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Demand for butcher cows dropped this week as both of the major players in the war on cows were absent. Cows traded $7-8 lower this week. High yielding grain fed cows traded from $73-76. Bulls traded steady to last sale with a high of $94. Local and Western packers were the driving force behind the butcher market. We saw all classes of feeder cattle in excellent demand this week again. With a light run it was tough to test all aspects of the market. Larger run of feeder cattle expected for this week as many producers cancelled this week due to the extreme cold. Roughly 1500-1800 feeder cattle expected for the Friday February 15th sale.
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 2018. 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 email@example.com
You can also vist their website www.manitoba.ca/agriculture/pid