March 14 Brussels Livestock Report

Total Receipts 1489 cattle & 417 lambs & goats

Summary Tuesday Fed steers and heifers sold on a strong trade at prices $3-5 higher. Choice strs and hfrs 155.00 – 160.00 with a high of 169.50. Second cut $151.00 – $155.00. Cows sold on a strong trade at prices $3-4 higher.

Thursday Veal calves sold steady to the week’s decline. Beef calves sold fully steady. Lambs sold on a good active trade. Goats sold steady. Sheep sold lower.

Friday Calves sold on a strong active trade at prices $5-10 higher.

Yearlings sold actively at prices $2-3 higher.

Steers

Martin Metske of Lucknow consigned 11 hd that averaged 1550 lbs and sold for an average price of 157.47. 1 lim str weighed 1670 lbs and sold for 165.50.

Francis Riley of Walkerston consigned 9 strs that averaged 1630 lbs and sold for an average price of 156.52. 1 blk str weighed 1535 lbs and sold for 164.00.

Heifers

Lyle Kinsman of Kippen consigned 2 hfrs that averaged 1415 lbs and sold for an average price of 164.14. 1 blk hfr weighed 1510 lbs and sold for 169.50.

George Roney of Staffa consigned 11 hfrs that averaged 1327 lbs and sold for an average price of 157.74. 5 blk hfrs weighed 1334 lbs and sold for 160.00.

Cows There were 200 cows on offer

Export Types 88.00 – 95.00 sales to 100.00

Beef 78.00 – 93.00 sales to 110.00

D1&D2 85.00 – 90.00

D3 80.00 – 85.00

D4 73.00 – 80.00

Finlay Pfeffer of Clifford consigned one char cow that weighed 1365 lbs and sold for 110.00.

Bulls

There were 6 bulls 101.00 – 115.00

Wayne Beirnes of Listowel consigned one blk bull that weighed 1815 lbs and sold for 115.00

Veal There were 225 head of veal on offer.

Beef 130.00 – 170.00 sales to 177.00

Good Holsteins 115.00 – 125.00 sales to 128.00

Sl Heavy Holsteins 108.00 – 115.00

Heavy Holsteins 105.00 – 115.00

Med. Holsteins 103.00 – 112.00

Reuben S. Martin of Wallenstein consigned 2 hd that averaged 868 lbs and sold for an average price of $168.04. 1 str weighed 900 lbs and sold for 169.00.

Matt Ferraro of Hanover consigned 7 hd that averaged 846 lbs and sold for an average price of 150.89. 1 limo hfr weighed 880 lbs and sold for 177.00.

Stephen Whale of Mildmay consigned 7 hd that averaged 689 lbs and sold for an average price of 117.78. 1 hol str weighed 655 lbs and sold for 124.00.

Lambs

50 – 65 lbs 334.00 – 345.00

65 – 80 lbs 318.00 – 340.00

80 – 95 lbs 224.00 – 240.00

95 – 110 lbs 249.00 – 254.00 / lb

Sheep 80.00 – 170.00 / lb

Goats Kidds – 150.00 – 350.00

Nannies – 80.00 – 150.00

Billies – 150.00 – 300.00 / lb

Top Quality Stocker Steers

400 – 500 213.00 – 227.00

500 – 600 209.00 – 221.00

600 – 700 187.00 – 210.00

700 – 800 177.00 – 185.00

800 – 900 172.00 – 182.00

900 – 1000 171.00 – 188.00

1000 lbs & over 150.00 – 169.00

Top Quality Stocker Heifers

400 – 500 210.00 – 220.00

500 – 600 183.00 – 196.00

600 – 700 174.00 – 190.00

700 – 800 162.00 – 172.00

800 – 900 160.00 – 165.00

900 lbs & over 150.00 – 159.00

Timothy Martin of Wallenstein consigned 24 char strs that averaged 918 lbs and sold for an average  price of 179.28.

Gus Dekkers of New Liskeard consigned 51 hd that averaged 628 lbs and sold for an average price of 191.37. 15 char hfrs averaged 608 lbs and sold for an average price of 186.00.

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