April 9 – Brussels Livestock Weekly Report

Total Receipts, 1853 cattle 1384 lambs & goats
Summary Tuesday Fed cattle sold steady. Choice strs & hfrs $149.00-156.00 with a high of $168.50, second cut $145.00-149.00 Cows sold on a strong active trade at steady prices with certain types bringing a premium.
Thursday Holstein veal calves are selling on a steady market while beef calves traded $2 – $5 higher.
Lambs sold on a good active trade at steady prices. Sheep sold on a steady trade. Goats sold steady.
Friday All classes of cattle traded on a strong active trade at steady prices.

Steers

Dave Bowles of Brussels consigned five steers that averaged 1513 lbs and sold for an average price of 156.52.
One blk str weighed 1560 lbs and sold to St. Helen’s Meat Packers for 168.50.
Henry Kanters of Elmwood consigned twelve steers that averaged 1397 lbs and sold for an average price of 152.50. One steer weighed 1435 lbs and sold to Norwich Meat Packers for 161.00.
Southlore Farms Inc. of Palmerston consigned three steers that averaged 1503 lbs and sold for an average price of 153.62. One char steer weighed 1505 lbs and sold to Clark Bros. Canadian Livestock for 160.00.
Heifers

Henry Kanters of Elmwood consigned six heifers that averaged 1254 lbs and sold for an average price of 151.85. One blue heifer weighed 1300 lbs and sold to St. Helen’s Meat Packers for 157.50.
Don Cormack of Mount Forest consigned thirty-nine heifers that averaged 1472 lbs and sold for an average price of 152.07. One char heifer weighed 1345 lbs and sold to Horizon Meat Packers for 155.00.
Southlore Farms Inc. of Palmerston consigned ten heifers that averaged 1313 lbs and sold for an average price of 139.91. One limo heifer weighed 1410 lbs and sold to Horizon Meat Packers for 154.50.

 
Cows There were 236 cows on offer
Export Types 88.00 – 95.00 sales to 105.50
Beef 105.00 – 112.00 sales to 114.75
D1 & D2 54.00 – 63.00
D3 45.00 – 52.00
D4 37.00 – 45.00

Ritzema Dairy Ltd. of Seaforth consigned one hol cow that weighed 1380 lbs and sold for 124.00.
Jim Maas of Bornholm consigned one hol cow that weighed 1165 lbs and sold for 123.00.
Terry Lundy of Kemble consigned one char cow that weighed 1595 lbs and sold for 114.75.

Bulls There were 6 bulls – 104.00 – 111.00
Ralph Nivens of Goderich consigned one red bull that weighed 1805 lbs and sold for 111.00.
Terpstra Farms of Brussels consigned one hol bull that weighed 1840 lbs and sold for 111.00.
Veal There were 180 head of veal on offer
Beef 140.00 – 180.00
Good Holsteins 105.00 – 115.00 sales to 120.00
Med Holsteins 97.00 – 104.00
Heavy Holsteins 100.00 – 110.00

Gideon Zehr of Newton consigned two heifers that averaged 672 lbs and sold for an average price of 162.80. One blk hfr weighed 725 lbs and sold for 184.00.
Joni J. Shetler of Lucknow consigned two heifers that averaged 755 lbs and sold for an average price of 173.54. One lim hfr weighed 725 lbs and sold for 184.00.
Ralph Nivens of Goderich consigned three steers that averaged 858 lbs and sold for an average price of 154.54. One lim str weighed 805 lbs and sold for 171.00.
Lamar Frey of Listowel consigned two strs that averaged 812 lbs and sold for an average price of 161.03. One limo str weighed 805 lbs and sold for 168.00.
Terry Greidanus consigned eleven holstein strs that averaged 735 lbs and sold for an average price of 110.56. One hol str weighed 720 lbs and sold for 120.00.
Lambs less 50 lbs N/A
50 – 65 lbs 217.00 – 267.50
65- 80 lbs 207.00 – 230.00
80 -95 lbs 190.00 – 211.00
95 -110 lbs 182.00 – 195.00
110 lbs & over 159.00 – 193.00

George Snell of Blyth consigned three lambs that averaged 59 lbs and sold for an average price of 2.52.

Sheep 50.00 – 91.00

Goats All Goat prices are now per lbs
Kidds – 200.00 – 300.00 sales to 325.00
Nannies – 50.00 – 100.00
Billies – 150.00 – 175.00

Top 400 – 500 202.00 – 235.00
Quality 500 – 600 195.00 – 232.00
Stocker 600 – 700 176.00 – 213.50
Steers 700 – 800 161.00 – 193.00
800 – 900 159.00 – 186.00
900 – 999 158.25 – 181.50
1000 lbs & over 144.00 – 171.50

Top < 400 110.00 – 200.00
Quality 400 – 500 185.00 – 202.00
Stocker 500 – 600 167.00 – 195.00
Heifers 600 – 700 152.00 – 188.00
700 – 800 150.00 – 169.00
800 – 900 148.00 – 165.00
900 lbs & over 142.00 – 158.00

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