2012-10-04 / Local & State

Livestock Report

GREENCASTLE

MARKET

September 24

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1244- 1554 lbs., $123 to $127; choice 2-3, 1182-1516 lbs., $118 to $122; heavy cattle, 1520-1608 lbs., $120 to $123; select 2-3, 1274-1412 lbs., $113.50 to $115.50.

Slaughter Holstein steers; high choice and prime 2-3, 1280-1524 lbs., $102 to $106.50; choice 2-3, $98.50 to $102.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1280- 1524 lbs., $102 to $106.50; choice 2-3, $98.50 to $102.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1402 lbs., $120; choice 2-3, 1286- 1274 lbs., $116 to $119.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1410-2034 lbs., $89 to $95.50; high dressing, 1446- 2022 lb., $99.50 to $102; low dressing, 1944-1640 lbs., $77.50 to $83.50.

Feeder cattle: no trend available.

Steers: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $140; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $105 to $110; 500-700 lbs., $127.

Holstein steers: large 3, 300-500 lbs., $80 to $87; 500- 700 lbs., $84 to $86; 700-900 lbs., $82 to $83.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $131 to $137; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $129. Holstein heifers: large 3, 500-700 lbs., $72 to $87.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $137.50; 500- 700 lbs., $129.

Return to farm calves: compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bull calves sold mostly steady.

Holstein bull calves: 31, 96-124 lbs., $112.50 to $127.50; 80-92 lbs., $80 to $110; #2, 80- 122 lbs., $90 to $115; #3, 76- 108 lbs., $60 to $100; utility, 56-104 lbs., $10 to $60.

Holstein heifer calves: #2, 72-86 lbs., $70 to $90. Holstein/ beef cross calves: no market test.

Slaughter hogs: all prices per cwt. Barrows and gilts: no market test. Sows: 500-700 lbs., $38; boars: 448-734 lbs., $10 to $13.50; feeder pigs: no market test.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 40-60 lbs., $132.50 to $142.50; 60-80 lbs., $130 to $132.50; 80-100 lbs., $137.50 to $157.50; 100- 120 lbs., $135 to $142.50.

Yearlings: no market test. Ewes: good 2-3, 184-240 lbs., $58 to $82.50; rams: no market test.

Slaughter goats: sold per head on estimated weights. Kids: selection 1, 40-60 lbs., $82.50 to $105; 60-80 lbs., $110 to $132.50; selection 2, 20-40 lbs., $50 to $63; 40-60 lbs., $66 to $72.50.

Nannies: selection 1, 80- 130 lbs., $110; selection 2, 80- 130 lbs., $85 to $102.50; 130- 200 lbs., $107.50. Billies: selection 1, 150-250 lbs., 4220. Whethers: selection 1, 200- 250 lbs., $180.

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