CWT assists with 1.7 million lbs. of cheese export sales

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted seven requests for export assistance to sell 1.704 million lbs. of cheddar cheese in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Bids were accepted from CWT-member cooperatives Dairy Farmers of America and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) The product will be delivered December 2014 through April 2015.

Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives in selling 99.320 million lbs. of cheese, 56.287 million lbs.s of butter and 55.623 million lbs. of whole milk powder to 45 countries on six continents. These sales are the equivalent of 2.589 billion lbs. of milk on a milkfat basis.

 

Missouri Producers Auction Yards

Dairy replacement sales results from Norwood, Mo. on Nov. 14. Demand was moderate on a moderate supply; 434 head sold. All quotes are Holsteins unless noted otherwise.  All prices on a per head basis.

 

Springer heifers bred 7-9 months

Supreme: 2200-2350

Approved: 1900-2125; Crossbreds 1700-1800; Ind. Jersey 1775

Medium: 1675-1875; Crossbreds 1425-1600; Ind. Jersey 1525

Common:  1125-1550

 

Heifers bred 4-6 months

Approved: 1825-1850; Ind. Jersey 1700

Medium: 1375-1775; Crossbreds 1450-1675; Ind Jersey 1375

Common:  1025-1225

 

Heifers bred 1-3 months

Supreme: Ind. Jersey 1800

Approved: 1600-1725; Ind. Crossbred 1450

Medium: Individual 1500; Crossbreds 975-1175

 

Open heifers

Approved

200-300 lbs: 450-650; Pkg 9 hd. Jerseys 550; Crossbreds  530; Pair Brown Swiss 600

300-400 lbs: Pair 635; Crossbreds 560-600; Pair Brown Swiss 800 

400-500 lbs:  Pair 910; Ind. Jersey 740

500-600 lbs:  Ind. Jersey 1130; Pair Crossbreds 970 

600-700 lbs:  Pkg 10 hd 618 lbs 1160

700-800 lbs:  1410-1440

800-900 lbs:  1450-1485

 

Medium

200-300 lbs:  Ind. 320; Pair Jerseys 260; Pair Crossbreds 325

300-400 lbs:  Pair Jerseys 450

400-500 lbs:  Ind. 625; Ind. Crossbred 600

500-600 lbs:  Ind. 775; Pair Crossbreds 800; Ind. Crossbred 600

700-800 lbs:  Pair Crossbreds 800; Ind. Jersey 710

800-900 lbs:  Ind. Crossbred 1000

 

Fresh and open milking cows

Supreme: Ind. 1950, Ind. Crossbred 1675; Ind. Jersey 1500

Approved: Ind. 1700

Medium: Ind. Jersey 700

 

Bred and springer cows

Supreme: Ind. 2100; Pair Crossbreds 1900-1975

Approved: 1775-1925; Crossbreds 1675-1700; Jersey 1425-1550

Medium: 1400-1650; Jersey 1325-1385

Common:  Pair 1150

 

Baby calves

Holstein heifers: 335-430

Holstein bulls: 340-425; Small 210-300

Jersey heifers: Ind. 345

Jersey bulls: Small 90-105

Crossbred heifers: Scarce

Crossbred bulls: 200-305; Small 95-150

Beef Cross bulls: 310-330; Small 210-275

 

U.S. gasoline, diesel prices lower

A weekly summary of average retail gasoline and diesel prices from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: