Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Report


Prices from Tuesday at the Keady Market.


At the Keady Livestock sale on Tuesday, 1434 head of stockers, feeders, cows and bulls were on offer.

A good selection of replacement cattle sold on good demand at steady prices.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold up to a dollar 38 per pound and heifers to a dollar 17.

Steers from 600 to 800 pounds sold up to a dollar 11 per pound and the same range in heifers traded to a dollar 2.

Yearling steers up to a thousand pounds sold from 94 cents to a dollar 1 and the same in heifers traded up to 98 cents.

At the hog barn, 83 dollar calves were on offer, selling at barely steady prices.

Holstein male calves weighing over 100 pounds sold from 55 to 110 dollars apiece.

In the special Christmas sale, lightweight market lambs sold up to 2 dollars and 70 cents per pound while market kid goats sold to 125 dollars.

At the small animal sale, Geese sold from 7 to 10 dollars per bird, while Turkeys stopped at 11 dollars.

Muscovy ducks sold from 4 to 11 dollars for hens and drakes while rabbits topped out at 8 dollars.

A reminder that next Tuesday December 15th is the last sale of the season and will be featuring another special goat and lamb sale.


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