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Eau Claire Country Today (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Page 2 the country today wed. February 9, 1983 weekly markets livestock South St. Paul Minn. Monday volume cattle 2,000 dealers 180 hogs 2,600 sheep 800 Slaughter steady Choice 1,1001,300 lbs. 50.7560.79 Good and Choice 58.50-60 Holstein to 50 cents higher Choice 1,200-1,600 lbs. 54.50-56.20 Good and Choice 53.50-54.70 Slaughter Choice 900-1,200 lbs. 59-59.50 Good and Choice 57-59 Slaughter Young High yielding 43-44 Utility and commercial 39-43 canner and Cutter 34-41 Slaughter no. I and 2, 1,400-2,200 lbs. 46-52 Choice and prime 140-250 lbs. 70-80, few 81-123.50 hogs.50 cents lower no. I and 2, 200-240 lbs. 59-59.50 sows no. I to 3, 300-650 lbs. 51-59 boars Over 300 lbs. 44 sheep and lambs.$1 to 2 higher Choice and prime 90-125 lbs. Wooled 58-60, shorn 60-62 feeders Choice 60-90 lbs. 55-60 livestock iou Cloro , top 43.90 Utility cows 38-43 canners amp cutters 33-38 Dairy heifers 40-46 commercial bulls 44-48 common Utility bulls 32-42 beef bulls 42-47 few select calves 60-70 Good to Choice 50-60 Standard to Good 35-50 culls 35 and Down real. Holstein Bull calves 110-135 lbs. 70-100, top 108 Holstein Heifer calves 60-90, top 122.50 fed , 52-57 feeder pig auction monday mornings Only bulk of Supply 40-60 la. Pigs 40-50 lbs. 52-56 50-60 lbs. 52-60 i and 2 butchers 210-240 lbs. 57.50-58 heavy butchers 53-57.50 Lewt and he yet packers 49-52 boars 39-42 feeder Holstein steers 42-48 beef steers 48-58 beef heifers 45-53 Utility and Standard 32-45 Wisconsin Market summary Madison sales of livestock in Wisconsin livestock auction markets monitored by the state agriculture department last week showed prices were up for cull cows and veal calves steady for fed steers and heifers and lower for Slaughter hogs. A total of 5,000 cattle 6,900 calves 1,400 hogs and 2,375 feeder pigs were marketed at these monitored Wisconsin markets last week. Slaughter cows were steady to firm and the demand was Good. Prices ranged from 44 cents for a few Slaughter cows to 33 cents for lower Quality canners and cutters bulls ranged from 42-46 cents fed Holstein steers sold from 43 to 54 cents and fed beef Type steers sold from 53-60 cents. Heifers brought 50-59 cents. Replacement Holstein Bull calves ranged from 70 cents to $1.15 a Pound while replacement Holstein Heifer calves brought from 70 cents to $1.20. Feeder pigs ranged from $53-59 a head at Johnson Creek and Ripon on weights 40-50 pounds to $54-60 a head at Marion and Reedsville. Slaughter hogs were 50 cents to a Dollar lower ranging from 57 cents to 59v cents sows were steady to firm Selling from 49-53 cents depending on weight. The country today in 0192-9658 the country today is a Rural oriented Independent newspaper mailed each wednesday to farm households and agribusinesses in Western and Northwestern Wisconsin. Second class postage rates Are paid at eau Claire i 54701. Postmaster Send address changes to 401 Seaver St., . Box 570, eau Claire i 54702. Subscription rates Are $8 per year and $14 for two years. The country today is located at 401 Seaver St., . Box 570, eau Claire i 54702, with offices in the eau Claire press company building and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the eau Claire press co. Charles manager Tom Lawin. Steve editor Ritz life Section editor Philip j Keum Lois Bureau reporter Allison Collie representative de representative Howard representative Charles representative Wayne representative Margaret manager Ray department John director Branham advertising representatives member of Wisconsin newspaper association livestock trading report livestock scrap Ettrick prices quoted from Max Phillips and sons Utility 42-48 Complete automobiles canner amp Cutter 38-43 Market firm Light canners 36-40 Large.$25-30 each medium.$22-23 each heavy Dairy 48-52 small.$18-20 each Good beef 48-51 compact.$16 each Light 44-48 ferrous scrap fed Market firm Good to Choice steers 55-59 steel.$20-30 it Standard to Good 52-55 no 1 caat.$30-45 it Good Choice heifers 54-57 no. 2 cast.$24-35 it Standard Good heifers 50-54 whole motors.$22-28 it Holstein steers 51-54 Sheet iron.$12-18 it Pat Vic it ooh appliances.$9-12 it a in he of in m free 01 forein material j. .r.�, a it it Choice non ferrous scrap Good Choice veal 55-65 Market firm Hyrc of Teav aluminum.$12-15 cwt ton l Arhl tsum aluminium cans $20-28 cwt sows 50 55vl batteries.60-.70 each reared a1 $2.25-$2.75 cwt oars 42-43 average 40 lbs. Each feeder brass.$22-39 cwt beef and a bred steers 55-65 copper.$37-52 cwt beef and a bred heifers 48-56 radiators.$30-38 cwt hoi. Steers 47-54 stainless.$7-10 cwt open hoi. Heifers 55-65 cwt equals too lbs. Springing hoi. Heifers $900-1,100 other items newspaper 6,000 lbs. And Over thai tit r pc 4,Oom, Biz Zzz. $4 it a Aroix a Wuo 2,000-4,000 lbs.$3 it 500-2,000 lbs.$2 it Ojik y6�u 8bgo corrugated boxes 2,000 lbs. Or feb. To. 1082 a a frices a i�u0�?~fd. A can recycling Center Grain wheat 4.04 Corn eau Claire 2.71 Oats. 2.14 soybeans 6.38. A1 a a Ciaire livestock equity aluminium cans.25e/lb. Cows 33-44 Dairy heifers 55-62 steel aluminium pop cans.5/lb. Bulls 40-48 scrap . Calves 40-135 fed cattle 52-64 foreign material removed Slaughter hogs 49-49 sows batteries.3</lb. 42-46 copper.35/lb. Boars 38-40 beef feeder heifers Sheet copper.25/lb. 48-53 beef feeder steers 45-48 radiators.25/lb. Holstein feeders 55-70 Slaughter brass 20</lb lambs wooled 49-53. Glass bottles and jars to years ago Brown Green Clear lab. Feb. 9, 1973 catalytic converters $1.50 a. Grain wheat 2.33 Corn 2.31 Complete Oats .91 soybeans 5.35. Newspaper accepted to donate livestock equity a cows a sundowners drum corps 24-35 heifers 28-35 bulls 25-37 fed steers and heifers 28-42 veal calves 28-42 Slaughter hogs 33-34 Ftp not a the rfcs sows 26-33 boars 20-25 Slaughter Iwucz Mulgo lambs 34-36. _ Omaha Slaughter steers and heifers at Midwest livestock terminals last week were steady to $2 higher cows were up to $3 higher bulls were steady to $1 higher and veal calves at South St. Paul were steady to firm. Last week s livestock Trade was complicated by severe Snow conditions throughout most of the Midwest marketing area and in varying degrees by the strike of Independent truckers. Although a certain percentage of the Market upturn was directly attributable to the storm which caused fewer cattle at Market prices actually had begun to firm up ahead of this situation us a analysts in Omaha said. Advancing dressed beef prices combined with a less than Normal movement of cattle from country Points to promote a Good buyer demand. Weekly Grain review Minneapolis Grain futures prices last week followed those of precious metals Gold and Silver by rising modestly. For the week ending feb. 4, the Minneapolis March wheat future closed i cents a Bushel higher at $3.78 the Chicago March Corn future was up 2 cents to $2.68 and the Chicago May soybean future dropped cent to $6.10. Rye with Only three cars for Sale closed unchanged to up 3 cents finishing last week at $2.55 Corn Rose 7 cents and closed at $2.53 As the payment in kind and Seaside programs continued having their positive effects on Cash Grain prices and Oats fell 2 cents to $1.63-1.68. Malting Barley prices were unchanged to up a Nickel. Both More and Glenn closed at $2.402.50. Feed Barley was up 8 cents due to increased demand from Export traders. Feed Barley was $1.71 at Minneapolis and $1.90 at Duluth. Oilseed prices were mixed last week. Soybeans Rose i cents at Minneapolis to $5.74 flaxseed fell a Nickel to $5.40 delivered in february and Sunflower seeds closed 15 cents higher at $9.20. Because Cash soybean prices Rose last week the Price of Many feeds including soybean meal also Rose. Soybean meal was up $1.90 a bulk ton picked up at Minneapolis docks to $180.10 a ton. Brewers dried grains declined $8 to $114 a bulk ton As production increased in the Eastern Market. Alfalfa meal held a weak unchanged at $110 a bulk ton As buying remained on a hand to Mouth basis. Cash Grain futures mar. Wheat mils .3.74 mar. Corn Chicago .2.65 mar. Oats Chicago .1.60 May soybeans Chicago .8.03 mondays Cash prices Spring wheat no. I . Dark Northern 13 percent 3.89 14 percent 3.92 15 percent 4.00 Rye no. 2.2.52 Corn no 2.2.49 Oats no. I.1.63-1.68 soybeans no. I yellow.5.67 flax no. I.5.40 Sunflower seeds cwt .9.25 feedstuffs Jan. 25 prices Fob Minneapolis per ton soybean meal 44% $180.10 soybean meal 46% $193.10 linseed meal 34% $135 meat meal 50% $232.50 Brewers dried grains $114 wheat bran $58 wheat middling $56 Alfalfa meal dehydrated $110 equity to conduct area Market meetings eau Claira equity livestock Coop will kick off its round of nine annual local Market meetings next week. In addition to meetings at the k of c Hall in Marshfield feb. 17, another at the Holiday inn in eau Claire feb. 18 and a meeting feb. 22 at the ranch House in Sparta equity will have meetings from feb. 14-25 at Brillion Shawano Ripon Richland Center Monroe and Jefferson. Lunch will begin at 11 15 . At each location and the annual business meeting will run from about 12 30 . To 3 15 . A a Quot Wisconsin eggs and produce feb. 4 Exchange Date Grade a 1.47 Grade a 1.45 Grade b 1.39 feb. 4 Exchange Date Cheddar barrel 1.33 40-lb. Blocks 1.35 Wisconsin extra Large no quote Large 60-63 medium 53-55 american fat Der pig Coop last weeks Price select 45 la $51.50-52.50 Midwest livestock producers this weeks Price 40-50 la. Premium Grade detailed pigs $50-53 picked up on farm South St. Paul Minn. 40-50 lbs. $56-60 Dairy Market news Madison Only a few scattered problems have been reported in the Dairy Industry As a result of the ongoing Independent truckers strike. The Usdan a Dairy Market news says that while Only a few cases of delayed shipments of milk were reported in the East Midwest and South if the strike continues into this week there could be problems in booking trucks and insuring deliveries of fluid product. Three Semi tankers of Wisconsin fluid milk moved out of state last week All into Indiana. So in spite of the truckers strike and heavy Snow in Many parts of Wisconsin last week milk supplies were reported to be ample in All areas. Governor to address state Farmers Union meeting Stevens Point governor Anthony Earl Heads the slate of speakers who will address the 52nd annual convention of the Wisconsin Farmers Union sunday through tuesday at the Holiday inn Here. More than 500 delegates and guests Are expected to attend according to Leland Mulder president of the farm group. Gov. Earl scheduled to speak at la . Tuesday will be making his first appearance As governor before a major Wisconsin farm organization. Quot we feel that in addition to the new governor we have been fortunate in obtaining several challenging speakers for this years convention a or. Mulder said. Morley Thompson president of Baldwin United corp., a Cincinnati based financial services corporation will address the monday morning session. John a Schmitt president of the Wisconsin Al Cio is scheduled to speak monday afternoon. The banquet speaker monday evening will be George w. Stone president of the National Farmers Union. Other out of state Farmers Union officials who will address the convention Are by Carpenter president of the Minnesota Farmers Union and chairman of the National Farmers Union executive committee and Leland Swenson president of the South Dakota fun. Or. Swenson is the keynote speaker at the conventions youth Day program sunday afternoon. Or. Mulder also will present his annual report to delegates monday afternoon. Tuesdays program will feature a panel discussion on cooperatives moderated by Dick Skumavc fwu director of special services. Delegates will elect three directors to the nine member Board of directors. Convention business will also include the election of four delegates and alternates to attend the National Farmers Union annual convention in san Diego at the end of february. Approximately 50 resolutions adopted by a state resolutions committee this month will be presented for consideration of the convention floor. The convention will open with a traditional youth Day program on sunday and the presentation of torchbearer awards Farmers unions highest youth achievement awards Given to 57 youths who have completed five years of advanced fun youth work. The convention will officially open at 12 30 . With a dinner honouring county and local youth leaders. A special program for fun youths has also been scheduled for saturday feb. 12. Marty Crowe Wisconsin High school athletics coach and writer will be the main speaker

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