cropped salebarnFairview Sale Barn  Fairview, IL

 

Weekly Market Report

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - Packer Day

Near 500 head of slaughter cattle today including 306 of slaughter steers and heifers.  Fed steers & heifers sold steady to 1.00 lower on a top of 112.00.

Cull cows were 4 to 5 lower than last week and slaughter bulls sold 3-4 lower with no real high yielding bulls to test the market.



Slaughter Steers      
Choice 2-4 104.50-108.25    
  High Yielding 108.75-111.75    
  Low Yielding 102.00-104.25    
Mixed Select/Choice 2-3 100.00-103.50    
  Select 1-2  mostly 102.00/down  
Few fancy selects up to 114.00    
        
       
Slaughter Heifers      
Choice 2-4 104.00-108.25    
  High Yielding 109.25-112.00    
  Low Yielding 101.00-103.00    
Mixed Select/Choice 2-3 100.00-103.50    
Select 1-2 101.00/down    
Few agey fed hfrs 95.00-104.00    
       
Slaughter Cows  High yield Avg. Yield Low Yield
Premium White 97.00    
Breakers-1300-1800# 62.50-67.00 57.50-61.00 56.50/down
Boners 1200-1600# 60.50-66.50 57.00-60.00 56.50/down
Lean - 1000-1400# 56.00-61.00 51.00-55.50 49.00/down
       
  Fancy Good Rest
Young cows returning to 84.00-96.00 75.00-77.00 61.00-66.00
  farm for mroe feed      
       
Slaughter Bulls - High yield Avg. Yield Low Yield
  - 79.00-84.50 78.00/down
       

Please note:
The below market report is reflective of the majority of classes and grades of livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report.  Prices are reported on a per cwt. basis, unless otherwise noted

 

 

          
 Thursday - September 21, 2017 - Special Feeder Sale

 

1968 cattle sold today at Fairview Sale Barn to a very optimistic group of buyers even though the fed cattle market continues to flounder.  The overall quality of today's offering was excellent and condition was the best.  All weights and classes easily found buyers and competition was keen. 

Steers         Load Lots  
300-400# 180.00 to 202.00   758# 159.00
400-500# 174.00 to 195.75   764# 161.75
500-600# 168.00 to 182.00   769# 161.25
600-700# 162.00 to 171.00   775# 159.00
700-800# 155.00 to 164.00   819# 162.00
800-900# 150.00 to 162.00   846# 151.50
900-1050# 125.00 to 139.75   849# 158.25
          944# 139.75
To few bulls for a test            
             
             
Heifers         Load Lots  
300-400# 148.00 to 181.00   724# 150.00
400-500# 146.00 to 180.00   749# 145.50
500-600# 144.00 to 166.00      
600-700# 141.00 to 153.00      
700-800# 138.00 to 150.00      
800-900# 100.50 to 130.25      

Please note:
The below market report is reflective of the majority of classes and grades of livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report.  Prices are reported on a per cwt. basis, unless otherwise noted.

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