Albany, NY Wed Aug 15, 2018 USDA – Cornell University
Empire Livestock Auction – Cherry Creek, NY
Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Wednesday, August 15, 2018
This Week: 133 118
Last Week: 99 127
Compared to last week, Slaughter cattle not tested.
Slaughter Cows sold steady.
Organic Slaughter Cows not tested. Slaughter Bulls not tested. See the Cherry
Creek Replacement Cattle Report for monthly Dairy Heifer Special Sale. Slaughter
cattle sold by the cwt, dairy cattle sold by the head.
Percent Lean Avg. Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Premium White 65-75 ———– ———– ———–
Breakers 75-80 51.00-53.50 54.00-56.00 ———–
Boners 80-85 46.50-53.50 54.00-56.00 39.00-46.00
Lean 88-90 32.00-40.00 42.00-45.00 20.00-30.00
Organic Slaughter Cows: Low Dressing individual 40.00.
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1 1384-1454 lbs Average Dressing few 73.00-75.50.
Return to Farm Holstein Calves:
Compared to last week, Holstein Bull calves sold steady to 2.00 higher. Holstein
Heifer calves sold steady to 10.00 lower. Dairy/Beef Crossbred calves not tested.
Demand was moderate. All calves sold by the cwt.
Holstein Bull Calves: Number 1 96-118 lbs 85.00-102.50; Number 2 88-106 lbs
62.50-80.00; Number 3 84-116 lbs 42.50-62.50; Utility 72-112 lbs 15.00-40.00.
Holstein Heifer Calves: Number 2 few 88-90 lbs 42.50-47.50; Utility 74-92 lbs
22.50-32.50; Red few 72-80 lbs 10.00-25.00.
Price and grade information is reported by USDA – Cornell University
Department of Animal Science. While market reports reflect the majority
of Livestock sold at each sale, there are instances where animals do
not fit reporting categories and are not included in this report.
Source: USDA – Cornell Dept Anim Sci, NYS Dept Ag & Mkts, Albany, NY
Levi Geyer Acting OIC / Office 717-354-2391
Sam Vanstrom / Market Reporter / Cell 716-338-6151
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