Ag trends announced: week of Oct. 13

Published 8:36 am Sunday, October 22, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on October 13: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly 2.00 to 11.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales mostly 12.00 to 21.00 higher. Slaughter cows mostly 1.00 to 5.00 lower. Wheat new crop .06 lower. Corn mostly steady to .07 lower. Soybeans mostly .04 to .15 higher, new crop .09 higher.

STATE GRADED FEEDER STEERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 195.00-270.00, average 256.78

500-600 lbs 181.00-263.00, average 239.93

600-700 lbs 180.00-245.00, average 230.47

700-800 lbs 189.00-241.00, average 221.18

STATE GRADED FEEDER HEIFERS, MEDIUM AND LARGE

400-500 lbs 160.00-239.00, average 224.01

500-600 lbs 150.00-239.50, average 227.13

600-700 lbs 160.00-238.00, average 207.61

700-800 lbs 160.00-205.00, average 195.44

SLAUGHTER COWS

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 54.00-98.00, average 78.26

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 76.00-99.00, average 88.48

WHEAT

Eastern Shore new crop 5.36; Middle Peninsula new crop 6.21; Norfolk new crop 5.86; Roanoke 5.72, new crop 6.76

CORN

Eastern Shore 5.01; Harrisonburg 5.45-5.66; Middle Peninsula 4.56; Norfolk 4.76; Richmond-Petersburg 4.56; Wakefield 4.26

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.