2018-08-09 / Local & State

Livestock Market Report

GREENCASTLE

July 30

Compared to last Monday’s slaughter steers sold $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter Holsteins sold $1 to $2 lower. Slaughter heifers sold $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to $1 lower. Supply included 72 steers and heifers, 276 slaughter cows, 14 bulls and 95 feeder cattle.

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1464- 1518 lbs., $111 to $114; choice 2-3: 1316-1540 lbs., $109 to $112; select 2-3: 1172-1382 lbs., $105 to $109.

Slaughter Holstein Steers: high choice and prime 2-3: 1578-1582 lbs., $86 to $87; choice 2-3: 1286-1658 lbs., $78 to $84; select 2-3: 1010-1238 lbs., $67 to $75.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1408- 1454 lbs., $109 to $111.50; choice 2-3: 1116-1244 lbs., $104 to $108; select 2-3: 1182- 1360 lbs., $95 to $104.

Slaughter cows: breakers: 75-80% $56 to $60 average; $61 to $63 high; boners: 80- 85% $53 to $58 average; $60 to $62.50 high; lean: 85-90% lean $45 to $50 average; $40 to $43 low.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1, 1384-1912 lbs., $73 to $79; low dress 1120-1272 lbs., $64.50 to $66.50.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium and large 1, 800-850 lbs., $112.50; medium and large 2, 500-550 lbs., $82.50; 850-900 lbs., $90.

Holstein steers: large 3, 350-400 lbs., $67; 450-500 lbs., $76 to $93; 550-600 lbs., $79; 650- 700 lbs., $78; 800-850 lbs., $78.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 250-300 lbs., $142.50; 300-350 lbs., $117.50 to $130; 350-400 lbs., $110 to $117.50; 550-650 lbs., $100 to $117.50. Medium and large 2, 250-300 lbs., $97.50 to $100; 400-450 lbs., $105.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 300-350 lbs., $122.50; 450- 550 lbs., $127.50 to $131; medium and large 2, 400-450 lbs., $97.50; 750-800 lbs., $77.50.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week Holstein bull calves sold $20 to $30 higher.

Holstein bull calves: #1, 96-120 lbs., $130 to $150; 76- 94 lbs., $80 to $110; #2: 96-120 lbs., $90 to $120; 76-94 lbs., $60 to $80; #3: 80-120 lbs., $50 to $90. Utility: 70-100 lbs., $10 to $30.

Holstein heifer calves: #1, 88-94 lbs., $30 to $45; #2: 70- 80 lbs., $20 to $25.

Mixed breed calves: 76-80 lbs., $65 to $80. Beef calves: 82-104 lbs., $180 to $230.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, boars, roasters, feeder pigs: no market test.

Slaughter sheep: lambs, choice 2-3, 20-30 lbs., $145; 30-40 lbs., $160; 50-60 lbs., $155 to $185; 60-70 lbs., $165 to $190; 70-80 lbs., $165 to $185; 80-90 lbs., $165 to $185; 90-120 lbs., $160 to $167.50. Ewes and bucks: 100-160 lbs., $59 to $77.

Slaughter goats: kids, selection 1, 60-70 lbs., $165; 80- 90 lbs., $155. Selection 2: 20- 30 lbs., $60 to $75; 40-60 lbs., $90 to $140; 100-120 lbs., $135. Selection 3: 20-40 lbs., $30 to $60; 40-60 lbs., $35 to $45. Nannies: selection 2, 80- 130 lbs., $110. Billies: no market test. Wethers: medium 1, 100-150 lbs., $105 to $155; 150-250 lbs., $275 to $285.

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