Compared to last month’s Dairy Heifer Special Sale, Fresh and Short Bred Cows sold weak; Bred Cows not tested; Springing Cows sold steady. Short Bred Heifers sold firm; Springing and Bred Heifers sold steady. Jersey/Crossbred Dairy Heifers sold steady to 100.00 higher. Open Heifers sold steady to 50.00 lower. Jersey/Crossbred Open Heifers sold steady to 100.00 higher. Dairy Bulls under 600 lbs sold steady to 50.00 lower; 600-900 lbs not tested; over 900 lbs sold steady to 100.00 lower. Jersey/Crossbred Dairy Bulls under 900 lbs sold steady; over 900 lbs not tested. Today’s report includes the monthly Dairy Heifer Special Sale, a herd dispersal and consignments. Supply included: 100% Replacement Dairy Cattle (5% Fresh/Milking Cows, 8% Bred Cows, 26% Bred Heifers, 48% Open Heifers, 13% Bulls).
(Funds to support the NYS Market News program come from 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.”).