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Market Reports

As of February 14, 2020

Butcher cows traded $2-4 higher than last weeks trade. Good fleshed beef cows traded up to $87. Bulls traded stronger this week as well to a top of $108 on high yielding types. Grass cattle traded very aggressively on both steers and heifers. The midweight and heavy feeders also moved higher this week as futures began to rebound. Producers are reminded to pay attention to the futures market to reveal any rises or drops in the market. Larger feedlots use this basis when selling fat cattle as well as establishing what they can pay for feeder cattle. This week saw futures increase as the week went on and most buyers were optimistic at weeks end.

 

Very active market on Mondays sheep and goat sale as most classes traded $5-10 higher again.

 

 

WINNIPEG LIVESTOCK SALES PREMISE ID NUMBER IS: MB1023781

Horned cattle are beginning to be discounted more and more all the time. If you want your cattle to bring a premium price they must be horn free.

If you are planning on selling calves in the next month or so, please call ahead to book your cattle with us. If we know how many cattle are coming it allows us to inform buyers so they can have adequate trucks available.

 THE LINK TO PRINT YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK MANIFESTS IS AS FOLLOWS...http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/livestock/livestock-manifest.html

 A REMINDER TO PRODUCERS TO GET YOUR PREMISE ID NUMBERS FROM THE GOVERNMENT. THIS IS GOING TO BECOME MANDATORY IN 2020. ALL PRODUCERS WILL NEED TO FILL OUT MANIFESTS WHENEVER THEY TRANSPORT CATTLE FROM HOME TO EITHER AUCTION MARTS OR PASTURES. THESE MANIFESTS WILL HAVE TO INCLUDE YOUR PREMISE ID NUMBERS AS PART OF THE NEW NATIONAL TRACIBILITY PROGRAM.

Please contact: Manitobe Premise ID Program-204-945-7684 or email traceability@gov.mb.ca

You can also vist their website www.manitoba.ca/agriculture/pid

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