2012-09-13 / Local & State

LIVESTOCK REPORTS

GREENCASTLE MARKET

September 3

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1314- 1526 lbs., $120 to $123; choice 2-3, 1114-1494 lbs., $114.50 to $118; heavy cattle, 1526-1704 lbs., $116 to $119; select 2-3, 1156-1378 lbs., $110 to $114.50.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1332-1622 lbs., $103 to $104.50, one $109.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1248- 1440 lbs., $115.50 to $118; choice 2-3, 1114-1248 lbs., $114 to $115.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1304-1518 lbs., $88.50 to $101.50; high dressing, 1408-1826 lbs., $105 to $113; low dressing, 1016-1614 lbs., $83 to $87.

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

Steers: large 3 Holsteins, 200-300 lbs., $80 to $85; 300- 500 lbs., $92; 500-700 lbs., $83 to $88.

Heifers: medium and large 2, 400-500 lbs., $135; 500- 700 lbs., $89; 142-205 lbs., $85 to $102; 400-550 lbs., $70 to $107.50.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 400-500 lbs., $125 to $130; 500-700 lbs., $116 to $126.

Return to farm calves: compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold $5 to $10 lower. All prices per cwt.

Holstein bull calves; #1, 96-124 lbs., $110 to $117.50; 80-92 lbs., $75 to $95; #2, 80- 122 lbs., $85 to $110; #3, 76- 108 lbs., $55 to $75; utility, 56- 104 lbs., $20 to $50.

Holstein heifer calves: #1, 86-98 lbs., $100 to $120; #2, 78-98 lbs., $70 to $85.

Barrows and Gilts: 45-49% lean, 334 lbs., $50; lighter weights, 175-183 lbs., $67 to $70; sows: 300-500 lbs., $30 to $39.50; 500-700 lbs., $44; Boars: no market test. Feed pigs: no market test.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 40-60 lbs., $120 to $130; 80-100 lbs., $112.50 to $127.50; 100-120 lbs., $105 to $115.

Ewes: 194-199 lbs., $42 to $44. rams: no market test. Slaughter goats: sold per head on estimated weights. Kids: selection 1, 50-80 lbs., $87.50 to $95; selection 2, 40- 60 lbs., $40 to $61; selection 3, 20-40 lbs., $32.50 to $50. Nannies: selection 1, 80-130 lbs., $97.50 to $112.50; selection 2, 80-130 lbs., $65; selection 3, 50-80 lbs., $55 to $65.

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