2009-12-24 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET

December 14

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1326-1438 lbs., $82.25 to $83.25; one 1558 lbs., $80.75; choice 2-3, 1242-1546 lbs., $78 to $81.50; full/y.g. 4-5, 1212- 1494 lbs., $76 to $79.50; select 1- 3, 1246-1340 lbs., $71 to $75; standard 1-2, 986-1492 lbs., $62 to $69.

Slaughter Holsteins: choice 2- 3, 1364-1448 lbs., $65 to $67.50; one 1632 lbs., $67.50; high select and low choice 1-3, 1134-1256 lbs., $63 to $65; standard 1-3, few 1302- 1430 lbs., $53.50 to $57.

Slaughter heifers: choice 2-3, few 1246-1425 lbs., $75 to $77.75; select 1-3, 1012-1308 lbs., $60 to $69.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1200-2062 lbs., $54.50 to $58.50; couple high dressing 1822-1980 lbs., $60.50; yield grade 2, couple 1212-1456 lbs., $51.50 to $53; one 1986 lbs., $54.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, large 1, couple 554-720 lbs., $77 to $80; large 2, one 290 lbs., $109; 446- 494 lbs., $80 to $81; 532-796 lbs., $65 to $80; large 3 Holsteins, one 378 lbs., $70; one 740 lbs., $54.50.

Heifers: medium 1, one 414 lbs., $80; large 1, 505-553 lbs., $74 to $78; medium 2 one 290 lbs., $90; one 532 lbs., $67; large 2, 418- 498 lbs., $65 to $70; 576-644 lbs., $63 to $73.

Bulls: medium 1, couple 368- 386 lbs., $88 to $98; large 1, few 409 lbs., $97; medium 2, 325-490 lbs., $74 to $90; large 2, 334-488 lbs., $66 to $63; 544-621 lbs., $69.50 to $86.

Feeder calves: compared to last week sold steady to $5 higher. Holstein bull calves: #1, 94- 124 lbs., $65 to $82.50; one $85; 82- 92 lbs., $50 to $62.50; #2, 94-136 lbs., $50 to $80; 80-92 lbs., $45 to $55; #3, 94-120 lbs., $30 to $55; 80-92 lbs., $27 to $45.

Holstein heifer calves: #2, few 70-96 lbs., $55 to $160.

Vealers: utility, 70-116 lbs., $10 to $33; 54-68 lbs., $5 to $14.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, 45-50% lean, 242-288 lbs., $43 to $47.

Sows: U.S. 1-3, few 558-610 lbs., $35 to $38.50. Feeder pigs: U.S. 1-3, 157-183 lbs., $21 to $37.

Slaughter sheep: slaughter lambs, choice 2-3, couple 48 lbs., $120; 58-80 lbs., $116 to $137.50; 88-106 lbs., $107.50 to $122; 110- 118 lbs., $112.50 to $115; one 128 lbs., $100; one 148 lbs., $120.

Slaughter ewes: utility 1-2, 121- 174 lbs., $47.50 to $56. Slaughter bucks: few 184-230 lbs., $54 to $55.

Slaughter goats: slaughter kids, selection 1, 30-40 lbs., $44 to $64; 40-50 lbs., $57 to $81; 60-70 lbs., $70 to $88; 80-100 lbs., $88 to $99; selection 2, under 20 lbs., few $25; 30-40 lbs., $39 to $47; 50-60 lbs., $60 to $61; couple 80-90 lbs., $76 to $81.

Yearlings: selection 1, one 100 lbs., $127.50.

Nannies: selection 1, 100-150 lbs., $70 to $87.50; selection 2, 90- 130 lbs., $70 to $84; selection 3, 80-120 lbs., $42.50 to $59.

Billies: selection 1, couple 140- 150 lbs., $160 to $182.50; selection 2, 100-130 lbs., $111 to $122.50; selection 3, 100-120 lbs., $77.50 to $95. Whethers: selection 2, one 120 lbs., $92.

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