Author Archives: Michael James Baker

Feeder Auction results – Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange

Compared to the last sale Number 1 Feeder Steers sold mostly 6.00-10.00 higher. Number 1 Feeder Heifers sold mostly 3.00-4.00 higher. Number 1 Feeder Bulls sold mostly 6.00-8.00 higher. Supply heavy. Demand moderate. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (46% Steers, 42% Heifers, 12% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 22%. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (44% Steers, 36% Heifers, 20% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 29%.

Full report.

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.”).

NNY Beef Nutrition Meetings Nov 120-015

Join us to see if your forages will meet the requirements of our cows or calves over the winter. We will be looking at ration analyzers on the computer so bring your laptop to the meeting and we will help you set it up.

Nov 12 – Watertown
Nov 13 – East Adirondack Beef Company, Westport
Nov 14 – Malone
Nov 15 – Extension Learning Farm, Canton

Contact your local Extension Office for more info.

Beef Nutrition meeting flyer.

CNY Feeder Calf Sale – Dec 6.

Good Morning past buyers and supporters,

As we are out on farms looking at cattle for this year’s December feeder calf sale I wanted to send you all a reminder that our sale will be on December 6th at 2pm.
The sale will be a tele-auction sale through Kent Auctioneer Inc.

If you would like to register to bid please Register to bid on sale day: must call CCE – Cooperstown Office 607-547-2536, ext. 231 the week of the sale (Dec. 2-6) to register or Bid online week of sale: http://www.williamkentinc.com/.

If you have any questions regarding what we have to offer, please get in touch with me and I will be happy to share that information with you. Currently we have approximately 100 calves and the videos and information on those calves will be on the Kent Inc. website by the end of next week.

I look forward to hearing from you,

Ashley M. McFarland
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Central NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team
Regional Livestock Specialist P.A.S.
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350
https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/
Office : 315 866 7920
Cell: 315 604 2156
Am2876@cornell.edu

Feeder calf auction results – Finger Lakes Livestock Exchange

Compared to the last sale Number 1 Feeder Steers sold 6.00-10.00 higher. Number 1 Feeder Heifers sold 3.00-5.00 higher. Number 1 Feeder Bulls sold mostly steady. Supply heavy. Demand moderate. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (46% Steers, 42% Heifers, 12% Bulls). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 22%.

Full report.

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.”).

New livestock hire for Southwest NY

On behalf of Director Watkins, I am pleased to announce Amy Barkley’s appointment to the Livestock and Small Farm Specialist position on the Southwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team starting December 16, 2019.  Amy comes to us from Eggland’s Best where she served as Quality Assurance Manager, working with franchise production farms, feed mills and processors to optimize production and quality. Amy grew up on a diversified vegetable, fruit and livestock farm in PA and participated in the 4-H livestock program as a youth.  She went on to Penn State University where she earned her B.S. and M.S. in Animal Science and worked on a number of livestock/dairy farms as a farm hand throughout high school and college.  We are excited to have Amy join our new CCE Team and please help me welcome her to Extension!

Amy will be housed in the CCE Erie office and I will share her contact information as soon as I have it.

Sincerely,

Peter

Peter T. Landre

State Extension Specialist for Regional Ag Programs

370 Roberts Hall

Ithaca, NY

315-694-0969 cell