2009-01-01 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK

December 22

Slaughter steers: choice 1-3, few 1370-1534 lbs., $84 to $85.25; full/yield grade 4-5, couple 1268 lbs., $81 to $82.75; high select and low choice 1-3, few 1158-1442 lbs., $79.50 to $81.50; select 1-2, one 1452 lbs., $74.

Slaughter Holsteins: high choice and prime 2-3, one 1610 lbs., $74.50; Jerseys one 1306 lbs., $79.25; choice 2-3, few 1532-1592 lbs., $72.50 to $73.75; Jerseys, 1286-1402 lbs., $73.50 to $76.25.

Slaughter heifers: select 1-2, one 1412 lbs., $75.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1064-1954 lbs., $52.50 to $58; high dressing, 1730-2202 lbs., $60 to $65; bullocks, 1031-1082 lbs., $59 to $65.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium 1, couple 470 lbs., $81; medium 2, one 386 lbs., $76; one 412 lbs., $51; large 2, one 434 lbs., $72. Heifers: large 2, 538-653 lbs., $60 to $67.

Bulls: medium 1 one 342 lbs., $77.50; large 1 one 866 lbs.,$64; medium 2, one 544 lbs., $73; large 2, 604-719 lbs., $50 to $67; large 3 Holsteins couple 646-880 lbs., $41 to $54.

Feeder calves: Holstein bull calves: 31, 88-92 lbs., $45 to $65; 94-128 lbs., $100 to $127.50; few $130; #2, 82-92 lbs., $20 to $45; 94- 124 lbs., $50 to $105, mostly $60 to $100.

Holstein heifer calves: 31, no market test; #2, 78-96 lbs., $35 to $105; one 104 lbs., $140.

Beef cross calves: Vealers, standard and good, 78-92 lbs., $10 to $20; 94-124 lbs., $10 to $50; utility, 48-114 lbs., $5 to $10.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, 49-54% lean, few 268-275 lbs., $52 to $57; few 314-338 lbs., $49 to $53; 45-50% lean, one 256 lbs., $52; one 446 lbs., $47; sows: medium 2 one, 466 lbs., $45; couple 512-662 lbs., $39 to $46.50.

Feeder pigs: no market test.

Slaughter sheep; compared to last week, slaughter lambs sold steady. Slaughter lambs: choice 1-3, 56-69 lbs., $112.50 to $116; 78-103 lbs., $102.50 to $119; one $100; few 112-118 lbs., $100 to $110; one 145 lbs., $90; good and choice 1-2, one lot 45 lbs., $110; couple lots, 59 lb., $75 to $87; slaughter yearlings, 96-142 lbs., $65 to $75; slaughter ewes, good 1-2, 108-156 lbs., $45 to $55; utility 1-3, 152-162 lbs., $40 to $44. Slaughter rams: no market test.

Slaughter goats: slaughter kids, selection 1, 50-60 lbs., $52.50 to $70; 65-75 lbs., $71 to $87; selection 2, 15-25 lbs., $8 to $25; 40- 55 lbs., $30 to $62; 60-70 lbs., $55 to $65; selection 3, 20-35 lbs., $5 to $20; 45-50 lbs., $20 to $24; 55-60 lbs., $41 to $48. Slaughter yearlings: selection 1, 100-110 lbs., $87.50 to $102.50; selection 2, 80- 100 lbs., $54 to $65; selection 3, 80- 90 lbs., $34 to $50; slaughter nannies: selection 1, 120-160 lbs., $67.50 to $80; selection 2, 90-120 lbs., $57 to $62.50; selection 3, 70- 90 lbs., $31 to $56. Slaughter billies: selection 1, one 160 lbs., $167.50; selection 2, 110-160 lbs., $92 to $102.50; slaughter wethers, selection 2, couple 150 lbs., $112.50.

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