Smithfield Livestock Auction
 

Market Report

SALE DATE:

February 18, 2016

TOTAL NUMBER
CATTLE OFFERED:

250

IN GENERAL THE
MARKET WAS:

Steady to $2 higher on cows. Steady on feeder cattle.

 

FEEDER CATTLE
(Beef Breeds):

STEERS: HEIFERS: HEIFERETTES:
350-500 LBS: $ .85 to .97
501-650 LBS:

$ 1.45 to 1.80

 
651-800 LBS: $ 1.35 to 1.42 $ 1.35 to 1.44.50  
801-1000 LBS:  
 

HOLSTEIN STEERS:

Baby on the
Bottle Calves:

(price per head)
$ 55 to 125 per head
180-250 LBS
off the Bottle:

(price per head)
$ 275 to 375 per head
350-500 LBS:
550-700 LBS: $ 1.05 to 1.14
701-900 LBS: $ .95 to 1.14
901-1200 LBS:
 

BUTCHER CATTLE:

Boning 80-85% lean: $ .62 to .74.50 High Dressing:  $ 
Breaking 75-90% lean: $ .58 to .61
Feeder:
Lean 85-90% lean: $ .45 to .58
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1: Yield Grade 2:  
 

DAIRY HEIFERS: 

Top Springer: $ 2130 Top 5 Average:
Top 10 Average: Overall Average: $ 2000
Short Bred Heifers:    
Open Heifers:

   
    

GENERAL TRENDS: 

Dairy Heifers:  
Butcher Cattle:  
Light Feeder Cattle:

 

Heavy Feeder Cattle:  
Stock Cows:  
Pairs:

 

We will still hold the

Keller Bull Sale on Saturday, March 5th @ 12:00!

Thank you to everyone who has supported SLA for the last 57 years. We appreciate all of you and value the wonderful people we have had the opportunity to work with.

cows

Representative Sales

October 2, 2014

 

TOP STEERS IN THEIR WEIGHT CLASS

3 blk   #352   $ 3.27
6 blk #483 $ 3.17
10 blk  #577 $ 2.48
10 blk #657 $ 2.30
2 blk #520 $ 2.52


TOP HEIFERS IN THEIR WEIGHT CLASS

5 blk  #535    $ 2.29
6 blk #549 $ 2.20
4 blk #673 $ 2.24
8 blk #678 $ 2.15
3 blk #693 $ 2.32


TOP COWS & BULLS IN THEIR WEIGHT CLASS

        
     


TOP HOLSTEINS IN THEIR WEIGHT CLASS 

#293  $ 2.30
3 #487 $ 2.14
6 #594 $ 2.04
2 #565 $ 2.19
8 #831 $ 1.74
10 #886 $ 1.62
9 #771 $ 1.84