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Stratford Market Report

 


Audio Market Report (posted 12/22/2014 5:13:01 PM)


As of: Monday, December 22, 2014
 
Fed Cattle LOWER
Choice Beef steers and Heifers 140-153
High Yielding Choice & Prime Holstein Steers 133-144
Select and Low Choice Holstein Steers 122-132
Unfinished Steers & Heifers 121 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 LOWER
20% sold from 96-108 Top 110
60% sold from 82-95
20% sold Below 81
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
RECENT WEEKS TOP HIGH DOLLAR COW SALES Holstein Cow weighing 1975# @ 1.23 = $2,429
Holstein cow weighing 2220# @ 1.145 = $2,514, Holstein Cow weighing1870 @ 1.235 = $2309
- Cows going back out for feeding purposes: 110-119
 
Cull Bulls LOWER
Most Bulls 120-133
(thin, full, horned and bulls over a ton discounted) 114 and down
Representative sales on bulls: below
RECENT WEEKS TOP HIGH DOLLAR BULL SALES~ Red Bull 2170# @ 1.29 = $2799, Black bull weighing 2010 @ 1.33 =$2673
 
Calves (sold by the head) VERY STRONG
80% of the Holstein Bull Calves Sold 425-530
Top Quality Holstein Heifer Calves 200-375
Plain Quality Holstein Heifer Calves Below 150
Quality Beef Calves 400-600
Light and Poor Quality Calves 250 and down
Started Holstein Calves 150-290# 350-650 sold wed
 
Feeder Cattle LOWER
(Feeder Cattle Sales each Wednesday at Noon)
Beef Steers under 400 lbs. 185-295
Beef Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 180-270
Beef Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 155-240
Beef Steers over 800 lbs. 145-175
Bred Beef Cows MOST 1500-2200
Beef Heifers under 400 lbs. 170-248
Beef Heifers 400 to 600 lbs. 165-235
Beef Heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 150-225
Beef Heifers over 800 lbs. 140-170
Holstein Steers under 400 lbs. 150-235
Holstein Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 145-200
Holstein Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 130-180
Holstein Steers over 800 lbs. 120-155
FEEDER SALE SUMMARY-12-17-14 (425hd) SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION -QUALITY LOWER TODAY BUT MARKET DEFIANTLY LOWER!!!! - MARKET UNDER PRESURE !!
12-10-14 SPECIAL BRED COW AUCTION MOST STOCK COWS 1500-1900 BETTER QUALITY BLACK YOUNG SPRING CALVING COWS 1900-2200- FEEDER CATTLE STEADY
12-3-14 (700 hd) SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION -QUALITY VACCINATED CATTLE STRONG -PLAINER UNVACCINATED CATTLE LOWER-BIG CROWD BUYERS- LARGE VAC GROUPS VERY STRONG
11-12-14 SPECIAL STOCK COW AUCTION- MOST COWS 1650-2100 SUPREME BLACK COWS 2100-2500 EXCELLENT DEMAND
10-22-14 ( 660 hd) SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION-EXTREMELY GOOD RUN OF QUALITY CATTLE MANY PRECONDITIONED FEEDERS SOLD!! LARGE CROWD OF BUYERS MANY REPUTATION VACCINATED BEEF CALVES SOLD FROM 275-330 PER #
10-15-14 525hd- SPECIAL BRED STOCK COW AUCTION- EXCELLENT DEMAND ON ALL STOCK COWS MOST BRED COWS SOLD FROM 1700-2100 SUPREME QUALITY BLACK COWS 2100-2350
WE THANK ALL OF OUR CONSIGNORS AND BUYERS !!!!
 
Dairy Replacement Cattle STEADY
Top Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 2100-2350 month 3000
Plainer Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1550-2100
Good Quality Short Bred Heifers 1275-1775
Good Quality Springing and Recently Fresh Cows 1900-2950 top month 3400
Good Bred Back Milking Cows 1650-2750
Plain Quality and Common Cows 1650 AND DOWN
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 350-550# 600-1075
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 550-750# 750-1325
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 750-950# 950-1425
12-16-14 (150 hd )STRONG MARKET- DAIRY COWS MOSTLEY 1800-2500 FANCY SUPREMES 2500-2950- HEIFER MARKET ON OPENS LOWER HI QUALITY SPRINGING HEIFERS CLOSE UP SOLD WELL 2000-2350
YEAR TO DATE TOP 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 56-65
Sows 54-63
Boars 35 & Down
Feeder Pigs NO TEST
25-65 hd
 
Sheep
Finished Market Lambs 150 & Down
Feeder Lambs 160 & Down
Ewes 38 & Down
Bucks 33 & Down
Next Lamb Pool December 9
 
DAIRY HERDS FOR SALE
FOR SALE FOR SALE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Call representative Rocky Olsen at 608-434-4037
 
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: JANUARY 13, FEBRUARY 10, MARCH 10
SPECIAL DAIRY SALES: JANUARY 27, FEBRUARY 24, MARCH 24
 
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HAY, STRAW, WOOD, & MISCELLANEOUS FARM ITEM RESULTS
Large Square Hay Bales grass 40-60 With 3rd crop Alfalfa grass 60-95 a bale
Round Hay Bales sold $25-$60.00 with Alfalfa 3rd crop hay selling $45-$75 / bale
Large Square Straw Bales sold $37.50-50
Small Straw Bales sold $1.50-$1.75
Small Grass Bales sold $3.00-$4.60 Third Crop Grass selling for $5.00/bale
We Appreciate Everyone who showed up to our Auction Thank you to all of the buyers & sellers!
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DON'T FORGET! Our next Hay, Straw, Wood, & Misc. Farm Item Auction is Tuesday, JAN 6 @ 10:00 AM.
LOOKING FOR HAY TO SELL ****GREAT DEMAND ****
 
Christmas/New Years Week Schedule
Monday, December 22nd- 9am-Overnight Market Cattle/Calves
Tuesday, December 23rd- 11am-Dairy Auction followed by Feeders, Baby Calves, & Market Cattle
Wednesday-Friday, December 24th-26th-CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Monday, December 29th- 10am-Overnight Market Cattle/Calves
Tuesday, December 30th- 11am-Dairy Auction followed by Baby Calves & Market Cattle
Wednesday, December 31st- 11am-Market Cattle 12pm-Feeder Cattle Auction ~NO CALVES~
Thursday-Friday, January 1st-2nd- CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!
HAPPY NEW YEARS!
 
NEXT DAIRY CATTLE SALE TUESDAY DEC. 23 @ 11:00 AM
ALSO SELLING FEEDER CATTLE !!
8 Registered dairy cows 5 Holsteins and 3 Jersey cows -milking heavy all stages -several scored
5 Holstein springing heifers
3 Holstein opens 500-600#
7 Holstein strs 250-300# s
-17 Angus strs and hfrs 400-500#
1 Jersey Holstein cross springing heifer
2 Registerd Holstein springing heifers
SHORT NOTICE DAIRY HERD - 28 hd- Jersey -Jersey cross,Shorthorn and belted also Holsteins most all cows bred for spring freshning -tiestall milked outside dailey not pushed -ALL FIRST CALF HEIFERS !!!
14 Holstein and crossbred heifers 125-400#s
 
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 - - - - - -
JANUARY 28 @ 11:00 AM
FEBRUARY 25 @ 11:00 AM
MARCH 11 @ 11:00 AM
MARCH 25 @ 11:00 AM
- - - SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALES - - -
JANUARY 14 @ 11:00 AM
FEBRUARY 11 @ 11:00 AM
MARCH 18 @ 11:00 AM
 
DUE TO INCREASED VOLUME AND LARGER SALES PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE CHANGES STARTING IN 2015
MONDAY - Sale will start at 9:00 AM with Market Cattle, Calves to sell at approximately at:10:00 AM
WEDNESDAY - Sale 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.
***NOTE - Our Tuesday and Thursday schedule will remain as it has in the past! If you have any questions feel free to contact the market at: 715-687-4101

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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