Country 105

Country 105

Agriculture Report

Keady Livestock Market Report

By Fadi Didi

At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday 800 head of steers, heifers and cows were on offer.

A good offering of stocker and feeder cattle sold 3-5 dollars per cwt higher, while cull cows and bulls sold steady.

Steer calves up to 600 pounds sold from $1.70 to $2.42 per pound, while heifers sold to a $2.37.

Steers weighing 6-800 pounds sold from $1.88 to $2.09  and heifers sold to $1.75.

Steers weighing between 800 and 1,000 pounds sold to $1.93, while heifer sold from $1.42 up to a $1.68.

Cull cows sold from 75-cents to 91-cents per pound, while bulls sold to a $1.32.

At the calf, sheep and goat barn -- 125 dollar calves were on offer, selling easier.

Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $200 per head.

There were 125 sheep, lambs and goats sold.

Market lambs weighing 50-64 pounds sold to $2.35 per pound, while heavier lambs weighing 95-109 pounds sold to $2.17.

Billy Goats sold up to $150 per head.

At the small animal sale, Modena Pigeons sold to 12 dollars a bird, while Muscovy Drakes stopped at 13 dollars a piece.  Geese sold to 25 dollars each while Pheasants topped at six.

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