Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Market Report

By Fadi Didi

At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday -- 274 head of steers, heifers and cows were on offer.

All classes of cattle sold on active demand at steady prices while cull cows sold stronger.

Steer calves up to 600-pounds sold from 1 dollars and 62  cents per pound to 2 dollars and 35 cents per pound,  and the same in heifers sold to two dollars and 7 cents.

Steers weighing 600 to 800-pounds sold  to 2 dollar and 35 cents while heifers sold to 1 dollar and 74.

Steers weighing 800 to a thousand pounds sold from 1 dollar and 69 cents to 1 dollar 86  while heifers sold up to a dollar 56.

Cull cows sold from 85 cents to $1.09 a pound while bulls sold up to a dollar 41.  Cow calf pairs sold to $2,025.

At the calf, sheep and goat barn -- 109 dollar calves were on offer, selling easier.

Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to 370 dollars per head.

There were 132 sheep, lambs and goats sold.

Market lambs weighing 50 to 64 pounds sold to 2 dollars and 20 cents per pound while Billy Goats sold up to 315 dollars per unit.

At the small animal sale, Flemish Giant Buck Rabbits sold to 24 dollars a piece while Turkeys stopped at 17 dollars a bird.  Quail sold to 3 dollars each while Peking Ducks topped at 14.

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