Sulphur Springs Dairy Auction

Dairy replacement sales results from Sulphur Spring, Texas, on Jan. 8. 118 head sold.

Fresh cows: 1800-2727

Holstein Springers: 1800-2375

Breeding age heifers: None

Small heifers: 480-900

Heifer calves: 120-460

 

Idaho Producers Livestock Marketing Association

Dairy replacement sales results from Jerome, Idaho, on Jan. 7:

Springers (top 125): 1740 with top of 2475

Open heifers:

 (300-400 lbs.): 183-228/cwt.

 (400-500 lbs.): 208-408/cwt.

 (500-600 lbs.): 193/cwt.

 

Turlock Livestock Auction Yard

Sales results from a special dairy replacement heifer sale held Jan. 9, at Turlock, Calif.

970 head sold.

Prices $/head unless otherwise noted:

 

Springers

#1 Hol Springers: 2000-2450

#2 Hol Springers: 1700-1975

# 1 Jer Springers: 1800-2100

# 1 Jer x Springers: 1500-2050

 

Holstein Bred Heifers

No test

 

Holstein Open Heifers

No test

 

Weigh Dairy Cows (S/cwt.)

Top Yielding 88-99.50

Med Yielding 80-87

Low Yielding 55-79

 

Barren heifers (S/cwt.)

100-140

 

Toppenish, Wash.

Dairy replacement sales results from Toppenish, Wash, on Jan. 9. Compared to last month at same market, springer heifers were $100-$200 per head lower. Trade was active with good demand.

 

Springer Holstein Heifers

Supreme: 1700-2100

 

Short-bred Holstein Heifers (bred 1-3 mos.)

Supreme: 1440

 

Short-bred Holstein Heifers (bred 3-6 mos.)

Supreme: (1200-1450 lbs.)  1800-1900

Supreme: (1100-1150 lbs.)  1535-1605

Approved: (950-1050 lbs.) 1350-1410

 

Replacement Holstein heifers

369 lbs.: 200/cwt.

423 lbs.: 203/cwt.

765 lbs.: 155/cwt.

868 lbs.: 164/cwt.

879 lbs.: 145/cwt.

1053 lbs.: 157.50/cwt.

1173 lbs.: 139/cwt.

1215 lbs.: 136/cwt.

 

Replacement Jersey heifers

403 lbs.: 235/cwt.

470-476 lbs.: 225-235/cwt.

 

 

Video/Internet auction

 Demand good. All sales current FOB at Oregon-Washington-Idaho dairies.

 

Springer Holstein heifers

Supreme: 1685-1975

 

Holstein heifers (bred 1-3 mos.)

Supreme: 1435

 

Holstein heifers (bred 3-6 mos.)

Supreme: 1575

 

Replacement Holstein heifers

475 lbs.: 203/cwt.

700 lbs.: 172.25/cwt.

760 lbs.: 169.75/cwt.

830-850 lbs.: 162.50/cwt.

925 lbs.: 158/cwt.

 

Missouri Producers Auction Yards

Dairy replacement sales results from Norwood, Mo. on Jan. 9. Demand was good on moderate supply; 416 head sold. All quotes are Holsteins unless noted otherwise. All prices on a per head basis.

 

Springer heifers bred 7-9 months

Supreme: Scarce

Approved: 1750-1850

Medium: 1375-1650; individual crossbred 1375

Common: 1025-1325; crossbred 1175-1300

 

Heifers bred 4-6 months

Supreme & Approved: Scarce

Medium: 1200-1400; ind. crossbred 1300

Common: 1000-1050

 

Heifers bred 1-3 months

Supreme: Scarce

Approved: 1400-1600

Medium: Ind. 1300

Common: Crossbreds 1200-1250

 

Open heifers

Approved

200-300 lbs: 550-575

300-400 lbs: scarce

400-480 lbs: 700-725, ind. crossbred 585

506-513 lbs: 795; crossbreds 710

 

Medium

300-400 lbs: crossbred 450-575

600-700 lbs: 750-825

 

Fresh and open milking cows

Supreme: Scarce

Approved: 1650-1700

Medium: 1425-1500; ind. crossbred 1500

Common: 1025-1250

 

Bred and springer cows

Supreme: Scarce

Approved: Scarce

Medium: 1375-1625

Common: Ind. crossbred 975

 

Baby calves

Holstein heifers: 240-380

Jersey heifers: Scarce

Crossbred heifers: 300-310; small 160