Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Market Report

By John Divinski

At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday -- 327 head of steers, heifers and cows were on offer.

A good offering of heavy feeder cattle sold 1-2 higher, while cull cows sold fully steady.

Steer calves up to 600-pounds sold from $1.60 to $2.15 per pound, and the same in heifers sold up to $2.05.

Steers weighing 600 to 800-pounds sold to a $1.87, while heifers sold to a $1.82.

Steers weighing between 800 and 1,000 pounds sold from a $1.50 to $1.72, while heifer sold up to a $1.15.

Cull cows sold from 83-cent to 98-cents per pound.

At the calf, sheep and goat barn -- $108 calves were on offer, selling easier.

Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds $320 per head.

There were 127 sheep, lambs and goats sold.

Market lambs weighing 50 to 64 pounds sold to $2.45 per pound, while Billy Goats sold up to $175 per head.

At the small animal sale, Geese sold to $17 apiece, while Guinea Fowl stopped at $19 per bird. Goslings sold to $13 each and King Pigeons topped at $10.

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