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AB—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 14,1984
Linger in the shade, sipping lemonade.
Mulch fruit trees now Disneyland opened July 17, 1955 Last quarter of the
moon July 20 (Fn ) Average length of days for the week, 14 hours, 53 minutes
Heavy rams in Johnstown, Penn , caused dam to burst, July 19-20, 1977 Bank
robber John Dilhnger shot to death by FBI agents in Chicago, July 22, 1934
Lightning in Wasatch National Forest, Utah, killed 504 sheep, July 22, 1918 First
railroad reached Kansas July 19, 1860 What a day may bring, a day may take away
Ask the Old Farmer: How can I remove some vegeta
ble oil that was spilled on my bnck porch 7 BB , Wil
Tty soaking the spots with turpentine Let it set for a few
minutes and then scrub the spots with an old toothbrush,
adding more turpentine while you scrub As soon as you
stop scrubbing, cover the spots with an absorbent materi
al to soak up the oil
Home Hint; Before planting parsley seeds soak the seedbed
with boiling water to encourage germination
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OLD FARMER'S WEATHER FORECAST
New England: Week starts sunny and warm, midweek cloudy and cool, end of
week warm, few showers possible
Greater New York-New Jersey: Beginning of week partly cloudy, ram, midweek
cloudy and mild, end of week ram and cool temperatures
Middle Atlantic Coastal; Thundershowers and cool temperatures to start week,
midweek sunny and mild, end of week warm, showers
Piedmont & Southeast Coastal; Week begins with showers, seasonable tempera
tures, midweek ram, cooler temperatures, end of week showers, hot
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Monday, July 9
Report supplied by auction
Holstein Hfr. Calves to 74.00;
Veal Calves 58.00-87.00; Vealer
Bull Calves to 86.00; Slaughter
Calves 35.00-56.00; Grassers &
Feeders 33.00-51.00; Lambs 43.00-
56.00; Sheep 14.00-25.00; Hogs, 200
The Pecos 1155 is by far
our best selling boot
107 E STATES!
QUARRYVILLE PA 17566
717 786 2795
lEESPORT MARKET & AUCTION, INC.
North end of Leesport, PA
"WHERE FRIENDS MEET”
BERKS COUNTY'S ONLY WEEKLY
CATTLE & SWINE AUCTION -
IPPflf 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 &
to 250 47.00-55.50; Sows 37.50-44.50;
Boars 31.0042.00; Pigs each 12.00-
28.00; Heifers 32.0043.75; Steers
45.0048.75; Steers, feeder none;
Bulls 44.00-53.75; Cows, utility
39.5043.75; Cows, fat 39.0041.50;
Cows, medium 34.75-37.50; Cows,
poor or small 24.50-38.25; Cattle
Market some easier; Calf Market
steady; Horses 195.00; Ponies
none; Goats 12.0044.00.
KING’S AUCTION, KIRKWOOD
Hay, Straw and Grain Auction Every
Located Rt. 472 5 miles south of
Quarryville or 6 miles north of Oxford at
Shaub's Auction House.
No out of state checks
ALL TRUCKERS AND FARMERS WELCOME
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 Diller, Manager
Burnell Siegrist - Buyer & Seller
LEROY WEIST* JOHN WEIST, MORS.
Livestock market and auction news!
CATTLE: 385. Compared with
last Tuesday’s market, Slaughter
cows 1.00 lower. High Choice k
Prime slaughter steers 65.50-67.50,
one at 68.85, Choice 2-4 1050-1450
lbs. 63.75-66.50, Choice Holsteins
54.75-59.75, High Good k Low Choice
62.00- Good 58.00-62.00, few
lower to 55.00, Good Holsteins
52.0056.00. Few Choice slaughter
heifers 57.85-62.00, few Good 54.00-
56.00. Breaking Utility k Com
mercial slaughter cows 41.00-44.50,
one at 45.35, Cutter & Boning
Utility 38.7543.00, Canner k Low
Cutter 36.00-38.85, Shells down to
31.00. Yield Grade No. 1 940-1780
lbs. slaughter bulls, 47.25-58.00, few
lower to 39.75.
FEEDER CATTLE: Steers k
bulls Medium Frame #l3OO-500 lbs.
53.00- Couple to 65.00.
Turn East off Route 61
Tuesday, July 10
Report supplied by PDA
CALVES 198: Few Choice
Vealers 69.00-77.00, few Good 55.00-
65.00, Standard k Good 75-105 lbs.
52.00-59.00, Utility 60-80 lbs. 48.00-
FARM CALVES: Holstein bulls
90-125 lbs. 55.00-65.00 few to 73.00.
HOGS 506: Barrows & gilts .50
higher. US No. 1-2 210-235 lbs.
barrows and gilts 56.50-57.50 few to
58.10, No. 1-3 190-250 lbs. 55.50-
Livestock Sales ft? 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 Sate Stockers & Feeders
200 to 250 each week.
12:30 P.M.-Dairy Cows
7:00 P.M.-Smatl 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
56.50, No. 2-3 190-270 lbs. 50.00-
55.50. (Tuesday 7/10/84 - Hogs 67)
Sows. US No. 1-3 335-600 lbs. sows
40.5045.75, few to 50.00 No. 2-3 300-
500 lbs. 38.0041.00. Boars 33.50-
FEEDER PIGS 412: US No. 1-3
20-35 lbs. feeder pigs 19.00-27.00 per
head, No. 1-3 35-50 lbs. 24.00-32.00,
No. 1-3 55.65 lbs. 30.00-37.00 per
SHEEP 32: Choice 85-105 lbs.
spring slaughter lambs 52.00-60.00,
Good k Choice 50-75 lbs. feeder
GOATS 8: Kids 14.00-25.00 per
Monday, July 9
Report supplied by PDA
CATTLE 289: Compared with
last Monday’s market, Slaughter
cows about steady. One Choice
slaughter steer at 63.50, Few Good
57.00-60.00, Standard 50.00-55.50,
Utility 45.00~50.00. Few Good
slaughter heifers 53.00-56.00, few
Standard 49.00-53.50, Utility 43.50-
48.00. Breaking Utility k Com
mercial slaughter cows 42.5046.50,
one at 48.00, Cutter k Boning
Utility 37.2543.00, Canner k Low
Cutter 31.50-38.00, Shells down to
25.00. Yield Grade No. 1 1000-1700
lbs. slaughter bulls, 50.00-57.00,
Yield Grade No. 2 900-1400 lbs
FEEDER CATTLE: Steers Pew
Medium Frame #1 350600 lbs
48 00-55.00, Bulls Few Medium
Frwne #1400650 lbs. 45.00-50.00.
CALVES 265: Vealers good &
choice steady, Standard k Good
2.00-3.00 lower, Few Choict
Vealers 66.00-75.00, Good 60.00.
70.00, Standard 51.00-58.00, Stan
dard k Good 90-125 lbs. 55.0060.00,
60-85 lbs. 50.00-55.00, Few Utility
5060 lbs. 30.0045.00.
FARM CALVES: Holstein Bulls
90-135 lbs. 75.00-90.00.
HOGS 152: Barrows and Gilts
.75-1.00 higher. US No. 1-2 200-250
lbs. barrows and gilts 54.80-56.00,
No. 16 205-260 lbs. 53.50-55.00, Sows
US Nos. 16 350650 lbs. sows 41.00-
43.50, No. 26 400600 lbs. 38.00
41.50. Boars 28.0064.00.
FEEDER PIGS 16: One Lot US
No. 16 16 lbs. feeder pigs at 11,00
SHEEP 187: Spring slaughter
lambs 2.006.00 higher. High Choice
& Prime 66-102 lbs. spring
slaughter lambs 60.0065.00, one lot
57 lbs. at 69.00, Choice 7068 lbs
55.0069.50, Good 7560 lbs. 48.00
SLAUGHTER SHEEP: 12. -
GOATS 27:10.0067.00 per head,
• 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) J
Year Old Bulls, 1600-1800 Lbs.
Priced to sell by August Ist.
Herd certified and accredited.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
ON THE 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 Quarryvilte, 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#3s
Hand mated with Breeding Oates
Local Trucker Available
No Hogs Sold On Commission
R.D. 1, Kirkwood, Pa
Abe Diffenbach, Auctioneer AU22SL
NEXT SALE DATE AUGUST 3
CHRIST A. BEILER
R.D. 2, Quarryville, P*
JOHN B. STOLTZFUS