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Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Report


Prices from Tuesday at the Keady Market.


At the Keady livestock sale on Tuesday -- 508 head of replacement cattle, cows and bulls were on offer.

Strong demand for short keep feeder cattle made for price increases of 2 to 3 dollars per cwt.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold up to a dollar 30 per pound and heifers to a dollar 13.

Steers from 600 to 800 pounds sold up to a dollar 15 per pound, and the same range in heifers traded to a dollar 12.

Yearling steers up to a thousand  one hundred pounds sold to a dollar 7 and the same in heifers sold to a dollar.

Cull cows sold from 35 to 62 cents per pound and in bulls up to 75.

At the hog barn, 78 dollar calves were on offer, selling  at lower prices.

Holsteen male calves weighing over 100 pounds were sold from 50 to 130 dollars apiece.

Doeling nannies from a consigned milking goat hert sold from 130 to 175 dollars while Nubian billy hert sire reached the 450 mark.

At the small animal sale laying hens sold from two to 7 dollars per head while roosters stopped at 17.

Peafowl traded up to 40 dollars and Geese stopped at 15.


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