Market Report

Brussels Livestock Market Report

For the week ending July 16, 2024

Total Receipts: 1271 cattle; 866 lambs, sheep, & goats

Report Summary: 

Tuesday – Fed cattle sold on a steady market, with good buyer demand. Cows sold on an active trade at prices $2 - $3 higher.

Thursday – Veal sold steady. Beef calves sold strong. Lambs sold steady. Sheep sold higher. Goats sold steady.

Friday – Calves sold actively on a market $5 - $10 higher. Yearlings sold strong $3 - $5 higher.

 

Tuesday:

Fed Cattle: There were 165 fed cattle on offer:

Choice Fed Cattle:

245.00 – 265.00 up to 268.00

Second Cut Fed Cattle:

230.00 – 244.00

Aged & Medium Fed Cattle:

211.00 – 228.00

Holstein Fed Cattle:

175.00 – 227.00

 

  • Bill Finlay of Durham consigned 23 head. 1 fat weighed 1690 lbs and sold for a price of $268.00.

 

  • Inglis Farms of Clifford consigned 5 head. 1 fat weighed 1515 lbs and sold for a price of $260.50.

 

  • K/C McAlpine Farms of Ailsa Craig consigned 7 head. 1 fat weighed 1790 lbs and sold for a price of $252.50.

 

CowsThere were 180 cows on offer:

Beef Cows:

165.00 – 192.00 up to 194.00

Good Holstein Cows:

158.00 – 165.00 up to 198.00

Medium Holstein Cows:

145.00 – 157.00

Bulls:

195.00 – 213.00

 

  • Kody Roddick of Petrolia consigned 3 head. 1 red cow weighed 1165 lbs and sold for a price of $194.00.

 

  • Cranbrook Farms of Brussels consigned 5 head. 1 holstein cow weighed 1420 lbs and sold for a price of $198.00.

 

  • Steve Stewart of Chatsworth consigned 1 black bull that weighed 1840 lbs and sold for $213.00.

 

Thursday:

Veal: There were 175 veal & 26 bob calves on offer:

Beef Veal:

260.00 – 303.00

Good Holsteins:

230.00 – 244.00

Sl. Heavy Holsteins:

220.00 – 235.00

Heavy Holsteins:

185.00 – 212.00

Medium Holsteins:

220.00 – 229.00

Plain Holsteins:

200.00 – 219.00

 Holstein Drop Calves:

   $450 – $1175 / HEAD

 

  • Solomon A. Martin of Priceville consigned 6 head. 1 blue veal weighed 1135 lbs and sold for a price of $303.00.

 

  • Larry Graul of Walkerton consigned 6 head. 1 holstein veal weighed 720 lbs and sold for a price of $244.00.

 

  • Len Stamper of Bluevale consigned 2 head. 1 holstein bob sold for $1175/head.

 

Lambs:

 

Under 50 lbs:

335.00 – 500.00

50-64 lbs:

329.50 – 350.00

65-79 lbs:

326.00 – 345.00

80-94 lbs:

321.00 – 350.00

95-109 lbs:

309.00 – 325.00

110 lbs & over:

298.00 – 310.00

Sheep:

  75.00 – 240.00

       
  • Baird Brothers of Wingham consigned 11 head. 6 lambs averaged 59 lbs and sold for an average price of $350.00.

 

  • Dave Pranger of Strathroy consigned 12 head. 5 lambs averaged 97 lbs and sold for an average price of $320.00.

 

Goats:

Meat Kids:

  400.00 – 545.00

Dairy Kids:

  330.00 – 450.00

Mature Bucks:

  250.00 – 400.00

Mature Does:

    60.00 – 235.00

 

  • Tracy Logan of Warwick Township consigned 2 head. 2 kid goats averaged 59 lbs and sold for an average price of $530.00.

 

  • Harry Huber of Mildmay consigned 12 head. 1 kid goat weighed 49 lbs and sold for a price of $545.00.

 

Friday:

Stockers:  There were 725 stockers on offer: 

Top Quality Steers:

Under 400 lbs:

435.00 – 530.00

400 – 499 lbs:

445.00 – 487.50 up to 535.00

500 – 599 lbs:

445.00 – 515.00

600 – 699 lbs:

405.00 – 462.50

700 – 799 lbs:

390.00 – 412.50

800 – 899 lbs:

352.50 – 358.50 up to 370.00

900 – 999 lbs:

326.00 – 343.00 up to 345.00

1000 lbs & over:

292.50 – 324.00

 

Top Quality Heifers:

Under 400 lbs:

Too few to establish a market

400 – 499 lbs:

315.00 – 390.00 up to 445.00

500 – 599 lbs:

388.00 – 450.00

600 – 699 lbs:

335.00 – 408.00

700 – 799 lbs:

300.00 – 392.50

800 – 899 lbs:

295.00 – 345.00

900 lbs & over:

270.00 – 305.00 up to 311.50

 

 

  • Reidholm Farms of Moorefield consigned 30 head. 9 black steers averaged 521 lbs and sold for an average price of $515.00.

 

  • Andy MacDougall of Kirkfield consigned 16 head. 5 charolais steers averaged 598 lbs and sold for an average price of $500.00.

 

  • Stewart Farms of Douglas consigned 70 head. 22 charolais steers weighed 935 lbs and sold for an average price of $343.00. 13 charolais steers weighed 1021 lbs for an average price of $324.00.

 

  • John B. Martin of Gadshill consigned 13 head. 10 simmental heifers averaged 597 lbs and sold for an average price of $413.00.

 

  • Earl Albrecht of Newton consigned 11 head. 11 black heifers weighed 820 lbs and sold for an average price of $345.00.

 

  • Benjamin Martin of Douglas consigned 16 head. 11 char heifers averaged 956 lbs and sold for an average price of $304.00.

EASTERN & WESTERN CALVES AVAILABLE WEEKLY. BRED COWS & COW/CALF PAIRS AVAILABLE.

Call: Mark Ferraro 519-492-0181 / Matt Ferraro 519-313-0583 /

Chris Ferraro 519-323-8025 / Kevin McArter 519-357-0594

1 steer shipped to us weighing over 3000 lbs

1 steer shipped to us weighing over 3000 lbs

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