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Ontario Fall Stocker Sales | Beef Farmers of Ontario
Dave Denure- 705-653-3660
Regular sales every Tuesday @ 12 noon.
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"As bad as it was, it ...
"As bad as it was, it was still a pretty good sale for today's market," Hoard's Station sale barn owner Dave Denure reported.
said as bad as the market is, animals in the special sales are still bringing a premium.He
said while the blonde sale saw prices close to $1, regular sales are lucky to see $.75.
Hubbell Family News
The day finished with an old fashioned Pie Auction, conducted by auctioneer David Denure of Hoard's Station who volunteered his service, to raise funds for the on-going cemetery maintenance.Either he is an excellent auctioneer (which he is) or Hubbles were in a generous frame of "dig deeper in your pocket" - probably both.We sincerely thank Mr. Denure for his time and generosity.
Eastern Ontario Farmers Forum
Owner of the Hoard's Station Sale Barn, Dave Denure, says "A run-of-the-mill 600 lbs. calf was bringing $1.35" per lbs. in the auction ring at the end of Augus t.
It's far worse than BSE ever ...
It's far worse than BSE ever thought of being," Hoard's Station sale barn owner Dave Denure said."That was an economic factor.BSE was 's----happens' and then we could see the light at the end of the tunnel."
This situation now is "far, far, worse" than when mad cow disease decimated markets, Mr. Denure
Though prices then dipped to 75 cents a pound, the "government came along," he
"The government has to do something now or there'll be nobody left."If we were working with inputs from 30 years ago, it would be okay," Mr. Denure
said.Instead, farmers are seeing prices of 90 cents where they should be seeing $1.15 a pound.
"When you have to take money out of your own pocket to pay for them, that's bad," Mr. Denure
says."They're not going to be paying any mortgages." He says the price paid for beef began its steady decline in July when Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulations calling for all specified risk material to be separated at slaughter came into effect.
While the measure was created to instill confidence in food safety, it ?added expense for beef processors, he