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A4-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, May 30, 1998
• N.E. Weekly Shell Egg Report
May 26, 199*
Report Supplied by USDA
PRICES PAID PER DOZEN GRADE “A" BROWN EGGS IN CARTONS
DELIVERED TO RETAIL STORES:
National Egg Market
Prices were unchanged to higher for the
large sizes in the Northeast and Southeast,
unchanged to lower for mediums in the
Midwest, and unchanged on the balance.
The market tone remained steady to firm
for the large sizes, and steady to weak for
Everett R. Newawanger
Lou Ann Good, Staff
Andy Andrews, Staff
Vernon Achenbach Jr., Staff,
Ephrata Office Phone
Joyce Bupp, York County
Seven Valleys (717)428-1865
Carolyn Moyer, Bradford County
Tioga ft Susquehanna
Roaring Branch (717) 324-2482
Randy Wells, Indiana
Vlanon Center (412) 397-2529
Judith Patton, Union
Gall Struck, Uiffiin
Huntingdon ft Juniata
Belleville (717) 935-5675
Linda Williams, Bedford,
Gay Brownlee, Somerset
David Hlebert, Westmoreland
Scottdale (412) 887-5929
James Martin, Mercer
Sandy Lake (412)376-2682
Beth Miller, Cumberland
Virginia Wilt, Adams
Wnghtsville (717) 252-2038
Bill Tindall, Lawrence,
New Wilmington (412)533-2875
Lois Ssytnanski, Maryland
Karen Butler, Maryland
$29.50 per year; $57.00- 2 years
$39.50 per year outside of
PA, NJ, MD, DE, NY, OH, VA & WV
$77,00 - 2 Years
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LARGE MEDIUM SMALL
.87 .64 .48
.89.90 .59.60 .43.44
.83-.57 .60-.64 .44-.4S
.83 .60 .44
mediums. Demand was mixed across the
full range and was mostly moderate; retail
features continued to provide the best
movement. Food service demand was fair
to instances good. Supplies of the large
sizes remained tight to adequate, while
mediums and smalls were adequate to
ample. Breaking stock supplies were
adequate for the light to fair demand. Light
type hen supplies were adequate.
USDA/AMS POULTRY PROGRAMS.
MARKET NEWS BRANCH For addition
al information, please call (404) 562-SBSO.
Wednesday, May 27, 19M
Report supplied by Auction
Turkeys: 14.00-17.00 ea
Guineas: S.OO-SJO ea.
Roosters: 3.75-7.75 ea
Bantams: 4.00-5.00 ea
Heavy hens: 2.00-3.00 ea
Muscovy hens: 7.00 ea
Musoovy drakes; 14,00-16.00 ea
Mixed ducks: 4.00 ea
Bam pigeons: 2.00-2.50 ea
White birds: 3.50-5.00 ea
Fancy birds: 6.50 ea
Peacocks: 26.00-80.00 ea.
Pheasants: 5.50 ea
Quail: 1.50-2.75 ea
Guinea Pigs: 1.25-1.75 ea
Rabbits; under 4 lbs. .75-3.00 ea, 4-6 lbs.
4.00-6.00 ea, over 6 lbs. 5.00-7.00 ea
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Tuesday, May 26, 1998
Report supplied by USDA
Muscovy duck drakes 2.00-2.16, hens,
Peking ducks, not enough.
Red fowl 4-4‘A .40-.64,5-6 lbs. .60-.84.
Crossbred fowl 5-9 lbs. .50-.96.
Crossbred roosters 4-6 lbs. .60-1.26,
7-11 lbs. .50-1.12.
Guinea fond .75-1.55.
Banty roosters 3.00-7.25 ea., hens
Leghosn hens .2H-.44.
Leghorn Roosters, not enough.
Silkies, not enough.
Geese 9-14 lbs. 20-.32.
Pigeons 2.50-3.25 ea.
While pigeons 4.25-5.24 ea.
Rabbits 4-6 lbs. 1.10-1.30, 7-11 lbs.
Bunnies 50-230 ea.
Guinea pigs 1.004125 ea.
Goats, not enough.
Kid goats 25.00-35.00 ea.
Qmkars, not enough.
Total coops 724.
E. PA &
MAY 26, 1998
SOUTHEAST HEAVY LIVE HEN
REPORT, MAY 25, 1998. FEDERAL
Majority prices were unchanged to tow
er when compared to a week earlier.
Demand was light and unaggressive for
fully adequate to ample offerings. Process
ing schedules were normal to reduce as
some plants were closed for Memorial day.
HEAVY TYPE HENS (7 POUNDS
AND UP) •
FINAL PRICE, CENTS PER LB.,
GENERALLY FOR SLAUGHTER THE
WEEK OF 25-MAY-98
RANGE MAJORITY WTD AVO
AT FARM BUYER LOADING 14.5-23
CENTS/LB. 17.75-21 18.79 AT FARM
PRODUCER LOADING TOO FEW TO
REPORT FOB PLANT TOO FEW TO
* WEIGHTS UNDER 7 LBS. SUBJECT
Weekly New York Egg Market
Prices Supplied by Urner-Barry
BREAKING STOCKS: MON. 42-44 LBS. 36-38, 48-50 LBS. .31-.33, 50
LBS. AND UP .33-.34; WED. 48-50 LBS. .32-34, 50 LBS. AND UP .34-35;
TOURS. 42-44 LBS. .25-37, 48-50 LBS. 33-35, 50 LBS. AND UP 35-.36.
MAY 27, 1998
Movement of ready-to-cook whole birds
was seasonally good. Seller offerings were
adequate and in fairly good balance. Live
supplies were mostly moderate; weights
were in a full range of light to heavy, but
were mostly desirable to heavy. Processing
schedules were moderately heavy. Less
than truck! ot asking prices were unchanged
at 64 to 78 cents. Trade sentiment was fully
steady. In the parts complex, all items were
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1 mile East of
along Rt. 22
Cattle Sale Every
Hies.& Mat 1:30P.M.
2nd & 4th Thes.
Special Fed Cattle Sale
Every Second Sat.
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Froa May 23-2 S
FKL MON. TUES.
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.71 L .71 .73 .75
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adequate for the light to fair and generally
unaggressive buying interest.
ESTIMATED SLAUGHTER OF
BROILER/FRYERS IN DELMARVA
ESTIMATED ACTUAL AVQ.
WEIGHT ACTUAL AVQ. WEIGHT
05/27 05/25 05/25 05/20 05/18
2,480 * * 2,486 4.94
* NOT RELEASED TO AVOID DIS
CLOSING INDIVIDUAL OPERATIONS
•BROILER/FRYER CURRENT NEGO
TIATED PRICES FOR IMMEDIATE
DELIVERY INCLUDES MOSTLY
MULTIPLE-DROP SHIPMENTS OF
BRANDED AND WING TAGGED TO
NEW YORK CITY FROM DELMARVA
BRANDED U.S. GRADE A RANGE
61-88 WEIGHTED AVERAGE 66.
41 NO. OF BOXES 8,926
*7 of 9 plants repotting.
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