Sheep Madison County (copy)

Sheep graze in a field in Madison County on a recent day in May.

In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 7.00 lower. Feeder cattle at regular auction sales in a light test, mostly 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Slaughter cows in a light test, uneven, ranging 3.00 lower to 5.00 higher. Wheat mostly .15 lower. Corn steady to .05 higher, new crop mostly .01 lower. Soybeans mostly .07 higher, new crop mostly .01 lower.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 128.00-170.00, average 148.53

500-600 lbs 137.50-155.00, average 149.62

600-700 lbs 120.00-155.50, average 137.20

700-800 lbs 112.00-155.75, average 140.52

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 122.00-135.00, average 128.75

500-600 lbs 115.50-132.00, average 123.17

600-700 lbs 95.00-123.00, average 114.45

700-800 lbs 95.00-117.00, average 111.99

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 46.00-77.00, avg. 64.83

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 58.00-75.00, avg. 65.20

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.34-4.39; Hopewell-Petersburg 4.54-4.94; Middle Peninsula 4.84; Norfolk 4.64-4.94; Roanoke 5.19; Wakefield 4.22-4.94

Corn

Eastern Shore 3.71-3.81, new crop 3.48; Harrisonburg 3.75-4.15, new crop 4.13-4.23; Middle Peninsula 3.66, new crop 3.48; Norfolk 3.56, new crop 3.43-3.58; Hopewell-Petersburg 3.51, new crop 3.63; Wakefield 3.38-3.81, new crop 3.63-3.73

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.38-8.48, new crop 8.31; Harrisonburg 7.60-8.10; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.98, new crop 8.46-8.56; Middle Peninsula 8.63, new crop 8.36; Norfolk 8.98, new crop 8.46-8.66; Wakefield 8.50-9.03, new crop 8.20-8.61

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.

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