CME Class III Futures, Feb. 11

 

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Change

Month

 ($/cwt.)

(¢/cwt.)

Jan. 2015

16.18*

 

Feb.

15.75

n.c.

March

15.11

n.c.

April

15.02

2

May

15.30

8

June

15.74

11

July

16.45

14

Aug.

16.99

13

Sept.

17.05

9

Oct.

17.21

6

Nov.

17.04

6

Dec.

16.70

2

2015 ave.

14.86

 

Source: CME

 

 

* Final federal order price

 

* Preliminary

 

 

 

Daily CME Cash Trading on Feb. 11

 

 

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Change

 

($/lb.)

(¢/lb.)

Cheddar barrels

1.4800

n.c.

Cheddar blocks

1.5300

down 0.5

NFDM Grade A

1.1250

up 3.25¢

Butter Grade AA

1.7100

down 3.5¢

 

 

Weekly National Dairy Product Sales Report

Week ending Feb. 7, 2015

 

 

 

 

Change from

 

Ave. price

previous week

 

($/lb.)

(¢/lb.)

Butter

1.63

6.5

Cheddar blocks

1.54

-1.8

Cheddar barrels

1.52

0.6

Dry whey

0.560

-1.8

NFDM

1.02

4.7

Source: USDA Ag Marketing Service

 

 

Mammoth Cave Dairy Auction

Dairy replacement sale results from Smiths Grove, Ky., on Feb. 10.

763 head sold.

(Holsteins, price per head, unless otherwise noted)

 

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

Supreme: 1850-2000

Approved: 1500-1725

Medium: 1200-1450

Common: 975-1150

 

Fresh Milking Cows: 2-4 years old

Supreme: No test

Approved: 1600-1775

Medium: 1400

Common: 1000-1275

 

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

Supreme: No test

Approved: 1425

Medium: 1250

Common: Not tested

 

Open Heifers

Supreme

300-400 lbs.: 650

400-500 lbs.: 800

500-600 lbs.: 950

 

Approved

300-400 lbs.: 510-550

400-500 lbs.: 710

500-600 lbs.: 870

 

Holstein Heifers Calves: Small 120-190; Medium-Large 240-380.