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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE iETOBRIDOE HERAID Saturday, December 1971-------------------------------------- Livestock market report Lethbridge Livestock cry kind to 2-1. Bulls steady. Medium and good stockcr and feeder steers meelinf! very good demand from local buyers, prices higher. Good stock .o-jr prces Sales Monday lo Knday. cattle; 317 calves; 2.072 hogs; lambs. Butcher catllo price- uerc 23 cents to SI or mure higher, lie- placement cattle SI higher. Trade and liood nr.d eh.iue luilcher steers met keen demand, prices I "ill edits U.vlil.m l-fiAJMVl OH-4-11" grades c Coed hii'elil higher. There kinds on offer, cows incr'in" prices and under (i 4. 4: Turke 12. 25; 12 In lil. L'. live No. 2 Broilers. 19; fi and 5 and under (i. Under 12, 22; 12 lo IB. 191.2. Shift steam engineers required for work at plants located in Central and Southern Alberta. Applicants should hold an Alberta Second Class Steam Certificate. Please reply in confidence with a summary of work and salary history to: GUIF OIL CANADA LTD. P.O. Box 130, CALGARY, Alta. slecrs and heifer calves selling at strong prices. SLAl'CHTEHS Steers: choice 33.25 to 34, good 32.50 to 33.25, medium 31 to 32.75. Heifers: good 30.50 to 31.25, medium 2SI to 30. Cows: good 22.iO lo 23.30, me- dium 21 lo 22. fanners and cut- ters 1C lo 19.50. Bulls: 22 lo 24. ItEI'LACE.VlUNTS Good heavy feeder steers over 750 Ibs.. 32 io 36.50, medium 29 lo r.. Good light stock steers, 600 to 700 Ibs., 35 lo 40. Good feeder heifers 30 lo Good slock steer calves under 450 Ibs. 42 to 45. Good slock steer calves over 430 His., lo 41.50. Good slock heifer calves 34 to "7 with odd sales to 41.50. HOGS. LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge yards 2-1.60 to 25.85 base price. Weaner and feeder hogs sold strong. Wcaners 7 to 10. Light feeders under 100 Ibs., 1'2.25 to 16.25. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 17.50 to 24.50, all prices per bend. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 17 to 22 per hun- dredweight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. IB to 19.50 per hun- dredweight. Good lambs 20 to 21.50. OF THE Tom Chumik Mr. Ernie Kovacs is pleas- ed to announce thai Mr. Tom Chumik has been named "Top Salesman for November" in Sidorsky's Furniture ttd. stores throughout Alberta. Tom would 'ike to thank his many friends and custom- ers for helping him achieve this distinction. Leeferiuk care centre slays open EDMONTON (CP) Mar- garet Ijccferlnk of Calgary, who has recently had a dispute with social welfare department officials over the running of I Iier day-care centre, will be rJ- i lowed to continue lo operate it I pending a bearing by a judge. N'eii social devel- opment minister, said existing 1 legislations is strong enough to permit tlx? action last week by ideparlment officials, who seized the children from Mrs. Leeferink's home. But he said the department I has decided not to interfere in j the operation of tlw centre until i a judge's opinion can be obtain- ed on charges about (be lack of proper care. i fn a letter to Mrs. Leeferink, Mr. Craw-ford said (tee chil- dren wlx) have been attending the centre and who have a let- ter of consent fron: parents may continue to attend. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- Fair to medium cows 20.00 to Bulls 20.00 to 23.00 with light- slock sold tills 'week at Perlich er kinds to 30.20. lircs. Auction Market Ltd. Good yearling feeder steers Kcceipls included 905 cattle 33.50 to 38.25. and 082 hogs. hs cattle market was strong and active with prices on sleek steer calves showing I lie greatest gain. Choice steers sold 33 lo good butcher cows 22.50 lo 23.00; medium 21 to 22; canncrs and cutters 15 to 20; bologna bulls, 21 to 21.60. Good quality ranch steer 40.00 to 43.75. calves, all weights, 40 to with Good heifer calves 33.30 to lightweights selling to me- 37.00. dium quality steer ca.ves 37 lo Fair to medium heifer calves 40; lightweight feeder steers 30; 33.00 to 33.25. fair lo medium feeder steers IB.OO lo 35.25. Gcott yearling feeder heifers lo 34.00. Fair to medium feeder heif- ers 31.00 to 33.25. Good slcer calves 44.00 to Ottawa livestock report Fair to medium steer calves to 38.50; feeder steers over 850 Ibs., 34 to 36.75; holstein steers 35 to 33.75 depending on weight and quality; good ranch heifer calves 35 to 37.50 with sotr.c lightweights to 40; medium quality heifer calves 32 to 34.50; feeder heifers 32.50 I feed- PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION Ideally located in tho centre of n arge Cnlfl e Feeding ond Hog Raising ond B ra n d i n g FAT Order Sale Wednesday at 1 Feeding at 1 p.m. ON DEC. HOGS 500 HEIFER thru Friday For Information nnd JIM OT JOE JURIS Phone iiilingi contact pjdurc Aud-on _ Picture Auction market located 16 miles north of Lethbridge Highway COME TO YOUR SLAUGHTER HOGS Assembled and sold-MONDAY thru FRIDAY BUYERS OF FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS SPECIAl FEEDER HOG SALES MONDAYS AT 1 P.M. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SOLD TUESDAY thru FRIDAY at 10 a.m. SPECIAL CALF AND FEEDER CATTLE SALE FRIDAY AT 10 A.M. CONSIGN All YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E, FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD. IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY Alberta Stockyards Phone 327-0101-Res. 328-3986 P.O. BOX SS 1-1-7 LETHBRIDGE Ed French 328-3986 Ken Miller 758-6607 Mngralh Lou DeJagcr 327-9548 C. W. Hcnniger 327-7354 LIVESTOCK COMMISSION AGENTS ORDER BUYERS EXPORTERS er cows 21 to 24; olc'cr feeding cows, 18 to 21. Tlie market on weaner and feeder hags was steady lo liighcr on good quality crs; market hogs sold 24.10 to 25.10 this week. Weaners sold 8.50 lo 12.25: light weaners 6.00 lo 8.00; light feeders, under 100 Ibs., l.'i.SO to 16.75; feeders, over 100 Ibs.. 16.50 to 21.50; bred sows and gilts 34 to 62 each. Baby calves sold 50 to IB. Taber Livestock Prairie Livestock says 1.013 head of livestock were sold this week. Sold were 846 cattle. 124 hoes and 43 sheep. Active trade kept prices steady, quality consider- ed. Cows gained 2.00. Bulls were steady. Yearling steers "and heifers 25 cents stronger. Steer calves were steady. Heifer calves held steady wilh some good cbaroiais cross heifers reach- ing 39 per hundredweight. Weaner hogs up 1.00. Light feeders 3.00 higher. Good cows 22.50 to 23.90; hcif- ery kinds to 25.60. Grain prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Kapc- sccd prices moved up slightly in a fair volume of local and commission house trading al the close on the Winnipeg Grain i Exchange Friday. i Trading in that commodity increased follow i n g confirma- tion of higher soybean prices on the Chicago market. Other commodites were quiet and featureless. Thursday'? volume of trade was bushels of flax, 000 of rapeseed and of ryp- Overseas clearances of Cana- dian wheat Thursday included bushels to Belgium, 000 lo Germany, to Italy, 115.1100 lo Japan, to Malta, to The Nether- lands, to the U.S.S.K., to Venezuela and 000 to Switzerland. Grain quotes Friday (basis High Low Close Max Dec 236'i 234'i 236'.i May 246'i 244'2 246U Jly 248 240'2 248 Kapeseetl Vancouver Jan 263'i 264V2 Mar 266'A 264 26551i June lEapcserd Thunder Bay Dec 245''8 May 265 Jly 255 Vi Oats Dec May Jly Barky Dec lOfr'i Wearier hogs S3.CO lo Sll.OO. Light feeders 512.00 to 520.75. Lambs to Heavy feeders to The next sale will be held Monday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. For listings please phone 223- OTTAWA (CP) Catlle of- ferings at Ib3 10 public stock- yards from Monday to Thurs- day this week totalled head, below last week and about head below the cor- responding week a year ago. Exports of beef cattle to the United State last week de- creased to head and con- sisted of 12fi for slaughter and %7 fcr feeders. Yearling exports through last week totalled head. Marketings at the public stockyards were lower again this week, head below last week and head below the corresponding week in 1970. Trading was active, with the supply choice steers and feed- ers in lower weight ranges be- ing scarce in some centres. Choice and good prices were steady to 50 cents higher, cows up higher and feeders up 75 cents to at most markets. Hog prices were up 30 cents lo per hundredweight al all markets Choice steers: Montreal 35 to WANTED! 2 Positive Thinking Salesmen Who are not afraid of hard work in a young, growing industry. Potential unlimited. All company benefits. FOR APPOINTMENT CONTACT: MR. ERNIE KOVACS SIDORSKY'S MOBILE HOMES LTD. 311; Toronto 35.50 to 3G.50; Win- nipeg 34 to 34.50; Saskatoon 33 to 34.20; Edmonton 33 to 33.70; Calgary 33.25 to 34. Good heifers; Montreal 25 to 26; Toronto 32 to 33; Winnipeg 30 to 31; Saskatoon 29.50 to 31; E d m o n ton 30 to 31; Calgary 30.25 to 31.25. Good cows: Montreal 22.25 to 24; Toronto 23 to 24; Winnipeg 24 to 25; Saskatoon 21.50 to 23; Edmonton 21.50 to 22.75; Cal- gary 21.50 to 23.25. Good feeder steers: Toronto 34 to 38; Winnipeg 32 to 30; Saskatoon 31.50 to 37; Edmon- ton 34 to 39; Calgary 32 to 38. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 42.50 to 49; Toronto 36 lo 53; Wmnipeg 40 to 50; Saskatoon 3C.75 to 39.25; Ed- monton 38 lo 41. Good lambs: Montreal 27 to 30; Toronto 27 to 29; Winnipeg 21 lo 25; Saskatoon 21.30; Ed- monton 20 to 21; Calgary 20.50. Basic hogs: Toronto 27.40 to 28.GO; Winnipeg 24.45 to 26; Sas- katoon 23.40 to 24.70; Edmonton 21.30 lo 26.35; Calgary 24.20 to 26.50. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures at close Friday: Jan. 35.50A; March 33.25N; and Mav 32.75B. Thursday's volume: 10 con- tracts. COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. COMING SALES WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER at 11 a.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD REGULAR RUN OF FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE For Information and Listings Contact Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. ED GROSS Res. 627-2285 OfficB 627-3466 DON FITZPATRICK Res. 627-4083 Yord 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK. ALBERTA REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS AT p.m. BE SURE TO ATTEND OUR REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 723-3921. TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN Hay Jly" Rye Dec Hay 109 2-IIHi 254 2.54' IOC' His-' iooni 2455 2S5'i NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET TUES., DEC. 7th at a.m. 750 HEAD 750 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE WED., DEC. 8th at 1 p.m. STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE 500 TO 600 HEAD THURS., DEC. 9th at 1 p.m. 500 TO 600 HEAD GOOD QUALITY RANCH CALVES For Information and Listings Contact BARRY BURNETT SPECIAL DAIRY SALE 40 COWS HOLSTEIN-GUERNSEY-JERSEY MONDAY, DEC. 13th at p.m. Plan lo invest in young top quality dairy Hock all health inspected PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THIS SPECIAL SALE PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. locatod in the Hub of Soulhorn Alborta'i livestock Industry 3 miles oast of Luthbridgo on Highway 3 and U milo south BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-3951 ANYTIME THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS from leading hog producers TUES., at 1 p.m. WEANERS FEEDERS SOWS BOARS DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS' SPECIAL CALF SALES WED., DEC. 8th at 1 p.m. 500 HEAD EXPECTED AND EVERY WEDNESDAY IN DECEMBER BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. 500 HEAD EXPECTED SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS STOCK COW and BRED HEIFER SALE FRI., DEC. 17th 1 P.M. EXPECTING 1000 HEAD Various breeds All pregnancy examined. The Stockmen's lourcc for top qualify ranch raised foundation stock. BARRY.BURNETT DAIRY SALE 40 COWS AND SPRINGING HEIFERS HOISTEINS GUERNSEY JERSEYS MOM., DEC. 13th 1 P.M. All caltle hcnllli inspected prior to sale. SPECIAl SALES DEC 6th to llth ROCKY MOUNTAIN SHOW AND SALE MON, DEC. 13th BARRY BURNETT DAIRY SAIE 400 HEAD FRI., DEC. 17lh STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In Tho Hub Of Southern Alhorta'i Livcitock Industry 3 Mildl Edit Of lothbridcjn On Highway 3 And South BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 ;