2019-01-10 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE

Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold steady to $1 higher. Slaughter Holsteins sold $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter heifers sold steady to $1 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 to $4 higher. Supply included 160 steers and heifers, 275 slaughter cows, nine bulls and 88 feeder cattle.

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3: 1468- 1668 lbs., $114 to $116.50. Choice 2-3: 1372-1634 lbs., $107 to $114. Select 2-3: 1196- 1546 lbs., $103 to $110.

Slaughter Holstein steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1540-1680 lbs., $87 to $95. Choice 2-3: 1356-1530 lbs., $84 to $87.

Slaughter heifers: good 2- 3, 1192-1304 lbs., $103 to $107.

Slaughter cows: breakers, 75-80% lean, $54 to $60 average; $61.50 to $63.50 high. Boners: 80-85% lean $48.50 to $54.50 average; $56 to $58.50 high. Lean 85-90% lean, $38 to $44 average; $45.50 to $49 high; $34 to $36 lower.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium and large 1, 600-650 lbs., $90; medium and large 2, 850-900 lbs., $70. Holstein steers: large 3, 250-300 lbs., $80; 300-350 lbs., $77.50 to $80; 500-550 lbs., $80.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 600-650 lbs., $85; medium and large 2, 350-400 lbs., $55; 550-600 lbs., $60; 750-800 lbs., $52.50.

Bulls: medium and large 2, 700-750 lbs., $79; 850-900 lbs., $76.

Return to farm calves: Compared to last week Holstein bull calves sold steady to $5 lower.

Holstein bull calves: #1, 96-120 lbs., $70 to $85; 76-94 lbs., $40 to $60; #2: 96-120 lbs., $50 to $70; 76-94 lbs., $30 to $40; #3: 80-120 lbs., $15 to $30; utility: 70-100 lbs., $5 to $15.

Holstein heifer calves: no market test.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, 48-52% lean, 250- 300 lbs., $56 to $61. Sows: 300-500 lbs., $31; 500-700 lbs., $42. Boars, roasters and feeder pigs: no market test.

Slaughter sheep: lambs, choice 2-3, 30-40 lbs., $182; 50-60 lbs., $172; 60-70 lbs., $172.50; 70-90 lbs., $115 to $145; 90-120 lbs., $142.50 to $180; 120-140 lbs., $172.50. Ewes: 80 lbs., $82.50. Rams: 170-190 lbs., $75 to $82.50.

Slaughter goats, kids, selection 1, 60-70 lbs., $135; selection 2: 30-40 lbs., $70; 60- 70 lbs., $75. Nannies: selection 1, 80-130 lbs., $135 to $157.50; 130-180 lbs., $145. Selection 2: 80-130 lbs., $75 to $125. Billies: selection 1, 100-150 lbs., $185 to $195; 150- 250 lbs., $345. Wethers: no market test.

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