Heifer prices down compared to year-ago levels

 Resize text         Printer-friendly version of this article Printer-friendly version of this article

Springer heifer prices nationwide remain virtually unchanged from month-ago levels, with the exception of California. There, the high-end price for top-quality springers dropped from $1,575 last month to $1,450 this month. The nationwide springer price has taken a precipitous turn downward compared to one year ago, with this month’s top end for best-quality springers ranging from $1,400 to $1,475. Last year, that range was $1,650 to $1,700. Holstein heifer calves are down month-to-month and year-to-year as well. Calf prices fell about $10.00 per head this month compared to last, and ranged from $25 to $210 nationwide. Last year at this time, that range was $75 to $290.

 
Springing heifers
Heifer calves
 Location (sale date)
Supreme/top grade
Approved/medium grade
90-120 pounds
Turlock, Calif. (1/18/13)
$1,300-$1,450
$1,100-$1,275
NR
Stratford, Wis. (2/4/13)
$1,200-$1,475
$850-$1,200
$25-$95
Sulphur Springs, Texas (1/17/13)
$1,075-$1,475
$850-$1,050
$60-$210
New Holland, Pa. (1/30/13)
$1,325-$1,400
$1,125-$1,275
$50-$115


Comments (0) Leave a comment 

Name
e-Mail (required)
Location

Comment:

characters left


Kuhn SR 100 GII SpeedRakes®

The best just got better with the Kuhn SR 100 GII SpeedRakes. Refined styling, higher strength materials and improved options ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

Feedback Form
Leads to Insight