Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Report


Prices from Tuesday at the Keady markets.


At the Keady Livestock sale on Tuesday -- 388 head of stocker and feeder cattle, cows and bulls were on offer.

Good quality replacement cattle continued to sell on strong demand at higher steady prices.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold to a dollar 74 per pound and heifers to a dollar 56.

Steers from 600 to 800 pounds sold from a dollar 20 to a dollar 43 per pound and the same range in heifers traded from a dollar 23 to a dollar 40.

Yearling steers 800 to 11 hundred pounds sold from a dollar 9 to a dollar 31 per pound and the same in heifers sold to a dollar 16.

Cull cows sold at a range from 47 to 70 cents per pound.

At the hog barn, 49 dollar calves were on offer, selling at higher prices.

Holstein male calves weighing over 100 pounds sold up to 167 dollars apiece.

Lightweight market lambs -- 50 to 64 pounds -- sold up to 2 dollars and 60 cents per pound and Billy goats topped at 175 dollars each.

At the small animal sale, Silver Lace Wyndot Poultry sold up to 9 dollars per bird, while Guinea Fowl stopped at 8.

Black cochin bantam poultry sold to 5 dollars per bird while Reeves Pheasants reached 14.


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