2009-02-05 / Features

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET

January 26

Slaughter steers: choice 1-3, 1330-1538 lbs., $82.75 to $85, heavy 1564-1684, $82 to $85; high select and low choice 1-3, 1165- 1528 lbs., $79.50 to $82.75; select 1-2, few 1278-1516 lbs., $75 to $79.50; standard 1-2, few 1036- 1384 lbs., $67 to $73.50.

Slaughter Holsteins: high choice and prime 2-3, 1494-1584 lbs., $75.25 to $76, couple 1604- 1608 lbs., $75 to $76; choice 2-3, 1375-1558 lbs., $70.50 to $74.75; high select and low choice 1-3, 1370-1596 lbs., $69.25 to $71; standard 1-2, 1095-1326 lbs., $54.50 to $56.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, one 1406 lbs., $87.50; choice 1-3, 1206-1482 lbs., $82 to $83.75; full/yield grade 4-5, 1076-1222 lbs., $77 to $79.50; select 1-2, 1102-1295 lbs., $74.50 to $78.25.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1- 2, 1138-2164 lbs., $56 to $59.75; one high dressing, 1792 lbs., $64.75, one low dressing, 1316 lbs., $51.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, large 2, one 458 lbs., $86; couple 792 lbs., $71; large 3 Holsteins, one 418 lbs., $45; 814-905 lbs., $58.

Heifers: large 1, one 334 lbs., $92; one 604 lbs., $77.50; medium 2, 466-584 lbs., $60 to $67; one 684 lbs., $67; large 2, 412-482 lbs., $70 to $76; 534-658 lbs., $74 to $75.50; few 700-730 lbs., $61 to $63.

Bulls: large 2, 405-462 lbs., $83 to $88; 516-644 lbs., $70 to $79.

Feeder calves: Holstein bull calves, #1, 94-126 lbs., $70 to $92.50; 90-92 lbs., $45 to $60; #2 94-132 lbs., $45 to $75; 90-92 lbs., $35 to $50; 80-88 lbs., $10 to $17.50.

Holstein heifer calves; #1, few 82-85 lbs., $115 to $180; #2, 78-90 lbs., $80 to $100. Beef cross calves, 68-98 lbs., $10 to $30.

Vealers: standard and good, 94-112 lbs., $10 to $40; 90-92 lbs., $10 to $25; utility, 50-114 lbs., $2 to $27.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, 45-50% lean, 242-274 lbs., $48 to $53; 280-290 lbs., $44 to $49. Sows: U.S. 1-2, one 484 lbs., $49; 502-602 lbs., $49.50 to $54.50.

Boars: one 482 lbs., $5.

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