2014-01-02 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE

December 23

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3: 1404- 1626 lbs., $135 to $137; choice 2-3, 1230-1498 lbs., $129 to $132; select 2-3, 1080-1322 lbs., $120 to $126.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1336-1690 lbs., $110.50 to $111.50; choice 2- 3, 1308-1516 lbs., $104 to $105.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1196- 1250 lbs., $131.50 to $135.50; choice 2-3, 1026-1472 lbs., $123 to $126.50.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1636-1754 lbs., $102 to $106; high dressing 1462- 2054 lbs., $106 to $112.50; one $124; low dressing 892-1220 lbs., $89 to $90.

Steers: no market test. Heifers: medium and large 1, 250-300 lbs., $143; 350-400 lbs., $127 to $141; 600-650 lbs., $127; medium and large 2, 300-450 lbs., $135 to $140.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 250-350 lbs., $145 to $168; 350-500 lbs., $127 to $147; 500-650 lbs., $124 to $130.

Return to farm calves: compared to last week’s sale Holstein bull calves sold $10 to $20 higher. Holstein bull calves; #1, 96-126 lbs., $170 to $185; 80-94 lbs., $130 to $155; #2, 90-126 lbs., $130 to $155; #3, 80-126 lbs., $80 to $127.50; utility 60-124 lbs., $10 to $30. Holstein heifer calves: #2, 80-110 lbs., $55 to $105; beef cross calves; 82-112 lbs., $60 to $180.

Roasters: 97-182 lbs., $72 to $85; sows: 500-700 lbs., $69 to $72.50.

Lambs: choice 2-3, 50-60 lbs., $177.50 to $180; 60-70 lbs., $182.50 to $195; 70-80 lbs., $190 to $195. Slaughter ewes: good 1-3, 140-252 lbs., $45 to $70.

Kids: selection 1, 40-60 lbs., $95 to $125; 60-80 lbs., $140 to $160; 90-100 lbs., $150 to $155; selection 2, 40- 60 lbs., $80 to $105.

Nannies: selection 1, 130- 160 lbs., $140 to $185; selection 2, 80-130 lbs., $115 to $137.50; 130-160 lbs., $145.

Billies: selection 1, 100- 150 lbs., $160 to $180; 150- 250 lbs., $240; selection 2, 100-150 lbs., $120 to $165.

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