale. Good fat lambs traded up to $210 and good feeder type lambs trading slightly lower at lower weights. Mature sheep traded lower as well with most ewes bringing well under $1. Good meat goats traded in the $230-$260cwt range.


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