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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THt UTHMIDGI HEMID March 1971 Livestock market report Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday 482 cattle 65 calves hogs 43 SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices uneven ly steady to 25 or more high Replacement cattle fully Trade Good and c h o c e butcher cteers meeting very good de prices strong to 25 high Good light stock steers 550 at 28 to good cows 501 fit jVArrw 1O Ofl butcher heifers 25 or more Medium and good cows selling generally Bulls eady to Medium and good stocker and feeder steers meeting good from local buyers at steady SLAUGHTER Steers choice to 31 90 good to medium 28 to Heifers choice 29 to 2940 good 28 to medium to Cows good 1975 to 2060 medium to 19 50 canners and cutters 15 to 17 Bulls good 23 to REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steers over 950 31 to 32 medium 28 to to 650 34 to Good feeder heifers 29 to Good stock steer calves un der 400 Good stock steer calves over 400 to Good stock heifer wives 32 to with odd sales to 36 HOGS AND Butcher nogs sold this week Lethbridge to 22 33 base There were 169 hogs sold for price convert ed to to 17 Weaner and feeder hogs sold 1 to 2 per head Wean ers to Light feeders under 100 13 to 1650 Heavy feeders over 100 2825 all prices per Light feeders under 100 sold 18 to 22 per Heavy feeders over 100 15 to 17 per Bred sows and gilts to medium cows IS to 20 canners and cutlers 15 to medium quality bologna bulls 22 to REPLACEMENT CATTLE i liveries at public stockyards Heavy feeder steers 800 to 32 to Good hoi stem feeder steers to majority of yearling feeder steers 550 to 750 34 to 37 plain quality yearling steers 32 Ottaiva weekly livestock report OTTAWA CP Cattle dej higher to and good Manager of poultry coop denies monopoly allegations from Monday to Thursday this week totalled approximately a decrease of from the previous week and about fewer than in the corresponding week a year to 35 steer calves over 400 j Exports of beef cattle to the 37 to 40 steer calves under 4001 United States last week con I sisied of 263 slaughter cattle lambs were in limited supply and mainly steady to slightly Choice Montreal 33 Toronto to Winni peg to 33 Saskatoon 31 OTTAWA CP The general manager of the Alberta Poultry Marketers Friday denied that his or ganization monopolizes the Al berta poultry In a brief presented to the Commons agriculture commit IN EDMONTON Stay At The RIVIERA THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER For your convenience in making reservations CALL LONG DISTANCE AND ASK FOR ZEnith 07255 at no cost to you IVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 Calgary Trail Alberta Phone 403 4343431 Telex 0372610 43 to per Good lambs 25 to 26 Taber Livestock TABER Trade was active i all slaughter classes and ows at the Prairie Livestock Calves showing top fleshy old under pressure with green kinds selling All lasses of hogs sold Good to choice butcher steers to fair to medium to Good to choice butcher heif s 29 to 29 fair to medium to Good butcher cows 2075 to fair to medium to Bulls 24 to Good yearling feeder steers to fair to medium to Good yearling feeder heifers 30 to fair to medium 10 Good steer calves over 450 to Steer calves under 450 39 to Good leifer calves over 450 32 o Heifer calves under 450 35 to Baby calves 51 to Weaner hogs to light feeder hogs to 16 heavy feeder hogs 17 to Bred gilts 42 to Our next sale will be held March Perlieh Livestock There were head of live stock sold this week at Perlieh Auction Market Receipts included cat tle and 727 The cattle market was steady to Butcher cattle generally feeder cattle met an improved demand from local Price quotations were as fol lows SLAUGHTER CATTLE Choice steers 31 to only medium quality heifers on offer 38 to Good quality feeder heifers 500 to 800 29 to 33 10 med ium quality heifers 27 to 29 heifer calves over 400 31 to depending on qual ity heifer calves under 400 32 to GOOD STOCK COWS Good stock cows with calves at foot 350 to 415 per pair me dium quality pairs 300 to 380 good quality bred cows and heifers 230 to 320 medium qual ity cows and bred heifers weighing 700 or tess 220 to A few plain kinds down to Baby calves 70 to 88 dollars HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE All classes of hogs met a good demand from local buy ers good weaners 9 to 11 light weaners 6 to light feeders under 100 13 to 18 feeders over 100 19 to 26 bred sows and gilts 42 to Good quality dairy cows 300 to 360 medium quality 240 to 290 dol over 700 the agricul ture department announced Fri Reduced cattle offerings and a not too active market on all classes and grades featured this weeks Prices on all grades of steers and h e i f e r s were generally steady to 25 cents Cows and bulls were mainly un Feeder cattle and stock calves met only a mod erate demand at prices vary ing from firm to Veal and butcher calves va ried from about 1 higher to lower for the Hog prices varied from slightly Farm receipts down in 1970 EDMONTON CP natural gas and coal produc tion increased in Alberta last year but farm income and con struction both were the Alberta bureau of statistics re ported A bureau survey shows farm ers net receipts in 1970 were down about per cent from Dwelling starts were down per cent from the previous year while completions de clined two per Loan approvals climbed 65 per cent for new homes and 28 pa cent for ex isting TOWN of CANMORE requires a SECRETARYTREASURER EXEPRIENCED IN MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION Reply In writing stating quali fications and salary requirements toi TOWN OF CANMORE BOX 460 ALBERTA Hog prices EDMONTON CP Closing prices provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board Friday Edmonton Quoted to average Calgary Quoted 20 25 to average Red Deer Quoted to average Lethbridge Quoted to average Lloydminster No Grande Prairie No Total hog sales aver age Total sows aver age Farm union opposed to Bill C176 EDMONTON CP Mem bers of the National Farmers Union in Alberta are totally op posed to Bill the National Farm Product Marketing Act Walter NFU vicepresi said After discussing the legisla tion at a series of open public meetings throughout northcen tral it was quite ob vious that farmers were over whelmingly against Bill Miller of sai in a The farmers were not op posed to such an agency but d want to see it Miller described the bi as oppressive legislation di signed to eliminate twothirc of the Miller ssid the NFl would like to see the propose agency be fully accountable 1 parliament and be financed b the national He recommended provisio be made for annual negotiation of production targets and pric reviews between the fanners union and marketing He also suggested that catt be included under the act Potato futures WINNIPEG CP The Maritime potato futures mar ket was inactive Friday with offers at current but no 32 25 Edmonton to 32 Berry said iat state I ments by Clifford Downey PC River concerning the cooperatives holdings were wholly or partly Figures used by le were in or out of or completely I do not know the source o Downeys but I can assure you that to say it is unreliable in deatil is to put the best complexion on The brief quoted Downey as saying at a agri culture committee hearing in Edmonton that the poultry co Calgary to Good heifers Montreal Toronto 29 50 to mnipeg 28 50 to 29 50 Saska on 28 to 29 Edmonton 28 to 75 Calgary 28 to Good cows Montreal to 75 Toronto 21 to 22 Winni g 22 to 23 Saskatoon 21 Edmonton to 20 20 to Good feeder steers Toronto to 35 Winnipeg 31 to 36 askatoon to 35 Edmon n 29 to Calgary 30 to Good and choice veal calves ontreal 42 to 45 Toronto 38 i 48 Winnipeg 45 to 50 Ed lonton 42 to 48 Good lambs Toronto 31 to Winnipeg 25 to 26 25 Sa atoon 23 to 24 Edmonton Basic hogs Toronto to Winnipeg to askatoon to Ed lonton to Calgarj to Charged with murder FRANKLIN AP A 21yearold laborer was charged Friday with the murders of two teen agers whose nude bodies were found with their throats slashed Feb William Carter of New was arrested on the charges in connect i o n with the deaths of Lynn Gas and John 17 eratlve controlled 81 per cent the industry in and at if negotiations then taking ace were completed the coop ative would control 63 per nt of the poultry business in anitoba and 80 per cent in Berry said the coopera as of June con Tolled per cent of the roiler processing business in wo per cent of the iroiler chick business in two ants and had been allotted per cent of the total au wrized broiler marketing Various holdings in turkey reeding and processing com rised no more than 38 per cent the turkey business in the Downeys statements thai is cooperative was negotiating or control of the poultry busi ess in other provinces were Grain prices Winnipeg Grain Prices Friday for class two wheat for export to countries outside IGA 1 ncr 2 3 1 4 1 Dur 3 4162 IGA prices 1 nor 3 4 Durum 2 3 High Low Close Flax May 257 257 Jly 253 255 Oct 256Vi 258V2 Nov 255Vi Rapeseed Vancouver Mar 317 315 316 May 294 293S 293 Sep 264 Rapesccd Thunder Bay Apr 294 SERVICE IS MY BUSINESS High Low Close 240A Stavely Livestock Commission REGULAR WEEKLY SALE March 15th 11 SHALCO ANGUS RANCH SALE At Slavely Livestock Commission Market CHRISTIE LIVESTOCK Auctioneer HERB CHRISTIE tic 231 Phono 3287662 lefthbridge Sale Barn 2283777 Beef futures WINNIPEG CP The W nipeg live beef futures mark Friday had light trading March and some offers in Mar May Jly PREGNANCY UPHELD BOSTON AP Judge An drew Caffrey has ruled in favor of an unmarried high school girl who charged her civil rights were violated when she was sus pended from classes because of her Caffrey ordered Thursday night that Fay Ord be readmitted to her Miss Ordway expects her baby in By Erie Maynki Is your Life Insurance in step the times Are present beneficiary arrange ments still satisfactory Are the benefits payable accordin to your familys best interests Have changing family needs ma your present insurance inadequate Just mail the coupon for help in answering these important also Berry The cooperative was not negoti ating at 5 to 10 GOOD NEWS you a good drivor Over 25 ytari of agt Claims for 3 years YOU MAY BE PAYING 5 lo 10 Mora than is necessary For your car CALl FOR DETAILS FORT WHOOPUP AGENCIES 1117 3rd Phone 3283251 THE STOCKMANS MARKET BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS From leading Hog Tuesday 1 Feeders Sows Bean Dairy Cowl Baby Calves Sheep 400 HEAD 400 GURNSEY COWS Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 700 HEAD 700 SPECIAL FOR MARCH 25th 600 head light yearling Steers and Heifers From 3 ANNOUNCEMENT ACCOUNTING OFFICE OPENING MARCH 1971 2018 2nd North PETER HUISING ACCREDITED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Phone 3286973 Phone 3283233 NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET MARCH at 800 HEAD 800 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE Highlighted by 80 HEAD GREEN SHORT YEARLINGS FROM CHARMON CRESTON B For Information and Listings Contact Jun Oct Dec Oats May Jiy Oct Dec Barley May Jiy Oct Dec Rye May Jly 107 Oct 107 Dec MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 210 Professional Phone 3275514 I would liks to review my present Ufa INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 3273009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON REGULAR CATTLE SALE AT TABER AND DISTRICT BEEF BREEDERS 2nd SPRING BULL SALE MARCH 18th12 noon Retiring From Farming Sell your farm livestock and household effects by List with u Choice dates PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK PHONE TABER DAY OR NIGHT Lethbridge Swine Breeders Association SPRING SWINE SHOW and SALE IETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SHOW MARCH 16th at 2 SALE MARCH 17th PUREBREDS ot CARCASSES ot WATCH FOR Dican Equipment Gigantic Equipment Auction March 19th at 9 A complete sellout of Tractors Combines Bolers Swath ers Construction and Farm WATCH FOR COMPLETE LISTING SPRING ROUNDUP BULL SALE 22nd 1 121 RANCHER BULLS 80 Hereford 35 Aberdeen Angus 6 Short Horn SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHAROLAIS SALE March 29th BULLS AND FEMALES there Is o lot of interest in Recorded Plan lo yours al this Widely AdverllspdSolp CHINOOK PERFORMANC1 TESTING STATION BULL SALE April 26th 150 OF THE BEST SIMMENTAL LIMOUSINHEREFORD AND ANGUS BULLS List your Farm or Special Sale Early and be assured of a good PERLICH AUCTION MARKET located In Tho Hub Of Southern Alberlaj Liveitock Industry 3 Milei Easl Of lelhbridgo On Highway 3 And Mile boum BOX LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 3283951 ;