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Market Reports

As of March 27, 2020

 

Butcher cows traded another $10-12 higher this week as hamburger meat continues to fly off the shelves in the grocery stores. Good fleshed dry fed cows bring $104-111. Bulls also flew off the charts with top bulls bringing up to $137.The feeder market remained steady to a bit higher than last weeks trade even as futures market lost $5-7 at weeks end. Good 700lb strs bring $195-199. Good 600lb strs bring $210-220. We are expecting another good run of feeder cattle next week and remind producers that there will not be a sale on April 10, which is Good Friday. 

The Coronavirus is pummeling the world markets in every way possible. All stock markets have been dropping as well as both cattle and grain futures. Please feel free to call us for info on what the current market trends are if you ae contemplating shipping calves.

*****IN ORDER TO DO OUR PART IN LIMITING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 WE ARE ASKING THAT IF YOU ARE NOT PLANNING ON BUYING LIVESTOCK AT OUR UPCOMING SALES THAT YOU STAY AT HOME. IF YOU ARE CONSIGNING ANIMALS AT ONE OF OUR SALES WE ARE HOPING YOU WILL CONSIDER HAVING YOUR CHEQUES MAILED OUT TO YOU AS TO PREVENT UNNECESARY GATHERINGS ON SALE DAYS. IF YOU INSIST ON WATCHING YOUR ANIMALS SELL ON SALE DAYS, PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL TO OTHERS BY MAINTAINING A 6 FT SAFETY BUFFER ZONE. WE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR HELPING KEEP OUR BUYERS AND STAFF AT MINIMAL RISK.

 

 

 

 

 

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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