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A4»Lancast«r Farming, Saturday, Hay 1.1993
Evaralt R. Nwrawangw,
Lou Am Good, Staff
Andy Andrew*, Staff
Vamon Achanbach, Jr., Staff
Jeyoa Bupp, York County
;Bovon Valloyo (717) 426-1665
Conn to Lsinbaeh, Borko County
Boyartown (215) 387-4375
Randy Wolo, Indiana
Marlon Cantor (412) 387-2525
Judkh Patton, Union
MHlMuig (717) 946-4770
Gall Strock, Mffln
BollovHlo (717) 935-SI7S
Unda Wlliama, Badloid
Badford (114) 623-5745
Gay Brown Iso, Somsrsst
Salisbury (114) 662-2127
Carol Poareo, Bradford
Wysox (717) 265-5172
Bonnla BroehbM, FrankNn
Chain bora burg (717) 361-2916
David Hlsbsrt, Woatmoraland
Scottdal# (412) 157-5929
Agnss Smith, Northampton
ML Bsthol (215) 591-9262
Chrlsllno MeCahrtn, Juniata
MHflintown (717) 436-2666
Carol 6 Onaloo Smith, Morcor
Greenville (412) 596-6203
C.J. Houghtallng, Tioga
MMdlebuty Cantor (717^376-2921
Beth Milter, Cumberland
Sharon Schuttir, Maryland
Now Wkidaor (301) 635-2654
Eva Martin, Maryland
SmUheburg (301) 324-210#
$19.75 per year; $37.50 - 2 years
$30.00 per year outside of;
PA, NJ. MD. DE. NY. OH, VA & WV
$58.00 - 2 Years •
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Wedncaday, April 2S, 1993
Movement of ieady-to-coolc whole birds
remained good overall, especially .on 3
pound and lighter sizes. Heavier weights
were at least adequate. Live supplies were
generally moderate; weights were desir
able to heavier than desired. Processing
schedules were veiy heavy. Less than
uucklot asking prices were unchanged to
mostly 1 cent higher at 54 to 65 cents.
Trade sentiment was firm to higher. In the
part complex, breast items were noted at
short or closely balanced, particularly
bone-in breasts. Leg quartets were adequ
ate to barely adequate and fhmly held at
most plants. Wings were in heaviest supply
and slow to clear.
ESTIMATED SLAUGHTER OF
BROILER/FRYERS IN DELMARVA
ESTIMATED ACTUAL AVG.
WEIGHT ACTUAL AVG. WEIGHT
4.79 2,349 4.85.
NEGOTIATED PRICES FOR IMMEDI
ATE DELIVERY INCLUDES MOSTLY
MULTIPLE-DROP SHIPMENTS OF
BRANDED AND WING TAGGED TO
NEW YORK CITY FROM DELMARVA
BRANDED U.S. GRADE A RANGE
49-67 WEIGHTED AVERAGE 53.83
NO. OF BOXES 10,420 *7 of 9 plants
Thursday, April 29, 1993
Report Supplied by USDA
MARKET COMMENT: TRADE SEN
TIMENT WAS BARELY STEADY TO
WEAK. DEMAND WAS LIGHT TO
MODERATE, GENERALLY QUIET.
SUPPLIES WERE AT LEAST ADEQU
ATE. AND THE LARGE SIZES
REMAINED READILY AVAILABLE. A
EXTRA LARGE .67 .75, A LARGE
.6S-.73, A MEDIUM .61-.64.
YOU CAN AFFORD .
Poultry & Egg
Tuesday, April 27, 1993
Report Supplied by Auction
HEAVY FOWL .60.
LIGHT FOWL .70.
CHICKS EACH .50-1.30.
BUNNIES EACH .75-2.25.
TURKEYS EACH 2.50-5.50.
DUCKS .29 .50.
PIGEONS BY THE LB. 2.50-3.10.
DUCKLINGS EACH 1.00-1.50.
WHITE EGGS: EXTRA LARGE &
JUMBO .53-.78; LARGE .45-.70;
MEDIUM .42 .60.
BROWN EGGS: EXTRA LARGE &
JUMBO .S3-.77; LARGE .45-.65;
Eastern PA &
NJ Poultry Report
Tuesday, April 27, 1993
Prices are trending about unchanged on
light type fowl but sales are too few to
repost on heavy hens. Leghorn availability
continues to fill most slaughter (dams to
desired capacities this week, however
some operations have limited space open
next week. Offerings of heavy hens are
short to about adequate for only fair and
unaggressive interest from buyers. Trade
sentiment generally steady. *
CENTS PER LB., GENERALLY FOR
SLAUGHTER THE FOLLOWING
HEAVY TYPE (7 POUNDS AND UP)
* AT FARM BUYER LOADING TOO
FEW TO REPORT FOB PLANT TOO
FEW TQ REPORT LIGHT TYPE AT
FARM BUYER LOADING 3-4 CENTS/
LB. FOB PLANT TOO FEW TO
REPORT • WEIGHTS UNDER 7 LBS.
SUBJECT TO DISCOUNT.
BREAKING STOCKS: FRI. 48-50 LBS. 44.00-46.00, SO LBS. AND UP
47.00-48.00; THUR. 48-50 LBS. 43.00-45.00, 50 LBS. AND UP 45.00-46.00.
Standard Sizes In Stock
Custom Sizos Mode To Order
FOR MORE INFORMATION,
CALL OR WRITE TODAY:
608 Evergreen Rd.
Lebanon. PA 17042
Weekly New York Egg Market
From Frl, April 23 to Thurs., April 29
FRI. ; •. MON. TUES. WED. THURS.
.78 v* *7B .78 .77 .74
.77 .77 .77 .76 .73
.75 .75 .75 .74 ' .71
.69 .69 69 .69 .67
.61 6f .61 , .61 .60
.63 .63 .63 .62 .59
.86 .86 .86 .86 .84
.82 .82 .82 .82 .80
.66 .66 .66 .66 .66
.31 .31 .31 .31 .30
1 ' IAYm
N.E. Weekly Shell Egg Report
Report Supplied by USDA
PRICES PAID PER DOZEN GRADE "A" BROWN EGGS IN CARTONS
DELIVERED TO RETAIL STORES:
Wednesday, April 28, 1993
Tnicklot buying interest was about as
expected for mid-week. Supplies of bone
less skinless breasts continued to be short
of covering trade needs. Some sellers
asked higher prices for this morning's pro
duct Supplies of yellow skin line run
breasts were very tight while some while
skin product started to show. However
trucks were not available to move the pro
duct. Furthermore, most buyers were
becoming cautious at the higher asking
Yellow skin leg quarters were tight and
trading was reported at higher prices. Other
dark meat hems were balanced with cur
rent needs. Wings were available at some
locations and slow to dear.
PRICES PAID PER POUND, ICE
PACKED AND CO2 PACKED
BROILBR/FRYER PARTS, DELIV
ERED TO FIRST RECEIVERS IN POOL
TRUCKLOT AND TRUCKLOT QUAN
TITIES. ITEM CURRENT NEGO
TIATED TRADING* BREAST - B/S (W
& W/O TENDERS) 220 BREAST - WITH
RIBS 111-112 BREAST - LINE RUN 111
LEGS 31-32 LEG QUARTERS (BULK)
23-24 THIGHS 27-28 DRUMSTICKS
28-29 WINGS 44-45 BACKS AND
NECKS (STRIPPED) 10-12 LIVERS (S
POUND TUBSj 25-30 GIZZARDS
INCLUDES NEW YORK CITY MET
ROPOLITAN AREA. NORTHERN NEW
JERSEY. MASSACHUSETTS, CONNEC
BUY. KU.TBAPt OH WENT THROUGH Tl«
✓ Feed Formulation Services for
layers, breeders, and pullets.
✓ Flock Management Service
✓ Quality Assurance Programs.
✓ Professional Supervision of
Agreements - Egg and Fowl
✓ Accounting Services for Joint-
✓ Flock Computer Records -
Financial and performance analysis.
✓ Risk Management - Food Safety
and Liability Reduction.
For more information call:
(717) 397-1998 ox
Wednesday, April 2S, 1993
NEW ENGLAND: Prices were
unchanged. Trade sentiment remained gen
erally steady, and cautious. Demand was
mostly fair. Supplies were adequate.
PRICES PAID TO PRODUCERS,
CASES EXCHANGED, GRADE YIELD
BASIS, BROWN EGGS LOOSE, AT
FARM, CENTS PER DOZEN RANGE
JUMBO .70-.73, EXTRA LARGE .70-.73,
LARGE .68-.71, MEDIUM .52-.55,
BOSTON: PRICES TO RETAILERS.
SALES TO VOLUME BUYERS, USDA
GRADE A AND GRADE A, BROWN
EGGS IN CARTONS, DELIVERED
STORE DOOR, CENTS PER DOZEN
RANGE EXTRA LARGE .89 .91,
LARGE .87-.59, MEDIUM .71-.73.
Wednesday, April 28, 1993
NATIONAL EGG MARKET - AT A
GLANCE: Prices to retailers were
unchanged to lower for the large sizes in
the Mid-Atlantic region, breaking stock
prices were generally lower, and the
balance of prices were generally
unchanged. Hie market tone wu steady to
weak, and mediums remained in the stea
diest position. Demand was poor to
instances fairly good, mostly fair, and best
where featured. Supplies were adequate to
ample for the large sizes, and mediums
were adequate to sometimes available.
Breaking stock supplies were adequate.
Wednesday, April £8,1993
Prices were lower for |he Urge sizes,
unchanged on mediums. "Hade sentiment
Ms cautiously steady to weak. Demand
was light to moderate. Supplies of the large
sizes were adequate to ample, and
mediums were generally adequate. Large
were featured with restrictions.*! 49 cents
per dozen, or $1.99 for three dqzen.
PRICES TO RETAILERS. SALES TO
VOLUME BUYERS. USDA GRADE A
AND GRADE A. WHITE EGGS IN CAR
TONS. DELIVERED STORE DOOR,
CENTS PER DOZEN RANGE EXTRA
LARGE .72-.74, LARGE .69-.72,
We Buy Poultry
• Leghorn Fowl
• Spent Fowl
• White Pigeons
• Bantam Roosters
• Guinea Hens
• Muscovy Ducks
We Pick Up
At The Farm
(bet. 7 AM & 6 PM
Attar 7 PM
Location; 1 mile N
on North State St.,
11:00 A.M. -Beet
6:00 P.M. -Small Ar.imel
1 Office 717-733-2444
WALTER H. RISSER,