Kearney, NE Thu Feb 14, 2013 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News
Valentine, NE - Valentine Livestock Auction
Bred Heifer and Cow Auction for 02/14/2013
Receipts: 1100 Week Ago: None Year Ago: 950
Special Bred Heifer and Cow Auction along with R&D Angus Bull Sale
brought a large crowd of buyers to the auction. Demand was moderate to
good. Several partial and full dispersals of top quality Sandhills momma
cows on hand today. Most offerings will calve in February/March with a
few in April. R&D Angus sold 42 head of bulls with the average price of
3485.00 per head. Feb 21, expecting 3000 head of feeder cattle.
Bred Cows: Large 1: Bred Heifers 1075-1125 lbs 1650.00-1710.00. 3-4 yrs
1250-1560 lbs 1625.00-1750.00. Solid Mouth Registered Angus 1525-1735 lbs
1700.00-1950.00. Commercial cows 1330-1650 lbs 1400.00-1690.00.
Short/Solid Mouth 1330-1560 lbs 1100.00-1335.00. Broken Mouth Registered
Angus 1420-1720 lbs 1400.00-1450.00. Commercial cows 1250-1595 lbs
1150.00-1250.00, thin 900.00-1035.00. Medium and Large 1: Bred Heifers
1040-1235 lbs 1400.00-1525.00. 3-4 yrs 1100-1315 lbs 1325.00-1525.00.
Solid Mouth 1115-1260 lbs thin 11600-1200.00. Short/Solid 1230-1310 lbs
thin 900.00-1100.00. Broken Mouth 1125-1235 lbs 840.00-860.00.
Cow-Calf Pairs: Large 1: 2yrs Pkg 1090 lbs with new babies 1700.00. 3-4
yrs 1525 lbs with 350 lbs calves 1725.00. Running Age 1450 lbs with new
Source: NE Dept of Ag - USDA Market News Service, Kearney, NE
Tom Walthers 308-390-5399
24 Hr Recorded Markets 620-369-9311
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