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


Market Commentary

All data updated on Friday at noon.
  Week of Aug. 6, 2018 Previous
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CULL CATTLE - Live auctions Volume Avg. Price Change Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
  St-Hyacinthe 829 0,581 -0,019  
  La Guadeloupe 110 0,490 +0,490  
  St-Isidore 843 0,535 +0,535  
  Danville 149 0,530 +0,530  
  Sawyerville 114 0,558 +0,558  
         
Cull cattle (Bic auction not included) 2 045 0,555 -0,045 -0,210
For information about the Bic's auction:  click here.

CULL CATTLE - Reference market Volume Avg. Price Change Change
  (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 611 0,555 -0,054 -0,292
Ontario 2 135 0,616 -0,022 -0,245

 
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BONELESS BEEF PRICE Price Change Change
85% lean (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb) (eq. $CAN/100 lb)
Canada 240,00 -5,00 -24,00
United States 224,05 +1,02 -32,92
 

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DAIRY CALVES – QUEBEC MARKET Volume Price Range Avg. Price Change Change
Live auctions (head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
  St-Hyacinthe 1088 0,20 - 1,60 0,90 -0,14 -0,71
  La Guadeloupe 242 0,50 - 1,45 1,15 - -0,27
  St-Isidore 1611 0,30 - 1,50 0,86 - -0,45
  Danville 179 0,20 - 1,55 0,66 - -0,83
  Sawyerville 211 0,35 - 1,55 0,90 - -0,44
  Bic 183 0,80 - 1,50 1,21 +0,11 -0,46
           
Total volume of calves 3 514 0,20 - 1,55 0,91 -0,15 -0,56
   
Live auctions      
  Holstein good male calves (90-120 lb) 879 0,85 - 1,55 1,24 -0,06 -0,50
  Holstein good male calves (120-140 lb) 193 0,80 - 1,64 1,28 -0,04 -0,40
  Holstein average male calves (90-140 lb) 761 0,40 - 1,35 0,90 -0,14 -0,51
  Holstein good and average (other weights) 322 0,35 - 1,35 0,85 -0,11 -0,51
  Holstein divers calves (all weights) 733 0,20 - 0,90 0,46 +0,01 -0,28
  Holstein good female calves (90-120 lb) 80 0,60 - 1,80 0,94 -0,25 -1,08
  Other milk breeds (all weights) 77 0,10 - 1,35 0,66 -0,26 -0,20
  Crossbreeds dairy-butcher (all weights) 469 1,00 - 3,30 2,04 -0,07 -0,07
           
Total 3 514 0,20 - 1,55 0,91 -0,15 -0,56

DAIRY CALVES – OTHER MARKETS
ONTARIO
Volume Avg. Price Change Change
(head) ($/lb live) ($/lb live) ($/lb live)
Eastern Ontario 753 1,08 -0,13 -0,53
Ontario 947 1,07 -0,07 -0,48

UNITED STATES - PENNSYLVANIA   Avg. Price Change Change
  (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live) (eq. $CAN/lb live)
Good male calves   2,12 +0,72 +0,34
Good female calves   0,85 +0,00 -1,59

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).