Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Report


Prices from Tuesday at the Keady Markets.


At the Keady Livestock sale on Tuesday -- 507 head of stocker and feeder cattle, cows and bulls were on offer.

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

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold to a dollar 70 per pound and heifers to a dollar 53.

Steers from 600 to 800 pounds sold from a dollar 28 to a dollar 51 per pound and the same range in heifers traded from a dollar 11 to a dollar 36.

Yearling steers 800 to a thousand pounds sold from a dollar 14 to a dollar 27 per pound and the same in heifers sold from a dollar 11 to a dollar 23.

Good quality British bred cows sold from 950 to 12 hundred and 50 dollars apiece and cull cows sold at a range from 54 to 69 cents per pound.

At the hog barn, 64 dollar calves were on offer, selling at higher prices.

Holstein male calves weighing over 100 pounds sold from 95 to 180 dollars apiece.

Lightweight market lambs -- 50 to 64 pounds -- sold up to 2 dollars and 38 cents per pound and Billy goats topped at 135 dollars each.

At the small animal sale, American Buff Geese sold up to 16 dollars per bird while Golden lace Winedot poultry stopped at 10 and Muscovy ducks traded to the 9 dollar mark.


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