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AS—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, May 19,1984
Showers and seeds fall gently to earth.
Plant corn in blocks, not rows Charles Lindbergh landed in Pans,
completing first solo transatlantic flight May 21 1927 Last quarter
of the moon Ma\ 22 (Tue ) Average length of day for the week, 14
hours 52 minutes Hall of Fame pitcher Xeftv Grove died May 22
1975 Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia May 25
1787 A loafer always ha s the nyhl time
Ask the Old Farmer. Can you tell me
how to remove plastic bread wrapping
that melted on mv toaster 7 Detergents
t don t seem to work H G Waterbury Vt
- Sofk n the plastic by holding an ammonia
soaked doth pad on tin ana for a few
minutes Then carefully scrapie off the pa
per with a razor blade
Home Hint; To clean stainless steel wash with detergent then apply
mineral oil with a cloth
OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECAST
New England: Week starts cloudy and cool with ram north midweek
brings heat wave with clear skies end of week arrives with warm
temperatures and ram
Greater New York-New Jersey: Rain to start week sunny and hot by
midweek, rain and cool by end of week
Middle Atlantic Coastal: Beginning of week warm with showers,
clear and hot midweek week ends with showers
Piedmont & Southeast Coastal; Week begins and ends sunny and
warm, midweek clear and hot
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Tuesday, May 15
Report supplied by auction
CATTLE: Steers: High Good to
Low Choice 59.00-64.25; Good
Holsteins 57.00-59.85; Medium 57.00
down. Heifers: Medium44.oo-52.75.
Cows; Strong demand; 2.00 higher.
High Yield 45.00-48.85; Average
40.00-44.50; Big Middle 37.10-39.35;
Fatty Herf to 45.00; Shelly 38.00
down. Fat Bulls: Good 53.00-54.85;
FEEDER CATTLE: Good run
with good demand. Steers (300-550
lb.): Active, strong demand for
Beef Type. Choice 64.00-71.00;
Good 58.00-61.00; Medium 50.00-
56.00; Culls 49.00 down. Steers (600-
850 lb.): 2.00 higher. Choice 58.00-
63.00; Good 55.00-58.00; Medium
54.00 down. Heifers (all weights);
Steady. Choice 53.00-55.00; Good
SUTAN + *
MELVIN R. WEAVER
2213 Leabrook Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Ph: 717-569-6576 or 898-8354
48.00- Medium 47.00 down.
Bulls (all weights): Steady. Good
50.00- Medium 49.00 down.
VEAL CALVES: 2.00 lower.
Choice 90.00-98.00; Good 70.00-
90.00; Medium 50.00-75.00;
Light/Weak 50.00 down. Farm
Bulls: 95.00-103.00; Farm Heifers
HOGS: Barrows & Gilts; Strong
demand, 1.00 higher. 210-250 lbs.
47.50-50.50; over 260 lb. 44.0047.50;
SOWS: Over 450 lb. 41.2546.50;
under 450 36.2542.25; 2 36.00-
FEEDER PIGS (by the hd): (20-
30 lbs.) 25.00-31.00 hd. (3545 lbs.)
41.0045.00 head. Shoats (by the lb.)
SHEEP: Lambs strong demand
for Choice Lambs. Choice 85.00-
95.00; Good 58.00-71.00. Ewes 12.00-
28.00. Goats (Lg) 30.00-52.00 (hd);
Sm./Med. to 28.00 (hd).
Livestock market and auction news
East Coast Carlot
Wednesday, May 16
Report supplied by USDA
Compared to Tuesday’s close:
Demand good for light supplies of
Prune Special Fed Veal; limited
sales generally steady. Good and
Choice Boning Veal slow as buyers
resist higher asking prices for light
supplies; no sales reported. Spring
Lamb slow, weak undertone. Few
sales 75% Chem Lean Boneless 2.00
higher than last week. Beef
Trimmings generally steady with
Prime (Special Fed)
Hide On 75 Head
220-280 lbs. few 185.00, generally
Good & Choice
Northeastern Suppliers: No
Inshipped; No sales reported.
(US & Canadian Origin)
Compared to last week;
75% Chem Lean Fresh 91.00,2.00
Compared to last week:
65% Chem Lean Fresh 80.00,
50% Chem Lean Fresh 64.00,
Livestock Sales ft?J
1 Mile North of Ephrata, PA
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BUYERS FROM 3 STATES *
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 Sate 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
RD 4, 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
Tuesday, May 15
Report supplied by auction
CATTLE 353: High Choice &
Prime slaughter steers 65.0067.50,
Choice 63.5066.85, Good 58.0063.50,
Standard 50.00-58.00, Utility 45.00-
50.00. Choice slaughter heifers
61.00- Good 55.00-60.75,
Standard 50.00-55.00, Utility 42.00-
50.00. Breaking Utility & Com
mercial slaughter cows 45.00-49.85,
few 51.35, Cutter & Boning Utility
44.00- Canner & Low Cutter
37.0044.00, Shells down to 32.00.
Good slaughter bullocks 52.00-
58.10. Yield Grade HI 1200-1910 lbs.
slaughter bulls 52.00-57.75, H 2 800-
1200 lbs. 44.00-52.00.
FEEDER CATTLE; Medium
Frame #1 350-750 lbs. feeder steers
40.00- Medium Frame #1 350-
750 lbs. feeder heifers 35.00-50.00;
Medium Frame #1 350-750 lbs.
feeder bulls 38.00-55.00.
CAVLES 131: Choice vealers
79.00- Good 65.00-79.00,
Standard & Good 90-110 lbs. 60.00-
75.00. 60-90 lbs. 50.00-60.00.
FARM CALVES; Holstein Bulls
85-120 lbs. 60.00-114.00.
HOGS 653: US No. 1-2 210-235 lbs.
barrows and gilts 49.75-51.00, few
51.85, No. 1-3 200-250 lbs. 49.00-
49.75, No. 2-3 190-270 lbs. 44.00-
49.00. US No. 1-3 200-600 lbs. sows
40.00-45.00, few to 50.00, No. 2-3 300-
500 lbs. 32.00-40.00. Boars 33.00-
FEEDER PIGS 153: US No. 1-3
10-25 lbs. feeder pigs at 35.00 per
head, No. 1-3 25-50 lbs. 35.00-52.00
SHEEP 62: Choice 80-100 lbs.
spring slaughter lambs 62.00-68.00,
Good 30-60 lbs. 45.00-55.00,
Slaughter ewes 14.00-30.00 per
GOATS 10: 45.00 per head.
your market hogs
Thursdays & Fridays
7 AM -1:30 PM
Located at the Vintage Sales
Stables, Paradise, PA
You will be paid immediately.
No commission or
yard fees deducted.
Reduced waiting time.
Premium prices are paid
for extra fancy hogs.
Call Ed Herrmann
for daily market quotations
FRIDAY, JUNE 8
ON THE FARM MONTHLY
BRED GILT SALE
Sale to Start Promptly at 7:30
Every 4 Weeks
4 Evening Sales June 8. July 16,
August 3, and August 31
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 Hoad
Now selling our new hybred gilts
representing mostly York &
Hampshire & Landrace cross. Bred
for easier & Less trouble over
farrowing and better weight gains.
20 due between June 13 to 20
23 due between June 20 to 26
Validated Brucellosis Free Herd #169
Qualified Pseudorabies Free Herd #55
Hand mated with Breeding Dates
Local Trucker Available
No Hogs Sold On Commission
R.D. 1, Kirkwood, Pa
Abe Diffenbach. Auctioneer
NEXT SALE DATE JULY 6
We will receive
CHRIST A. BEILER
R.D. 2, Quarryville, Pa
JOHN B. STOITZFUS