Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Report


Prices from Tuesday at the Keady market.


At the Keady Livestock sale on Tuesday -- 562 head of stocker and feeder cattle, cows and bulls were on offer.

All classes of replacement cattle sold on good demand at barely steady prices.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold to a dollar 78 per pound and heifers to a dollar 59.

Steers from 600 to 800 pounds sold from a dollar 24 to a dollar 47 per pound and the same range in heifers traded from a dollar 13 to a dollar 28.

Yearling steers 800 to a thousand pounds sold from a dollar 16 to a dollar 24 per pound and the same in heifers sold to a dollar 16.

A consigned herd dispersal of bred Charolais cows sold from 950 to 17 hundred and 50 dollars per head.

Cull cows sold at a range from 59 to 69 cents per pound.

At the hog barn, 65 dollar calves were on offer, selling at higher prices.

Holstein male calves weighing over 100 pounds sold up to 200 dollars apiece.

Lightweight market lambs -- 50 to 64 pounds -- sold up to 2 dollars and 63 cents per pound and Cull rams topped at 182 dollars each.

At the small animal sale, Lionhead rabbits sold up to 4 dollars per piece, while Fryer rabbits stopped at 8. Call ducks sold to 10 dollars per bird while Elliott Pheasants reached 15.


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