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AB-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, June 6, 1998 r&mS L=—^TTaTeciTWf HIS VVc.3" 7 Corpus Christi The least day that honors the “body of Christ” on June I 11 this year follows the Full Strawberry Moon by just I a day The nun who originated the holiday back in 1246 did so because she claimed to have seen a vision of the bright full Moon with a dark spot upon it, sym bolizing the lack of a suitable feast for the occasion Corpus Christi always tails on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday (June 7, this year) and now involves spectacular pro- v cessions, especially in Spain, / A \ Portugal, southern parts of I 1 a) A’ France, and Latin America This V 'ik year, it is also the feast ot St Barnabas, known tor his weather lore Bamaby bright, Bamaby bright, the longest Jay anJ the shortest night. csv' Consider putting a clock in your bathroom to help limit lengthy showers and water waste. Minted Couscous 2 cans chicken broth 3 cups couscous 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts 4 scallions, chopped 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons fresh dill 2 tablespoons lemon juice rtm United Feature Syndicate 200 Madison Ave (Printed in the U S A ) NY, NY 10016 (212-293-8500) AVAILABLE O SPRING ‘9B A WEANER and/or FEEDER PIGS Take Advantage of the Benefits of Single Source, Multi-site Raised Pigs features: PURINA MILLS, Inc. ■ ■ ■ ■ Manufacturing Facilities: Lancaster, Harrisburg, Hagerstown, Full Strawberry Moon, June 10 Bring broth to a boil, remove from heat, and stir m couscous. Cover and let stand for 5 min utes, then fluff with a fork Add pine nuts, scal lions, mint, dill, and lemon juice and stir to mix Makes 8 servings. • 1600 pigs available/week • Single source supply • Located in Central PA • Al for best genetics • Availability sized to finisher needs • Financing assistance available 800-873-5300 Wyaluslng and Knoxville Four States Livestock Hagentown, Md June 3, IMS Report eupplled by Auction SLAUGHTER COWS: 59 HEAD, STEADY PRICES. UTILITY37.OO-41.00; HIGH DRESSING 41.25-42.75; CAN NERS 33.50-37.50; SHELLY 33.00 DOWN. OLD FARMER’S BULLS: 11 HEAD 1200-2000 LBS. YG#l 47.50-50.00; YG#2 44.00-48.00. FED STEERS; 30 HEAD STEADY. HIGH CHOICE TO PRIME 1150-1400 LBS. 63.75-65.75; CHOICE #2&3 61.50-64.00; LOW CHOICE 58.00-61.00; SELECT 54.00-58.00. FED HEIFERS: NO CHOICE SELECT 1000-1200 LBS. 52.00-55.00. VEAL CALVES: 108 HEAD. LOW CHOICE 200-350 LBS. 63.00-76.00; CULLS 85-110 LBS. 22.00-33.00; 60-85 LBS. 15.00-26.00. FARM CALVES: HOLSTEIN BULLS 15.00- LOWER. #1 95-120 LBS. 80.00- #2 40.00-75.00; HOLSTEIN HEIFERS #1 95-120 LBS. TO 150.00; #2 80-100 LBS. 50.00-87.00; BEEF X BULLS FEW TO 82.00. BUTCHER HOGS: NO TOP WEIGHT- S OFFRED. FEW #1 AND 3 300 LBS. TO 35.00. SOWS: 400-600 LBS. TO 26.25. STOCK CATTLE: 86 HEAD. STEERS. FEW OFFERED. HEIFERS: 200-400 LBS. FEW TO 64.00; 400-600 LBS. 63.00-69.00; 600-800 LBS. 55.00-64.00. BULLS: 200-400 LBS. 76.00-81.00; 400-600 LBS. 70.00-78.00; 600-800 LBS. 55.00- 800-1000 LBS. 51.00-61.00. DAIRY REPLACEMENTS: 2 LARGE SPRINGERS 1000.00-102S.00; 1 GUERNSEY AT 400.00. SHEEP: 23.00-36.00. LAMBS: CHOICE 110-120 LBS. 79.00; 60-80 LBS. 77.00-84.00. GOATS: 1 LARGE MILK NANNY 66.00; MED. NANNIES 35.00-45.00. WEATHER PROVERBS Rain on Bamahas (June 11) is good for grapes. When prairie Jogs are playful, it is a sign of fair weather. if the sky heyonJ the clouds is blue, he glad, there is a picnic for you When wind comes before ram, soon you may make sail again WATERLESS TOILETS “Sun-Mar” Composting Toilets Several models available including non-electnc • NO Septic System • NO Chemicals Save the Environment! Recycle Back to Nature' FREE: Coir C 12 Pi For more information about W-L Alfalfas contact Tom Mullineaux with Ag-Chem, Inc. at (410) 775-7610 or Charlie Smith with Agchem Service at (315) 986-2226. PIGS AND SHOATS; BY THE HEAD, FEW 40-60 LBS. 22.00-25.00. NEXT SPECIAL DAIRY SALE CON SIGNMENT SALE WED., JUNE 17. Friend’s Stockyard Inc. Accident, Md. 21520 Report Supplied bj Auction June 1, IMS STOCK BULLS AND STEERS (200-500 LBS.) 52.00-92.00. STOCK HEIFERS: 36.00-76.00. SLAUGHTER STEERS: GOOD TO CHOICE 60.00-63.85; MEDIUM TO GOOD 54.00-59.50, HEAVY CHOICE OVER 1450 LB. 55.00-61.50. HOLSTEIN STEERS: HEAVY CHOICE 39.00-57.00, LIGHT 38.00-45.00. SLAUGHTER HEIFERS: GOOD TO CHOICE 61.00-63.20; MEDIUM TO GOOD 47.00-60.50. BULLS: HEAVY 44.00-51.75, LIGHT 38.00-47.00. COWS: UTILITY (HOLSTEIN) 36.00- COMMERCIAL TO GOOD 31.00- CULL COWS 30.00 AND DOWN. VEALS: GOOD TO CHOICE 50.00- MEDIUM TO GOOD 20.00- 808 CALVES: 30.00 AND DOWN. HOLSTEIN BULL CALVES RETURN TO FARM (90 TO 120 LB.)-UP TO 96.00. HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES RETURN TO FARM (90 TO 120 LB.) - UP TO 126.00. BEEF CROSS CALVES RETURN TO FARM UP TO 85.00. HOGS: TOP QUALITY UP TO 41.25, HEAVY UP TO 38.25, LIGHT UP TO 33.00. SOWS: 22.00-3225. MALE HOGS: 1200-20.00. AG-CHEM, AGCHEM SERVICE to Otter West Virginia. Agchem Service offers agricultural, turf and ornamental products at locations in New York, northern Pennsylvania and New England. CIBVUBVPD electbic motors Qlmmanßn supply co. Plot iilmi; Onalnij I>ii)dua\ and sf nm s to Indnsli ij. /aim and Jlonn, al ifmnnahlr j)t n<s AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR • SALES & SERVICE MOTWtiliwMim ♦ Hydraulic Hos« Au«mbli«« /«* 4 «v\ / '™X:v wm \JSrIR) / • pow*' Ww»h»r t We Ship Daily. 3£ 24 Hour Emergency S&rvlce Shop/On-SHe Available 146 Penn St Washington Boro Pa 1 7582 F>|-|# (V'l or 684-3940 INC. and A ward - Winning W-L Alfalfas W-L Research, Inc. is pleased to announce Ag-Chem, Inc. and Agchem Service as distributors of award-winning W-L Alfalfas. Inc. provides a complete line momic services at locations in laware, Maryland, New Jersey, ‘Pennsylvania, Virginia and LAMBS, LIGHT AND FEEDER, NONE AVAILABLE. SHEEP: 20.00-32.00. LIVESTOCK PRICES ARE ALL GIVEN PER HUNDRED WEIGHT! Valley Stockyards Athena, Pa. June 1, 1998 Report Supplied By Auction HOLSTEIN HEIFER CALVES 72.50-157.50. BACK TO FARM CALVES X BRED 95-120 LBS. 97.50-132.50, 70-95 LBS. 60.00- SLAUGHTER CALVES 11.00-39.00. GRASSERS AND FEEDERS 38.00- FEEDERS 51.00-80.00. LAMBS 67.50-110.00. SHEEP 30.00-50.00. HOGS, 200-250 LBS. 35.00-39.00. SOWS, NONE. BOARS, NONE. PIGS, EACH. NONE. HEIFERS 38.75-44.50. STEERS. NONE. BULLS 37.25-47.75. COWS, GOOD 37.00-42.25, TOP 43.25. COWS, MEDIUM 32.50-37.25. COWS, POOR OR SMALL 10.00- CATTLE MARKET STRONG. CALF MARKET HIGH AND ACTIVE. HORSES AND PONIES 175.00-825.00. GOATS 50.00-80.00. GOOD CALF MARKET.