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At—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, lima 2,1984
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Showers to ring in the end of spring.
College commencements in full swing now Third Arab-Israeli War
began June 5,1967 Average length of days for the week, 15 hours,
10 minutes Norway declared independence from Sweden June 7,
1905 First quarter of the moon June 6 (Wed) Secretariat became
first thoroughbred in 25 years to win Triple Crowp. June 9, 1973
There are few men liberal of promise but they will break some or all
_ Ask the Old Farmer: How can
•. you remove calamine from ceil
mgs and walls’ Other paint just
won't stick to it Can you spackle
over it and then paint’ SM, Nel-
Starting in one comer and working
~’’ ‘ *• so as not to leave streaks, apply a
solution of soap and water with ammonia or trisodium phosphate Then
use spackle in the cracks and paint
Home Hint: Cold, strong tea does a good job of cleaning varnished woodwork
OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECAST
New England: Beginning of week rain south, sunny north, midweek
rain coast, partly cloudy west, end of week sunny and warm
Greater New York-New Jersey Rain and cool temperatures through
midweek, clear and warm weekend
Middle Atlantic Coastal Through midweek ram with cool tempera
tures, end of week clear and hot
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Thursday, May 31
Report supplied by USDA
CATTLE: Slaughter Steers and
Heifers at midweek closed this
holiday shortened period .50 lower,
instances 1.00 lower than last
week’s levels. Even though car
cass beef trade remained steady,
buyers were rather cautious and
bearish as most expressed un
certainties about beef trade
direction. Slaughter Cows ex
periencing bearish type demand,
closing .50 to instances 1.00 lower
than last week’s levels. Slaughter
Estimated 4 day receipts 9,700;
actuals last week 11,898 and 10461
last year. Steers comprised 52 pet
of the week’s receipts, Heifers 36
pet, Cows 8 pet.; Feeder Cattle 2
SLAUGHTER STEERS: Closing
sales scattered loads and lots
Choice, some lots including Prime,
2-4 1050-1300 lbs. 65.50-67.50, couple
loads 67.60. Choice 2-3 950-1050 lbs.
SUTAN + 4
MELVIN R. WEAVER
2213 Leabrook Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Ph: 717-569-6576 or 898-8354
64.50- Mixed Good and Choice
2-3 950-1250 lbs. 63.50-65.50. Good
Scattered Loads and Lots Choice 2-
4 950-1100 lbs. 63.50-65.00, some 875-
950 lbs. 62.50-63.50. Mixed Good and
Choice 2-3 900-1100 lbs. 62.00-63.50.
Average of LS 214 detailed
quotations for Choice 900-1100 lbs.
Slaughter Steers 65.50; 1100-1300
lbs. 66.50. Average cost Slaughter
Steers this week 64.85, average
weight 1163 lbs. as compared to
65.65 and 1154 lbs. last week.
Average cost Slaughter Heifers
this week 63.03 average weight 998
lbs. as compared to 64.37 and 992
lbs. last week.
SLAUGHTER COWS: Breaking
Utility and Commercial 2-3 40.50-
45.00. Cutter and Boning Utility 1-2
39.00-43.00, few high dressing to
45.25. Canner and low Cutter 35.25-
SLAUGHTER BULLS: 1-2 1300-
2100 lbs. 49.50-54.00.
Livestock market and auction news
Tuesday, May 22
Report supplied by auction
BUTCHER COWS; Steady to .50
lower. High Yield 47.00-49.00;
Standard & Utility 41.50-46.00;
Canners 39.00-42.50; Shelly 38.00
down. Slaughter Bulls- Few Good
900-1200 lb. 48.00-53.00. Fed Steers-
Low to Average Choice 900-1350 lb.
60.00-64.00; Good 54.0060.00; Few
Good Holsteins 48.0055.00.
BUTCHER HOGS: Good run,
prices steady. US #l&2 215-250 lb. 2
lots 49.10; US 1&3 215-260 lb. 47.50-
48.50; US 1&3195-210 lb. 42.2543.50.
Sows- 300475 lb. 38.0043.00; Thin
32.00-36.00. Boars- 300650 lb. 34.50-
VEAL CALVES: Low Choice
78.00-85.00; Good 65.00-78.00;
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• Barn Cleaner Chains
mbbShh • Bedding Choppers
■■l lIZ • Silage Carts
• Manure Tanks
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Livestock Sales ftP J
1 Mile North of Ephrata, PA
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 Safe 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 set 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
Killers 80-100 lb. 60.00-72.00; Weak
& Rough 50.00 down.
CALVES RETURNED TO
FARM: Good demand. Holstein
Bulls bulk 95-125 lb. 95.00-106.00.
SPRING LAMBS: 50 head.
Choice 70-110 lb. 62.0067.00; 30-50
lb. 27.00-31.00 per head; Sheep
STOCK CATTLE; 90 head.
Steers Good to Choice 300600 lb.
57.0064.00; Medium to Good 50.00-
58.00. Heifers Choice 300600 lb.
50.00-56.00; Good 45.00-50.00;
Medium 40.0045.00. Bulls Good
300500 lb. 50.0066.00; Good 500650
PIGS AND SHOATS: 140 head,
good demand! By the Head 15-30
lb. 25.0067.00; 3060 lb. 33.0048.00.
By the Lb. Stock Boars 140-220 lb.
Thursday, May 31
Report supplied by USDA
CATTLE: Friday through Wed
nesday’s salable receipts 2050; 5
days last week 1574; same period a
year ago 2446. Trading slow for the
week. Slaughter Steers ended the
week steady to 1.00 lower com
pared with Wednesday of last
week. Slaughter Heifers ended the
week SO to mostly 1.00, instances
SLAUGHTER STEERS: Choice
few Prime 3-4 1200-1550# 66.50
Tuesday; 66.25-66.75 Wednesday.
Choice 2-4 1100-1300# 64.0006.00.
Mixed Good and Choice 2-3 1000-
Choice 2-4 925-1050# 62.5063.75,
package 64.00 Tuesday; 62.00-63.00
Wednesday. Mixed Good and
Choice 2-3 850-1000# 59.0062.00.
Good 2 800-950# 53.00-59.00.
We will receive
your market hogs
Thursdays & Fridays
Note Our New summer Hours
6:00 A.M. to 12 Noon
We Will Be Open May 28,
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 Soles June 8, July 6,
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 Head
Now selling our new hybred gilts
representing mostly York &
Hampshire & Landrace cross. Bred
for easier & Less trouble over
farrowing and better weight gains.
30 due between June 13 to 20
2S 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 AU22SL
NEXT SALE DATE JULY 6
CHRIST A. BEILER
R.D. 2, Quarryville, Pa
JOHN B. STOLTZFUS