By Fadi Didi
At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday (DEC. 19TH), 406 head of steers, heifers, cows and bulls were on offer, ..... for the final sale of 2017.
A light run of stocker and feeder cattle sold on active demand at steady prices, while cull cows and bulls sold barely steady.
Steer calves weighing up to 600 pounds sold from $1.35 to $2.73, while heifers sold to $2.22.
Steers weighing 600-800 pounds sold from $2.10 to $2.31 while heifers sold to $2.16.
Steers weighing 800-1000 pounds sold to $2.25 while heifers sold from $1.46 to $1.91.
Cull cows sold from 58 to 88 cents while bulls sold to $1.07.
At the calf, sheep and goat barn 154 dollar calves were on offer, selling slightly easier.
Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $275 per head.
There were 398 sheep and goats on offer.
Market lambs weighing 50-64 pounds sold to $3.85 per pound while Boer Billy Goats sold up to $510 per head.
At the small animal sale, Muscovy Drakes sold to 5 dollars per bird, while Rabbits topped at 4 dollars. Guinea Fowl stopped at 6 dollars a piece while Roosters sold to 1 dollar.