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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Soturdoy, May 5, 1973 Livestock market report Ottawa Livestock OTTAWA (CP) Receipts of cattle at public stockyards increased by 40 head this week with approximately CO.514 of- fered while wholesale dressed meat prices fluctuated across the country, the department of agriculture reported Friday. steers in the west trad- ed at steady prices while east- ern prices were steady to 50 cents lower wrh heavy sup- plies. A-l, 2 heifer prices were steady in most centres with Ed- monton being the exception. Light supplies and moderate demand brought prices 50 cents lower. Receipts for feeder cattle ajid cajves were nearly the same as last week with approximately 16.849 offered. Prices for steers over 750 Ibs and steer calves 401-575 Ibs. were steady. Heifers over 550 Ibs. and heif- er calves 401-550 Ibs. held steady prices. Good lamb volume was light with trading mostly conducted for the light spring lamb sup- plies. Western hog prices were 45 cents to SI lower while eastern prices were GO cents higher. Wholesale dressed treat pric- es for Al steer carcases in the west were steadv to 18 3.'. 3 higher at 73.38 to 75.01. East- ern prices were steady to 13 cents higher at 76.13 to 78.18. A-l heifer carcass prices in the west were 1 cent lower to 38 cents higher at 72.38 to 74.04. Eastern prices were 17 cents lower to 20 cents higher at 74.58 to 77.18. Western veal carcass prices were steady to higher at 95.55 to 107 while eastern pric- es' were 50 cents to lower at 91 to 111.50. Western lamb prices were steady to higher at 88.03 to 99.50 and eastern prices were steady to 75 cents higher at 99.50 to 103.50. Western pork belly prices were 75 cents to higher 1968 VERSATILE MODEL 118 4 wheel driva Fully equipped Top condition OUTSTANDING TRACTOR VALUE AT ONLY CONTACT PERLfCH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. PHONE 328-3951 LETHBRIDGE THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at 1 p.m. ALSO -DAIRY COWS -BABY CALVES -SHEEP SPECIAL FOR. TUESDAY, MAY 9TH 10 BABY CALVES Market Hogs Shipped Daily YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE AND CALVES Thursday 1 p.m. 10GO-HEAD-10QO LAST CALL BULL SALE WED., MAY 16 100 BULLS Including: 55 CHAROLA1S T- to year old and yearlings. to Purebreds including .8 largs yearlings from the Midland Test Station at Bnlings, Montana. 20 SIMMEiNTAL Limousin and Brown Swiss yearling and 2 veer olds 15 ANGUS AND HEREFORDS TCP QUALITY RANCHER BULLS FOR PURSBRED AND COMMERCIAL BREEDERS IGANTIC CONSJGNMENT EQUIPMENT SAT. JUNE 9th 10 a.m. LISTINGS NOW BEING ACCEPTED For information contact TONY VIRG'NILLO Phone 345-4291 PLAN NOW TO ATTEND THIS SPECIAL SALE! WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd, 1 P.M. CAN-AM CHIANINA SALE Approximately 100 top quality CHIANINA HALF BLOOD CALVES AND DAMS AT THE AUCTION MARKET LIST YOUR FARM SALES EARLY AND BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SALE AUCTION MARKET LTD. located in tha Hub of Southern Alberta's Livastoclc Industry 3 miles east of Le'hbridge on Highway 3 and mile south BOX 1C57, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 328-3951 at 52.50 to 53 and eastern es were steady to 23 cents low- er at 51 to 58.75. The Mari- li tries were the exception at lower. Pork ham prices were steady to lower at 61 to 62 in the uest and steady to lower at 02 to 70.50 in the east. Livestock prices at the stock- yards Slaughter cattle, steers A-l and A-2: Calgary 42.75 to 43.70; Edmonton 42 to 43; Saskatoon 41.30 to 43; Winnipeg 42.50 to 43.50; Toronto 44 to 45; Mon- treal 42 to 44.35. Heifers, A-l and A-2: Calgary 40.75 to 42; Edmonton 39.50 to 40; Saskatoon 39 to 40.50; Win- nipeg 40.50 to 41.50; Toronto 42toO to 43.50. D-X and D-2 cows: Calgary 33.25 to 34.75; Edmonton 22 to 34; Saskatoon 33.75 to 35; Win- nipeg 36 to 37; Toronto 34 to 35. Slaughter calves, good and choice veal: Edmonton 50-58; Saskatoon 52.50 to 56; Winni- peg 60 to 73; Toronto 45 to 61; Montreal 62 to 69. Feeder stsers over 750 pounds: Calgary 40 to 45; Ed- monton 38 to 45; Saskatoon 39 to 45.50; Winnipeg 40 to 45; Tor- onto 40 to 45. Feeder steer calves 401-575 pounds: Calgary 45 to 51.50; Edmonton 45 to 57: Saskatoon 42 to 52.50; Winnipeg 49.52; Torcnto 47 to 55. Index 100 hogs dressed: Cal- gary 41.10 to 43.25; Edmonton 41.75 to 43.85: Saskatoon 41.50 to 42.40: Winnioeg a2 75 to 44; Toronto to 48.50; Mon- I treal 43.50, Decision Marilyn Chambers, who has starred in several hard-core pornographic films, pos- es at a news conference in San Francisco with a box of soap featuring her photo. She told the news conference she considers Proctor and Gamble's decision to refuse to re- new their contract on use of the picture "ver> prudish on their part." AAiss Chambers, 21, who says she stands to make from her current film. "Behind the Green was unhappy about losing out on for the soap box picture. New chemical given approval EDMONTON (CP) Lors- ban, a new insecticidp, has teen registered in Canada for controlling Bertha Armyworms in rapeseed crops and will he available for use in Alberta this summer Michael Dolinski, an entomologist ar.d pest con- trol specialist with the provin- cents lower, cia] plant industry division, said here Lorsban is n emuLsifiahle concentrate containing four pounds of active ingredient per- gallon, he said. It is sold in two gallon containers. The recomrn ended applica- tion rate is five to seven ounces of active ingredient per acre, depending upon the develop- mental stage of the larvae and the density of crop growth. The chemical is moderately toxic to the applicator and the waiting period before a spray- ed crop can be harvested is 21 days. Jlr. Dolirski said present estimates show that the total cost of controlling Be r t h a Armyworms. including the ap- plication with either Lorsban or Lannate will be S3 50 an acre this season, comparable to costs jear. He said that adequate sup- plies of both chemicals as well as aerial applicators will be available sc that farm- ers can control any possible Bertha Armyworm outbreaks. Grain price review r Nu-west 13 T9 f7n 1 t-l- sz Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG