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Stratford Market Report

 


Audio Market Report (posted 3/27/2015 12:36:23 PM)


As of: Friday, March 27, 2015
 
Fed Cattle STEADY
Choice Beef steers and Heifers 134-155
High Yielding Choice & Prime Holstein Steers 135-145
Select and Low Choice Holstein Steers 120-134
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 LOWER
20% sold from 98-112.50
60% sold from 84-97
20% sold Below 83
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: 110-138
 
Cull Bulls Steady
Most Bulls 120-148
(thin, full, horned and bulls over a ton discounted) 120 and down
Representative sales on bulls: below
 
Calves (sold by the head) VERY STRONG
80% of the Holstein Bull Calves Sold 415- 560 Top 580
Top Quality Holstein Heifer Calves 250-515
Plain Quality Holstein Heifer Calves Below 250
Quality Beef Calves 400-665
Light and Poor Quality Calves 250 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. 245-310
Beef Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 210-295
Beef Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 165-229
Beef Steers over 800 lbs. 155-208
Bred Beef Cows 1800-3500
Beef Heifers under 400 lbs. 220-277
Beef Heifers 400 to 600 lbs. 165-263
Beef Heifers 600 to 800 lbs. 150-212
Beef Heifers over 800 lbs. 145-173
Holstein Steers under 400 lbs. 185-290
Holstein Steers 400 to 600 lbs. 155-235
Holstein Steers 600 to 800 lbs. 140-192
Holstein Steers over 800 lbs. 138-162
3-25-15 (450hd ) 150 BRED COWS-SPECIAL BRED STOCK COW AUCTION -A OVERFLOW CROWD ON HAND -SUPER AUCTION MOST STOCK COWS 1700-2400 SUPREME QUALITY BLACK AND RED COWS SOME REGISTERED 2400-3500 LOTS OF COWS FROM 2100-2500-FEEDERS HIGHER !!!
3-18-15 (558 hd ) A showcase of very high quality cattle with most of the run on good vaccination programs-very strong market-many cattle going out to multiple states ! Thanks to our consignors and buyers
 
Dairy Replacement Cattle STEADY
Top Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1850-2150 top month 2600
Plainer Quality Springing Holstein Heifers 1300-1850
Good Quality Short Bred Heifers 1250-1575
Good Quality Springing and Recently Fresh Cows 1650-2450
Good Bred Back Milking Cows 1550-2400
Plain Quality and Common Cows 1550 AND DOWN
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 350-550# 700-1125
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 550-750# 875-1325
Dehorned and Vaccinated Open Heifers 750-950# 1175-1450
3-24-15 (175 hd) Top cows 2100-2450 Top sprs 1850-2150 Fancy lightweight opens up to 291 per # quality overall lower today
3-10-15 SALE- (204 hd) dairy cattle sold -special heifer auction most opens 145-195 fancy lightweights 195-215 bred Hfrs sold strong -top cows Friday 2500-2750
3-17-15 (215 hd) -Special dairy herd dispersal 135 freestall cows top cows 2200-2575 top springing heifers 2000-2450 -light test on opens
 
Hogs
Butchers 43-55
Sows 32-40
Boars 22 & Down
Feeder Pigs NO TEST
20-40 hd
 
Sheep
Finished Market Lambs 140 & Down
Feeder Lambs 150 & Down
Ewes 45 & Down
Bucks 40 & Down
Next Lamb Pool MARCH 31
 
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 -OWNER JUST CONSIGNED TO OUR COLORED BREED AUCTION MARCH 31 st
 
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: APRIL 14
SPECIAL DAIRY SALES:
SPECIAL COLORED BREED DAIRY CATTLE AUCTIONS MARCH 31, APRIL 28, MAY 19
 
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HAY, STRAW, WOOD, & MISCELLANEOUS FARM ITEM RESULTS
3-3-15 3-17-15 reports - Huge auction -Large Square Hay Bales grass 25-70 With 3rd crop Alfalfa grass 65-85 a bale
Round Hay Bales grass sold $15-35 with Alfalfa rounds 2nd& 3rd crop hay selling $45-$70 / bale
Large Square Straw Bales sold $ 25-40 bean straw $ 25-35
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 7 AT 10 am- LOOKING FOR HAY TO SELL AND HAY BUYERS !!! ****EARLY CONSIGNMENTS BELOW ****
18 large square baleage bales of 2nd crop hay
25 Round bales baleage clover mix
2 semi loads of high quality Wheat straw large squares -144 bales -top quality straw
30 Large squares High quality Alfalfa 3 rd crop 19%
48 large squares alfalfa 1 st 2 nd crop Alfalfa 18 %
60-100 4x5 net wrapped round bales -CERTIFIED ORGANIC -3rd crop grass clover mix
12 large Squares Alfalfa grass mix
 
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 SALES - - - - - -
WEDNESDAY APRIL 15 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL FEEDER CATTLE SALE
WEDNESDAY APRIL 22 @ 11:00 AM - SPECIAL BRED BEEF COW SALE
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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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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SPECIAL SPRING COLORED DAIRY BREED DAIRY CATTLE AUCTION MARCH 31st 11:00 AM
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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-most bred 2-5 months bred to reg Jersey sired by Golda
COMPLETE HERD-33 Jersey and Jersey cross bred cows few Swedish Reds -milking 60#s parlor freestall cows on test -some cows ai bred with clean up Fleckvieh bull-11 dry cows cows-top cows milking up to 85 #s
3 Jersy Holstein cross close up springing heifers
2 Shorthorn Holstein cross heifers bred 6-7
pending 5 Lineback springing heifers
4 Fancy Jersey springing heifers all due April all bred sexed semen - sires include Golda,Thor,lincoln,Fire and Decoy
12 Jersey and Jersey cross cows and springing heifers all ai sired and bred very nice quality -owners sold Holsteins this is all there colored cattle left
21- 300-700# Fleckvieh cross open heifers -vac
5 Registered breeding age Jersey heifers
1 Fancy Registered Swiss cow- due for october 52#s 4.5 b.f
PENDING-40 Jersey Dairy cows, all stages of lactation, parlor/free-stall cows
4 Certified organic cross bred fresh cows -nice young cows
1 Jersey bull proven breeder sired by golda - already bred cows and confermied
9-Holstein hfrs 6- ready to breed 3- short bred
1-Milking Shorthorn Bull 1150-1200# Proven Breeder-mgd-was 3rd at world dairy expo,sire Mysha-sister Kuszmar Megadeath,MGD- Hasheiders Julius raisin 87 EX 90 roan 22128# 4.7 b.f mapleton vly Rebel
2 Milking Shorthorn fresh cows milking heavy
2 Belted cows 1 swiss cross and 1 red belted cow one recent fresh
1 Red lineback cow recent fresh milking strong but three quartered
3 Jersey cross open heifers 400-500#
3 swiss Holstein cross open heifers 600-700#
1 very fancy Jersey Holstein cross bull -20 months old maternal brother to Bristol pp at Select-dam top 25 list Genomics GTPI-2066-polled -April -day M Vidal-ET
10 Jersey and Jersey cross springing heifers -most Semex sired and bred due in 3-6 weeks bred Ai -owner sold herd selling hfrs as they spring up -full vac program
 
FEEDER CATTLE AUCTION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST @ 11A.M.
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17 Holstein Steers 400-800# Vac
10 Holstein strs 400-600# vac
40 Holstein freemartin heifers 350-700# vac x 2 started on feed very good quality heifers
10 Holstein strs 900-1000#
 
DAIRY CATTLE AUCTION TUESDAY, APRIL 7TH @ 11A.M.
Our Fiftteenth load of Meadow View Cows!!
These are High Quality fresh Holstein and some Jersey Cross cows, all 1st & 2nd calves milking 80-100#s with NO BST!
Milked twice a day, they sell with milk weights and somatic cell counts!! Excellent parlor and free-stall cows.
All A.I. Sired, Select Sires Breeding. Some of the Sires Include: Lundy, Pontiac, Miami Red, Guthrie, Ross, Sailor, Crown, and Groovy! GUARANTEED SOUND!!!
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5 Fancy Holstein springing heifers -all ai bred and sired bred due April -bred to Martez,Tonic-we sold owners herd now selling heifers as they spring up
6 Holstein opens 350-500#
 
SPECIAL BRED BEEF COW & FEEDER CATTLE SALE WED. APRIL 22 @ 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 !!
COMPLETE HERD DISPERSAL- Complete dispersal of Curtis farms of Hawkins, WI - 44 head of Red Angus, Hereford, and Limousin cattle
There will be 28 head of Hereford, Limousin, Red Angus X cows bred to a son of ABS bull UPS Domino for late April - May calving. The bull is out of an excellent cow from Huth Farms Herefords.
Many years of excellent Hereford bulls used from Larsons, Boettchers, Becketts and Huth genetics. Also selling will be 16 bred heifers from the cows mentioned above, bred for late spring 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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