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AS—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 14,1984
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Stick to your New Year's resolutions George Burns born Jan 20,
1898 Full moon Jan 18 (Wed ) Average length of days for the
week, nine hours, 33 minutes United States bought Virgin Islands
Jan 17, 1917 Gray whales migrate now off West Coast Love, a
cough, and smoke can't welt be hid
Ask the Old Farmer: 1 am repairing
some screens and this time I want to
be prepared Do you know how to
keep midget flies from coming
- through screens 7 They are almost in
'jir visible and very annoying D] L ,
— ' - Concord, N H
Brush your screens with mineral oil
Home Hints Use an old shaving brush to dust fragile china
OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECAST
New England: Snow, cold followed by partly cloudy weather mid
week, snowstorm end of week
Greater New York-New Jersey: Clearing, cold at week s beginning,
followed by snowstorm continued cold
Middle Atlantic Coastal; Week starts sunny and cold, midweek
brings rain, sleet, and snow, week ends with seasonable weather
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LEESPORT MARKET 8. AUCTIOH, INC.
North end of Leesport, PA Turn East off. Route 61
“WHERE FRIENDS MEET”
BERKS COUNTY’S ONLY WEEKLY
CATTLE & SWINE AUCTION -
Hppi WEDNESDAY AT 1 P.M.
FARMER’S MARKET Every Wednesday,
10 A.M. TO 9 P.M.
Garden Fresh Fruits & Vegetables - Bakery Fresh Cakes,
Pies and Buns - Butcher Fresh Meats & Cheese - Sporting
Goods - Clothing - Furniture - Jewelry - Used Items &
PHONE; 215-926-1307 LEROY WEIST & JOHN WEIST, MORS.
SUTAN + 4
MELVIN R. WEAVER
2213 Leabrook Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Ph: 717-569-6576 or 898-8354
Feel your timbers shiver.
Livestock market and auction news
St. Louis Cattle
Thursday, January 12
Report supplied by USDA
Receipts This Week
Compared to last week’s close,
Slaughter Steers and Heifers .SO
LDO higher. Cows 2.00-3.00 higher.
Bulls 1.00 higher. Slaughter supply
mainly Choice Slaughter Steers,
around 30% Heifers and 15% Cows.
* Note: TTie percentage of cows
marketed this week was ap
preciably below the previous week.
SLAUGHTER STEERS: Mixed
Choice and Prime 2-4 1050-1275 lbs.
66.00- Choice 2-4 950-1300 lbs.
65.00- several 65.00-66.00.
Mixed Good and choice 2-3 900-1200
lbs. 64.00-65.00. Good 2-3 900-1175
lbs. 62.00-64.00. Mostly Good 2-3
900-1500 lb. Holsteins 52.00-57.25.
Standard 2-3 900-1100 lbs. 47.00-
SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: Mixed
Choice and Prime 2-4 900-1075 lbs.
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Animal Medic Supply David Laub
Manchester, PA Allentown, PA
Sale to Start Promptly at 1:00
Every 4 Weeks
Located 18 miles south of Lancaster,
Pa., 6 miles south of Quarryville, take Rt.
272 to Little Britain, turn north, follow
Little Britain Road to Jackson Road, 2nd
farm, OR take Rt. 222, out of Quarryville
to Cedar Hill Road to Little Britain Road
to Jackson Road. Watch for sale arrows.
50 to 60 Hood
Now selling our new hybred gilts
representing mostly York &
Hampshire & Landrace cross. Bred
for easier & Less trouble over
farrowing and better weight gains.
1 1 Validated Brucellosis Free Herd #169 J
1 Qualified Pseudorabies Free Herd #55 1
Hand mated with Breeding Dates
Local Trucker Available
No Hugs Sold On Commission
CHRIST A. BEILER
R.D. 2. Quarryville, Pa
JOHN B. STOLTZFUS
R.D. 1, Kirkwood, Pa
Abe Diffenbach. Auctioneer
NEXT SALE DATE FEBRUARY 17
64.00-64.50, couple packages 65.00.
Choice 2-4 850-1050 lbs. 63.00-64.00.
Mixed Good and Choice 2-3 800-1000
lbs. 61.0063.00. Good 2-3 750975 lbs.
COWS: (Closing week sales)
breaking Utility and Commercial
2-4 33.0035.00. Cutter and Boning
Utility 1-2 33.00-36.00. High
yielding boning Utility 1-2 36.00,
few 37.00. Canner and low Cutter 1-
2 30.00-33.00. Shelly canner 1-2
BULLS: Yield grade 1-2 1100
1700 lbs. 41.0045.00, individual
yield grade 1 at 46.00.
FEEDERS- (including about
2,000 at the regular Thursday
auction > Feeder Steers and
Feeder Heifers under 700 lbs 2 00
3 00 higher, over 700 Ib.s firm
Trading moderately active,
demand good, supply mostly 400-
7001 b Steers and Heifers
FEEDER STEERS- Medium
and I,arge Frame 1- 400-700 lbs
60 006 4 00 ; 700600 lbs 60.006 2 00,
800-900 lbs. 58.006 3 00 Small
Frame 1 • Few 300-400 lbs 56 GO
-61 00 l,arge Frame 2 Holstein
Steers few 600-900 lbs 41 50-44 75
FEEDER HEIFERS Medium
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
ON THE FARM MONTHLY
BRED GILT SALE
and I.arge Frame 1- 400-500 lbs
48.00-55.00; 500-800 lbs 50.00-56.00;
600-700 lbs. 54.00-58.00. A few 700-
800 lbs 53.00-54.00. Medium and
Frame 1-2 few 300-500 lbs
New Holland Sales Stables
Wednesday, January 11
Report supplied by auction
Reported receipts of 95 cows, 54
heifers, and 5 bulls.
Load of NY Fresh cows 650.00-
Load of Canada Purebred &
Grades Fresh cows 710.00-125.00;
Load of PA Fresh cows 660.00-
950.00, springers 700.00-900.00.
' Load of Franklin Co. Fresh cows
Load of PA Fresh cows 570.00-
Locally consigned cows 350.00-
Springing heifers 410.00-800.00.
Open heifers 285.00-535.00.
LOUIS LYONS & SON
Consign your cattle and hogs, feeder pigs
& calves to Louis Lyons & Son. They offer
choice service, excellent sorting &
marketing of your livestock.
Charles Oilier, Manager
Burnell Siegrist - Buyer & Seller
p e r» oone
VINTAGE SALES STABLES, INC.
Starting * B
THURSDAY, NOV. 3,1983 ■
Every Thursday at 1 P.M. ■
HAY, STRAW & GRAIN I
Sold on Commission |
10 miles east of Lancaster, 8 miles west ■
of Coatesvitle on Rt. 30, Paradise, PA. _
L. Robert Frame, Manager _
For information ■
HATFIELD PACKING CO. and
MOYER PACKING CO.
Will Receive Your
Hogs and Cattle at the
DANVILLE LIVESTOCK MARKET
RD4, Danville, PA
• We will receive your hogs from 8 AM to 12 Noon
every Monday. Your hogs will be weighed and
paid for immediately.
• We will also accept your sows & boars
• Your cattle will be received from 12 30 to 5 P M
We will either pay you for your cattle immediately
or you may sell them dressed weight
• There will not be a commission or yardage fee
deducted from your check.
• You may call our office Monday morning and we
will be able to tell you the base price for hogs for
MELVIN M. LEHMAN - Owner
Danville Buying Station
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