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

Slaughter Cattle 180
Feeder Cattle 1620
Other 0
Total Head Count 1800

 

Producers that leave their calves intact until spring will always be discounted for cattle that appear coarse headed or having heavy tassles that will indicate they are stags or improperly castrated. IF THEY LOOK BULLY HEADED THEY WILL BE DISCOUNTED!! CASTRATE EARLY AND PROPERLY TO AVOID BEING DISCOUNTED!! ALSO HORNED CATTLE WILL BE SORTED OFF ANY GROUPS THAT ARE GOOD ENOUGH FOR EASTERN ORDERS....THESE HORNED CATTLE COULD BRING $5 LESS THAN IF THEY WERE DEHORNED.

If there is any doubt or question on how to do it properly then please contact us and we will be happy to help!!

 *****IF YOU HAVE CATTLE THAT YOU FEEL MIGHT BE QUESTIONABLE FOR TRANSPORT PLEASE CHECK THE CFIA WEBSITE FOR AN UPDATE ON WHAT IS PERMISSABLE*****

Slaughter Cattle

Choice Steers & Heifers $---
Select Steers & Heifers $---
Cows - Dry Fed $62-68
Cows - Good Fleshed $56-64
Cows - Lean $52-58
Young Age Verified $80-95
Good Bulls $197-105

Goats

Nannys $270-315
Billys $350-485
Kids $2.40-3.25 per lb

Lambs & Sheep

Lambs Over 100 lbs. $172-180
Lambs 80 - 100 lbs. $185-205
Lambs 60 - 80 lbs. $210-222
Lambs Under 60 lbs. $210-225
Sheep $135-160

Feeder Cattle

Steers

Over 1000 lbs. $——
900 - 1000 lbs. $150- 176
800 - 900 lbs. $172-195
700 - 800 lbs. $183-204
600 - 700 lbs. $185-216
500 - 600 lbs. $195-234
400 - 500 lbs. $220-278
under 400 lbs. $230-321

Heifers

Over 1000 lbs. $138-143
900 - 1000 lbs. $150-168
800 - 900 lbs. $155-175
700 - 800 lbs. $165-176
600 - 700 lbs. $177-188
500 - 600 lbs. $170-191
400 - 500 lbs. $175-216
under 400 lbs. $205-235
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