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Stratford Market Report

 


Audio Market Report (posted 4/27/2015 5:25:41 PM)


As of: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
 
Fed Cattle Steady
Choice Beef steers and Heifers 140-158
High Yielding Choice & Prime Holstein Steers 135-147
Select and Low Choice Holstein Steers 125-134
Unfinished Steers & Heifers 125 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 STRONGER
20% sold from 107-119
60% sold from 86-106
20% sold Below 86
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: 120-135
 
Cull Bulls STRONG
Most Bulls 125-146
(thin, full, horned and bulls over a ton discounted) 125 DOWN
Representative sales on bulls: below
 
Calves (sold by the head) VERY STRONG
80% of the Holstein Bull Calves Sold 475-635
Top Quality Holstein Heifer Calves 275-550
Plain Quality Holstein Heifer Calves Below 250
Quality Beef Calves 475-700
Light and Poor Quality Calves 425 and down
Started Holstein Calves 150-290# 550-785 sold wed
 
Feeder Cattle VERY STRONG
(Feeder Cattle Sales each Wednesday at 11:00 am
Beef Steers under 400 lbs. 265-315
Beef Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 215-287
Beef Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 172-250
Beef Steers over 800 lbs. 170-198
Bred Beef Cows 1800-3100
Beef Heifers under 400 lbs. 220-290
Beef Heifers 400 to 600 lbs. 185-270
Beef Heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 160-221
Beef Heifers over 800 lbs. 155-181
Holstein Steers under 400 lbs. 210-345
Holstein Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 175-240
Holstein Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 150-205
Holstein Steers over 800 lbs. 145-171
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4-15-15 (552hd) Special feeder cattle auction -quality Excellent today lots of Vaccinated cattle good test in all categories !!
4-22-15 ( 510hd) Special bred stock cow auction top black and red cows 2400-3100 other mixed colored cows 1800-2375 Very strong market -feeder cattle sold strong !! Huge crowd buyers !!
 
Dairy Replacement Cattle STRONGER
Top Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1850-2400 top month 2600
Plainer Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1550-1850
Good Quality Short Bred Heifers 1350-1775
Good Quality Springing and Recently Fresh Cows 2200-3100
Good Bred Back Milking Cows 1850-2850
Plain Quality and Common Cows 1850 AND DOWN
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 350-550# 775-1150
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 550-750# 950-1300
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 750-950# 1175-1475
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4-7-15 (125hd) A Lighter run of dairy but Really good quality today and a big crowd of buyers dairy cattle sold much higher !!! Top springing heifers 2000-2250- lots of top fresh cows 2400-3100
4-14-15 (225 hd) Special dairy heifer auction -quality heifers sold very strong better springing heifers 1850-2200 top shortbreds 1600-1775 most opens sold 140-195 # per pound fancy lightweight opens 195-228# per pound- strong demand !!
4-21-15 ( 102 hd) top spr hfrs 2100-2400 lite test on top cows few fresh hfrs 2200-2400 -top registered Holstein bull 1100#s $ 2200
 
Hogs
Butchers 40-53
Sows 32-44
Boars 20 & Down
Feeder Pigs NO TEST
 
Sheep
Finished Market Lambs 140 & Down
Feeder Lambs 150 & Down
Ewes 45 & Down
Bucks 40 & Down
Next Lamb Pool April 28 th
 
DAIRY HERDS FOR SALE
SEVERAL BUYERS READY FOR COWS GIVE US A CALL !! WE HAVE BUYERS
 
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: MAY 12,JUNE 9
SPECIAL DAIRY SALES: MAY 26,JUNE 23
SPECIAL COLORED BREED DAIRY CATTLE AUCTIONS , APRIL 28, MAY 19
 
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HAY, STRAW, WOOD, & MISCELLANEOUS FARM ITEM RESULTS
4-7-15 4-21-15 report - Huge auction -Large Square Hay Bales grass 40-75 With 3rd crop Alfalfa grass 80-95 a bale
Round Hay Bales grass sold $15-55 with Alfalfa rounds 2nd& 3rd crop hay selling $45-$70 / bale
Large Square Straw Bales sold $ 40-47 bean straw $ 25-35- squares corn stalks $25
Small Straw Bales sold $1.50-$ 2.50 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 APRIL MAY 5 AT 10 am- LOOKING FOR HAY TO SELL AND HAY BUYERS !!! ****EARLY CONSIGNMENTS BELOW ****
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EARLY HAY AND BEDDING CONSIGNMENTS BELOW -
22 large square bales corn stalk bedding
74 square bales of 3rd crop alfalfa, bright green
48 Large squares 1 st crop Alfalfa 19% pro
2 - Semi loads of high quality fancy Canadian wheat straw -large squares Roto cut 144 bales
 
SPECIAL SCHEDULED FEEDER CATTLE, BRED BEEF COWS AND BULL SALES (Feeder Sales and Beef Replacement sold each Wednesday @ 11:00 AM)
- - - - - SPECIAL SPRING BRED BEEF COW AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES - - - - - -
WEDNESDAY MAY 6 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALE
WEDNESDAY MAY 13 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL BRED BEEF COW AND BULL SALE
WEDNESDAY MAY 27 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL BEEF BREEDING BULL SALE
WEDNESDAY JUNE 3 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALE
WEDNESDAY JUNE 24 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL BEEF BREEDING BULL SALE
 
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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NEXT FEEDER CATTLE SALE WED. APRIL 29 @ 11:00 AM
- - -EARLY CONSIGNMENTS - - -
5 Holstein Steers weighing 1100-1200#, vac. with Enforce 3 and dewormed
10 Mixed beef cross strs 450-500# no grain grass fed only
8 Holstein strs 650-700#
7 Holstein strs 900-950#
15 Angus cross strs and Hfrs 350-500# vac
 
SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALE WED. MAY 6 @ 11:00 AM
20 Holstein Steers weighing 500-600#, fully vaccinated and from a reputation consignor!!! Always top quality.
 
Next Dairy Cattle Sale Tuesday May 5 @ 11:00 AM

Notes:

Dairy sales every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Special Dairy Sales As Announced. Questions on dairy auction, call Market Mgr. Rocky Olsen at 608-434-4037. Feeder cattle sales every Wednesday at 11:00 a.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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