2009-04-30 / Features

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET

April 20

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1388-1552 lbs., $87.25 to $89; one $90.25; couple 1564-1584 lbs., $86.25 to $87; choice 2-3, 1244-1490 lbs., $83 to $87.25; 1572-1734 lbs., $79 to $84; full/y.g., 1414-1522 lbs., $82.75 to $83.50; high select and low choice 1-3, 1122-1516 lbs., $81 to $82.75; select 1-2, 918-1292 lbs., $77 to $82; standard 1-2, 918-1258 lbs., $72 to $77.50.

Slaughter Holsteins: high choice and prime 2-3, 1406-1580 lbs., $74.75 to $78; one 1770 lbs., $74; choice 2-3, 1162-1560 lbs., $70 to $72.75; 1756-1954 lbs., $65.25 to $69; high select and low choice 1-3, couple 1294-1306 lbs., $68.25 to $69.75; one 1658 lbs., $63.50; standard 1-2, couple 1432-1534 lbs., $54 to $54.75.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, few 1318-1478 lbs., $86 to $86.75; choice 1-3, 1190- 1432 lbs., $78.50 to $81.25; highs select and low choice 1-3, 1088- 1284 lb., $79 to $82.50.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1- 2, 1062-1174 lbs., $54 to $61.50; 1282-1676 lbs., $57.50 to $66.25; 1766-2198 lbs., $55.25 to $63; high dressing, 1380-1894 lbs., $72 to $77.

Feeder cattle: steers, large 1, one 947 lbs., $81; large 2, couple 303 lbs., $100; few 440-562 lbs., $89 to $91; couple 678-808 lbs., $84 to $86; large 3, couple 843 lbs., $57.

Bulls: large 1, one 376 lbs., $112; 420-522 lbs., $91 to $101; medium 2, couple 420-454 lbs., $68 to $86; large 2, 374-492 lbs., $85 to $94; 610-752 lbs., $73 to $88.

Feeder calves: Holstein bull calves, #1, 94-130 lbs., $80 to $100; couple $105; 90-92 lbs., $65 to $90; #2, 94-122 lbs., $65 to $87.50; 80- 92 lbs., $30 to $55; #3, 94-120 lbs., $30 to $55; 80-92 lbs., $20 to $45.

Beef cross calves: 72-94 lbs., $27.50 to $65. Vealers: utility, 60- 110 lbs., $5 to $25.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, 45-50% lean, 260-298 lbs. $42 to $46.

Slaughter ewes: good 1-2, couple 130-145 lbs., $49; utility 1-2, 106-256 lbs., $35 to $45. Slaughter bucks: 132-210 lbs., $46 to $56.

Slaughter goats: slaughter kids, selection 1 under 20 lbs., $27.50 to $34; 20-40 lbs., $42.50 to $64; 50-60 lbs., $77 to $85; one lot $110; 70-90 lbs., $90 to $95; selection 1, under 20 lbs., $10 to $20; 20-40 lbs., $28 to $49; one 50 lbs., $48; selection 3, under 20 lbs., $4 to $7; one 20 lbs., $20.

Yearlings: selection 1, 60-100 lbs., $61 to $72.50; one 110 lbs., $135; selection 2, one 70 lbs., $49.

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