Market Reports

As of July 12, 2024

Butcher cows traded barely steady to $3 lower this week. Top cows traded from $168-173.50. Good dairy cows traded from $150-156. Bulls traded fully steady with good bulls bringing $220-228. Feeder cattle were very few this week and quality was quite scarce. Prices quoted below are from our last sale where cattle numbers were more abundant to get proper trends on prices. With several intact males selling over the course of the last couple sales we remind producers that once fly season starts and bugs become an issue the value of these animals will drop considerably due to higher risk of infection. Please move these animals before the weather gets hot or castrate them properly long before they become an issue. OUR NEXT SALE WILL BE ON FRIDAY JULY 26, STARTING AT 9am. 

**WINNIPEG LIVESTOCK SALES IS A TEAM AUCTION REP AND WE WOULD LOVE TO REPRESENT YOUR CATTLE ON LARGE EVEN GROUPS OF TOP QUALITY CATTLE.

 ***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 THES 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

 

 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 value. 

 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 135
Feeder Cattle 45
Other 0
Total Head Count 180

 

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 $168-173.50
Cows - Good Fleshed $163-168
Cows - Lean $145-166
Young Age Verified $180-215
Good Bulls $220-226

Goats

Nannys $2.00-2.60 per pound
Billys $2.40-2.90 per pound
Kids $$2.80-365 per pound

Lambs & Sheep

Lambs Over 100 lbs. $260-285
Lambs 80 - 100 lbs. $265-299
Lambs 60 - 80 lbs. $265-295
Lambs Under 60 lbs. $----
Sheep $160-177.50

Feeder Cattle

Steers

Over 1000 lbs. $----
900 - 1000 lbs. $----
800 - 900 lbs. $290-329
700 - 800 lbs. $310-395
600 - 700 lbs. $325-420
500 - 600 lbs. $395-449
400 - 500 lbs. $435-470
under 400 lbs. $----

Heifers

Over 1000 lbs. $----
900 - 1000 lbs. $----
800 - 900 lbs. $240-284
700 - 800 lbs. $288-333
600 - 700 lbs. $300-368
500 - 600 lbs. $345-395
400 - 500 lbs. $350-420
under 400 lbs. $----
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