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Market Reports

As of October 22, 2021



Butcher cows traded another $3-4 lower this week with good cows trading from $62-68 with a select couple bringing $70.  Decent dairy cows were $52-55 range. Bulls were steady this week with limited supply with good bulls trading up to $106. Feeder cattle traded fully steady to last week as local orders have entered the fray to put some spice into the trade. Premiums are being paid for top quality large frame cattle and cattle that are short framed or fleshy are getting discounted accordingly. With substantial local orders currently buying calves it's often a good time to market. Light cattle suitable for going to grass next summer are trading very strong.  DO NOT WEAN YOUR CALVES FOR 2-3 WEEKS AND EXPECT THEM TO TRADE ON PAR AS THEY WILL BE DISCOUNTED HEAVILY IF SHOWING ANY SIGNS OF DISTRESS. 

***WE REMIND PRODUCERS THAT THERE ARE SEVERAL NEW REGULATIONS ON SAFE AND HUMANE TRANSPORTATION OF ANIMALS TO BE AWARE OF.  CULL COWS WITH PEAK LACTATION AND LARGE UDDERS ARE CONSIDERED COMPROMISED UNDER THESE NEW RULES. ALSO ANY ANIMALS THAT ARE LAME, BLIND, CARRYING RUPTURES ARE ALSO CONSIDERED COMPROMISED. SUCH ANIMALS WILL BE SUBJECT TO FINES IF DETECTED BY CFIA AT ALL AUCTION MARKETS. 
Please see the following regulations to know what is permitted.

 

https://inspection.canada.ca/animal-health/humane-transport/eng/1300460032193/1300460096845

 

 ****WINNIPEG LIVESTOCK SALES WILL NOW BE BACK TO NORMAL AS FAR AS COVID REGULATIONS. 

 If you are wanting someone to come look at your cattle then please call one of our field reps and we would be more than willing to come give you an idea on v 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINNIPEG LIVESTOCK SALES PREMISE ID NUMBER IS: MB1023781

Horned cattle are beginning to be discounted more and more all the time. If you want your cattle to bring a premium price they must be horn free.

If you are planning on selling calves in the next month or so, please call ahead to book your cattle with us. If we know how many cattle are coming it allows us to inform buyers so they can have adequate trucks available.

 THE LINK TO PRINT YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK MANIFESTS IS AS FOLLOWS...http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/livestock/livestock-manifest.html

 A REMINDER TO PRODUCERS TO GET YOUR PREMISE ID NUMBERS FROM THE GOVERNMENT. THIS IS GOING TO BECOME MANDATORY IN 2020. ALL PRODUCERS WILL NEED TO FILL OUT MANIFESTS WHENEVER THEY TRANSPORT CATTLE FROM HOME TO EITHER AUCTION MARTS OR PASTURES. THESE MANIFESTS WILL HAVE TO INCLUDE YOUR PREMISE ID NUMBERS AS PART OF THE NEW NATIONAL TRACIBILITY PROGRAM.

Please contact: Manitobe Premise ID Program-204-945-7684 or email traceability@gov.mb.ca

You can also vist their website www.manitoba.ca/agriculture/pid

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