2013-02-28 / Entertainment

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE

February 18

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1154- 1586 lbs., $127 to $131.50; choice 2-3, 1276-1562 lbs., $123 to $126; high select and low choice 2-3, 1144-1470 lbs., $119 to $123; select 2-3, 1168- 1388 lbs., $114 to $117.50.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1410-1698 lbs., $107 to $111; choice 2-3, 1478-1584 lbs., $98 to $101.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1140- 1416 lbs., $125 to $127; choice 2-3, 1120-1320 lbs., $119 to $123.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade, 1 172-1610 lbs., $89.50 to $95.50; high dressing, 1584- 1902 lbs., $97 to $106.50; low dressing, 1224-1662 lbs., $85 to $88.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium and large 3, 300-500 lbs., $80 to $89.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 300-500 lbs., $132.50 to $137.50; medium and large 2, 200-300 lbs., $124 to $125; 700-800 lbs., $120 to $122.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 400-600 lbs., $145 to $167; 600-700 lbs., $125 to $132; medium and large 2, 300-500 lbs., $120 to $121.

Return-to-farm calves: compared to last week’s sale, Holstein bulls sold steady to $5 higher with good buyer demand.

Holstein bull calves: #1, 96-124 lbs., $140 to $150; 80-92 lbs., $130 to $145; #2, 80-122 lbs., $125 to $145; #3, 76-108 lbs., $80 to $130; utility, 56- 104 lbs., $20 to $67.50; Holstein heifer calves, #2, 90-108 lbs., $70 to $97.50.

Barrows and gilts: 45-49% lean, 236-242 lbs., $65 to $66.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 70-80 lbs., $135; 120-140 lbs., $120 to $140. Ewes: 136-228 lbs., $40 to $59.

Kids: selection 1, 30-50 lbs., $100; 50-70 lbs., $115 to $125; 80-100 lbs., $140 to $145; selection 2, 40-60 lbs., $92.50 to $97.50.

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