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' AB—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 7,1984
The clouds will give way to a warm, sunny day.
Cut back petunias for second blooming . Wiley Post began first round-the-world
solo flight in the Wtmue Mae, July 15,1933 Full moon July 12 (Thurs) Average
length of days for the week, 15 hours, 3 minutes . Riots in New York City
protesting Civil War draff killed 1,000, July 13-15,1863 Author Loren Eiseley died
July 9,1977 Women first competed m Olympic Games July 13,1908 Lightning
caused widespread blackout in New York City July 13,1977. A bed oyster, like a bad
not known until
Aik the Old Fanner: Where did the expres
sion "green thumb" come from? FK, Kansas
We believe it originated during the reign of the
first Edward of Saxon England King Edward
was very fond of green peas and kept half a
dozen serfs shelling them during the season The
one who had the greenest thumb won a prize of
vecame an exp) ji on denoting skill in growing
Home Hint A few long slow waterings are better for a lawn than are frequent short sprinklings
OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECAST
New England: Start of week partly cloudy with warm temperatures, midweek ram
with cooler temperatures, end of week sunny and warm
Greater New York-New Jersey: Beginning of week ram and warm temperatures,
mid through end of week partly cloudy, possible ram
Middle Atlantic Coastal: Week begins with thundershowers and mild tempera
tures, midweek sunny and warm, week ends with thundershowers and cool
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St. Louis Cattle
Thursday, July 5
Receipts This Week 1,700
Week Ago 3,500
Year Ago 1,600
As compared to last week’s
close, choice slaughter steers over
1000 lbs. and heifers over 900 lbs.
1.50-2.00 higher; lighter weights
and other grades of both classes
steady. Cows firm to mostly 1.00
higher. Bulls firm to 1.00 higher.
Supply mainly choice and mixed
good and choice slaughter steers
and heifers, around 10% cows.
SLAUGHTER STEERS; Mostly
choice, few prime 2-41100-1250 lbs.
66.00. Choice 2-41000-1200 lbs. 64.00-
65.50; 850-1000 lbs. 60.00-63.00.
Mixed good and choice 2-3 900-1175
lbs. 60.00-62.50. Good 2-3 900-1100
lbs. 58.00-60.00. Mostly good 2-3
1100-1200 lb. holsteins 53.00-55.00.
Couple lots high-yielding 57.00-
SLAUGHTER HEIFERS; One
lot mostly choice, few prune 2-4
1100 lbs. 64.00. Choice 2-4 900-1100
lbs. 62.00-63.50 ; 800-900 lbs. 58.00-
60.00. Mixed good and choice 2-3
800-900 lbs. 58.00-60.00. Good 4-3
750-900 lbs. 55.00-58.00.
COWS: (Closing Week Sales)
Breaking utility and commercial 2-
4 39.0041.00. Cutter and boning
utility 1-2 39.0041.00. High-yielding
boning utility 1-2 41.00, few up to
42.00. Canner and low cutter 1-2
35.00- Shelly canner 1-2 32.00-
BULLS: YG 1-2 1000-1500 lbs.
47.00- Individual YG 1 1450
Weekly sheep auction held
Tuesday, July 3. Receipts 50 head.
Not enough of any one class to test
FEEDERS: (Including around
300 head at the regular Thursday
auction) Not enough of any one
class to test the market. Trading
slow on very light receipts.
FEEDER STEERS; Medium
and large frame 1: Few 300-400 lbs.
63.50-65.00; Few 500-700 lbs. 60.00-
Large Frame 2 Holsteins: One
lot 635 lbs. 47.00.
FEEDER BULLS: Medium and
large frame 1: Few 400-700 lbs.
FEEDER HEIFERS: Medium
and large frame 1: Few 400-850 lbs.
East Coast Carlot
Thursday, July 5
Report supplied by USDA
ired to Tuesday’s close
Livestock market and auction news
Prime Special Fed Veal 10.00 lower
in limited test and comparison.
Good and Choice Boning Veal
generally steady. Spring Lamb
fully steady. Boneless Beef and
Trimmings trading moderately.
No sales reported last week for
Prime (Special Fed)
Hide On 130 Head
220-280 lbs. LTD 148.00-150.00,
Good & Choice
Northeastern Suppliers; 65-75
lbs. LTD 88.00, generally steady;
55-64 lbs. LTD 86.00; 45-54 lbs. LTD
84.00 ; 3544 lbs. LTD 82.00 ; 34 lbs.
down LTD 80.00.
Inshipped: 71-80 lbs. 89.00,
generally steady; 61-70 lbs. 87.00;
51-60 lbs. 85.00 ; 41-50 lbs. 83.00; 30-
40 lbs. 81.00.
Spring Lamb Carcass
Choice & Prime 3-4
55 lbs. down 135.00, all steady;
55-65 lbs. 135.00; 65-75 lbs. 135.00.
(US and Canadian Origin)
90% Chem Lean, Fresh 108.00-
10S.00, no recent comparison.
85% Chem Lean, Fresh 98.00-
101.50, no recent comparison.
75% ( hem Lean, Fresh 86.00, no
65% Chem Lean, Fresh 76.00, no
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| ON NORTH STATE STREET.
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* Will Receive Your
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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
50% Chem Lean, Fresh 60.00, no
Compared to last week- Prime
Special Fed Veal firm early m the
week; late sales 10.00 lower. Good
and Choice Boning Veal steady to
3.00 lower; inshipped 3.00 to 5.00
lower. Spring Lamb 5.00 higher.
Boneless Beef and Trimmings
traded moderately, no sales
reported last week for comparison.
Thursday July 5
Report supplied by USDA
Compared to Tuesday’s 4:00
report: Fresh Pork Loins 14-17 lbs.
$5.00 to $7.00 higher, 17-22 lbs.
$2.50-5.00 higher. Retail Trim 14-17
lbs. $3.00-5.00 higher. Picnics weak
and Boston Butts firm in light
comparison. Skinned Hams $.50-
1.00 higher. Sdls Bellies steady to
firm. Trade slow to moderate.
Demand moderate to Good for
light to moderate offerings.
Sales reported on 27 loads Fresh
Pork Cuts and 8 load trimmings
and Boneless Processing Pork.
Fresh Pork Cuts
LOINS (Regular): 14-17 lbs.
110.00-112.00, load 115.00, 5.00-7.00
higher; 17-22 lbs. 105.00-109.00,2.50-
5.00 higher; 22&up lbs. 87.00, no
LOINS (Retail Trim): 14-17 lbs.
121.00, load 125.00,3.00-5.00 higher.
PICNICS: 4-8 lbs. 47.00, weak.
SPARE RIBS: 3.s&down lbs.
133.00, fresh, no comparison;
5.5 lbs. 86.00 frozen, no com
HAMS (Skinned): 14-17 lbs.
75.75, no comparison; 17-20 lbs.
72.00-73.00, PL 75, .50-1.00 higher;
20-26 lbs. 74.00-75.00, no com
BELLIES (Sdls - Skin On): 2
mixed weight loads; 16-18 lbs.
55.00-58.00, steady to firm; 18-20
lbs. 52.00-55.00, steady to firm; 20-
25 lbs. 47.00, firm.
Boneless Processing Pork
42% Lean Trimmings Fresh
72% Lean Trimmings Fresh
72% Boneless Picnics Fresh
72% Boneless Picnics Frozen
Blade Meat 90.00.
Compared to late last week:
Fresh Pork Loins 14-17 lbs. $B.OO
higher, 17-22 lbs. $4.00-7.00 higher,
22/up lbs. steady. Retail Trim 14-17
lbs. midweek comparison $B.OO
- higher. Picnics weak and
Boston Butts firm in light com
parison. Skinned Hams uneven 14-
17 lbs. firm, 17-20 lbs. $2.00 lower,
20-26 lbs. steady. Sdls Bellies not
115 PUREBRED ANGUS COWS
Calves by Benchmark, Landmark, Jet Liner,
Shannon, Schrear Brook Shoshone, Power
Pack, Power Play, O.G. and Mr. Angus.
15 Yearling Heifers by Above Sires. (5) 2
Year Old Bulls, 1600-1800 Lbs.
Priced to sell by August Ist.
Herd certified and accredited.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
OItTHE FARM MONTHLY
BRED GILT SALE
Sale to Start Promptly at 7:30
Every 4 Weeks
2 Evening Sales,
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.
Validated Brucellosis Free Herd #169
Qualified Pseudorabies Free Herd #55
Hand mated with Breeding Dates
Local Trucker Available
No Hogs Sold Oil Commission
CHRIST A. SEILER
R.D. 2, Quarryville, Pa
JOHN R. STOLTZFUS
R.D. 1, Kirkwood, Pa
Abe Diffenbach, Auctioneer AU22SL
NEXT SALE DATE AUGUST 31