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AS— Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, February 25,1984
FEB. 27-MARCH 4,1984
The door to March shows snow inside.
Women have the say this Leap Year Joe Louis retired March 3, 1949
New moon March 2 (Fn ) Average length of days for the week,
11 hours, 14 minutes Lindbergh baby kidnapped March 2,1932
First Victory Ship launched Feb 29,1944 Revolutions are not made,
Ask the: Old Farmer: Would you
their doorways a thousand years ago Our notion is that the eagle, of wood
or metal is an adaptation of this ancient custom
Home Hints An old wire eggbeater makes a good paddle for stirring and mixing
OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECASTS
New England; Seasonable temperatures with snow in the north start
the week, cold, then snow mid to end of week
Greater New York-New Jersey: Beginning of week brings cold tem
peratures with flumes, clear and cold midweek, snowstorm likely at
end of week
Middle Atlantic Coastal: Seasonable at week's start, cloudy, then
snow and cold midweek on
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Monday, Feb. 20
Report Supplied by Auction
CATTLE: Butcher Steers -
Choice 65.00-70.00; Butcher Steers -
Medium - Good 54.50-67.00; But
cher Heifers - Choice - 63.00-69.25;
Butcher Heifers - Medium - Choice
- 45.00-65.00; Butcher Cows - Utility
- Good 40.0047.00 few to 49.00;
Butcher Cows - Canners and
Cutters -38.0045.00; Butcher Cows
- Shells 37.00 & down; Butcher
Bulls - Medium - Good - 44.00-58.00;
Stock Steers - Medium - Good up to
67.00; Stock Heifers - Medium -
Good up to 55.00.
CALVES: Medium-Good Calves
- 160-220 lbs. 85.00-100.00; Medium
SUTAN + 4
MELVIN R. WEAVER
2213 Leabrook Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Ph: 717-569-6576 or 898-8354
Good Calves - 125-160 lbs. 70.00-
90.00; Medium-Good Calves - 100-
120 lbs. 55.00-75.00; Medium-Good
Calves - 80-100 lbs. 50.00-65.00;
Holstein Bull Calves up to 106.00;
Holstein Heifer Calves up to 70.00;
Light and Green Calves down
SHEEP and LAMBS: Medium-
Good Lambs - 50.00-53.00.
HOGS; Good-Choice Butcher
Hogs 190-225 lbs. 43.0047.00; Good-
Choice Butcher Hogs 225-280 ibs.
45.0047.00; Good-Choice Butcher
Sows 400 lbs., up to 49.00; Good-
Choice Butcher Sows 400 lbs., up to
45.00; Heavy Boars up to 33.00;
Feeding Shoats - Per Hundred -
40.0045.00; Pigs - Per Head - 8.00-
Centre Hall, Pa.
Tuesday, February 21
Report supplied by auction
Beef Cows: Utility and Com
mercial 40.50-44.25; Cutters 37.25-
40.10; Canners 34.50-36.75; Shells
Heifers: Good 53.75-56.85;
Standard 48.25-51.50; Commercial
Steers: Good 51.00-55.00;
Bulls: Good 50.85-52.50; Stan
Feeder Cattle: 300-500 lbs. large
frame 48.00-61.00 ; 300-500 lbs.
small frame 46.00-56.00; 500-700
lbs. large frame 42.00-55.00 ; 500-700
lbs. small frame 45.00-53.00.
Veal Calves: Prime 96.00-108.00;
Choice 77.00-95.00; Good 63.00-
78.00; Standard 53.00-62.00; Utility
Farm Calves: Bulls 88.00-114.00;
Shoats: 25-30 lbs. per head 10.00-
14.00; 30-35 lbs. per head 16.00-
21.00; 35-50 lbs. per head 23.00-
Goats; per head 21.00-33.00.
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Manchester, PA Allentown, PA
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
ON THE FARM MONTHLY
BRED GILT SALE
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 Validated Brucellosis Free Herd if 169 '
1 Qualified[Pseudorabies Free Herd #55 '
Hand mated with Breeding Dates
Local Trucker Available
No Hogs Sold Ou Commission
CHRIST A. BEILER
R.D. 2, Quarryville, Pa
JOHN B. STOLTZFUS
R.D. 1, Kirkwood. Pa
Abe Diffenbach. Auctioneer
NEXT SALE DATE APRIL 13
East Coast Carlot
Wednesday, February 22
Report supplied by USDA
Compared to Tuesday’s close:
Demand moderate for light sup
plies of Prime Special Fed Veal;
limited sales generally steady.
Good and Choice Boning Veal 3.00
to 4.00 lower than Friday’s last
reported sales; inshipped not
tested. Lamb Market slow to
develop, generally steady tone at
best. Boneless Beef and Trimming
not established, undertone firm.
Prime (Special Fed)
Hide On 80 Head
220-280 Ibc. LTD 170.00, generally
Good & Choice
Northeastern Suppliers; 3.00-4.00
lower than Friday. 65-75 lbs. 88.00-
91.00; 55-64 lbs. 86.00-89.00 ; 45-54
lbs. 84.00-87.00 ; 34-44 lbs. 82.00-
85.00; 34 lbs. down 80.00-83.00.
Inshipped; No sales reported.
Choice and Prime 3-4, 1 load, 60
lbs. down 128.00.
Thursday, February 23
CATTLE. Friday through
Wednesday’s salable receipts 1300;
5 days last week 2318; same period
a year ago 2182; Trading
moderately active for the week.
Slaughter steers ended the week
1.00-2.00 higher compared with
Wednesday of last week. Slaughter
heifers ended the week 1.00-1.50
higher. Cows ended the week
SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice
few prime load 3-4 1320# 70.00
Wednesday, load mostly 4 1380#
68.75 Monday. Choice 2-4 1050-1350#
66.00-67.00, 1 load 68.50; load 68.75
Monday; 66.50-68.75 Wednesday.
Mixed good and choice 2-3 1000-
1250# 65.00-66.25, 65.50-67.00
Choice 2-4 950-1100# 65.50-67.25.
Mixed good and choice 2-3 850-1000#
62.50-65.00 Monday; 64.00-66,00
Wednesday. Good 2 850-1000# 60.00-
62.00 Monday; 61.00-64.00 Wed
COWS: Few Canner and low
cutter 1-2 37.00-39.00.
Livestock Sales ftP 1
1 Mile North of Ephrata, PA
**COWS c a
BUYERS FROM 3 STATES f
Regular consignments from
Bob Kennedy & Ed Stover plus 15
other local consignors.
Lots of good Northern
Feeders and Stockers.
SALE EVERY FRIDAY
Bulls, Steers, Slaughter Cows,
Lambs and Veal Calves
11:00 A.M.- Beef Sale Stockers & Feeders
200 to 250 each week.
12:30 P.M.- Dairy Cows
7:00 P.M.-Small Animal Sale
For Special Sales and Herd Dispersals
on the farm or at our barn or other
market information call; Office 717-733-
WALTER H. RISSER. Proprietor
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