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

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  Week of Mar. 18, 2019 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 122 0,100 0,457 1,040 -0,010
     1100-1500 lb 878 0,100 0,496 1,080 +0,002
     > 1500 lb 662 0,180 0,576 1,070 +0,004
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 110 0,200 0,577 0,840 -0,007
     > 1500 lb 74 0,450 0,678 1,010 -0,010
 Total Dairy type (Bic auction not included) 1662 0,100 0,525 1,080 -0,015
 Total Beef type (Bic auction not included) 184 0,200 0,617 1,010 -0,010
 Total Québec (Bic auction not included) 1846 0,100 0,534 1,080 +0,004
 St-Hyacinthe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 73   0,499   -0,054
     1100-1500 lb 396   0,509   -0,009
     > 1500 lb 317   0,573   -0,004
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 23   0,580   -0,030
     > 1500 lb 27   0,698   -0,039
 Total St-Hyacinthe 836   0,540   -0,010
 La Guadeloupe  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 2   0,460   +0,080
     1100-1500 lb 35   0,481   +0,012
     > 1500 lb 34   0,532   -0,106
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 9   0,427   -0,093
     > 1500 lb 12   0,637   N/A
 Total La Guadeloupe 92   0,514   -0,023
 St-Isidore  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 34   0,394   +0,049
     1100-1500 lb 324   0,487   +0,010
     > 1500 lb 228   0,596   +0,036
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 69   0,594   +0,035
     > 1500 lb 29   0,684   +0,013
 Total St-Isidore 684   0,538   +0,024
 Sawyerville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 8   0,365   -0,062
     1100-1500 lb 60   0,443   -0,002
     > 1500 lb 29   0,512   -0,055
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 3   0,593   -0,074
     > 1500 lb 1   0,790   +0,135
 Total Sawyerville 101   0,464   -0,047
 Danville  Dairy type  < 1100 lb 5   0,420   +0,053
     1100-1500 lb 63   0,520   +0,018
     > 1500 lb 54   0,575   +0,003
   Beef type  1100-1500 lb 6   0,583   -0,067
     > 1500 lb 5   0,604   -0,036
 Total Danville 133   0,545   +0,019

  Week of Mar. 18, 2019 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Reference market Volume Avg. Price Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Ontario  
OLEX (Ontario) 572 0,633 +0,012
Ottawa (Ontario) 68 0,601 +0,048
United States  
Pennsylvania (U.-S.) (eq. $CAN/lb live)   0,485 -0,030

 
  Week of Mar. 18, 2019 Previous
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BONELESS BEEF PRICE Price Change
85% lean (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb)
Canada 270,00 +14,00
United States 0,00 N/A
 

  Week of Mar. 18, 2019 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 906 0,40 - 2,20 1,11 -0,13
  La Guadeloupe 132 0,30 - 1,45 1,11 -0,33
  St-Isidore 959 0,15 - 1,55 1,08 -0,26
  Danville 88 0,30 - 1,50 1,13 -0,13
  Sawyerville 127 0,60 - 1,52 1,08 -0,23
  Bic 169 0,60 - 1,50 1,16 -
         
Total volume of calves 2 381 0,15 - 1,75 1,11 -0,19
   
Live auctions    
  Holstein good male calves (90-120 lb) 712 1,20 - 1,60 1,38 -0,17
  Holstein good male calves (120-140 lb) 199 1,15 - 1,50 1,32 -0,20
  Holstein average male calves (90-140 lb) 513 0,70 - 1,35 1,03 -0,22
  Holstein good and average (other weights) 293 0,40 - 1,35 0,87 -0,10
  Holstein divers calves (all weights) 234 0,15 - 0,80 0,45 -0,01
  Holstein good female calves (90-120 lb) 66 0,60 - 1,50 1,01 -0,18
  Other milk breeds (all weights) 40 0,30 - 1,00 0,73 -0,04
  Crossbreeds dairy-butcher (all weights) 324 1,20 - 3,90 2,33 +0,31
         
Total 2 381 0,15 - 1,75 1,11 -0,19

DAIRY CALVES – OTHER MARKETS
ONTARIO
Volume Avg. Price Change
(head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 580 1,45 -0,06
Ontario 751 1,35 +0,00

UNITED STATES - PENNSYLVANIA   Avg. Price Change
  (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live)
Good male calves   1,60 +0,10
Good female calves   0,60 +0,33

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).