Market Reports

As of September 15, 2017

Butcher cows traded at least fully steady this week after the collapse of the cows last week. Top cows up to $84. Bulls were much lower this week as top fancy bulls only brought $98.50. Roughly $10 lower than last week. Feeder cattle traded firm again this week on all classes. Special holstein feeder sale brought at least 100 come to town. Holsteins traded $10-15 higher than our last test. Good 500-600lb steers traded from $135-148. Heavy holstein feeders traded strong as well with 800 lb steers trading from $130-133. 1000 lb holstein steers traded up to $128.

 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 tracability@gov.mb.ca

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

Slaughter Cattle 125
Feeder Cattle 660
Other 0
Total Head Count 785

 

Producers that leave their calves intact until spring will always be discounted for cattle that appear coarse headed or having heavy tassles that will indicate they are stags or improperly castrated. IF THEY LOOK BULLY HEADED THEY WILL BE DISCOUNTED!! CASTRATE EARLY AND PROPERLY TO AVOID BEING DISCOUNTED!!

If there is any doubt or question on how to do it properly then please contact us and we will be happy to help!!

 *****IF YOU HAVE CATTLE THAT YOU FEEL MIGHT BE QUESTIONABLE FOR TRANSPORT PLEASE CHECK THE CFIA WEBSITE FOR AN UPDATE ON WHAT IS PERMISSABLE*****

Slaughter Cattle

Choice Steers & Heifers $---
Select Steers & Heifers $---
Cows - Dry Fed $78-84
Cows - Good Fleshed $68-76
Cows - Lean $65-72
Young Age Verified $80-100
Good Bulls $92-98

Goats

Nannys $------
Billys $310-370
Kids $120-160($2.30/cwt)

Lambs & Sheep

Lambs Over 100 lbs. $190-200
Lambs 80 - 100 lbs. $190-215
Lambs 60 - 80 lbs. $200-220
Lambs Under 60 lbs. $----
Sheep $88-123

Feeder Cattle

Steers

Over 1000 lbs. $145-168
900 - 1000 lbs. $155-183
800 - 900 lbs. $170-196
700 - 800 lbs. $180-205
600 - 700 lbs. $190-207
500 - 600 lbs. $205-218
400 - 500 lbs. $200-245
under 400 lbs. $230-270

Heifers

Over 1000 lbs. $-----
900 - 1000 lbs. $130-167
800 - 900 lbs. $150-175
700 - 800 lbs. $158-186
600 - 700 lbs. $165-192
500 - 600 lbs. $175-201
400 - 500 lbs. $185-205
under 400 lbs. $195-216
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