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


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All data updated on Friday at noon.
  Week of Feb. 10, 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 104 0,100 0,451 0,870 -0,029
     1100-1500 lb 809 0,100 0,584 1,040 +0,019
     > 1500 lb 614 0,100 0,675 1,160 +0,046
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 67 0,200 0,683 1,140 +0,038
     > 1500 lb 53 0,500 0,767 1,140 +0,045
 Total Dairy type (Bic auction not included) 1527 0,100 0,611 1,160 +0,025
 Total Beef type (Bic auction not included) 120 0,200 0,720 1,140 +0,032
 Total Québec (Bic auction not included) 1647 0,100 0,619 1,160 +0,030
 St-Hyacinthe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 43 0,100 0,466 0,870 -0,032
     1100-1500 lb 364 0,150 0,595 1,040 -0,003
     > 1500 lb 280 0,220 0,698 1,160 +0,048
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 17 0,535 0,703 0,900 +0,061
     > 1500 lb 10 0,700 0,798 0,920 +0,063
 Total Dairy type 687 0,100 0,629 1,160 +0,014
 Total Beef type 27 0,535 0,738 0,920 +0,064
 Total St-Hyacinthe 714 0,100 0,633 1,160 +0,021
 La Guadeloupe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 8 0,100 0,393 0,610 -0,015
     1100-1500 lb 32 0,100 0,563 0,780 +0,077
     > 1500 lb 22 0,560 0,684 0,770 +0,103
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 1 0,840 0,840 0,840 +0,212
     > 1500 lb 1 0,750 0,750 0,750 +0,060
 Total Dairy type 62 0,100 0,584 0,780 +0,070
 Total Beef type 2 0,750 0,795 0,840 +0,152
 Total La Guadeloupe 64 0,100 0,590 0,840 +0,062
 St-Isidore  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 41 0,130 0,433 0,660 -0,043
     1100-1500 lb 340 0,100 0,567 0,960 +0,021
     > 1500 lb 238 0,100 0,645 0,800 +0,023
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 33 0,320 0,695 1,140 +0,016
     > 1500 lb 33 0,640 0,775 1,140 +0,047
 Total Dairy type 619 0,100 0,588 0,960 +0,021
 Total Beef type 66 0,320 0,735 1,140 +0,016
 Total St-Isidore 685 0,100 0,602 1,140 +0,021
 Sawyerville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 3 0,170 0,273 0,400 -0,029
     1100-1500 lb 29 0,200 0,519 0,740 +0,010
     > 1500 lb 23 0,440 0,610 0,770 +0,045
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 14 0,200 0,601 0,850 +0,025
     > 1500 lb 5 0,500 0,630 0,790 -0,004
 Total Dairy type 55 0,170 0,544 0,770 N/A
 Total Beef type 19 0,200 0,608 0,850 N/A
 Total Sawyerville 74 0,170 0,560 0,850 +0,028
 Danville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 9 0,290 0,569 0,720 +0,076
     1100-1500 lb 44 0,380 0,676 0,860 +0,155
     > 1500 lb 51 0,440 0,712 0,790 +0,089
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 2 0,800 0,810 0,820 +0,179
     > 1500 lb 4 0,760 0,803 0,830 +0,076
 Total Dairy type 104 0,290 0,684 0,860 N/A
 Total Beef type 6 0,760 0,805 0,830 N/A
 Total Danville 110 0,290 0,691 0,860 +0,116
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  Week of Feb. 10, 2020 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Reference market Volume Avg. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Ontario  
OLEX (Ontario) 673 0,661 +0,061
Ottawa (Ontario) 67 0,631 +0,032
United States  
Pennsylvania (U.-S.) (eq. $CAN/lb live)   0,526 +0,022

 
  Week of Feb. 10, 2020 Previous
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BONELESS BEEF PRICE Price Change
85% lean (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb)
Canada 283,00 -9,00
United States 271,45 -5,12
 

  Week of Feb. 10, 2020 Previous
Week
DAIRY CALVES – QUEBEC MARKET Volume Price Range Avg. Price Change
Live auctions (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
  St-Hyacinthe 884 0,30 - 1,85 1,04 +0,02
  La Guadeloupe 97 0,50 - 1,50 1,01 +0,13
  St-Isidore 1118 0,30 - 1,70 1,00 -0,03
  Danville 79 0,30 - 1,35 0,94 +0,13
  Sawyerville 125 0,60 - 1,45 1,06 +0,14
  Bic 127 0,60 - 1,60 1,08 +0,02
         
Total volume of calves 2 430 0,30 - 1,70 1,02 +0,02
   
Live auctions    
  Holstein good male calves (90-120 lb) 586 1,05 - 1,30 1,17 +0,01
  Holstein good male calves (120-140 lb) 214 1,00 - 1,35 1,19 +0,08
  Holstein average male calves (90-140 lb) 464 0,75 - 1,20 0,99 +0,05
  Holstein good and average (other weights) 177 0,40 - 1,20 0,77 +0,01
  Holstein divers calves (all weights) 254 0,30 - 0,90 0,44 -0,05
  Holstein good female calves (90-120 lb) 81 0,50 - 1,70 1,06 +0,09
  Other milk breeds (all weights) 31 0,50 - 1,20 0,83 +0,20
  Crossed dairy-butcher male - good and average (90-120 lb) 232 1,20 - 3,05 2,23 -0,11
  Crossed dairy-butcher male - other 131 0,80 - 2,95 1,97 -0,04
  Crossed dairy-butcher female - good and average (90-120 lb) 184 1,00 - 1,70 1,34 -0,06
  Crossed dairy-butcher female - other 76 0,20 - 1,65 1,11 -0,24
         
Total 2 430 0,30 - 1,70 1,02 +0,02

DAIRY CALVES – OTHER MARKETS
ONTARIO
Volume Avg. Price Change
(head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 596 1,28 +0,06
Ontario 761 1,16 +0,03

UNITED STATES - PENNSYLVANIA   Avg. Price Change
  (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live)
Good male calves   1,23 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).