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Re: Sale Barn Prices

Post by kenny thomas » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:51 pm

No Rest Farm wrote:I sold a few calves yesterday. Most of my fall calves get weaned here at my house but I sent the worst to the sale. Three steers weighed an average of 355lb brought 1.75. A heifer that weighed 535 brought 1.44.

Where do you sell, I wouldn't have minded to have those 3 steers.
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Post by No Rest Farm » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:21 am

Those went to springlake. I kept the calves I thought I could put some more weight on easily. The few I sold seemed to not have the frame I'm looking for. I've been caught before feeding calves that were to small framed. Any more I sell those type early. All of the three weights were off cows I had bought as bred cows last summer and who knows what bull was used on them.

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Post by kenny thomas » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:59 pm

No Rest Farm wrote:Those went to springlake. I kept the calves I thought I could put some more weight on easily. The few I sold seemed to not have the frame I'm looking for. I've been caught before feeding calves that were to small framed. Any more I sell those type early. All of the three weights were off cows I had bought as bred cows last summer and who knows what bull was used on them.

Those still made money I bet..
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Post by No Rest Farm » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:46 pm

I'm sure someone will make money on them. I just know I'm not in a good position to keep calves like these.

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Post by kenny thomas » Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:56 am

My comment was meant to be that if you bought cows last summer the calves should have made a good payback on the cows.
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Post by skyhightree1 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:03 am

No Rest Farm wrote:I'm sure someone will make money on them. I just know I'm not in a good position to keep calves like these.


You should have sent them to me id only charged you 45% of the sale price for fattening them up for you... Ya know since were buds maybe we can discuss this over some stouts :cowboy:
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Post by No Rest Farm » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:28 am

Kenny is probably closer lol

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Post by No Rest Farm » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:29 am

Yes Kenny, I think they covered about 80% of the cow cost. I'm pretty pleased with that

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Post by cattle60 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:28 pm

Sold 7 calves yesterday. 5 blk/bwf steers weaned since Thanksgiving, 2 round shots 697 lb average, brought $1.50 lb, $1045.00 hd. 2 Heifers RWF/BWF, RWF weaned 45 days, BWF 120 days,2 rds,465 average, $1.64 lb, $762.60 hd. Thought was good, I'm happy so I guess that's what matters.

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Post by skyhightree1 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:51 pm

I sold some Monday but don't know what they did check may be there when I get home.
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Post by farmerjan » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:08 pm

Got about 15 heifers from 400 to 550 or so going tomorrow. 4 or 5 cull cows. Only had 2 open heifers out of 25 and vet said the one didn't feel right; asked if she was a twin. She wasn't that we were aware of, so she is going. Buyer friend said cull cows were up a bit so this would be a good time to sell them. Got about 5 or 6 more that have smaller fall calves, mostly steers, that will be going within a month or so. They are looking fair to decent for their age. One I paid $650 for with a 175 lb calf on her. She looks good and the calf has done good so they ought to make a few dollars. Will let ya'll know what they do tomorrow.
Plan to sell the steers from this group of first calf heifers in about 2-3 weeks. Only had 6 or 8 steers in the group of 20 first calf heifers, the rest heifer calves. We are only retaining 2 heifers from this bunch. Have a couple of other heifers we held back and they will match these pretty good. We have some real nice heifers from another group of cows so there is no reason to keep the "okay ones".

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Post by skyhightree1 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:24 pm

my bulls sold as follows 5wts 1.54 6wts 1.29 7wts 1.18
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Post by skyhightree1 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:26 pm

farmerjan wrote:Got about 15 heifers from 400 to 550 or so going tomorrow. 4 or 5 cull cows. Only had 2 open heifers out of 25 and vet said the one didn't feel right; asked if she was a twin. She wasn't that we were aware of, so she is going. Buyer friend said cull cows were up a bit so this would be a good time to sell them. Got about 5 or 6 more that have smaller fall calves, mostly steers, that will be going within a month or so. They are looking fair to decent for their age. One I paid $650 for with a 175 lb calf on her. She looks good and the calf has done good so they ought to make a few dollars. Will let ya'll know what they do tomorrow.
Plan to sell the steers from this group of first calf heifers in about 2-3 weeks. Only had 6 or 8 steers in the group of 20 first calf heifers, the rest heifer calves. We are only retaining 2 heifers from this bunch. Have a couple of other heifers we held back and they will match these pretty good. We have some real nice heifers from another group of cows so there is no reason to keep the "okay ones".


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Post by farmerjan » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:41 pm

Thanks Sky. Did you get your check? Did the bulls do good?

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Post by skyhightree1 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:51 pm

farmerjan wrote:Thanks Sky. Did you get your check? Did the bulls do good?



You are welcome yea check came and my bulls sold as follows 5wts 1.54 6wts 1.29 7wts 1.18
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