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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby redrobin » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:12 pm

I called David at ingalls and he said he'd feed them for me. If there's a profit in them I'll feed them. If it's a break even or less I'll buy the board. 136 delivered today was a break even.
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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby Texan » Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:10 am

LMAO. That reminds me of the old feeding clubs where everybody in a circle of friends or acquaintances would put in a little money to partner on cattle when times were good. Truckers, bankers, waitresses - you name it, everybody was a player. In those days, I think there were even some strippers in Amarillo that fed cattle that way - LOL.

If they're only worth $1.36 delivered, it's going to be a tough day for you. But, if you're really confident that they'll perform like you expect, don't worry about that figure and bet on your cattle to do better.

Good luck, though. It's gonna be a long day for you and we've all been there. We can't control the markets, but you did a good job with the cattle and that's all a cowboy can control.

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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby Faster horses » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:10 am

Wishing you a good day today, redrobin. Let us know how it turns out.
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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby redrobin » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:24 pm

137 @ 881
Not bad for the way it is. Not good for the way it was. The barn did a good job keeping them from losing weight. We sold them and I never bid.

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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby Faster horses » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:13 pm

That should have made you some money, regardless. Now on to the next time, right?
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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby gcreekrch » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:45 pm

4Diamond wrote:$1.45


With the exchange rate, I would say you are very close.
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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby 4Diamond » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:57 pm

redrobin wrote:137 @ 881
Not bad for the way it is. Not good for the way it was. The barn did a good job keeping them from losing weight. We sold them and I never bid.

Ppl laugh at us for taking cattle in early for a sale but best I can tell it pays me every time.

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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby Soapweed » Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:45 pm

Matt Lowery is a Nebraska auctioneer, and he posted this a few hours ago on his Facebook page. "Today at Valentine Livestock 202 head of home raised angus steers weighed 773 lbs. and brought $178.50." On another comment he wrote: "880s at 158. 910s at 154."

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Postby VB RANCH » Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:14 pm

Soapweed wrote:Matt Lowery is a Nebraska auctioneer, and he posted this a few hours ago on his Facebook page. "Today at Valentine Livestock 202 head of home raised angus steers weighed 773 lbs. and brought $178.50." On another comment he wrote: "880s at 158. 910s at 154."

Not a lot of money left in them cattle

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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby PPRM » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:33 pm

Soapweed wrote:Matt Lowery is a Nebraska auctioneer, and he posted this a few hours ago on his Facebook page. "Today at Valentine Livestock 202 head of home raised angus steers weighed 773 lbs. and brought $178.50." On another comment he wrote: "880s at 158. 910s at 154."



I think some folks sold them just in time. Choice Cutout is dropping as well as Cash Fats. Well played by whoever sold these.
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Re: Selling steers wed

Postby redrobin » Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:55 am

Soapweed wrote:Matt Lowery is a Nebraska auctioneer, and he posted this a few hours ago on his Facebook page. "Today at Valentine Livestock 202 head of home raised angus steers weighed 773 lbs. and brought $178.50." On another comment he wrote: "880s at 158. 910s at 154."

Those must be a fantastic set of reputation cattle.

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