2012-03-29 / Local & State

LIVESTOCK REPORTS

GREENCASTLE

March 19

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1320- 1596 lbs., $29 to $133; full/y.g. 4-5, $129; 1696 lbs., $127.50; choice 2-3, 1150-1562 lbs., $124 to $129.50; full/y.g. 4-5, $118.50 to $123; select 1-3, 1194-1452 lbs., $118 to $123.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1404-1596 lbs., $109.50 to $113.50; choice 2-3, 1308-1574 lbs., $102.50 to $108.50; 1722 lbs., $102; select 1-3, 1196- 1428 lbs., $99 to $101.50.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1406 lbs., $128.50; choice 2-3, 1098- 1422 lbs., $119 to $123; full/y.g. 4-5, $118; Holstein heifers, 1436-1488 lbs., $96.50 to $100.

Slaughter bulls, yield grade 1, 1164-2102 lbs., $96 to $105; high dressing, $105.50 to $106; low dressing, $91; yield grade 2, 1472 lbs., $99.

Feeder cattle: No trend available due to limited comparable receipts. All prices per cwt.

Steers: medium and large 1, 350-450 lbs., $160 to $180; 730 lbs., $140; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $126 to $137.50; 500-750 lbs., $127.50 to $131.

Holstein steer: large 3, 380 lbs., $83; 650-1140 lbs., $82.50 to $105.50.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 300-450 lbs., $135 to $165; 550 lbs., $137.50; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $122.50 to $145; 500-750 lbs., $89 to $135.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $140 to $190; 500-700 lbs., $130 to $145;750- 900 lbs., $111 to $120; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $131 to $150; 500 lbs., $117.50.

Holstein bulls: large 3, 300-500 lbs., $77.50 to $115; 650-1020 lbs., $74 to $100.

Return-to-farm calves: Compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves returning to special fed veal barns, 95-120 lbs., sold $20 to $30 higher. Lighter Holstein bull calves returning to dairy beef programs,70-92 lbs., sold $25 to $35.

Holstein bull calves; #1, 94-118 lbs., $240 to $262.50; 80-92 lbs., $242.50 to $262.50; #2, 94-116 lbs., $205 to $250; 90-92 lbs., $215 to $245; #3, 74- 106 lbs., $100 to $190; utility 54-84 lbs., $10 to $92.50.

Holstein heifer calves: 31, 80-94 lbs., $155 to $200; #2, 68-96 lbs., $95 to $155.

Holstein/beef cross calves; 80-112 lbs., $175 to $250.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 50-65 lbs., $225 to $240; 75-110 lbs., $192.50 to $234; 110-140 lbs., $170 to $207.50. Yearlings: 98- 196 lbs., $95 to $122.50. Ewes: good 2-3, 84-196 lbs., $65 to $95; 278-284 lbs., $52.50 to $55. Rams: 260 lbs., $65.

Kids: selection 1, 30-40 lbs., $97.50 to $145; 45-60 lbs., $105 to $147.50; 70-90 lbs., $145 to $165; selection 2, under 20 lbs., $5 to $45; 20-40 lbs., $47.50 to $102.50; 45-50 lbs., $85 to $107.50; 70 lbs., $157.50.

Nannies: selection 1, 100- 170 lbs., $147.50 to $182.50; selection 2, 110-130 lbs., $122.50 to $140. Billies: selection 1, 170 lbs., $240; selection 2, 100 lbs., $127.50 to $142.50.

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