Country 105

Country 105


Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock market slower this week.

By Kevin Bernard

A light run of stocker and feeder cattle sold on solid brisk demand at fully steady prices while cull cows sold barely steady.


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At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday, 194 head of steers, heifers, cows and bulls were on offer.

A light run of stocker and feeder cattle sold on solid brisk demand at fully steady prices while cull cows sold barely steady.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold up to 3 dollars and 80 cents and the same in heifers sold from 3 dollars and 20 cents to 3 dollars and 42.

Steers 600 to 800 pounds sold from 2-dollars and  33-cents to 3-dollars and 33-cents and the same weight in heifers sold up to 2-dollars and 74-cents.

Steers weighing over 800 pounds sold from 2-dollars and 60-cents to 2-dollars and 61 cents and the same in heifers sold to 2-dollars and 35-cents.

Cull cows sold from a-dollar-11 to 1-dollar-30, while bulls stopped at a-dollar-65.

At the calf, sheep and goat barn, 117 dollar calves were on offer, selling at steady higher prices.

Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $770 per head.

Market lambs weighing 65 to 79 pounds sold to 2-dollars and 95-cents per pound, while Billy  Goats sold up to 210-dollars per head.

At the small animal sale, Toulouse Geese sold to 15 dollars a piece while Call Ducks stopped at 27.   Golden Pheasant Hens sold to 11 dollars per bird while Open Doe Rabbits topped at 12.


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