Cattle market prices decline

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
November 15, 2018 - 1:40pm

Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices are lower in all weight categories.

The latest cattle market report from the Ministry of Agriculture indicated feeder steer prices dropped by $3 per hundredweight with the biggest price declines in the 700 to 800 pound category.

Saskatchewan feeder heifer prices were down $4 per hundredweight during the same reporting period. The greatest loss was in the 300 to 400 pound category.

Prices for liveweight, non-fed cattle in Alberta were also lower.

Canfax reported nearly 43,000 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan over the week, down from 48,600 head the previous week.

The full report can be found here.

 

 

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