Keady Market Livestock Report
By Fadi Didi
The first sale of 2018 at the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday, January 16th, offered 428 head of steers, heifers, cows and bulls.
A light run of stocker and feeder cattle sold on active demand at steady prices, while cull cows sold under pressure with quality considered.
Steer calves weighing up to 600 pounds sold from $1.70 to $2.01, while heifers sold to $1.84.
Steers weighing 600-800 pounds sold from $1.86 to $2.00 while heifers sold to $1.54.
Steers weighing 800-1000 pounds sold to $2.03 while heifers sold from $1.15 to $1.55.
Cull cows sold from 41 to 66 cents while bulls sold to .72 cents.
At the calf, sheep and goat barn 164 dollar calves were on offer, selling slightly higher.
Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $350 per head.
There were 56 sheep and goats on offer.
Market lambs weighing 50-64 pounds sold to $3.30 per pound while Billy Goats sold up to $195 per head.
The next sale is January 30th.
The small animal sale will resume in March.