Previous Feeder Special Sale was November 23, 2019. Compared to the last report, Feeder Steers sold 15.00-20.00 higher on a light test, except Number 2 Feeder Steers sold 5.00 higher on a light test. Feeder Heifers sold 15.00 higher on a light test, except Number 1 Feeder Heifers not tested. Feeder Bulls and Feeder Holstein Steers not tested. Short Bred Cows sold 50.00 lower on a light test; other Replacement Cows not tested. Cow-Calf Pairs sold steady on a light test, except two large-framed Cow-Calf Pairs not tested. Replacement Bulls not tested. Demand was moderate. Today’s supply included a small herd dispersal and consignments. Supply included: 90% Feeder Cattle (49% Steers, 4% Dairy Steers, 29% Heifers, 18% Bulls); 10% Replacement Cattle (38% Bred Cows, 44% Cow-Calf Pairs, 19% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 39%.
Additional NYS cattle auction prices can be found at: https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/feeder-and-replacement-cattle-auctions#NewYork.
(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.”).