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2017 VBPA
SPRING FEEDER CATTLE SALE RESULTS

 

LN_LS182
New Holland, PA    Mon May 08, 2017    USDA – Ag Market News

Vermont Beef Producers Spring Graded Feeder Cattle Auction
Essex Junction, VT, Saturday May 6, 2017.

Receipts:  93

The Vermont Beef Producers Association held their annual Spring Graded
feeder cattle sale on Saturday May 6th, in Essex Junction. Supply was about
average for the spring sale and attracted a large number of local buyers.
Quality consisted of an even mix of Medium and Large Number 1 and Number 2
grade cattle. There was a lot of value added with 100 percent of the cattle
being vaccinated and 100 percent weaned. Several lots were natural or grass
fed. Demand was good overall. Cattle were graded and weighed a day prior to
the sale and sold by the cwt, on their in-weights.

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
2    450-500     478    142.00-153.00     147.63
3    500-600     580    135.00-151.00     142.86
4    600-650     624    123.00-145.00     136.45
2    650-700     670    143.00-149.00     145.92
7    700-800     750    115.00-154.00     142.65
5    800-900     819    107.50-150.00     128.20
1      964      964       123.00                     123.00

Feeder Steers Large 1
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
1     1054      1054       119.00         119.00
1     1130      1130       122.00         122.00

Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
3    400-500     482    147.00-155.00     150.97
2    550-600     564    127.00-137.00     132.09
6    700-800     741    128.00-139.00     133.97
2    800-850     820    108.00-121.00     114.50
2    850-900     860    100.00-108.00     104.05
2    900-950     912     96.00-104.00     100.04

Feeder Steers Small 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
1      350       350        64.00          64.00

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
2    450-500     492    114.00-122.00     117.96
3    500-550     518    116.00-126.00     119.58
3    550-600     579    131.00-134.00     132.99
9    600-700     655    102.00-137.00     123.35
8    700-800     748    117.00-154.00     137.30
3    800-900     855    126.00-133.00     130.26

Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
1      316       316       101.00         101.00
5    400-500     459     70.00-113.00      97.40
3    500-550     529    121.00-125.00     123.32
2    550-600     573     88.00-139.00     113.99
1      603       603        97.00          97.00
2    650-700     670     97.00-110.00     103.50
2    700-750     718     94.00-130.00     112.36

Feeder Heifers Small 2
Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
5    300-400     350     60.00-100.00      75.57

Source:  USDA – Ag Market News, Lancaster County, PA
John Stacy, Acting OIC, office (717)354-2391 / cell (717)406-7350
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LN_LS182.txt

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