March 26th – Brussels Livestock Weekly Report

Total Receipts, 1862 cattle 741 lambs & goats

Summary Tuesday Fed cattle traded on a strong active trade at prices of $1-$2 higher. Choice strs & hfrs $149.00-152.00 with a high of $165.25, second cut $145.00-149.00 Cows sold on a strong active trade at higher prices.
Thursday All classes of veal traded under pressure. All classes of lambs sold on a very active market at higher prices. Sheep sold barely steady while goats sold at steady prices
Friday All classes of cattle sold on a very strong market at prices $2-$5 higher.

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Steers

Aaron F. Martin of Newton consigned one steer that weighed 1285 lbs and sold to Horizon Meat Packers for 165.25.
Chris Smith of Brussels consigned fourteen steers that averaged 1569 lbs and sold for an average price of 156.22. One lim steer weighed 1625 lbs and sold to Horizon Meat Packers for 161.75.
Randy Diebold consigned sixteen steers that averaged 1544 lbs and sold for an average price of 152.69. One lim steer weighed 1480 lbs and sold to St. Helen`s Meat Packers for 156.00.
Martin Metske sold one char steer that weighed 1420 lbs and sold to St. Helen`s Meat Packers for 152.50.

Heifers

Aaron F Martin of Newton consigned four heifers that averaged 1348 lbs and sold for an average price of 157.03. One blonde heifer weighed 1370 lbs and sold to St. Helen`s Meat Packers for 159.00.
Costa Plenty Farms of Wingham consigned seven heifers that averaged 1288 lbs and sold for an average price of 150.57. One lim heifer weighed 1260 lbs and sold to St. Helen`s Meat Packers for 155.00.
Michael Schmidt of Mildmay consigned three heifers that averaged 1157 lbs and sold for an average price of 148.11. One lim heifer weighed 1250 lbs and sold to Norwich Meat Packers for 152.75.
Frank Foran of Lucknow consigned three heifers that averaged 1446 lbs and sold for an average price of 148.57. One black heifer weighed 1365 lbs and sold for 152.00.

Cows There were 205 cows on offer
Export Types 88.00 – 94.00 sales to 105.00
Beef 100.00 – 110.00 sales to 115.00
D1 & D2 54.00 – 63.00
D3 45.00 – 52.00
D4 37.00 – 45.00

Rick Rodgers of Charlton consigned two cows that averaged 1443 lbs and sold for an average price of 113.82. One lim cow weighed 1340 lbs and sold for 116.50.
Dylan Jackson of Wiarton consigned five cows that averaged 1048 lbs and sold for an average price of 106.06. One char cow weighed 1035 lbs and sold for 116.00.
Baird Bros of Wingham consigned one simm cow that weighed 1265 lbs and sold for 113.00.

Bulls There were 10 bulls – 88.00 – 112.00

John Vangent of Auburn consigned one hol bull that weighed 1850 lbs and sold for 112.00.
Daetwyler Farm of Atwood consigned one hol bull that weighed 1700 lbs and sold for 111.00.
Ear Brears of Walkerton consigned one lim bull that weighed 2005 lbs and sold for 111.00.

Veal There were 192 head of veal on offer
Beef 130.00 – 165.00 sales to 169.00
Good Holsteins 105.00 – 120.00
Med Holsteins 90.00 – 100.00
Heavy Holsteins 105.00 – 115.00

Lamar Frey of Listowel consigned eight head that averaged 802 lbs and sold for an average of 152.71. One exotic heifer weighed 795 lbs and sold for 169.00.
Lawrence Brubacher of Harriston consigned six head that averaged 781 lbs and sold for an average of 142.86. One lim heifer weighed 780 lbs and sold for 164.00.
Tobias S. Bowman consigned five head that averaged 814 lbs and sold for an average of 151.87. One grey steer weighed 685 lbs and sold for 169.00.

Lambs less 50 lbs N/A
50 – 65 lbs 207.00 – 257.00
65- 80 lbs 187.00 – 250.00
80 -95 lbs 185.00 – 215.00
95 -110 lbs 200.00 – 215.00
110 lbs & over 150.00 – 192.00

Sheep 60.00 – 95.00 sales to 107.00

Goats Kidds – 220.00 – 270.00
Nannies – 60.00 – 100.00 All Goat prices are now per lbs
Billies – 110.00 – 160.00

Top 400 – 500 176.00 – 218.00
Quality 500 – 600 177.00 – 223.00
Stocker 600 – 700 180.00 – 212.00
Steers 700 – 800 170.00 – 189.00
800 – 900 171.00 – 184.50
900 – 999 159.50 – 180.50
1000 lbs & over 146.00 – 166.00

Top < 400 179.00 – 205.00
Quality 400 – 500 160.00 – 189.00
Stocker 500 – 600 165.00 – 200.00
Heifers 600 – 700 144.00 – 181.75
700 – 800 158.50 – 169.00
800 – 900 154.00 – 162.00
900 lbs & over 147.00 – 160.00

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