2018-02-08 / Local & State

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE

January 29

Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $3 to $5 higher. Slaughter Holsteins – no trend available. Slaughter heifers sold $1 to $3 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 to $4 lower. Supply included 199 steers and heifers, 302 slaughter cows, 18 bulls and 137 feeder cattle.

Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3: 1460- 1576 lbs., $125 to $129.50; choice 2-3: 1302-1678 lbs., $119 to $126; select 2-3: 1278- 1532 lbs., $115 to $119.

Slaughter Holstein steers; high choice and prime 2-3: 1550-1650 lbs., $92 to $93; choice 2-3: 1500-1600 lbs., $84 to $88; select 2-3: 1450-1600 lbs., $77 to $81.

Slaughter heifers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1292- 1538 lbs., $124 to $131.50; choice 2-3: 1234-1474 lbs., $115 to $118; select 2-3: 1150- 1250 lbs., $101 to $105.

Slaughter cows: breakers: 75-80% lean, $53 to $58 average dressing; boners: 80-85 lbs., $51 to $56 average; lean 85-90% lea, $46 to $50 average; $42 to $45 low.

Slaughter bulls: yield grade 1 1430-2082 lbs., $69 to $76; high dress 1828 lbs., $80; low dress 1086-2184 lbs., $52 to $65.

Feeder cattle: steers, medium and large 1, 250-300 lbs., $150; 300-350 lbs., $137.50; 600-650 lbs., $142; 700-750 lbs., $131; medium and large 2, 250-300 lbs., $122.50; 800-850 lbs., $95.

Holstein steers: large 3, 350-400 lbs., $93; 400-500 lbs., $95 to $97; 500-550 lbs., $86 to $89.

Heifers: medium and large 1, 250-300 lbs., $135 to $137.50; 400-450 lbs., $121; 500-550 lbs., $122.50; 600-700 lbs., $93 to $105; medium and large 2, 200-250 lbs., $122.50; 400-500 lbs., $92.50 to $102.50; 600-700 lbs., $70.

Bulls: medium and large 1, 300-350 lbs., $142.50; 350- 400 lbs., $132.50; 500-550 lbs., $125; 700-750 lbs., $107 to $116; medium and large 2, 300-350 lbs., $115 to $117.50; 550-650 lbs., $97.50 to $109.

Return to Farm Calves: Compared to last week Holstein bull calves sold steady to $5 higher.

Holstein heifers: #1: 94- 102 lbs. $60 to $65; #2: 90-104 lbs., $50. Mixed breed: 76-102 lbs., $50 to $85. Beef breed calves: 76-120 lbs., $200 to $270.

Slaughter hogs: barrows and gilts, boars, feeder pigs: no market test. Sows: 485- 538 lbs., $40 to $43. Roasters: 86-142 lbs., $7.59 to $12.

Slaughter sheep: lambs: choice 2-3 90-100 lbs., $170 to $187.50; 100-120 lbs., $147.50 to $175. Ewes: 100-200 lbs., $65 to $90. Bucks: no market test.

Slaughter goats: kids, selection 1, 20-30 lbs., $75; 30-40 lbs., $67.50 to $90; 60-70 lbs., $125 to $132.50; 70-80 lb., $135 to $147.50; selection 2: 50-70 lbs., $125 to $127.50.

Nannies: selection 1, 80- 130 lbs., $135; 130-180 lbs., $170 to $175; selection 2: 80- 130 lbs., $65 to $115; 130-180 lbs., $152.50 to $157.50. Billies: selection 1, 100-150 lbs., $160; 150-250 lbs., $225. Wethers: selection 2, 150-250 lbs., $225.

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