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Livestock market and auction news
Thursday, May 21
Report supplied by USDA -
Estimated Receipts 5,000
Same Day Last Week 3,119
Actual unloads will fall 1200 head
short of the early estimate; 11,154
head sold at the Wednesday feeder
cattle auction. Fairly active,
feeder cattle over 500 lb. firm to .50
cents higher, instances 1.00 higher
on thin fleshed offerings, offerings
under 500 lb. in small supply and
poorly tested. Majority receipts
Medium Frame No. 1 and Mixed
No. 1-2 500-850 Ibs.feeder steers
and 450-700 lbs. feeder heifers with
a large percentage of these
arriving from graze-out wheat
pastures and growing pens. Fairly
large attendance buyers.
FEEDER STEERS: Medium
Frame No. 1 few 390-500 lbs. in
cluding bull calves 68.0089.75,
package 430 lbs. 74.90; 500600 lbs.
62.75-68.60, few thin and gaunt
69.6071.50; 600700 lbs. 61.25-63.70,
two lot thin 607-625 lbs. 65.50-69.00;
700800 lbs. 61.0062.55; 800-900 lbs.
60.00-61.70, package fleshy 1,006
lbs. 59.60. Large Frame No. 1 part
load 943 lbs. 60.50. Small Frame
No. 1 few packages and part load
This pig reached 221 lbs. in just 150 days
swine feeding program,
that’s not unusual.
It’s no secret
that feed is the
cost in producing
pork. That’s why
it pays to make
sure your feed
ing program gets
your pigs to mar-' -
ket weight in the SSISSS
shortest possible a" p« '
From Agway Squealer Pellets
to Agway Pork Finisher, there’s
a farm-tested Agway feed nutri
tionally formulated for each stage
of a pig’s growth. Agway com
plete swine feeds provide all
known nutritional needs, includ
ing energy, protein (amino
acids), minerals and vitamins.
565-832 lbs. 58.2560.90. Medium
and Large Frame No. 1-2 345-500
lbs. 60.0068.25; 500700 lbs? 58.75-
63.00; 700850 lbs. 57.0060.50. Urge
Frame No. 2 400736 lbs. 55.75-
60.00; package 836 lbs. 52.25.
HOLSTEINS: Few 309-405 lbs,
61.8063.00; 590943 lbs. 50.7562.40.
FEEDER HEIFERS; Medium
Frame No. 1 few 416-446 lbs. 58.70
60.10; 500600 lbs. 56.5068.00; 600
700 lbs. 55.5068.80; few 733-840 lbs.
55.7056.90. Small Frame No. 1 few
486670 lbs. 50.0064.25. Medium &
Large Frame No. 1-2 :cw 295-452
lbs. 53.0068.25; few 537-646 lbs.
54.0064.90. Medium & Urge
Frame No. 2 430637 lbs. 49.50-
53.25; few 600636 lbs. 48.0051.00. -
FOR THE WEEK: Compared to
late last week, feeder cattle over
500 lbs. closing steady to .50 cents
lower after recovering most of the
early sharp decline; feeder cattle
under 500 lbs. poorly tested late but
mostly 2.003.00 lower earlier in the
week. Slaughter cows under
pressure and mostly 1.002.00
lower, some sales 3.00 off; late
sales Utility and Commercial-2-3
41.0043.00 with High Dressing
Utility cows absent late; low
dressing and Yield Grade 4 40.50
ich of your pigs
Agway, in con
junction with other
feed trials on 1800 pigs annually
at the Agway Swine Research
Farm in Lexington, Dl.
New feed ideas are con- The ideal hog as defined by the
stantly tested and proven, Ml'
~/ - weight of 2201bs in 150 to 165 days
and the results mcorpo- It requires no more than 3 lbs of feed
rated into the Auwav 'Per each pound of gam. and delivers a
1 . u , n & w *y lom 30 mthes long wth a lom of 5
swine feeding program. square mciies
41.25; Cutter 1-2 38.0042.50, few
Canner and Low Cutter 37.5039.00;
slaughter bulls 2.003.00 lower,
instances 4.00 off. Yield Grade 1-2
10001800 lbs. 49.0063.50. Salable
receipts .near 19,400 head com
pared to 11,898 last week. Feeder
cattle and calves comprised the
majority or fully 91% of the salable
receipts, cows and bulls numbered
near 1800 head and made up 9% of.
Monday, May 18
Report supplied by auction
Reported receipts of 204 calves,
99 cows, 34 bulls, 25 heifers, 13
steers, 83 hogs, 16 lambs, 13 sheep.
Cattle market reported higher,
calf market reported much higher.
Holstein Heifer Calves to 152.50;
Veal Calves, to 110.00; Bobs, 90 to
110 85.00-106.00; Bobs, 80 and down
'lbs. 70.00-80.00; Grassers &
Feeders 48.0068.00; Lambs 52.00-
58.00; Sheep 18.00-33.00; Hogs, 200-
250 lbs. 38.0044.00; Sows 32.00-
38.00; Boars 25.00-32.00; Pigs 15.00-
33.00; Heifers 49.5064.00; Steers
also supplies a
complete line of
FEED TRIALS '
ON 1800 PIGS
Working for people who work the land
" •*«*• * w ‘ i '
4 Vt-' “
In the past, Agway Squealer Pel
lets and Agway Starter Pellets
were developed as the direct
result of this program.-
YOUR AGWAY SWINE
EXPERT CAN TELL
The latest research results
and the details on the Agway
swine feed program are available
from your Agway Enterprise
Serviceperson. Contact him
through your local Agway.
medium 52.0065.00; Steers, feeder
51.5062.00; Bulls 49.0067.00; Cows,
utility 47.0049.50; Cows, fat 43.00-
46.00; Cows, medium 41.5043.00;
Cows, poor or small 32.00-39.75;
Horses to 640.00; Pomes to 125.00;
Monday, May 18
D uncans ville, Pa.
Report supplied by auction
Compared to last week, market
report cows higher, steers higher,
STEERS: High Choice and
Prime 65.0067.20; Good to Choice
58.0065.00; Standard to Good 52.00-
HEIFERS: Good to Choice 58.00-
62.00; Other 48.0068.00.
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, May 23,1951—A9
FEEDERSTEERS:. Good to
Choice 300-500 lbs. 55.00-70.00.
BULLS: Bullocks 60.00-65.75;
Bulls 1400-2000 lbs. 53.00-64.00; 900-
1200 lbs. 54.00-60.00.
COWS: High Choice to Prime
50.00-52.50; few to 54.50; Good to
Standard 46.00-50.00; Utility 42.00-
44.00; Cutters 40.50-42.20; Canners
Down to 38.00.
CALVES: High to Choice 90.00-
201.00; Good to Choice 70.00-90.00;
Standard to Good 60.00-70.00.
FEEDER PIGS; 1 lot 35 lbs.
HOGS: 200-240 lbs. 43.00-44.50;
170-300 lbs. 39.00-43.00.
SHEEP: 15.00-36.00. '
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