2012-05-31 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE

May 21

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1362- 1582 lbs., $123.50 to $127.50; choice 2-3, 1254-1510 lbs., $118.50 to $123.50; full/y.g. 4- 5, $115.50; 1602-1682 lbs., $115 to $119; select 1-3, 1152-1412 lbs., $114 to $117.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1348-1550 lbs., $106.50 to $109.50; choice 2-3, 1244-1594 lbs., $101.50 to $106.50; 1782 lbs., $101; select 1-3, 1070- 1326 lbs., $95 to $100.50.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1142- 1350 lbs., $118 to $123; choice 2- 3, 1106-1398 lbs., $114 to $11.50; select 1-3, 1128 lbs., $113.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1060-1996 lbs., $98 to $110; high dressing, $112.50; very high dressing, $140; 2148-2150 lbs., $98 to $104; yield grade 2, 1086 lbs., $90.

Feeder cattle: no trend available due to limited comparable receipts.

Steers: medium and large 1, 525 lbs., $151; 786-860 lbs., $110 to $125; medium and large 2, 640-660 lbs., $106 to $112.50.

Holstein steers: medium and large 1, 430-480 lbs., $ 40 to $155; 508-605 lbs., $137.50 to $155; medium and large 2, 407 lbs., $140; 735 lbs., $100.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 430-460 lbs., $157.50 to $187.50; 540-580 lbs., $132 to $145.

Holstein bulls: large 3, 354 lbs., $117; 856 lbs., $99.

Return to farm calves; compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves returning to special fed veal barns, 94- 122 lbs., sold firm to $10 higher. Lighter Holstein bull calves returning to dairy beef programs, 76-92 lbs., sold steady to $5 higher. All price per cwt.

Holstein bull calves: #1, 94-122 lbs., $227.50 to $242.50; 82-92 lbs., $230 to $247.50; #2, 94-122 lbs., $190 to $227.50; 76-92 lbs., $195 to $235; #3, 70-120 lbs., $110 to $195; utility 56-108 lbs., $40 to $115.

Holstein heifer calves: #1, 98 lbs., $230; #2, 70-88 lbs., $100 to $170.

Holstein/beef cross calves: no market test.

Barrows and gilts; no market test.

Sows: U.S. 1-3, no market test. Boars: no market test.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 49-68 lbs., $180 to $210; 70-109 lbs., $180 to $230; 112-122 lbs., $170 to $227.50. Yearlings, 91 lbs., $157.50. Ewes: good 2-3, 134-164 lbs., $67.50 to $70; 214-267 lbs., $60 to $62.50. Rams: 156 lbs., $90.

Slaughter goats, kids: selection 1, 50-75 lbs., $115 to $155; selection 2, under 20 lbs., $12.50 to $35; 20-40 lbs., $32.50 to $67.50; 45-55 lbs., $77 to $110. Nannies: selection 1, 120-160 lbs., $137.50 to $165; selection 2, 90-130 lbs., $115 to $140; selection 3, 90- 130 lbs., $70 to $75. Billies: selection 1, 130 lbs., $200. Wethers: Selection 1, 160 lbs., $215; selection 2, 170 lbs., $180.

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