Livestock report


First Posted: 4/22/2009

Sales totaled 1,046 head, including cattle (1,016), goats (20), sheep (4) and hogs (6) during Tuesdays sales at Mount Airy Stockyards Inc.
Animals sold on the livestock market, based on 100-pound weights, were:
– Slaughter cows: breakers, utility and commercial, $50-$58; cutter and boning, $45-$59.50; canner and low cutter, $34-$43.
– Slaughter bulls: 1,000-1,500 pounds, $59-$68; 1,500 pounds and up, $59-$72.50.
– Stock cows: 1,050 pounds and up, (M1 & M2) $500-$820.
– Cow/calf pairs: too few.
– Baby calves: $45-$80.
– Feeder steers and bulls: 200-300 pounds, (small frame) $82-$104, (Holsteins) $71-$86; 300-400 pounds, (M1) $104-$116, (small frame) $80-$105, (Holsteins) $66-$70; 400-500 pounds, (M1) $95-$115, (small frame) $83-$100, (Holsteins) $60-$66; 500-600 pounds, (M1) $88.50-$104, (small frame) $78-$90, (Holsteins) $66.50-$70; 600-700 pounds, (M1) $86-$99.75, (small frame) $74-$84.50, (Holsteins) $56.50-$69.50; 700 pounds and up, (M1) $79-$90, (small frame) $74-$82.
– Feeder heifers: 200-300 pounds, (M1) $92-$109, (small frame) $72-$90; 300-400 pounds, (M1) $89-$101, (small frame) $72-$89; 400-500 pounds, (M1) $87-$98.25, (small frame) $71-$89; 500-600 pounds, (M1) $86-$95, (small frame) $75-$85.50; 600-700 pounds, (M1) $80-$87; 700 pounds and up, (M1) $73-$76, (small frame) $60-$78.
– Goats: kids, $32-$75; others, $30-$85; large billy, $22-$105.

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