Weekly fuel prices decline

Average retail prices were again lower for the week ending Dec. 29 (see table), according to the Energy Information Administration.

 

Weekly average California NFDM price

Week ending

Avg. price ($/ lb.)

7-day sales (lb.)

Dec. 26

1.1997

4,659,420

Dec. 19

1.2561

6,844,052

Dec. 12

1.3034

9,276,961

Dec. 5

1.3653

10,849,869

Source: CDFA

 

 

 

Mammoth Cave Dairy Auction

Dairy replacement sale results from Smiths Grove, Ky., on Dec. 23.

590 head sold.

(Holsteins, price per head, unless otherwise noted)

 

Springers: 2-3 years old, 5-8 months bred

Supreme: 1800-2425

Approved: 1500-1775

Medium: 1200-1450

Common: 875-1075

 

Fresh Milking Cows: 2-4 years old

Supreme: 2275

Approved: 1625

Medium: No test

Common: 1250

 

Short Bred: 2-3 years old, 1-4 months bred

Supreme: 1625-1700

Approved: 1525-1600

Medium: 1325

Common: 1150

 

Open Heifers: (Supreme & Approved)

200-300 lbs.: 460

400-500 lbs. 810-835

500-600 lbs. 725-835

600-700 lbs.:  845

700-800 lbs. No test

 

Holstein Heifers Calves: Small 90-190; Medium-Large 210-340.