Farm market report for Dec. 18 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market

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Week of December 16-18, 2013 
Fed Cattle
Fed Beef Steers 126 - 133 cwt
Mixed grading & light weight 92 - 125 cwt
Fed Beef Heifers 126 - 132.25 cwt
Mixed grading & heavy weight 100 - 125 cwt
Fed Holstein Steers 115 - 122.5 cwt
"Silage fed, heavy weight, select grade,"
and light-weight are 90 - 114 cwt

Market Cows
Brought mostly 74 - 81 cwt
High-yielding cows 82 - 98 cwt
"Thin, shelly, full, overfed cows" 30 - 73 cwt
Market Bulls 65 - 91 cwt
High-yielding bulls 92 - 98 cwt

Market Hogs
230#-280# 53 cwt
280#-290# 52 cwt
290#-300# 51 cwt

Sows
Under 450# 62 - 65 cwt
450-500# 67 cwt
Over 500# 68 - 69 cwt

Boars
Under 300# 34 cwt
Over 300# 23 cwt

Sheep
Feeder Lambs
50-70# 100 - 175 cwt
70-90# 100 - 165 cwt
Fed Lambs 110-145#
Shorn 145 - 150 cwt
Unshorn 145 - 150 cwt
Ewes
Utility & Good Ewes 40 - 50 cwt
Thin & Cull Ewes 30 - 40 cwt