Strong demand for heifers

Springer heifer prices were firm at most recent auctions. Top quality heifers topped out at $1,925 in Turlock, Calif., and $1,900 in New Holland, Pa. Demand for heifers remains strong. Dairy producers continue to cull at a high rate, but they are replacing those animals with heifers and the U.S. dairy herd continues to grow. However, calf prices were a little lower at the latest auctions, topping out at $225 in Stratford, Wis., compared to $320 last month, reports Greg Scheer, dairy analyst with Doane Advisory Services in St. Louis, Mo. FULL STORY »

Heifer prices jump again

Heifer prices were higher at the most recent auctions. High-end springing heifers topped out at $1,875 in Turlock, Calif., and hit $1,800 in New Holland, Pa. Strong cull cow prices and high feed costs are encouraging dairy cow slaughter, which was up 10 percent the first three months. But the U.S. dairy herd continues to grow as demand for heifers remains strong from producers, reports Greg Scheer, dairy analyst with Doane Advisory Services in St. Louis, Mo. Calf prices were mostly firm at the latest auctions, topping out at $320 in Stratford, Wis., and at $250 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. FULL STORY »

Heifer prices hold

Heifer prices held firm with last month at the most recent auctions. FULL STORY »

Heifer demand on the rise

Demand for heifers has increased and prices are higher this month as producers look for replacements. FULL STORY »

Calf prices slip slightly

Strong demand for springer heifers has pushed prices higher in most recent auctions. FULL STORY »

Heifer prices remain firm

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