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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Saturday, 3, 1970 THI LETHBRIDG! HERALD 23 Livestock market report Lcthbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 720 cattle; 450 calves; hogs; 189 lambs. Same period last week: 551 cattle; 454 calves; hogs; 401 lambs. Same week 1969: 893 cattle; 664 calves; hogs; 150 lambs. SUMMARY Slaughter market uneven. Butcher steers closed 25 cents higher than last week. Heifers steady. Cows 50 cents lower. Re- placement cattle steady. Good stock calves sold strong, com- mon kinds barely steady to low- er. Slaughter steers opened strong with handyweight choice kinds to 30.70. As the week pro- gressed part of the early week steers closed at a practical top of 30.25. Steers over Ibs. and overfinished steers were discounted 1.00 to 2.00 per cwt. Slaughter cows opened steady but met an indifferent demand at the close to sell 50 cents low- er. Bulls steady. Butcher heif- ers were scarce but steady. Feeder steers and heifers steady. Good quality stock calves sold readily at strong prices. Buyers were more selec- tive on the lower grade calves with prices barely steady to 1.00 lower. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers: choice 29.50 to 30.25, good 28.50 to 29.50, medium 27.75 to 28.50. Heifers: choice 28 to 20.60, good 27.25 to 28, medium 25 to 27. Cows: good 19.50 to 20.50, me- dium 18.50 to 19.50, earners and cutters 15 to 18. Bulls: Good 22.50 to 23.50. REPLACEMENT CATTLE AND CALVES Good heavy feeder steers over 900 Ibs. 30 to 31.50. Good light stock -steers 650 to 750 Ibs. 30 to 34. Good light stock steers 550 to 650 Ibs. 34 to 37.50. Good feeder heifers 28 to 32. Good stock steer calves un- der 400 Ibs. 41 to 43 lights to 44.50. Good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs. 39 to 42. FOR SALE 3 BEDROOM HOME -5 YEARS OLD 1152 sq. ft. SEMI DETACHED 1% Bathrooms Large Kitchen OWNER TRANSFERRED PRICED FOR QUICK SALE MAKE US AN OFFER ON DOWN PAYMENT Please Phone 328-1528 2601 10th Avenue 'A' North and 2610 10th Avenue'A'North 2 bedroom split entry bungalows, featuring large family kitchen with Bating area, wall-to-wall broadloom, high basement windows for economical completion of extra bed- rooms and recreation room roughed for double plumbing. Priced to sell at Approved Mortgage at Contact ART de GRAAF, Ph. 328-4927 NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET LTD. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8th FAT CATTLE Sell at 9.30 p.m. STOCKER and FEEDERS Sell at 1 p.m. ON OFFER THIS WEEK WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9th at 1 p.m. 550 STOCK COWS and BRED HEIFERS SELL AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET HIGHLIGHTING ISO RISING TWO-YEAR-OLD HEIFERS, MOSTLY HEREFORD, FROM STAMPEDE CATTLE STATION LTD., STAViLY GUEST CONTRIBUTORS: Stan Kruszewslci, Claresholm; Walter, Grasmere; J. M. L. CKarolais Ranches, Calgary; Ellchorn Ranch, Winder- mere; Mn. M. Kapcsoi, Glenwood; William Pincher Creek. 285 cows bred Hereford 130 rising 2-year-old Heifers Angus ANGUS 50 cows bred Angus 50 rising 2-year-old Heifers bred Angus CHAROLAIS 35 Vi blood cows, A.I. Aiglon or Epagneul (Pickup Bulls Purebred Half French) AUCTIONEERS Ken Hurlburt, 274 Ted Newby, 41 Dave McNnb, 670 Keith Erdmonn, 458 THURSDAY, DEC. 10th at 1p.m. CALF SALE 600-HEAD-600 Choice Quality Western Ranch Calves fOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT Good stock heifer calves 33.50 0 36.50, lightweights to 37.30. Bred sows and gilts 28 to 57.50 per head. Good lambs 24 to 24.50. Good eeder lambs 25 per cwt. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On offer or the week, cattle and alves. Market was strong on all classes cows and feeders. 15 SLAUGHTERS One load pound steers 29.40. One load 889 pound hei- ers 29. Few lighter steers 28 lo 0. Good cows 20.50 to 21.60; ledium 19 lo 20.25. Canners and cutters 15 to 18; helly kinds 9 to 12; medium oulls 21.20 to 21.75. Sold too were 388 stackers and feeders: good feeder steers 50 to 830 pounds, 33 to 34.60, ighter weights to 35.50. Medium, including holstetos, 28 to 30. Good feeder heifers sold 29 to 30 with sales to 1.50; medium 27 to 28.60; good feeder cows 20 to 22.50, leifery kinds 23 to 25.60; plain o medium 17 to 19. IALVES Good steers 40 to 42; light- weights to 43.50; medium teers and good heavy weights 16 to 39. Good heifers 34 to 5.50 with lighter weights to 6.50 and medium and good leavyweights 30 to 33. Sold too were 492 stock cows and bred heifers. Good quality cows and heifers 295 to 330 dol- ars a head with medium 260 to 285; plain down to 230. Bond prices Supplied by Doherty Roadhouse and McCualg Bros, GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BONDS GOVEBNMENt OF CANADA GUARANTIED BONDS Perp. 8 Apr. 1, Sept. 1, Oct. 1, Jly 1, Sept. 1, 3% Sept. Oct. 1, Apr. 1, Jul. 1, Sept. 1, Bid Asked '71 99.85 100.60 '72 98.25 99.00 '75 97.00 98.00 '78 105.25 106.75 '83 79.00 80.50 15 39.75 43.25 '86 107.50 109.00 '75 99.25 100.25 '75 103.75 103.25 '92 80.75 8 flOVINCIAl Ontario 7 '88 88.25 90.75 Ont Hyd 9 '94 105.75 108.2r Alberta '90 105.25 Man Hyd 9 '90 105.73 Sask 714% '88 88.75 AGT 8 '74 99.75 Man Tel 8 '74 99.75 INDUSTHAl '87 83.23 85.75 '90 102.25 104.75 '90 102.25 104.75 '90 103.75 105.25 '89 104.25 105.75 '90 99.25101.75 '89 102.25 104.75 '89 100.75 103.25 '89 103.25 105.75 '89 101.25 103.75 '90 102.25 104.75 '92 102.50 '90 100.75 103.2 '80 99.25 101.7i '90 101.25 103.7; '91 102.25 104.7a '89 101.25 103.7 '90 103.25 105.7 '90 99.25 101.7 '90 102.25 105.7i Abitibi Alta Gas B.C. Tel Bell Cdn 9 CP Sec CPR Gulf Cdn Hud Bay Imp Oil Int Nickel 9Vt% Indust Ac Labatt Mas Fer Noranda 914% N and C 9V4% Simpsons Sears Ac Traders Tr Cdn P 10% Ottawa iveekly livestock report OTTAWA (CP) Cattle de- liveries at the 10 public stock- yards from Monday to Thurs- day this week at head were about fewer than ast week and in the corres- randing week a year ago, the agriculture department report- ed Friday. There were only 318 head of beef cattle exported to the United States last week, bnng- ng the locate total to head compared with during the same period of a war ago. Supplies of cattle at public markets were below last week and trading on most classes and grades of butchers con- tinued under pressure. Steer prices varied from 50 cents ligher to lower, and heifers rom 50 cents higher to 50 cents lower for the week. Cows and bulls were steady at lower. Feeder cattle and stock calves met a good de- mand at steady prices, veal and butcher calves were main- ly unchanged. Hog prices were ower at all centres and good arnbs varied from 50 cents ligher to as much as lower. Choice 30.50 to 31.75; Toronto 31 to 32; Win- nipeg 29.50 to 30.50; Saskatoon 2850 to 29.75; Edmonton 29.50 to 30; Calgary 30.25 to 30.90. Good heifers: Montreal 24.50 to 25; Toronto 28 to 29; Win- nipeg 27 to 28; Saskatoon 26 to 27; Edmonton 27 to 28; Calgary 27.25 to 28.25. Good cows; Montreal 21.25 to 23; Toronto 20.50 to 21.50; Win- nipeg 21 to Saskatoon 19.50 -o 20.50; Edmonton 19 to 20; Calgary 20.50 to 21.50. Good feeder steers: Toronto 31 to 35; Winnipeg 30 to 35; Saskatoon 29 to 35; Edmonton 30 to 36; Calgary 29 to 37.20. Good and choice veal calves Montreal 40 to 45; Toronto 33 to 42; Winnipeg 44 to 48; Ed- monton 35 to 38. Basic hogs: Toronto 25.40 to Winnipeg 23.15 to 24.55; Saskatoon 22.50 to 23.25; Ed- monton 23.30 to Calgary 23.30 to 24.25. Taber Livestock TABER On offer at the Prairie Livestock Ltd. at this weeks sale were 996 head of livestock consisting of 852 cat e and 144 hogs. Trade was ac- vo on a reasonably steady market. Cows were 50 cents tronger. Bulls steady. Good earling feeder steers and hei- ers 25 cents stranger. Steer and icif'er calves a little easier, weight and quality considered. Veaner hogs steady. Light eeder hogs steady. Stock cows and bred heifers 240 to 290; good butcher cows 21 to 22.40; fair to medium butcher cows 18.50 to 20.75; eeder cows 21 to Pulls 22 to 23.50. Good yearling feeder steers 33 to 35.50; faff to medium feeder steers 31.50 to 32.75; good yearling feeder heifers 0 to 31.90; fair to medium 28.75 to 29.75. Good steer calves under 400 bs. 42.50 to 44. Over 400 Ibs, i7.50 to 42. Good heifer calves under 400 bs. 34.50 to 36.25. Over 400 Ibs 32.50 to 34.25. Weaner hogs 6 to 12; ligh feeder hogs 12 to 18; heavy eeder hogs 22 to 35.50. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker GALGARV 263-80501 COUTTJ Phono 344-3822 Perlich livestock report There were head of live-1 tock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Re- ceipts included 832 cattle, 594 rags and 27 sheep. The cattle market was active on all classes of feeder cattle and calves. Feeder cows continue o sell strong to local buyers. There were very few fat cattle and cows on offer and they sold steady. All classes of hogs sold steady to strong to local and out of province buyers. Price quotations were as follows: SLAUGHTER CATTLE: Choice steers none on of- fer; medium heifers 26.50 to 27.10; good cows 19 to 20.10. REPLACEMENT CATTLE: Steers 650 to 775 Ibs. 35 to 36.60; steers 800 to 950 Ibs. 30 to 33; holstein feeder steers 750 to 900 Ibs. 27 to 33.50; light- er steers selling higher. Stock steer calves under 400 Ibs. 42 to 44.10; stock steer calves 400 to 550 Ibs. 38 to 42; plainer steer calves 36 to 39 depending n weight and quality. Iliefer calves under 400 Ibs. 4 to 36.80; Heifer calves 400 0 500 Ibs. 33 to 35.50; Feeder cows 20 to 22.25 ome sales higher on young ghtweiglits; A few bred cows old at 280. IOCS: Weaner hogs 10 to 11.50; light Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Ther was moderate trade at the Win- nipeg live beef futures market Friday with several trades ex ecuted at current levels to 10 points down. Open High Low Close Jan 29 80 29.80 Mar 29.90 29.90 29.75 29.75 May 2990 29.90 29.75A 29.75A PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. SALE EVERY MONDAY CONVERTIBIIS Acklands '88 76.75 81.25 AJta G- Tr '90 120.75 125.25 Cons Gas '89 89.75 92.23 Dynasty 7 '87 64.75 75.25 Peace R '83 29.75 35.25 Scur Rain '88 95.25 Tr Cdn P 5 '89 91.75 94.25 West Tr C 5te% '88 77.75 82.25 IN EDMONTON Stay At The RIVIERA THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER For your convenience in making reservations Call Lang Distance and ark for ZEnith 0-7255 At no cost to youl IVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 Calgary T-.ii Edmonton, Alberta Phone: (403) 434-3431 Telex: 037-2610 AT 1 p.m. Let Us Take the Worry Out of Your Livestock Sales our contacts with professional order buyers, plus your early consignment, means lop prices for youl BARNWEU MUTUAL TELEPHONE AUCTION SALE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8th at 1 p.m. AT BARNWEU, ALBEKTA Juit East of on offer 500 TELEPHONE POLES 69 TELEPHONES 75 MILES OF WIRE______________ STOCK COW and BRED HEIFER SALE Thursday, December 10th at 1 p.m. at LIVESTOCK MARKET, TABER PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. (FORMERLY HANDIEY-JENSEN LIVESTOCK LTD.) PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON lie. 293 Sales Manager GARY JENSEN GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY! ALLSTATE Requires SALES AGENTS To continus its growth in the lethbridge area. Allstate Is Canada's largest Auto Insurance Company pur Sales agents carry a full line of proiectioni life Health Auto Home-Owners Tennanti Boat, Fleet. Business Insurant. This Is called Ths Multi-Line Concept and it offers our sates agents more selling opportunities every day The men most suited 1o this career are marrted, have at least a high school education, own a car, hove lived a lea.! one year in the general area and truly ,ee: opportunity to achieve a high degree of success through their individual efforts. Promotional potential Is Important due to our rapid growth Allstate offers a 5 week training program with 3 of these at our training school in Toronto. Income is un- limited but our newer agents have reached over in their first year. Wo provide a contract with a monthly guarantee that extends over years. THIS IS NOT A DRAWI Our benefit program is the finest In the world and It Includes a shore of the profits for you and your fomily I security. Are you a salesman looking for a challenging career that will provide financial growth? Do you want a professional career In sales? Please send complete resume to Allstote Insurance In confidence today for more information toi JERRY SIEMENS 524 17lh Avenue S. W. CALGARY, AITA. SOUTHERN ALBERTA RANCHERS STOCK COW and BRED HEIFER SALE 1000 HEAD TOP QUALITY RANCHER CATTLE All PREGNANCY EXAMINED MONDAY, DECEMBER 14th at 1 p.m. weancrs 8.25 to 9.75; feeders under 100 Ibs. 14 to 18.50; feed- ers over 100 Ibs. 19 to 30.50; Good bred sows and gilts 55 to 70; medium bred sows and 40 to 55. BABY COWS: 14 head of milk cows sold from 225 to 325. Baby calves 60 to 67.50. GORDON SCOVILLE RAYMOND 100 Hereford Heifers bred to Angus and Hereford Bulls. HARSNAY RANCH LETHBRIDGE 100 Crossbred Heifers bred to Angus Bulls. HARSNAY RANCH LETHBRIDGE 50 Hereford Crossbred Cows. SCOTT SALMON MILK RIVER 100 Hereford Heifers bred to Angus Bulls. 15 Hereford Heifers bred to limousin PETER DEGENSTIEN LOMOND 15 Hereford Cows bred to Charolais. This sale is limited to 1000 head List your stock cows KEN MCNIGHT DUCHESS 30 Hereford bred to Hereford Bulls. ALEX NAGY COAIDALE 100 Hereford Cows bred to Hereford ond Angus Bulls. FRANK SEFOK WRENTHAM 55 Angus Cows. 20 Angus Heifers bred to Angus Bulls, HIDDEN BEAR RANCH ANDROSSEN, ALBERTA 80 Hereford Heifers bred to Herefords. RODDEN MURRAY NEW DAYTON 45 Angus Crossbred Cows bred to Angus and Chorolais Bulls, listed to date ore 600 head ond bred heifers now. SALE CONDUCTED AT PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. 3 miles east and V< mile south of Ulhbridfje on Highway 3 PHONE 328-3951 I'.O. BOX 1057 IETHBRIDGE THE STOCKMAN'S MARKET SOUTHOLM FARMS 10th ANNIVERSARY PRODUCTION SALE Mon., Dec. 7th 12 Noon 60 FEMALES 6 BULLS TUESDAY-! :00 P.M. HOGS SHEEP DAIRY CATTLE SPECIAL 20 HEAD OF BRED EWES We Are Assembling Market Hogs Monday thru Friday LARGE LUMBER AUCTION TUESDAY, DEC. 8th Following the Hog Salo BOARD FEET 5x4, 2x6, 2x8, JxlO, 4x6, 4x8, 6x6, 1x6, 1x8, IxlO Rough and Planed Various Lengths LAST SPECIAL CALF SALE OF THE SEASON Wednesday, Dee. 9 p.m. 500 HEAD 500 list Your Calves Early. As these are specially advertised ond promoted tales. REGULAR CATTLE SALES THURS.-l P.M. Stoeker Feeder and Fat Cattle BRED HEIFER AND STOCK COW SALE MON., DEC. 14-1 p.m. Limited to 1000 Heod Listed to dale 600 head LIST YOUR STOCK COWS AND BRED HEIFERS EARLY TUESDAY, DEC. 15 Included in the regular sale are 108 HAMPSHIRE AND DUROC HOGS from Kygrade Livestock Ltd. Consisting of bred Gilts. Breeding Boars, Weaner and Feeder size hogs suitable for herd replacements. SPECIAL NOTICE For Christmas Season Sales The regular Thursday Solei will be held on Wednes- day, Dee. 23rd and 30th. Lisr your cultle early for these two special year-end sales. Make Plans Now For The Marketing Of Your Livestock PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. totaled in hub of Southern Alberta's livototk InduMry 3 milM eott of lethbridge on Hicihwoy 3 and o V, mill loulh. PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 BOX 1057, IETHBRIDGE ;