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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Chicago markets CHICAGO Com- futures on major Hoc United States exchanges tend- ed to- improve in price this week after reports of an eas- ing of tension in the middle east and that efforts might begin. World sugar contracts posted impressive gains for the week in the east. Small gains for the five sessions were posted on the Chicago board of trade in corn and while soybean oil and meal closed mixed. Gains were marked up in pork belly live cattle and live .hogs as well as shell egg futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. meal and oil strengthened after midweek on the board of trade after it was learned the Peruvain government would not fill ex- port commitments after the end of November because of a short supply of fish-meal and oil. an agricultural statistician said that with the expected increase in world soybean production as well as other there should be no shortage of ingredients for livestock or poultry feed ad- ditives Futures collapsed on the board of trade with limit declines in soybeans and com and oats also eased Pork belly futures respond- ed to lighter storage stocks and improved cash while live hogs rose on a belief hog production might be thin until late next year. Live cat- tle prices were influenced by expectations of lighter marketings. At the close wheat futures were 13 lower to 13 Dec. corn to Dec. oats to 3 Dec. 1.21 soybeans 4 to 12 Nov. soybean oil 70 points lower to 5 Dec. and soybean meal 5.00 a ton lower to 3.20 Dec. 159.20. Hog prleos EDMONTON Clos- ing average prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board with average in Red Fort Total hog sales average 55.34. Total sows average 40.00. Gold futures WINNIPEG Gold U.S Winnipeg Commodity Exchange close Friday Jan 74 Apr 74 Jly 74 Oct 74 Jan 75 110.75B. Thursday's volume- 36 contracts. Upcoming Sales at Community Auction November 14th p.m. Mixed Cattle Plnchtr Station Sales Yard November 21st p.m. MIXED CATTLE SALE Cranbrook Sales B.C. November 23rd p.m. STOCK COW SALE Pincher Station Sales Yard Ed Gross See. Treeeure Rn. 627-2285 Doug Buchanan PrmMent Rm. 627-2379 Gerald Thompson Auctioneer Fieldmin 627-4278 Bill Bradford Cranbrook 422-3380 Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. Pincher Creek 'Your Pioneer Alberta Livestock Auction Market' Office Yard 627-3660 REMEMBER... HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Hogs for the Marketing Board and sell Wearer and Feeder p.m. NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS STOCK COW and BRED HEIFER SALE November 15th a.m. EXPECTING 500 HEAD REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL V CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY DIM So tlw rMponM to our through the hMvy In it Pr.kto Live- stock LM. rwve Ml HM following datM to help our dttkto on which trwy would CROOM to Mil their HvMock. Nov. 22nd at a.m. JOHN ENNS 6th Annual Production Sato tOO bred Halters 800 to Ibi. With gueit corwlgnrnent from RathMd 400 Charotaut-crOM 400 end 100 Angut better.. All brod to Ahgut butta. tV. 24 SMriir.DK.i V i i vMf IN. 20 .......fMck Ctw I tnt NriHr Wi AU.tfWeiAI.SALM COMMINCI AT IliOOl A.M. MOULAH SAUJS WIRY MONDAY AY IllOO A.M. Don't be content to accept one offer at consign your liva-1 stock lo where you are guaranteed to Nave the Auction Ring full Of lo bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE TABER DAY OR NIOHT GARYJENSEN JOHNNY CHAALTON Lie. Ml REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY 11UL 500 HEAD 100 Pregnancy Tnted 50 Pregnancy Cows 100 Yearling Steeri and 100 November 10th a.m. 800 TO HEAD TOP OUALITV RANCH CALVES November 17th a.m. Toronto Stock Eickiifo Irioioi October 1973 Intnil Stick Eukaife Moios October 1973 -270- -266- -254-V -159- -291- r287- -283- -275- MIWVMV PopOfV Banks 'Utilities November LlTHMIDOE Winnipeg greJn Hlfh Uw CkM Nov 9M WINNIPEG Oilseeds posted sizeable otts and barley moved in a narrow range and rye declined several cento in light trading today on the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange. Flax prices were more than to cents lower in all months. Rapesced was modestly lower in early trade but turned easier toward the close in response to hedging sales. Declines ranged from to 20 cents. Oats edged higher in the nearby while barley changes were mixed and frac- tional. Rye was five or more cents lower in thin trade. Thursday's volume of trade was bushels of 000 or of of flax of rapeseed. 031 931 Dec 907 907 May 892 866 866 Jly 857 tUpewed Vancouver Nov 514 508 Jan 502 SOS Mar 513 Jun 500 490 491 Rapeseed Tauter Bay 460 471 487 Nov Dec May Jly Oats Dec 160 May Jly Barley Dec 236 May Jly 452 455 467 159 235V4 232 452V4 455 470 466 160 152 136 236 233Vi 220 Ottawa OTTAWA Receipts for slaughter cattle and calves increased more than this week at the 10 public stockyards with approximate- ly head on the federal agriculture depart- ment reported Friday. Trading on all classes of cattle was active to strong reflecting the import surtax on live cattle and fresh beef. Toronto reflected midweek price increases of S3 to for A-2 steers and for heifers with late trading losses diminishing early gains due to heavy supplies on offer. Western prices were strong with Calgary up to for steers and up to for heifers under a broad demand. Feeder cattle and calf receipts decreased with about head on offer Eastern prices were strong under a moderate demand while western prices were moderate under a good demand. Receipts for sheep and lambs increased more than 000 with head on offer. Centres reported increased prices and active trading. Index 100 hogs were 65 cents stronger in Toronto with western prices 30 to 50 cents higher. Slaughter steers A-l and Calgary Edmonton 45 5045 Saska- toon Winnipeg 46- Toronto Montreal 4546.50. A-l and Calgary 43 Ed- monton 43 Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto 45.5047.50. D-l and D-2 Calgary 32 Edmonton Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto 34-35. Slaughter good and choice Edmonton Saskatoon Winnipeg GO- Toronto Montreal 60-74. Feeder steers over 750 pounds. Calgary Ed- monton Saskatoon 43- 52 Winnipeg Toronto 47-54. Feeder steer calves 401-575 pounds Calgary Ed- monton Saskatoon 54- Winnipeg Toronto 58-68. Good Calgary Edmonton Saskatoon Toronto Montreal 4041.25. Index 100 hogs Calgary 53 Ed- monton Saskatoon Winnipeg 54.50- Toronto Montreal 51. Calgary CALGARY -Friday's estimated sales at the Calgary Public Stockyard were 600 114 hogs. Good feeder heifers good stock steer calves over 400 pounds 55-66. Good stock heifer calves over 400 pounds 48-55 Hogs base Calgary yard'sold at 54 60 Perlieh There were head of livestock sold this week at Perlieh Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included cat- tle and 414 hogs. Receipts were much lighter this week due to the inclement weather. Prices on all classes of cattle were to S5 higher with s strong demand from local and out of area buyers. Price quotations as SLAUGHTER CATTLE Dl and D2 cows 33 to D4 cows 26 to 32. Shelly cows 20 to 25 Bologna bulls 35 to REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves 60 to steer calves 58 to 65.75. Plain oualitv Livestock steer calves all weights 52 to 57. Feeder steers 800 53 to feeder steers 800 49 to 55.75. Holstein and shortkeep steers 42.60 to 48.50. Heifer jalves 52 to heifer calves 50 to 57 Plain quality heifer calves 46 to 50 Feeder heifers 43 to sales to 52.75 on Charolais. Feeder cows 30 to 36. DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs dressed weight 55.10 to 57.35. Feeders 100 Ibs 31 to feeders 100 40.25 to 55.50. Bred sows and gilts 120 to 150. Good dairy cows 600 to 780. Medium quali- ty dairy cows 420 to 600. Open heifers 330 to 390- Holstein heifer calves 140. Lethbridge Sales Monday to 210 659 lambs. SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices 1.50-2 higher Replacement cattle 1 more higher. Cattle market active. There were insufficient slaughter steers on offer to es- tablish reliable quotations Slaughter heifers SI or more higher. All classes of cows SI.50-2 higher with heifery kinds up to 34 70. Bulls steady. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle meeting keen demand prices higher. Stock steer calves strong to higher Stock heifer calves S2- 3 from local and eastern buyers. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Al and A2 42 to Dl and D2 32 to '34 D3 30.50 to D4 27 to 30. 36 to 40. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good feeder steers over 750 Ibs 45 to good feeder steers under 750 Ibs 50 to 57 good feeder heifers 40 to good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs 60 to sales to good stock steer calves under 400 Ibs 60 to good stock heifer calves 48.50 to 54 good feeder cows 30 to 3525. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge yards 54.55 to 58 55 base price. There were insufficient feeder hogs sold Monday to establish reliable quotations One load of hogs for export sold from 39 40 to 39.55 live weight. Good lambs 33 to 34 50 Big gains Industrial index on the Toronto Stock Exchange rose 12.16 during October to finish the month at 237.42. The biggest gain was made in western oils which rose to 286.75 from September's close of 243.47. Gold finished September at 265.59 and rose 20.51 to finish the month of October at 286.10. Base metals made the smallest gam finishing at a gain of 3.86. Industrial index on the Montreal Stock Exchange rose 12.85 during October to finish at 268.88. Banks finished October at a gain of over Sep- tember's close. Utilities rose 5.79 to with Papers rising 6.28 to finish October at 158.50. Beef futures WINNIPEG Live beef futures close Nov Jan Mar May 53.75B. Thursday's volume 10 contracts. STRINGAM'S POLLED HEREFORD SALE Nov. 13th at p.m. at the Ranch West of Milk Alberta POLLED 85 HEREFORDS Modern Cattle Leading Bloodlines Best in Conformation SALE CONDUCTED BY PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located 3 milts Eist of on Highwiy 3 ind Mile South Note New Phone Number 329-3101 VANEE LIVESTOCK LTD. FORT MACLEOD ind LETHBfllDGE Fort Maclwod Phone 234-4074 or 234-4428 Direct Lint to Lethbridge 328-1477 Dealers and Order Hogs Shipped Wednesday and Thursday CATTLELINER SERVICE We buy feeders on all markets in Alberta. Contact us now for your feeder cattle. MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD means v Sound Order Buying DUE TO 1. Direct buying of fresh rancher yearlings and calves 2. Large weekly shipments of feeder cattle Central and Northern Alberta SMkatchmnn Interior Brttktti Columbia 3. Complete coverage of local auction THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET I Southern Alberta Quality in Quanlty SIMMENTAL SALE Nov. p.m. 118 of the Best Employ Us to Beef up Your Phone Mac MacLean 732-4211 Box 419-Picture Butte PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET IdMDy toectod In Ow of large Mdhkj and hog nMng country HOB CALVES Feeder and Fat Cattle Wed. Nov. 14th 400 Head AMCtUMSlfCMIte SPECIAL CALF SALES At pjn. TIN.. Hwi. 1M TNI.. Rti. 20th AND DAIRY CATTLE SALE Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOQ8 ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Novtmbor 15th 800 HEAD TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES IStocI Stock Cow Sill 400 Head Bred Simmental Heifers by SQL Sires and bred to SBL Sires Simmental Heifer Calves 90 Bred Including 70 Heifers Sires by Baron 20 Heifers Sires by Lohner All pregnancy examined safe in calf to beat since May and June This is an outstanding herd of Simmentals with lots of size and qualii Consigned by Big Sky Cattle Ltd of Lethbridge 300 to 500 HOGS SELL at 1 p.m. ALSO COWS CALVES ___ special for November 13th 4 Purebred York months old 60 Fat Lambs 75 Ewes Market Hogs Shipped Daily Lira Weight and Bnlc Special Rancher Calf Sale Nov. Utii at 1 p.m. 800 HEAD YEAMJNG FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday 1 p.m. HEAD JIM or JOE JURIS AIWOMI MartMt -1 IV RWN IMTwl M Oft WESTERN RANCHERS STOCK COW SALE FRIDAY. November 23rd LISTINGS INVITED PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Lj Bind In Hab ef StiHh Alberta'. Uveewcfc 1 HMM MM ol Lelhbrtdte MI Highway 1 Md mM LET HBRIDQE Day or Might A29-3101 PLEASE NOTE OR NEW PHONE NUMBER 329-3101 ;