By Fadi Didi
At the Keady Livestock Market on Tuesday (Feb. 27th), 428 head of steers, heifers, cows and bulls were on offer.
Light weight cattle sold sharply higher with strong buyer interest while heavier cattle and cull cows sold steady.
Steer calves weighing up to 600 pounds sold from $2.15 to $2.61, while heifers sold to $2.42.
Steers weighing 600-800 pounds sold from $1.98 to $2.35 while heifers sold to $2.01.
Steers weighing 800-1000 pounds sold to $2.04 while heifers sold from $1.13 to $1.76.
Cull cows sold from 58 to 72 cents while bulls sold to $1.05 cents.
At the calf, sheep and goat barn 164 dollar calves were on offer, selling easier.
Holstein male calves weighing 100 to 150 pounds sold up to $250 per head.
There were 50 sheep and goats on offer.
Market lambs weighing 65-79 pounds sold to $3.42 per pound while Billy Goats sold up to $390 per head.
The next sale is March 6th, with the beef ring and small animals starting at 10am. The pig, sheep, goat and calf sale starts at Noon.
The next upcoming cow sale is Friday, March 9th at 5pm.