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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta I TNI LETHMIDG NEKAID Martn Livestock market report Poultry sales Grain Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday997 j bise and feeder cattle 54 calves hogs hogs steady to per head 70 lambs I Weaners 6 to Light Butcher cattle prices uneven1 iy 25 cents 10 as much as 2 00 i lleavy Ieeflers over luo Replacement cattle steady to 50 Cattle mar ket strong and Good and choice butcher met keen prices 25 to 50 with odd sales to Medium grades 50 or more Good and choice butcher heif ers 23 to 50 higher under good Medium and good Light feeders under 100 16 to 21 per Heavy feeders over 100 i to 16 per Bred and gilts 35 to 50 per Good lambs Taber Livestock Trade was active on all cows to Can classes with bred cows and ners and cutters to 2 00 heifers and cows with calves at Bulls Medium and good stacker and feeder steers iceeting very good prices 50 or more Good fight stock steers and stock calves meeting keen prices higher in 32 to 3270 good 31 to medium to choice 29 25 to 29 good 28 to medium to good 22 to med ium to 21 canners and cutters 17 to good 24 to Good heavy feeder steers over 750 30 to good light stock steers under 750 33 to 36 good holstein feeder steers 700 to 950 30 to Good feeder heifers 2850 to medium steers sold 28 to Good stock steer calves un der 450 to Good stock steer calves over 450 37 to Good stock heifer calves 32 to FOR RENT IDEAL DOWNTOWN LOCATION 5th and 4th LETHBRIDGE Contact Suite Lafferty or Phone 3275301 side meeting increased de Feeder cows were 1 50 Feeder steers and heifers were scarce and held W e a n e r and feeder hogs were off one Cows with calves at side sold 300 to 370 good cows sold 22 50 to 23 80 fair to medium cows sold 21 to bred heifers sold 260 to Fair to medium feeder steers 32 50 to good yearling feeder heifers 31 to fair to medium feeder heifers to fair to medium steer over 500 36 to Fair to medium heifer calves sold 32 to weauer hogs 7 to light feeder hogs 12 to The next sale will be held March at 1 For listings please phone Perlich Livestock There were head of livestock sold this week at Per lich Auction Market Receipts included cattle and 357 19 The cattle market met a strong demand from local and out of province Fat cat tle sold higher again this Choice steers sold 32 to medium 31 to 32 choice heif ers to 30 with some sales Medium heifers 29 to good cows 21 to 22 me dium cows 19 to 21 canners NEXT WEEK AT FORT MACLEOD AUCTION MARKET MARCH 800 HEAD 800 ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE SPECIAL SALE APRIL 7th AT 1200 HEAD 1200 850 STEERS 350 HEIFERS All Grass Yearlings Contributed By ED COYVLEY GLEN LUNDBRECK MORTON BROS WARNER ROY FORT MACIEOD DON GRANUM MILK RIVER GORDON FORT MACLEOD COLONEL CATTLE GRANUM For Information and Listings Contact FORT MACLEOD I TJIIHI RHUIVn AUCTION and cutters 16 to bulls 24 to plainer kinds 22 to Haaw feeder steers 800 to 000 32 to 34 good CP The feeder steers 29 to 32 Cooperator says the feeder steers carrying a lot States government has 550 to 800 33 to a strong note to Ottawa greener kinds in the Canada with using weight range 5 to poultry meat prod lightweight steers weighing to take away traditional to 490 sold to export light steer calves under 400 38 to 43 good quality weekly published by Manitoba Pool Eleva er heifers 500 to 800 30 says the is pursuing 34 plain quality 27 to 30 matter through bilateral er calves under 500 32 and through the 36 plain quality heifer agreement on tariffs 28 to 32 bred cows 225 to cow and calf pairs 325 to 362 50 baby calves 70 to Cooperator says the case goes back to February when All classes of hogs met Canadian agricultural good demand with prices board invited poultry erally Weaners 10 to tender for three mil 13 light weaners 7 to 10 pounds of broilers or feeders under 100 13 parts in pound feeders over 100 for export to Japan and to 27 bred sows and gilts 42 newspaper adds Top quality holstein cows to 480 with five cows selling over 400 medium quality handlers cows 240 to Baby calves sold 70 to Young ewes 32 old ewes new dollars contract Macleod BAY CP FORT MACLEOD handlers employed in 24 offer 894 cattle and have voted to accept Slaughter heifers new twoyear contract pro cows stronger with for a 10percent wage ment classes Choice steers to odd sales to Good to Choice heifers sold to with good to union said the vote by about grain handlers was 60 per cent in favor of terms negotiated with Lakehead Terminal Elevators Associa Good com to dium to canners and cutters to new agreement raises basic wages to an hour from Good feeder steers The Grain Handlers with 800 steers to had asked for a rise of Fleshy short yearlings 600 and the association first 650 33 00 to 25 those weighing 475 to 550 first 35cent increase is sold to to 1 and the Good feeder heifers takes effect at the start with fleshy 450 to 550 Heifers to new agreement also says Stock cows Only fair may be asked to ity selling to on but at twice regular Committee to study land needs urged in EDMONTON CP Its also would be Metis Association of to interpret today asked tie provincial general direction of govern ernment to form a thinking on the matter of committee to study the policies and on the techni tion of land for Metis considerations to be in The association said in in any jrief that the committee now are about lave representatives of living on eight govern provincial and federal established Metis col ments and the in the 7 o u 1 d hold hearings and colect information on the needs of Metis who dont own land and those who require additional prices Recommendations would CP Closing made directly to the provided by the Alberta cabinet so that our people Producers Marketing K assured of firm and Friday ful action to settle their quoted to 9092 United States officials now claim that the tender provided for the Canadian government to pay the successful bidder an export subsidy amounting to the difference between the pur chase price on the Canadian market and the price received from Far East American consternation be jan when these principally from offered in the Hong Kong and Japanese markets at 24 cents a pound for Grade A as com pared to an American price for Grade A of about 35 cents a Washington says this is lowest unsubsidized offer that the American exporters can The newspaper quotes an of ficial of the foreign agri culture service as saying the Canadian govemnrent took the action to relieve surplus poul try adding The bulk of these stocks ap parently were located in the province of Quebec and were accumulated as a direct result of a series of provincial mar keting orders created in 170 which hindered the free move ment of poultry products in interprovincial Winnipeg Groin Prices WINNIPEG CP There no features to the mar ket on the close of the Winni peg Grain Exchange Friday as prices were fractionally to five cents lower on a light vol ume of Most activity was In Vancouver rapeseed had a light exporter barley and rye were quiet and prices were down Thursdays volume of trade included bushels of of of Vancouver rapeseed and 000 of Thunder Bay rapeseed Prices for Class Two wheat for export to countries outside IGA 1 Nor 2 3 4 1 Durum 2 3 63 IGA prices 1 Nor 2 3 4 Durum 2 4 High Low Close Flax May 260 2563i 257 Jly 257 255 256 Oct 259 2581s 258 Nov 257 Rapeseed Vancouver Mar 345 338 228 May 298 295 296 Jly 283 285 Sep 278 277 278 Rapeseed Thunder Bay IIUEIHflllUUL SILfS MMGEMtNT flit uicifon ittmi REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS Retirino Frnm Fnrmirm 5eii your farm livestock and household effect by List with us Choice dates PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK PHONE TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer JOHNNY CHARLTON 293 Salei Manager GARY JENSEN The brief also asked that while the committee was doing its the government put a freeze on all property situa tions affecting We h a v e a number of in stances where people are or threatened with being evicted from lands they have occupied for a gen eration or said the There is a widespread feel ing of apprehension on the part of our people about the whole We wish to allay this feeling and establish an atmo sphere in which the issue can be approached calmly and The association said the fed eral government should be rep resented on the committee be cause many federal provincial development and assistance programs are bound up direct ly in the land The which would take 12 to 18 months to corn Killing plant location set TABER HNS Joe He mens killing plant to be lo cated in the industrial park im mediately east of Prairie Live stocks auction market was given the green light by the Ta ber town Spokesman Ed Klemen told council about ths provincial health board regulations along with the department of agricul ture He assured the council the new plant would be most par ticularly in relation to cleanli ness and sanitation and that no offensive odors would come from the Council was told any objec tion that might be raised by Canadian Sugar Factories would be withheld on satisfac tion ths standards as set down by the regulations are main A permit from the Barons Eureka Health on an an nual has been Council voted to ratify action of its municipal planning com mission in granting the devel opment Klemen told the council the new building would be of concrete 60 feet by 90 The most up to date equipment would he Apr Jim 292 Oct 274 Dec Oats May 82 Jly Oct 80 Dec Barley May 130 Jly Oct 12014 Dec Rye May Jly 109 Oct 107 Dec 291 273 79 79 129 119 114 109 10744 294 292Vs 274 263 79 79 79 82 129 127 119 120 115V4 1095s 10744 110 Malta became a sovereign country within the British Com monwealth in 5 to 10 GOOD NEWS Are you a good driver Over 25 of age Claim free for 3 years YOU MAY BE PAYING 5 fo 10 More than is neceuary For your car CALL FOR DETAILS FORT WHOOPUP AGENCIES 1117 3rd Phone 3283251 Calgary Quoted to average Red Deer Quoted to average Lethbridge Quoted erage Uoydminster Quoted average Grande Prairie No Total hog sales aver age Total sows aver age Alberta Cattle Commission Requires SECRETARY4V1ANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES To administer the affairs of the commis sion which are aimed at improving and increasing the econ omic wellbeing of the Cattle primarily in the areas of Promotion and QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should possess management experience In pubic relations and knowledge of the Beef Industry Send complete resume staling marital ed expected salary and other pertinent information to THE CHAIRMAN Alberta Cattle Commission Number 108A 8th Avenue Calgary Alberta Cloilng date for April 1971 Potato futures WINNIPEG CPi The Maritime potato futures raarj ket Friday was Open High Low Apr 2 May 2 7 A j Nov Beef futures i WINNIPEG CP live beef futures market had a light trade Friday in the May I future at steady prices Open High Ixw Close j May 3230 3230 T 30 3230 Jlv DETECT BUCKS i Oil slicks as small as 300 galj i Ions have been detected in the i opon sea by aerial radar from a j height of 20th ANNUAL LETHBRIDGE SPRING BULL SALE APRIL EXHIBITION PAVILION ALBERTA 300 OF THE RIGHT BULLS FROM TOP BREEDERS In the Right Fit working condition Af the Right Price fit your pocket book 211 HEREFORDS 89 ABERDEEN ANGUS SHOW TIME HEREFORD SHOW Morch at 7GO p ABERDEEN ANGUS April 2nd SALE TIME HEREFORDS SELL April 1st af SHARP ABERDEEN ANGUS SELL April al AUCTIONEERS KEN 274 FORT ALBERTA JOE 285 ALBERTA HOT DINNER SERVED PAVILION ROTUNDA ipomormi by SOUTHERN ALBERTA CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION Sale conducted by LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT EXHIBITION For Calaloquet writw The Box Alberta Ottawa weekly livestock report OTTAWA CP Deliveries of cattle at the 10 public stock yards from Monday to Thurs day this week totalled about an increase of 500 from the previous week and 600 above the corresponding week a year Last weeks cattle exports to the United States consisted of 323 head going for immediate the department of agriculture reported Moderate offerings of top quality steers and heifers forced prices to higher levels at all Alberta market Choice and good quality slaughter steers and heifers were generally steady to Slaughter cows met a good demand at prices varying from fully steady to Replacement cattle were in fairly good demand and sold at steady to firm Top quality veal calves were in short supply and remained largely Hog prices were generally steady to Lambs we Choice steers Montreal 33 to 3325 Toronto to Winnipeg to 33 Saskatoon 31 to Edmonton to Calgary to Good heifers Montreal to Toronto to 30 50 Winnipeg to Saska toon 28 to 29 Edmonton to Calgary to Good cows Montreal 22 to 23 Toronto 2250 to 23 Cal gary to Good feeder steers Toronto 31 to 35 Winnipeg 30 to 37 Saskatoon 30 to 35 Edmonton 29 to 36 Calgary 30 to Good and choice veal calves Montreal 41 to 45 Toronto 38 to 48 Winnipeg 45 to 50 Ed monton 45 to Good lambs Montreal 35 Toronto 29 to 31 Winnipeg 24 to Basic Toronto to Winnipeg to Saskatoon to Ed monton 19 50 to Calgary 19 75 to WE HAVE MOVED HOWARD BUSINESS SERVICES TO 5 METCALFE BUILDING 3rd and 5th Phone 3283966 for INCOME TAX PAYROLL BOOKKEEPINO ANNOUNCING UNRESERVED AUCTION APRIL 1971 ALBERTA This sale Is being held for Heights Construction of Calgary and consisting of CRAWLER MOTOR PULL CAMP EQUIPMENT ARRANGED BY STEWART EQUIPMENT For Further Information Confactt HEAD 1243 McKnlght Phone 5748991 CANADAS EQUIPMENT AUCTIONEER THE STOCKMANS MARKET SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHAROLAIS SALE March 29th 1 50 HEAD 50 BULLS AND FEMALES Full French and Percentage Yearllnq and 2 Year Old CowCalf Pain including Apollon Yearling BULLS FEMALES BUY TOP QUALITY HOGS From Leading Hog Produced Tuesday 1 WEANERSFEEDERSSOWS80ARJ DAIRY COWSBABY CALVESSHEEP Market Hogs assembled 5 days a week Monday thru Friday 500 BUY TOP QUALITY FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 HEAD 500 CHINOOK PERFORMANCS TESTING STATION BULL SALE April 26th ISO 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 The Hub Of Southern livestock Industry 3 Miles Eait Of lelhbrldge On Highway 3 And Vt Mile South BOX IETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 3283951 ;