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A2O-Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, August 13 1994
Morrison Cove cattle: 216. steers: choice
Livestock Anctinvi 66.00*73.50* GOOD 62.00*65.50.
w!?. k * ° HEIFERS: CHOICE 65.00-71.00,
Martiniburg, Pa. GOOD 61.00-64.50.
Monday, Aug. 8, 1994 co WS ; UTILITY & COMMERCIAL
Report Supplied by AucUon
Md. Simmental Assoc.
WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. The Maryland Simmental Association
celebrated its 20th anniversary with a field day at Howard County Fair
grounds on July 23-24.
The events consisted of a junior cattle show, a judging contest, pit beef
sandwiches, drinks, Maryland youth activities update, Maryland Beef
Council report, agricultural comparison of Maryland and Europe, a silent
auction, and various displays were featured.
Junior cattle (show judge Dean Bryant. Wye Farms, University of
Maryland, placed one cow/calf class, six heifer classes, and two steer
classes, which totaled 35 head. Judging classes and display animals added
23 head to the show.
Judge Bryant made RDM April Y 42 by Signal, shown by Raymond
Stough, York County. Pa. the champion cow/calf pair. The class was
sponsored by the Maryland Junior Simmental Association.
Heifer classes included Hargett Farms Class winner—Pond View Sar
ah shown by Shane Smithson, Harford Co., Md. Finch Services Class—
— Meadow Hill Rwanda, exhibited by
Shane Smithson. V.W. Brown Insurance Class
FHO Super Time exhibited by Raymond
Stough, York County, Pa. Ochs-Pierce Simmen
tals Class—Simme Valley Claudette, Tom Wis
ncr, Carroll County, Md. Hatting & Sons Class
WAF Whiskey, Melanie Schwedes, Carroll
County, Md. Allan Pickett Class JWK Stage
Queen, Jason Smithson, Harford County, Md.
Judge Bryant selected Raymond Stough’s
FHO Super Time as champion heifer, sponsored
by Pond View Farm, and M & M Farm, of Har
ford County, Md. with a $3OO award and banner.
Reserve champion, sponsored by Wilt Mont
Choice Farm, Reisterstown, Md., $l5O award
and banner went to Pond View Sarah, exhibited
by Shane Smithson.
In the steer classes, N. J. Richardson Class
winner was Tammy Nelson, Harford County,
Md. The Southern States Class winner was Jason
Smithson. Judge Bryant selected Tammy Nel
son’s steer. Buddy, as champion, sponsored by
Deerfield Farm, Marrioltsville, Md., with $l5O
award and banner. Jason Smithson’s steer. Buck,
was reserve champion, sponsored by Maryland
Livestock Equipment, Ml Airy, Md., with $75
D. Andrew Cashman and William Curry
placed the judging contest and selected nine par
ticipants for cap and belt buckle prizes. Three
classes were judged for type and three for EPDs
Dr. George Pierson, Maryland Department of
Agriculture, spoke on current contagious dis
eases. Ann Kershner, the 1993 J. Fred Groomes
Scholarship Award recipient, compared small
European family acreages to moderate sized
Maryland farms, and meat, bread and processed
food purchases made daily by European house
wives compared to grocery store purchases of
Maryland consumers. Anita Wehrman, Mary
land Beef Council, spoke on promotions. Greg
Burdette demonstrated hoof trimming
Location, Dates Set
HARRISBURG (Dauphin Co.) The state
Department of Agriculture this week announced
the schedule for the 1994 series of Northeast
Lamb Pools, a tele-o-auction conducted for the
sale of graded lambs and slaughter-sheep.
According to a statement released Thursday,
the auctions are scheduled for August 26, Sept.
30, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2,
The pools are to be held at the Troy Sales Bam,
located in Troy, Bradford County.
“Lambs and slaughter sheep will be accepted
and graded from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the day of
the pool,’’ according to the news release.
Similar to what is practiced at traditional lives
tock auctions, staff from the PDA Livestock
Division are to grade the lambs and sheep using
USDA grading standards and the animals will be
penned in uniform groups, according to grade
The sale itself is to be conducted by telc-o
auction starting at 3 p.m. each sale day.
Interested buyers should call David Albert,
lamb pool manager, at (717) 998-2505 before the
sale date of interest, to be included.
The sale-day phone number is (717)
42.50-50.00; QANNER AND LOW CUT
BULLOCKS: GOOD & CHOICE
BULLS: YIELD GRADE NO. 1
FEEDER CATTLE: STEERS
68.00-79.00, BULLS 65.00-74.00, HEIF
CALVES: 168. PRIME, NO MARKET
TEST. CHOICE, 98.00-101.00, GOOD
85.00- STANDARD 25.00-58.00,
HOLSTEIN BULLS 90-130 LBS.
100.00- HOLSTEIN HEIFERS
90-130 LBS. 160.00-201.00.
HOGS: 84. US NO. 1-241.75-43.00, US
NO. 1-3 41.00-41.75.
SOWS: US NO. 1-3 28.00-33.00.
FEEDER PIGS; IS HEAD. US#l-3
20-50 LBS. 17.00-28.00.
SHEEP: 29. CHOICE LAMBS
70.00-80.0-'*, GOOD LAMBS 65.00-70.00,
SLAUGHTER EWES 22.00-30.00.
16 LOADS OF HAY. TIMOTHY
50.00-82.00; ALFALFA 80.00-110.00; 6
LOADS OF STRAW 97.00-122.00.
Homer City, PA
Thursday, August 11, 1994
Report supplied by Auction
BEEF: HEIFERS GOOD 67.00,
MEDIUM 63.00-66.50, COMMON
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59.00- STEERS: GOOD 68.50,
MEDIUM 65.00-67.00, COMMON
61.00- COWS: GOOD 49.00,
MEDIUM 41.00-46.00, COMMON
BULLS: BUTCHER 67.50, BOLOGNA
CALVES: 85-115 LB. (BULLS)
95.00- 85-115 LBS. (HFRS)
135.00- 80 LB. UNDER 60.00
DOWN, 120 LBS. OVER VEAL 250-300
LBS. 90.00-95.0 a
LAMBS: GOOD 75.00, MEDIUM
70.00- COMMON SHEEP
HOGS: NO. 1 200-240 LBS. 42.80; 245
LBS UP 41.00-41.75.
BOARS 26.00. LITTLE PIGS
26.00- PER HEAD. GOATS
15.00- PER HEAD.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS ,
ILLINOIS CATTLE AND CALVES 700
COMPARED TO LAST MONDAY
SLAUGHTER STEERS AND HEIFERS
FULLY 2.00 HIGHER, EXCEPT HOLS
TEIN STEERS 1.00 TO 2.00 HIGHER.
COWS AND BULLS MOSTLY 1.00
SUPPLY MAINLY CHOICE AND
MIXED SELECT AND CHOICE
STEERS AND HEIFERS. MODERATE
SUPPLY OF HOLSTEIN STEERS AND
DEKALB FOR 1995
St. Louis Cattle,
Monday, Anguet 8,1994
AROUND 10% COWS.
SLAUGHTER STEERS; CHOICE 2-4
1075-1375 LBS. 65.00-66.50, 2-3
1125-1325 LBS. 66.50-67.00, COUPLE
PART LOADS AT 67.50; MIXED
SELECT AND CHOICE 2-3 925-1300
LBS. 62.00-65.00. SELECT 2-3 900-1300
LBS. 57.00-59.00. HOLSTEIN STEERS:
CHOICE 2-3 1250-1400 LBS.
57.00-59.00, PACKAGE AT 60.00; MIX
ED SELECT AND CHOICE 2-3
1100-1300 LBS. 53.00-57.00.
SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: CHOICE 2-4
900-1300 LBS. 64.00-65.50; 2-3 925-1250
LBS. 65.50-66.00, PACKAGE YG 2
67.00; MIXED SELECT AND CHOICE
2-3 850-1200 LBS. 61.00-64.00. SELECT
2-3 825-1150 LBS. 58.00-61.00.
SLAUGHTER COWS: BREAKING
UTILITY AND COMMERCIAL 2-4
41.00- HIGH YIELDING BREAK
ING UTILITY 43.00-44.00. CUTTER
AND BONING UTILITY 1-2
43.00- HIGH YIELDING CUTTER
AND BONING UTILITY 1-2
44.00- FEW UP TO 46.00; CAN
NER AND LOW CUTTER 1-2
38.00- SHELLY CANNER 1-2
BULLS: YIELD GRADE 1-2
1150-1800 LBS. 53.00-59.00; INDIVIDU
AL YIELD GRADE 1 AT 60.00.
THIS REPORT IS A SERVICE OF
THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE LIVESTOCK AND
GRAIN MARKET NEWS SERVICE,
SPRINGFIELD. IL. (217) 782-4925.