DHM Numbers: Texas, Kentucky replacement auctions

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Weekly average California NFDM price

Week ending

Avg. price ($/ lb.)

7-day sales (lb.)

Aug. 8

1.7786

9,678,144

Aug. 1

1.8438

11,247,293

July 25

1.7887

13,973,399

July 18

1.8109

11,116,613

July 11

1.8043

11,695,253

Source: CDFA

 

 

 

Weekly National Dairy Product Sales report

Week ending Aug. 13, 2014

 

 

 

 

Change from

 

Ave. price

previous week

 

($/lb.)

(¢/lb.)

Butter

2.48

-4.8

Cheddar blocks

2.02

0.5

Cheddar barrels

2.04

-2.8

Dry whey

0.697

0.4

NFDM

1.80

-4.6

 

Weekly ethanol production, corn use

Ethanol production data for the week ending Aug. 8:

Ethanol production: 39.1 million gallons/day. The four-week average for ethanol production calculates to an annualized rate of 14.5 billion gallons.

Corn used: 14.1 million bushels/day

DIstillers grains production: 92,003 metric tons/day

Source: Renewable Fuels Association

 

Sulphur Springs Dairy Auction

Dairy replacement sales results from Sulphur Spring, Texas, on Aug. 7:

Fresh cows: 1900-2950

Holstein Springers: 1950-2700

Breeding age heifers: 875-1350

Small heifers: 660-910

Heifer calves: 2000-390

 

Mammoth Cave Dairy Auction

Dairy replacement sales results from Smiths Grove, Ky., on Aug. 12:

(Holsteins, price per head, unless otherwise noted)

Springers: 2-3 years old, 5-8 months bred

Supreme: 1775-2275

Approved: 1450-1650

Medium: 1250-1425

Common: 900-1175

 

Fresh Milking Cows: 2-4 years old

Supreme: 1775-2375

Approved: 1575-1700

Common: 850

 

Short Bred: 2-3 years old, 1-4 months bred

Supreme: 1550-1700

Approved: 425

 

Open Heifers: (Supreme & Approved)

200-300 lbs. 460-610

300-400 lbs. 450-650

400-500 lbs. 635-900

500-600 lbs. 710-1025

600-700 lbs. 1000-1335

700-800 lbs. 1335-1375

 

Holstein Heifers Calves: Small 140-190; Medium-Large 210-320.



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