Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Market Report

By Fadi Didi

At the Keady Livestock Market on yesterday (Tues.) 469 head of steers, heifers and cows were on offer.

A good offering of stocker and feeder cattle sold fully steady while cull cows and bulls sold slightly easier.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold from $2.07  to $2.27 per pound, while heifers sold to a $2.13.

Steers weighing 6-800 pounds sold from $1.85 to $2.01  and heifers sold to $1.83.

Steers weighing between 800 and 1,000 pounds sold to $1.89, while heifer sold from $1.10 up to a $1.68.

Cull cows sold from 65-cents to 94-cents per pound, while bulls sold to a $1.34.

At the calf, sheep and goat barn -- 110 dollar calves were on offer, selling slightly higher.

Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $340 per head.

There were 82 sheep, lambs and goats sold.

Market lambs weighing 50-64 pounds sold to $1.90 per pound, while heavier lambs weighing 95-109 pounds sold to $2.07.

Billy Goats sold up to $130 per head.

At the small animal sale, Pheasant Hens sold to 14 dollars per bird while Lionhead Rabbits stopped at 10 dollars a piece.  Frizzell Poultry sold to  5 dollars each while Tom Turkeys topped at 30.

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