Empire Livestock Auction – Bath, NY
AMS Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
New York Dept of Ag Mrkt News Mon May 13, 2019
Special Note: Next Feeder Cattle Special will be held on Saturday, June 15th.
Compared to the last report, Number 1 Steers sold steady to 5.00 higher; Number 1-2 and Number 2 Steers under 600 lbs sold steady, over 600 lbs sold 10.00 to 20.00 higher. Holstein Steers under 600 lbs sold weak, over 600 lbs sold firm, both on a light test. Number 1 Heifers under 500 lbs sold steady to 5.00 lower, 500-600 lbs sold 10.00- 20.00 lower; over 600 lbs sold 10.00 lower; Number 1-2 and Number 2 Heifers sold steady. Number 1 Bulls not tested; Number 1-2 Bulls sold under 600 lbs sold steady to 5.00 higher, over 600 lbs not tested; Number 2 Bulls under 500 lbs sold steady to 10.00 lower, over 500 lbs sold firm. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (41% Steers, 5% Dairy
Steers, 45% Heifers, 9% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 25%.
Partial funding for this project: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets project “Stocker cattle: Using underutilized grasslands to improve economic viability of the Southern Tier while providing viable careers for beginning farmers.”