Market Report

Brussels Livestock Market Report

For the week ending March 1, 2024

Total Receipts: 1335 cattle; 400 lambs & goats

Report Summary:

Tuesday- Decent run of quality fed cattle traded higher. Cows sold steady.

Thursday- Veal sold stronger at prices $3 - $5 higher. Lambs sold on a strong active trade at steady prices. Sheep sold on a strong active trade at steady prices.  Goat kids sold higher, goat nannies sold steady.

Friday- Calves and yearlings sold on a strong active trade at steady prices.

 

Tuesday:

Fed Cattle: There were 90 fed cattle on offer:     

Choice Fed Cattle:

236.00 – 249.00 up to 257.50

Second Cut Fed Cattle:

227.00 – 235.00

Aged & Medium Fed Cattle:

213.00 – 226.00

Holstein Fed Cattle:

150.00 – 210.00

 

 

  • K/C McAlpine Farms of Ailsa Craig consigned 8 head. 1 heifer averaged 1555 lbs and sold for $257.50.

                                                                        

CowsThere were 185 cows on offer:

Beef Cows:

140.00 – 184.00

Good Holstein Cows:

135.00 – 150.00 up to 186.00

Medium Holstein Cows:

125.00 – 134.00

Bulls:

160.00 – 170.00

 

  • Borthview Farms Inc. of Mildmay consigned 4 head. 1 black cow weighed 1625 lbs and sold for $165.00.

 

  • Cookhill Farms of Gadshill consigned 4 head. 1 holstein cow weighed 1335 lbs and sold for $186.00.

 

Thursday:

Veal: There were 110 veal on offer:

Beef Veal:

275.00 – 293.00

Good Holsteins:

245.00 – 259.00

Sl. Heavy Holsteins:

235.00 – 250.00

Heavy Holsteins:

200.00 – 229.00

Medium Holsteins:

235.00 – 244.00

Plain Holsteins:

220.00 – 234.00

Drop Calves:

   $560 – $850 / HEAD

 

  • Jim Maw of Forest consigned 1 charolais veal that weighed 925 lbs and sold for $293.00.

 

  • John & Cheryl Bennewies of Bornholm consigned 2 head. 1 holstein veal weighed 775 lbs and sold for $253.00.

 

Lambs:

 

 

Under 50 lbs:

449.00 – 449.00

50-64 lbs:

365.00 – 450.00

65-79 lbs:

385.00 – 435.00 up to 450.00

80-94 lbs:

352.00 – 415.00

95-109 lbs:

300.00 – 355.00 up to 362.00

110 lbs & over:

240.00 – 370.00

Sheep:

145.00 – 267.00 up to 272.00

       
  • Knoll Ridge Farms Ltd. of Palmerston consigned 5 head. 3 lambs averaged 69 lbs and sold for an average price of $450.00.

 

  • Frankhaven Farms of Teeswater consigned 40 head. 2 lambs averaged 85 lbs and sold for an average price of $415.00.

 

Goats:

Meat Kids:

  600.00 – 612.00

Dairy Kids:

  500.00 – 599.00

Mature Bucks:

  300.00 – 400.00

Mature Does:

  120.00 – 270.00

 

 

  • Markus Gaehwiler of New Liskeard consigned 12 head. 4 kid goats averaged 60 lbs and sold for an average price of $612.00.

 

  • Kent Wilson of Conn consigned 12 head. 7 kid goats weighed 63 lbs and sold for an average price of $600.00.

 

Friday:

Stockers:  There were 950 stockers on offer: 

Top Quality Steers:

Under 400 lbs:

Too few to establish a market

400 – 499 lbs:

342.00 – 440.00

500 – 599 lbs:

314.00 – 398.00 up to 425.00

600 – 699 lbs:

299.00 – 407.00 up to 425.00

700 – 799 lbs:

310.50 – 370.00

800 – 899 lbs:

303.00 – 342.00

900 – 999 lbs:

277.00 – 327.50 up to 332.00

1000 lbs & over:

287.00 – 314.00

 

Top Quality Heifers:

Under 400 lbs:

295.00 – 393.00

400 – 499 lbs:

354.00 – 381.00

500 – 599 lbs:

252.00 – 364.00 up to 370.00

600 – 699 lbs:

270.00 – 352.50 up to 360.00

700 – 799 lbs:

291.00 – 333.00

800 – 899 lbs:

290.00 – 309.00

900 lbs & over:

267.00 – 288.00

 

 

  • Gary Johnson of Annan consigned 25 head. 9 black steers averaged 616 lbs and sold for an average price of $425.00.

 

  • Alex & Robert DeMichele of Melancthon consigned 15 head. 10 red steers averaged 726 lbs and sold for an average price of $370.00.

 

  • Luke M. Martin of Teeswater consigned 10 head. 4 charolais steers averaged 1028 lbs and sold for an average price of $314.00.

 

  • Tim Hackett of Dobbinton consigned 14 head. 7 charolais heifers averaged 654 lbs and sold for an average price of $360.00.

 

  • A-J Acres of New Liskeard consigned 40 head. 7 charolais heifers averaged 792 lbs and sold for an average price of $325.00.

 

  • Sidney Brubacher of Linwood consigned 11 head. 8 charolais heifers averaged 1018 lbs and sold for an average price of $284.50.

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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