Atlantic Stockyards Limited – Feeder Sale Results – September 14, 2013
All classes of cattle sold very strongly at the first fall feeder sale. Strong buyer demand for vaccinated
yearlings. . 110 head of cattle (16% of the sale volume) sold for over $150/lb. Next feeder sale
October 19, watch www.atlanticstockyards.com or call 902 893 9603 for fall dates
Top Single >500lbs – Char steer weighing 605lbs @ $1.68, owned by Duncan Campbell (Port Hood),
bought by Kevin Simmons.
Top Group >500lbs–2 Char steers weighing 578lbs ave @ $1.65, owned by Duncan Campbell (Port
Hood), bought by John Houley and Son Inc.
2nd Top group >500lbs – 13 Limo steers weighing 730lbs ave @ $1.60, owned by David and Walter
Rutherford, bought by Kevin Simmons.
Sale Summary
680 head
655 lb average 132 cents per lb average
Gross Return $864.60/hd
341 steers ($136.0 @ 673lbs), 317 heifers ($126.0 @ 632lbs), 22 bulls and stags ($119.0 @ 538lbs)
292 unvaccinated cattle sold for 126.0 cents per lb at 593 lbs for a gross return of $745
388 vaccinated cattle sold for 134.0 cents per lb at 692lbs for a gross return of $928
Weight (lbs)
<400
400-500
500-600
600-700
700-800
800-900
>900
Good Steers
Ave Price
124
155
148
138
148
133
137
Ave Weight
368
454
555
659
749
827
958
Range
124
130-168
129-165
123-168
124-160
127-145
129-139
Good Heifers
Ave Price
121
136
136
138
132
128
112
Plain Heifers (120 head) – average 112 cents/lb at 616lbs, range 60-127
Plain Steers (71 head) – average 103 cents/lb at 629lbs, range 40-123
Sample Groups
13 Char steers, vac, 9630lbs (741lb ave) at $1.575
8 Char heifers, vac, 5020lbs (658lb ave) at $1.52
11 Char steers, 10570lbs (961lb ave) $1.39
6 Black steers, vac, 3320lbs (553lb ave) $1.47
Sale Comparison – September 2012, 512 head, 130.1 cents at 672lbs
Cattle Destination
NS
NB
PEI
Que
115
79
332
154
Ave Weight
344
469
545
651
752
843
963
Range
118-126
125-152
124-156
128-152
124-139
124-133
112
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Feeder Sale Results – September 14, 2013