Farm market report for Dec. 23 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market

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Monday December 23, 2013 

Feeder Cattle- Very small test Fed Cattle
Beef Steers & Bulls   See Monday 12-16 Report Fed Beef Steers 125 - 130 cwt
350-600# Mixed grading 115 - 124 cwt
600-800# Fed Beef Heifers 124 - 129.5 cwt
800-1000# Mixed grading 95 - 123 cwt

Beef Heifers Fed Holstein Steers 112 - 119 cwt
350-600# "Silage fed, heavy weight, select grade,"
600-800# light-weight 90 - 111 cwt
800-1000#

Holstein Steers
250-400# Market Cows mostly 74 - 79 cwt
400-600# High-yielding cows 80 - 86 cwt
600-800# "Thin, shelly, full, overfed cows" 30 - 73 cwt
800-1100# Market Bulls 85 - 89 cwt

Holstein Heifers High-yielding bulls 90 - 97 cwt
odd and plain cattle sell at a discount

Bred Beef Cow  Next Special 02-27-13
Baby Calves - 4:00 PM Bred Beef Cows N/A hd
95 - 125# 100 - 180 cwt Cow/Calf Pairs N/A hd
150 - 250# 155 - 190 cwt Beef Breeding Bulls N/A hd
Beef Calves N/A cwt
"Lighter, weaker, younger calves" 40 - 95 cwt

Swine
Market Hogs
Sheep 230-280# 51 cwt
Feeder Lambs 280-290# 51 cwt
50-70# 100 - 175 cwt 290-300# 51 cwt
70-90# 100 - 165 cwt Market Sows

Fed Lambs - 110-145# Under 450# 63 - 64 cwt
Shorn Lambs 150 - 155 cwt 450-500# 66 cwt
Unshorn Lambs 150 - 153 cwt Over 500# 67 - 68 cwt

Ewes Market Boars
Utility & Good Ewes 40 - 50 cwt Under 300# 34 cwt
Thin & Cull Ewes 30 - 40 cwt Over 300# 23 cwt