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Stratford Market Report

 


Audio Market Report (posted 3/2/2015 4:45:36 PM)


As of: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
 
Fed Cattle STEADY
Choice Beef steers and Heifers 134-152
High Yielding Choice & Prime Holstein Steers 133-145
Select and Low Choice Holstein Steers 120-132
Unfinished Steers & Heifers 120 and down
**For more detailed information on direct marketing your fed cattle please contact the market at: 715-687-4101, Rocky Olsen at: 608-434-4037 or Perry Wolff at: 715-966-4850
We market direct fed cattle (grade & yield) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week
 
Cull Cows VERY STRONG
20% sold from 108-122
60% sold from 88-107
20% sold Below 88
DIRECT PRICE C/C COWS Call for price
**For more detailed information on direct marketing your cull cows please contact the market at: 715-687-4101, Rocky Olsen at: 608-434-4037 or Perry Wolff at: 715-966-4850
We market cull cows direct (grade & yield) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week
- Cows going back out for feeding purposes: 110-130
 
Cull Bulls HIGHER
Most Bulls 126-155
(thin, full, horned and bulls over a ton discounted) 118 and down
Representative sales on bulls: below
Holstein bull weighing 2125 @ 1.41=$2996, Black Bull weighing 2200# @ 1.54= $3388, Black Bull weighing 2270# @ $146.50= $3325
 
Calves (sold by the head) STRONG
80% of the Holstein Bull Calves Sold 350- 480
Top Quality Holstein Heifer Calves 275-470 very strong Top of 570 on Tuesday
Plain Quality Holstein Heifer Calves Below 200
Quality Beef Calves 375-615
Light and Poor Quality Calves 200 and down
Started Holstein Calves 150-290# 400-725 sold wed
 
Feeder Cattle STRONGER
(Feeder Cattle Sales each Wednesday at 11:00 am
Beef Steers under 400 lbs. 225-285
Beef Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 205-262
Beef Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 165-220
Beef Steers over 800 lbs. 155-180
Bred Beef Cows 1400-2350
Beef Heifers under 400 lbs. 185-255
Beef Heifers 400 to 600 lbs. 180-245
Beef Heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 150-195
Beef Heifers over 800 lbs. 140-172
Holstein Steers under 400 lbs. 175-255
Holstein Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 155-215
Holstein Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 140-185
Holstein Steers over 800 lbs. 125-167
FEEDER SALE SUMMARY
2-25-15 (775) Total hd 375 feeders and bred stock cows-Strong- large crowd of buyers -top quality young Black cows spring calving 1800-2350 lesser quality cows mixed colored cows 1400-1800-some late calving ,old and extreme wild cows market price and up
lower quality odd, plain,and singles also un vaccinated cattle did sell lower !!! buyers after quality cattle and vaccinated cattle !!
1-28-15 600- hd -Special Stock cow and feeder cattle auction 100 bred cows most 1500-1900 fancy black cows 1900-2200 large crowd on hand -500 hd feeder cattle stronger with extremely good quality and most cattle vaccinated !!
 
Dairy Replacement Cattle STRONGER
Top Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1850-2350 top month 2600
Plainer Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1450-1850
Good Quality Short Bred Heifers 1300-1725
Good Quality Springing and Recently Fresh Cows 2000-2750
Good Bred Back Milking Cows 1800-2700
Plain Quality and Common Cows 1800 AND DOWN
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 350-550# 600-1150
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 550-750# 800-1300
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 750-950# 1000-1425
3-3-15 OVER 200 dairy cattle quality down from last weeks auction top springing heifers 1850-2350 top fancy opens 180-210# top breeding bulls 1850-2200 no test top cows last week top cows 2200-2750
LAST YEARS TOPS FRESH HOLSTEIN COW $ 4100 TOP FRESH JERSEY CROSS COW $ 3600 TOP GUERNSEY COW $ 2450 TOP HOLSTEIN SPRINGING HEIFER $ 3000- TOP JERSEY CROSS SPRINGING HEIFER $ 2250 TOP ARYSHIRE SPRINGING HEIFER $ 2400
 
Hogs
Butchers 34-44
Sows 32-49
Boars 22 & Down
Feeder Pigs NO TEST
20-40 hd
 
Sheep
Finished Market Lambs 130 & Down
Feeder Lambs 135 & Down
Ewes 45 & Down
Bucks 40 & Down
Next Lamb Pool MARCH 3
 
DAIRY HERDS FOR SALE
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COMPLETE HERD 22hd Jersey cows all 2nd calves very nice young cows -not pushed low quality feed fed although cows are in nice condition milking right at 40#s 4.84b.f 3.64b.f scc 125-150
all cows bred to Golda priced to sell quick @ 1650
 
SPECIAL SCHEDULED DAIRY SALES - (Dairy Sales Held Each Tuesday @ 11:00 AM)
SPECIAL DAIRY SALES FEATURING HEIFERS EVERY 2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
SPECIAL HEIFER SALES: FEBRUARY 10, MARCH 10
SPECIAL DAIRY SALES: JANUARY 27, FEBRUARY 24, MARCH 24
SPECIAL COLORED BREED DAIRY CATTLE AUCTIONS MARCH 31, APRIL 28, MAY 19
 
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HAY, STRAW, WOOD, & MISCELLANEOUS FARM ITEM RESULTS
2-17-15 3-3-15 reports - huge hay auction !! -very large buying crowd -Large Square Hay Bales grass 25-70 With 3rd crop Alfalfa grass 65-90 a bale
Round Hay Bales grass sold $20-35 with Alfalfa rounds 2nd& 3rd crop hay selling $45-$70 / bale
Large Square Straw Bales sold $ 30-45 bean straw $ 30-35
Small Straw Bales sold $1.50-$ 2.50 no test buyers looking for small straw bales
Small Grass Bales sold $ 1.25-$ 3.25 Second and Third Crop selling for $ 2.50-$ 3.50
We Appreciate Everyone who showed up to our Auction Thank you to all of the buyers & sellers!
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NEXT HAY AUCTION MARCH 17 AT 10 am- LOOKING FOR HAY TO SELL AND HAY BUYERS !!! ****EARLY CONSIGNMENTS BELOW ****
 
SPECIAL SCHEDULED FEEDER CATTLE, BRED BEEF COWS AND BULL SALES (Feeder Sales and Beef Replacement sold each Wednesday @ 11:00 AM)
- - - - - SPECIAL WINTER BRED BEEF COW SALES - - - - - -
FEBRUARY 25 @ 11:00 AM
MARCH 11 @ 11:00 AM
MARCH 25 @ 11:00 AM
- - - SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALES - - -
MARCH 18 @ 11:00 AM
 
DUE TO INCREASED VOLUME AND LARGER SALES PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE CHANGES STARTING IN 2015
MONDAY - Auction will start at 9:00 AM with Overnight Market Cattle, Calves to sell at approximately 10:00 AM
TUESDAY - Dairy Cattle Auction at 11:00 am, ~~~~NEW~~~ WE WILL BE SELLING CALVES ON TUESDAYS!!! To follow immediately after the Dairy Cattle Auction. We will then sell market cattle to finish the day.
WEDNESDAY - Auction will start at 9:00 AM with Market Cattle with Calves at approximately 9:30 AM, Hogs, Sheep and Goats to sell at 10:30 am, FEEDER CATTLE will now sell at: 11:00 AM with, Market Fed Cattle, Cows, Bulls and Baby Calves to follow.
THURSDAY - Auction will start at 11:00 AM with Market Cattle (Cows, Fed Cattle, & Bulls) with Calves at approximately 12:00 PM
***NOTE -If you have any questions feel free to contact the market at: 715-687-4101
 
~~~ NEW ~~~ NOW SELLING BABY CALVES EVERY TUESDAY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE DAIRY SALE
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ALL FIRST TIME BUYERS PLEASE CONTACT THE MARKET FOR BUYER APPROVAL PRIOR TO SALE DAY.. PLEASE CALL US AT: 715-687-4101 AND WATCH OUR WEBSITE FOR FUTURE DOWNLOADABLE VERSION OF THE FORM. THANKS!
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NEXT FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4th @ 11AM
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3 Bwf strs 500-550# vac
10 Holstein Steers weighing 850-950#
5 Hol strs 400-500 vac
8 angus cross strs 400-550#
4 Holstein hfrs 400-550#
8 Holstein strs 600-800#
6 Angus strs 900-1100#
 
COMPLETE HERD DISPERSAL AND FULL LINE OF MACHINERY AUCTION BEING HELD FRIDAY, MARCH 6th at 10:30AM
130 head of Registered and High Grade Holstein, Red Holstein, & Shorthorn Dairy Cows & Heifers! (65 cows~65 Heifers)
The 65 Dairy Cows Include:
2 Red & Whites and 6 Registered Shorthorns.
A rolling herd average of 22,700#s with 2x a day milking on test
80# tank average per cow with top cows producing 90 up to 123#s
Quality Milk! 180-225 SCC
Tie-stall milked with regular health and a full vaccination program through Boviczech Vet Service
Holstein Cow Sires Include: Harry, Dotson, AirRaid, Blade, Blitz, Atlantic, Presia, & Alando Red
Shorthorn Cow Sires Include: Robo Red, Bon Jovi, Prince, & Lyman
The 65 Dairy Heifers Include:
Holstein, Red Holstein, & Registered Shorthorns
21 Shortbreds through close springing heifers. All outside heifers in excellent condition!
6 Fancy shortbred shorthorns, several being fancy & showy
20 ready-for-service
8 pre-breeding size
9, 3-5 month old calves including a few fancy shorthorn calves-SHOW READY!
8 other calves on milk and a couple just weaned, very fancy calves
Holstein Heifer Sires Include: Shamrock, Spur, Mayfield, Shot, Gaber, & SuperSire
Shorthorn Heifer Sires Include: Lirano, Prince, Logic, & Lyman
**The herd also comes with a Straight, Fancy Heifer sized bull sired by SuperSire
FULL LINE OF MACHINERY INCLUDES:
Tractors: AC 6060 FWD diesel tractor w/AC 460 hyd. loader, dual hyd. & 5,261 hrs, set of 18.4x38 hub duals,
IH 686 gas tractor w/wide front, dual hyd. & pto (3,941 hrs.), JD 2840 2WD diesel tractor w/7,600 hrs.
Forage Equipment: JD 3955 chopper w/long pole, elec. controls & CD 7 hay head (exc. cond.), JD 2RRC 30
2 row corn head (3 yrs. old, sells separate), Krone AMT 323-CV 10-3 disc-bine (very good cond.), Badger
2060 540 pto forage blower, H&S 7+4 16 steel chopper box w/H&S 12 tn. tandem wg., (2) H&S 501 16 steel
chopper boxes w/H&S 12 tn. tandem wgs. (refurbished), H&S 9 hay tedder, K&K 9x16 steel bale throw rack
w/10 tn. wg., JD 24T hay baler w/hyd. ejector, JD 428 48 hay & grain elevator, NI 5 bar side rake, Little Giant
52 hay & grain elevator w/transport
Planting & Tillage: IH 5200 12 D.D. press wheel grain drill w/front grass, Brillion 15 cultimulcher, JD 722
16 soil finisher, IH 720 SAR 5x16 semi-mount plow, IH #45 18 vibra-shank drag, Brillion 12 cultipacker,
AC 13 double off-set disk, Landoll 7 shank 3 pt. chisel plow, MF 4 row 3 pt. cultivator
General Farm: H&S 310 2 sp. tandem poly manure spreader w/hyd. end gate & new apron, (2) J&M gravity
boxes w/8 tn. wgs., H&S 20 steel feeder wg., flat hay rack w/wg., Lorentz 7 3 pt. snowblower, JD 6 3 pt.
rotary mower, Loyal 24x11 feed conveyor w/transport, PTO driven generator portable on wheels with 110 &
220 service-Good working condition
Misc. Items: Polaris Magnum 325 4x4 ATV, Husqvarna 1848 24 h.p. riding lawn mower, Loyal gas gutter
grate sweeper, Hartland baler mount shredder, asst. of imp. tires, Tempa 42 portable barn fan, milk cans, lots
of fencing items, some tools & other farm misc., PTO driven portable generator (110 & 220) good working condition.
**Machinery will sell at 10:30am
**Cattle Approximately 12:30pm
Cattle & Machinery can be viewed prior to the Auction by appointment only. Machinery will start arriving at Equity Cooperative Livestock Stratford Market grounds several days before March 6th!
Coming out of Stratford, WI from Owners Jon & Rita Arnes: 715-387-3237
View pictures of this Consignment on our Facebook Page-Equity Cooperative Livestock Auction-Stratford or call Market Manager Rocky Olsen at 608-434-4037 with any questions
Additional machinery : Easy trail gravity box 10 ton running gear very good condition ,New Idea narrow 2 row corn picker 12 bed husking rollers -good condition -also 14ft fertilizer auger tray/hoses like brand new condition
1994 betterbuilt gooseneck cattle trailer 18 ft Easy way cattle oiler-scratcher-mineral feeder and fly control system,lundel gravity box and running gear
 
SPECIAL MONTHLY DAIRY HEIFER AUCTION TUESDAY MARCH 10th 11:00 am
21 Hi quality Holstein heifers 750-800# complete vac program and bangs vac -reputation consignor
50 Holstein opens 550-750# A.I. sired,Top sires through Genex complete vaccination program 28,500 herd avg
5 Holstein opens 200-250# all vacs and bangs
10 Holstein springing heifers due april may and june
8 Holstein opens 250-300# ai sired complete vac program
4 Holstein springers due may ai
3 Jersey springing heifers due may bred Angus
 
SPECIAL BRED BEEF COW & FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION WEDNESDAY MARCH 11th @ 11:00 AM
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PLEASE CALL IN BEEF COW CONSIGNMENTS FOR ADVERTISING MOST BEEF COWS PREG CHECKED TUESDAY AM PLEASE HAVE IN NO LATER THAN 900am FOR PREG CHECKS WED THANKS!!! GREAT DEMAND FOR STOCK COWS !!
 
SPECIAL ST. PATRICKS DAY DAIRY AUCTION! TUESDAY, MARCH 17th @ 11:00 AM
Feature Consignment! 135 head of parlor & free-stall cows and springing heifers- 31,000# herd average, milking right at 100# avg scc 150-165 -All stages of Lactation -Large framed powerful cows !!
Many cows milking 130-170#s! Milked 3x a day,On BST, Complete vaccination program and regular herd health thru bovine services out of Edgar
All Select sires breeding sire include -Osmond,Observer,Robust,Magguiness,Tempo,Bookem,Bradnick,Grafeeti,Mickey,Richman,Sanchez,Gabor,Allstar,Braxton,Shot,Olegant- Herd mostley Holstein but some Montbeliardes,Swedish reds and a few Jersey crosses!!
Many supreme fancy first and second calves but also several 3rd thru 5 th calf cows with larger deeper udders but with loads of milk !!! coming out of lincoln county
 
SPECIAL SPRING BRED BEEF COW AUCTION WEDNESDAY MARCH 25 @ 11:00 AM
PLEASE CALL IN BEEF COW CONSIGNMENTS FOR ADVERTISING MOST BEEF COWS PREG CHECKED TUESDAY AM PLEASE HAVE IN NO LATER THAN 900am FOR PREG CHECKS WED THANKS!!! GREAT DEMAND FOR STOCK COWS !!
65 Black, Red, and RWF Stock cows. Bred to top registered Angus bulls for spring calving.
PENDING- 15 Registered Simmental and % Simmental cows bred for May - June Calving

Notes:

Dairy sales every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Special Dairy Sales As Announced. Questions on dairy auction, call Sales Mgr. Rocky Olsen at 608-434-4037. Feeder cattle sales every Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. Advance consignments are needed for best prices and advertising. Any questions call Equity Stratford at 715-687-4101 or if you would like an on-farm visit, contact the market and we can arrange an on-farm visit! Normal Receiving Hours: Sunday - 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm for overnight, Monday - 6:00 am - 11:00 pm, Tuesday - 6:00 am - 11:00 pm, Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm, Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm


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