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Richmond, VA   Mon May 16, 2022    VA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Central Virginia Livestock Auctions

Summary including Blackstone and Lynchburg for May 9-13, 2022

   Slaughter Cattle   300 head

   Slaughter Cows   271 head

     Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80% Lean
       850-1200                77.00
      1200-1600          78.00-82.50

     Slaughter Cows Breaker High Yielding
      1200-1600          83.50-85.50

     Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Lean
       800-1200          66.00-92.00
      1200-2000          67.00-83.00

     Slaughter Cows Boner High Yielding
      1200-2000          82.50-98.00

     Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90% Lean
       750- 850          60.00-80.00
       850-1200          45.00-82.50

   Slaughter Bulls   29 head

     Slaughter Bulls YG 1-2
      1000-1500         85.00-103.50
      1500-2500         93.00-103.50

     Slaughter Bulls High Yielding
      1000-1500        105.00-112.00
      1500-2500        110.00-114.50

   Cows Returned To Farm   18 head

      Medium and Large 1-3
       675-1245         75.00-119.00

   Cows With Calves At Side   3 pair

      Medium and Large 1-2, few 3 with calves under 200 lbs
       660-1005        725.00-850.00 per pair

   Slaughter Lambs   24 head

     Slaughter Lambs, Spring, Wooled Choice and Prime
        60-  80        350.00-360.00

     Slaughter Lambs, Spring, Wooled Good and Choice 1-3
        30-  60        305.00-362.00

   Slaughter Rams and Ewes   7 head

     Slaughter Ewes 
     Choice 2-4         92.00-135.00

   Goats   7 head

     Slaughter Does Selection No 1-2
        50-  70               125.00 per head

   Slaughter Hogs   37 head

     Barrows and Gilts US 1-3
       270- 300          75.00-80.00
       320- 345          76.00-80.00

     Sows US 1-3
       500+              50.00-51.00

Prices per hundredweight unless otherwise stated.
Price and grade information is reported by VDACS Livestock Marketing 
and disseminated by Virginia Market News Service. While market reports 
reflect the majority of cattle at each sale, there are instances 
where animals do not fit reporting categories and are not included.

Source:  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
         USDA-VA Market News, Richmond, VA   804.786.3947
         www.vdacs.virginia.gov/markets-and-finance-market-news.shtml
         market.news@vdacs.virginia.gov

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*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

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