Les Producteurs de bovins du Québec - Cull cattle and dairy calf - Weekly report

All data updated on Friday at noon.
  Week of Dec. 3, 2018 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Live auctions Volume Avg. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
 Total Québec  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 136 0,324 -0,009
     1100-1500 lb 810 0,357 +0,013
     > 1500 lb 631 0,395 +0,010
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 129 0,423 +0,012
     > 1500 lb 80 0,488 +0,014
 Total Québec (Bic auction not included) 1786 0,379 +0,012
 St-Hyacinthe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 74 0,394 -0,010
     1100-1500 lb 376 0,368 +0,002
     > 1500 lb 289 0,396 +0,007
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 62 0,402 -0,004
     > 1500 lb 23 0,447 +0,024
 Total St-Hyacinthe 824 0,385 +0,004
 La Guadeloupe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 3 0,147 -0,017
     1100-1500 lb 38 0,340 +0,052
     > 1500 lb 27 0,397 -0,015
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 8 0,481 +0,120
     > 1500 lb 3 0,440 -0,032
 Total La Guadeloupe 79 0,370 +0,020
 St-Isidore  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 48 0,240 +0,032
     1100-1500 lb 295 0,351 +0,016
     > 1500 lb 226 0,394 +0,006
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 54 0,438 +0,016
     > 1500 lb 36 0,515 +0,031
 Total St-Isidore 659 0,374 +0,015
 Sawyerville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 5 0,224 -0,020
     1100-1500 lb 47 0,316 +0,015
     > 1500 lb 35 0,388 +0,021
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 1 0,300 -0,157
     > 1500 lb 11 0,476 -0,044
 Total Sawyerville 99 0,355 +0,024
 Danville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 6 0,307 -0,012
     1100-1500 lb 54 0,364 +0,013
     > 1500 lb 54 0,404 +0,039
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 4 0,478 +0,006
     > 1500 lb 7 0,524 -0,036
 Total Danville 125 0,391 +0,025

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CULL CATTLE - Reference market Volume Avg. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Ontario  
OLEX (Ontario) 581 0,455 +0,020
Ottawa (Ontario) 114 0,401 -0,003
United States  
Pennsylvania (U.-S.) (eq. $CAN/lb live)   0,408 +0,005

 
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BONELESS BEEF PRICE Price Change
85% lean (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb)
Canada 224,00 +5,00
United States 0,00 N/A
 

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DAIRY CALVES – QUEBEC MARKET Volume Price Range Avg. Price Change
Live auctions (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
  St-Hyacinthe 975 0,15 - 1,30 0,74 -0,10
  La Guadeloupe 157 0,50 - 1,40 0,99 -0,03
  St-Isidore 975 0,30 - 1,50 0,93 -0,07
  Danville 110 0,20 - 1,25 0,79 +0,04
  Sawyerville 150 0,30 - 1,28 0,94 -
  Bic 167 0,20 - 1,20 0,88 -0,17
         
Total volume of calves 2 534 0,20 - 1,40 0,86 -0,10
   
Live auctions    
  Holstein good male calves (90-120 lb) 743 0,95 - 1,35 1,16 -0,09
  Holstein good male calves (120-140 lb) 240 1,00 - 1,35 1,17 -0,18
  Holstein average male calves (90-140 lb) 465 0,30 - 1,20 0,71 -0,13
  Holstein good and average (other weights) 186 0,20 - 1,15 0,68 -0,02
  Holstein divers calves (all weights) 358 0,15 - 0,50 0,29 -0,09
  Holstein good female calves (90-120 lb) 58 0,25 - 1,70 0,71 -0,12
  Other milk breeds (all weights) 47 0,20 - 0,90 0,47 -0,23
  Crossbreeds dairy-butcher (all weights) 437 0,90 - 2,25 1,59 -0,16
         
Total 2 534 0,20 - 1,40 0,86 -0,10

DAIRY CALVES – OTHER MARKETS
ONTARIO
Volume Avg. Price Change
(head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 587 1,06 -0,02
Ontario 796 0,98 -0,02

UNITED STATES - PENNSYLVANIA   Avg. Price Change
  (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live)
Good male calves   0,96 -0,33
Good female calves   0,00 N/A

Market data updated by the Producteurs de bovins du Québec
 
All information comes from the Producteurs de bovins du Québec, Quebec live animal auctions, Dairylea, Urner Barry, OCA, Canfax and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).