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

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  Week of Mar. 23, 2020 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Live auctions Volume Min. Price Avg. Price Max. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
 Total Québec  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 132 0,150 0,660 1,060 +0,041
     1100-1500 lb 694 0,170 0,751 1,110 +0,058
     > 1500 lb 560 0,200 0,845 1,130 +0,081
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 99 0,410 0,853 1,070 +0,083
     > 1500 lb 63 0,750 0,946 1,140 +0,106
 Total Dairy type (Bic auction not included) 1386 0,150 0,781 1,130 +0,076
 Total Beef type (Bic auction not included) 162 0,410 0,889 1,140 +0,112
 Total Québec (Bic auction not included) 1548 0,150 0,792 1,140 +0,070
 St-Hyacinthe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 68 0,150 0,699 0,970 +0,014
     1100-1500 lb 339 0,200 0,790 1,060 +0,046
     > 1500 lb 284 0,500 0,857 1,080 +0,071
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 34 0,650 0,887 1,050 +0,107
     > 1500 lb 24 0,850 0,994 1,130 +0,104
 Total Dairy type 691 0,150 0,808 1,080 +0,068
 Total Beef type 58 0,650 0,931 1,130 +0,116
 Total St-Hyacinthe 749 0,150 0,818 1,130 +0,059
 La Guadeloupe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 5 0,650 0,688 0,780 +0,463
     1100-1500 lb 30 0,250 0,693 0,940 +0,055
     > 1500 lb 11 0,810 0,856 0,930 +0,105
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 5 0,700 0,778 0,910 +0,041
     > 1500 lb 1 0,760 0,760 0,760 +0,014
 Total Dairy type 46 0,250 0,732 0,940 +0,062
 Total Beef type 6 0,700 0,775 0,910 +0,035
 Total La Guadeloupe 52 0,250 0,737 0,940 +0,052
 St-Isidore  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 51 0,220 0,634 1,060 +0,061
     1100-1500 lb 261 0,170 0,712 1,110 +0,052
     > 1500 lb 198 0,300 0,842 1,130 +0,094
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 48 0,410 0,829 1,060 +0,038
     > 1500 lb 23 0,750 0,924 1,140 +0,089
 Total Dairy type 510 0,170 0,755 1,130 +0,085
 Total Beef type 71 0,410 0,860 1,140 +0,071
 Total St-Isidore 581 0,170 0,768 1,140 +0,071
 Sawyerville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 7 0,300 0,513 0,730 -0,050
     1100-1500 lb 25 0,500 0,712 0,960 +0,042
     > 1500 lb 46 0,200 0,781 1,060 +0,035
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 11 0,700 0,874 1,070 +0,155
     > 1500 lb 14 0,780 0,915 1,110 +0,010
 Total Dairy type 78 0,200 0,735 1,060 N/A
 Total Beef type 25 0,700 0,897 1,110 N/A
 Total Sawyerville 103 0,200 0,774 1,110 +0,068
 Danville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 1 0,270 0,270 0,270 -0,343
     1100-1500 lb 39 0,200 0,748 1,030 +0,154
     > 1500 lb 21 0,690 0,848 1,000 +0,115
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 1 0,960 0,960 0,960 +0,260
     > 1500 lb 1 0,940 0,940 0,940 +0,140
 Total Dairy type 61 0,200 0,774 1,030 N/A
 Total Beef type 2 0,940 0,950 0,960 N/A
 Total Danville 63 0,200 0,780 1,030 +0,122

  Week of Mar. 23, 2020 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Reference market Volume Avg. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Ontario  
OLEX (Ontario) 507 0,779 N/A
Ottawa (Ontario) 54 0,758 -0,028
United States  
Pennsylvania (U.-S.) (eq. $CAN/lb live)   0,624 N/A

 
  Week of Mar. 23, 2020 Previous
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BONELESS BEEF PRICE Price Change
85% lean (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb)
Canada 296,00 +24,00
United States 296,67 +13,80
 

  Week of Mar. 23, 2020 Previous
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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 792 0,45 - 1,95 1,18 -0,07
  La Guadeloupe 102 0,40 - 1,35 1,03 +0,03
  St-Isidore 912 0,30 - 1,80 0,96 -0,22
  Danville 87 0,30 - 1,30 0,93 -0,09
  Sawyerville 150 0,60 - 1,40 1,00 -0,17
  Bic 160 0,80 - 1,30 1,12 -0,12
         
Total volume of calves 2 203 0,30 - 1,80 1,04 -0,18
   
Live auctions    
  Holstein good male calves (90-120 lb) 515 1,00 - 1,45 1,21 -0,17
  Holstein good male calves (120-140 lb) 164 1,10 - 1,45 1,24 -0,09
  Holstein average male calves (90-140 lb) 466 0,60 - 1,40 0,98 -0,14
  Holstein good and average (other weights) 176 0,40 - 1,40 0,91 -0,03
  Holstein divers calves (all weights) 220 0,25 - 0,90 0,48 -0,03
  Holstein good female calves (90-120 lb) 55 0,50 - 1,65 0,94 -0,12
  Other milk breeds (all weights) 67 0,50 - 1,75 1,10 +0,19
  Crossed dairy-butcher male - good and average (90-120 lb) 189 1,25 - 3,15 2,25 +0,44
  Crossed dairy-butcher male - other 115 1,00 - 3,05 1,89 +0,11
  Crossed dairy-butcher female - good and average (90-120 lb) 164 0,90 - 1,80 1,40 -0,01
  Crossed dairy-butcher female - other 72 0,30 - 2,30 1,28 +0,04
         
Total 2 203 0,30 - 1,80 1,04 -0,18

DAIRY CALVES – OTHER MARKETS
ONTARIO
Volume Avg. Price Change
(head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 544 1,33 +0,03
Ontario 712 1,28 +0,05

UNITED STATES - PENNSYLVANIA   Avg. Price Change
  (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live)
Good male calves   1,50 N/A
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).