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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, October 13, 1873 Winnipeg grain WINNIPEG All posted heavier osses at the close Friday on he Winnipeg Commodity Ex- :hange Rapeseed dropped the daily imit of 20 cents in all trading nonths, flax declined more han eight cents, oats and Gold futures WINNIPEG (CP) Gold rutures. U S funds, Winnipeg Commodity Exchange close "riday. Oct 73 101.25; Jan 74 104.00, Jly7410925B: )ct 74 113 OOA Thursday's volume 72 con- racts Grain quotes Friday (basis High Low Close Flax Oct 879 870'i Nov 869 857 858'i Dec 842 827 832'4 May 839 823'a 825Vi Rapeseed Vancouver Nov 534 534 534 Jan 527 Vz 527 Vz Mar 531 520 520 Jun Rapeseed Thunder Bay Oct 529Vz 519 Nov 521 518 518 Oct 148 THE CANADIAN Dividends are quarterly ess otherwise Abitibi Paper Co Ltd., )er cent pfd.. Series A, 'ents, Dec 1. record Nov 1 Combined Insurance 222 Jly 218 jf America, 11 cents, unds, plus an extra of :ents. Nov 21, record Oct. 256 Vz Hollinger Mines Ltd :ents, Nov. 30, record Nov I THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET 300 to 500 HOGS SELL Tues., at 1 p.m. ALSO COWS CALVES _____ SPECIAL TUES., OCT. 16th 10 TOP QUALITY HOLSTEIN HEIFERS Market Hogs Shipped Daily LIVE WEIGHT ind DRESSED BASIS J SPECIAL RANCHER CALF SALE Wed., Oct 17th-l p.m. 700 HEAD 700 SPECIAL 40 800 YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE and CALVES Thursday -1 p.m. HEAD THURS., OCT. 18th Ib. OPEN HEREFORD HEIFERS ALBERTA SHEEPMAN'S SHEEP SALE LAMBS RANGE EWES RAMS Including Several Herd Dispersions HEAD OCT. 19th at 1p.m. FEEDER CALF SALE Wed., October 24 500 Sell at p.m. Plus Rtgular Run of Slmmental Aniou Chlenlna Limoutin. etc. featured In our Rtgular WESTERN RANCHERS STOCK COW SALE Approx. Pregnant Examined and in Each FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 SPECIAL LISTING 10 Polled 2 yeer old Hereford Anxiety Trumode Breeding Mlki Schniydir Dltpirul if Ccmnirdil Cowi Bred Slmnmitil Consisting of year old Quality Cowa Bred A-1 to Slmm Bull Thor No. 927 20-Heretord Bred A-1 to Simm Bull Thor No. 127 WESTERN CANADA NEW BREEDS FEMALE SALE Monday, Oct. a.m. Over 200 Females IS Bred Slmmenul Helfera 6 Bred Welah Black 20 Open Welih Black 12 Vi Oelbvieh Heifer 50 Purebred Brown Swlta Bred to Nugget-Aron and eome to Chlanina. Thla la an outatandlng eat of Big Brown Swlaa Cattle. Tr-is Sale has become recognized as Western Canada's Large Volume Sale ol New Breeds Cattle to the Progressive Stockmen PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Located In the Hub of Southern Llveatock Induatry 3 eaat of LethbrMge on Highway 3 and mile aouth BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NfQHT 328-3951 Safe to eat Dr. Richard Haard tests to see if various mushrooms are edible at a Vancouver mushroom fair where scores of people turned up to have their harvests checked, taste cooked samples and to learn more about mushroom lore. Lang cool to embargo proposal on U.S. cattle EDMONTON sug- gestion that a complete em- bargo on United States cattle may be needed to help the Ca- nadian cattle-feeding industry received a cool reception to- dav from Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board. "The more open our trade, with the U S the Mr Lang told a news confer- ence Instead of an embargo, he would like to see a study of Upcoming Sales at Community Auction Monday, October 19th 1 :OO p.m. Angua and Angua Cross Calf Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard Including Listing Irom Jack Afdahl. R Lang Fred Ames. I Llneham. Zoratti Ranches, all of Pincher Creek and A Rankm and Halmar Ranch, both form Cowley Tuesday, October 16 p.m. Hereford Calf Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard IBOOrUxt With Listings from. C Shenton, V Burder, J Johnson, D McRae. all from P'ncher Creek and Topay Bros Belevue Wednesday, October 1 Tth 1 :OO p.m. Charolaia Cross and all other Exotic Croas Calf Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard IBOOMMd including 32 Chianina Cross Bull Calves from v Woodruff Twin Butte and Listings from. Zoratti Ranches (250 Brown Swiss Cross) G Barton, D Mclelland. T Lewis, T. Tompkins, all of Pmcher Creek Thursday, October 18-1 :00 p.m. Calf Sale Cranbrook Sales Yard Cranbrook lOOOHMd Friday, October Ittth 1 :00 p.m. Hereford Calf Sale Pfncher Station Sales Yard Including Listings from- J Wellman ot Waterton, L Barbero and McLaughhn Bros Pincher Creek. Dilatush Ranch. Twin Butte. A Rut- ledge. Cowley. Jenkins Ranch, Twin Butte: Jack Nobel, Pincher Creek, Archie Smith Chase Smith, Hillspnng, and L McGlynn. Twin Butte Saturday, October 20th 1 :OO p.m. Calf Sale Pincher Station Sales Yard 1000 HMd Highlighted By 850 Head from Pincher Creek Ranches Ltd of which 450 Charolais Cross 200 Hereford. 200 Angus and Angus Cross Heifers Bull Calves, Al! Pincher Creek Sales are Carload lot fcoiidiy. Octobir 22nd 1 .00 p.m. Plnchtr Station Angus and Angus Cross Calf Sale SOOMIOOOCalvM Tutsdiy. Octobir 23rd p.m. Cranbroot Charolais Cross plus all other Exotic Cross Wednudiy. Octobir 24th frm Pluditr Station. Regular Mixed Cattle Sale Thoridiy. October 25th p.m. Plnchtr Station Hereford Calf Sale ISOONwrf Frtdiy. Octobir 26lh p.m. Ptnchtr Statlm Calf Sale Ed Gross Sec. TreMure MM. C27-22IS Doug Buchanan MM. Gerald Thompson Auctioneer el FtoMirwn MM. Bill Bradford Crmbrook MM. 422-aiM Community Auction Sales Assn. Ltd. Plnehtr Crttk 'Your Pioneer Alberta Livestock Auction Market' Offlct 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 the relationships between the prices of grains such as barley and corn and how they affect the industry. The Alberta Cattle Feeders Association has complained that even with an import duty of per hundredweight, handling charges and freight, cattle are being brought from the northwestern US to the Lethbridge area cheaper than area ranchers can sell them. Mr. Lang, in the city to ex- plain the new federal feed grain policy to provincial government officials and farm organizations, said there is no indication of a drop in meat prices Prices levelled off recently following con- sumer resistance, "but I don't think Canadians want to eat less meat Mr. Lang said the feed grains policy is not intended to create cheap or expensive grain, but to bring about an "equitable price across the country High prices faced by Canadian cattle and hog producers reflected the world market. Mr Lang said cattlemen should not abandon their busi- ness because of high feed prices. Many cattlemen had told him they are willing to take a chance with high feed costs because the price of beef will eventually reflect feed prices. One of the major reasons for Mr. Lang's visit, his se- cond swing through the Prairies in the last 10 days, is to clear up misconceptions about feed grains policies. Egg prices EDMONTON (CP) Week- ly egg and poultry report issued by the federal agriculture department: EGGS: To producers: A large A medium 66; A small 50; B 51; C 10; cracks 28. To retailers: A large 81; A medium 78; A small 62-66; (two cents extra in cartons) To consumers (in A large 89-90; A medium 87; A small 69-70. POULTRY: To produers: Live No. 1 chicken broilers, 36; 6 and over, and under 6, 34. fowl under 4, 10-12. turkey -under 12 to 18, over 18, 45. Live No. 2 chicken 6 and over, 35Mz, 5 and un- der 6, 31. Turkey under 12, 43, 12 to 18, over 18, 43. Beef futures WINNIPEG (CP) Live beef futures close Friday. Nov 50.25, Jan Mar 52.30B; May 52.00B. Thursday's volume: 15 con- tracts. Weekly livestock report Lethbridge Sales Monday to Friday: 150 cattle; 389 calves: 1.600 hogs; 773 lambs. SUMMARY Butcher cattle prices higher. Receipts mostly replacement cattle. Trade ac- tive. Butcher steers and heifers meeting very good demand. Slaughter steers or more higher. Slaughter heifers strong to 50 or more higher. All classes of cows meeting keen demand, prices 50 higher. Bulls steady to strong. Medium and good stocker and feeder steers meeting very good demand, prices higher Good stock steer and heifer calves also meeting very good demand, prices higher. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers Al and A 2 43-44.90; heifers Al and A2 44-45; cows Dl and 2 35.50-37, D3 32-34.50. D4 29-31.50: bulls good 40-42. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good feeder steers over 750 Ibs. 45-48, good feeder steers under 750 Ibs 48-55 50: good feeder heifers42-45, good stock cows 34-38; good stock steer calves over 400 Ibs 60-67; good stock steer calves under 400 Ibs 65-74; good stock heifer calves 53-59 and light to 65. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge Yards 53.90- 54 50 base price. There was no weaner and feeder hog sale last Monday due to the Holiday. Good lambs 29. Calgary CALGARY (CP> sales at the Calgary Livestock Market Friday totalled 890 cattle, 396 calves and 134 hogs. Good feeder heifers over 600 Chicago grain CHICAGO (AP) Liquida- tion hit commodity futures after several days of rising prices and most pits on the Board of Trade Friday closed with limit declines. Soybeans were down 20 cents a bushel, soybean meal lost a ton, soybean oil fell back 100 points or 1 cent a pound, corn was down 10 cents a bushel, the limit, wheat futures were down 14 cents and oats lost about 1V2 cents. Prices in the soybean com- plex hit bottoms first and be- came locked in. The activity then shifted into the other pits and in the last hour corn fell to limits. A late flurry of buying by shorts lifted wheat and oats prices. At the close, soybeans were down 20. November 6 29, corn 5 to 10 higher, December 253V2, wheat 6 to 14 lower, December 4 63 and oats to IVi lower, December 1 Grain quotations at Chicago Friday. 4.63; Mar 4.59; May 4 46, Jul 4.05. Sep 4.03. Corn: Dec 2 Mar 2 58, May 2.62; Jul 265: Sep 262, Dec 2 40; Mar 2.43 Oats Dec 1 Mar 1 30V4; May 135, Jul 1 pounds 45-52.80. The rest of the cattle report was un- changed. Hogs base price 54.05. Perlich There were head of livestock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included 1.018 cattle and 543 hogs. The cattle market was strong and active on all classes. Rancher calves were in strong demand from local feeders and order buyers. Price quotations as follows: Hog prices EDMONTON (CP) Clos- ing average prices Friday provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board with Thursday average in brackets: Edmonton. 5485, (54.13) Red Deer: 54.89; (54.10) Calgary: 54.75, (54.09) Lethbridge: 54.05, (54.12) Lloydminster. no sales, (54 10) Fort Macleod no sales, (54.10) Total hog sales average 54 82 No sows sold. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Al and A2 steers 45 to 46.50; Al and A2 heifers 43 to 45.25; Dl and D2 cows 35 to 37; D4 cows 30 to 34; shelly cows 90 to 29; bologna bulls 40 to 41.60. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Steer calves 250-400 Ibs 65 to 75.50, 400 500 Ibs 64 to 71.75; over 500 Ibs 59 to 63; plain quality steer calves; all weights 58 to 62; holstein steer calves 45.50 to 49.75; feeder steers under 800 Ibs 55 to 59.25; over 800 Ibs 50 to 53.60, holstein and shortkeep steers 40.50 to 46; heifer calves 250- 400 Ibs 55 to 66.50; 400-500 Ibs 63 to 59; over 500 Ibs 52 to 57; plain quality heifer calves 49 to 53; feeder heifers 51 to 54.50; feeder cows 33 to 38.90; medium quality stock cows and heifers 335 to 382.50. HOGS DAIRY CATTLE Market hogs dressed weight 54.10 to 54.50, live weight 42.15; good weaners 23 to 27.50; light weaners 11 to 21; feeders under 100 Ibs 31.50 to 37; over 100 Ibs none on offer; bred sows and gilts 100 to 155; baby calves 70 to 100, light calves 135 to 157; dairy cows 450 to 600. REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 11 A.M. Special for Mon., Good Yearling Open Hi Approx. 700 Ibt. Saturday, October 20th a.m. 600 HEAD 600 Including 150 Ranch Cilvvi from Owner HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Mogs for the Marketing Board and sell Weaner and Feeder Hogs at NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY Due to the to our Special through the rntvy fill In the put, we, it Ltd. hive Ml following to help our decide on which day they would chooie to tell their livestock. Thursdiy. Oct. 18lh-1 i.m. Slock Cow ind Bred Hiilor Sill Siturdiy. Oct. 27 Sndil CiH Sill Saturday. Nov. 3 SpcM CiH felt Silurdiy. Nov. 10 Spciil CiH Sill TkHrsdiy. Nov. 15 Slock Cow 6 Brid Hilfir Sid Siturdiy. Nov. 17 Sptdil Cill Sih SJlurdiy. Nov. 24 Spiclil Cill Sill Silurdiy. Die. 1 Spclil Dill Sill Sitardiy, Die. 8 Spwlil Cill Sid Thursdiy. DM. 20 Slock Cow ft Bred Httftr Sid I ALL SPICIALSALIS WILL COMMINCI AT IliOO A.M. RMQULAR SALI8 IVKRY MONDAY AT A.M. Don t be content to accept one otter al home, consign your live- stock to us where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring ful of Buyers to bid on your product PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Lie. Salee Manager GARYJENSEN PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally located In the centre of a large catHe feeding and nog ralalng country i RANCH CALVES ier and Fat Cattle Wed., Oct. 17th 500 HEAD Highlighted by 50 Holstein Steers 700 to 800 Ibt. from B. Q. Nolan and Sona SPECIAL CALF SALES At p.m. TNI.. Oct. 23rd Toss., Oct. 30th Tost.. Nov. BID TDM.. Nov. 13th Toss.. Nov. 20th HOG AND DAIRY CATTLE SALE every Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Llatlnga Contact JIM or JOE JURIS Phone 732-4400 Picture Butte Picture Butte Auction Market Picture Butte, Alberta Auction market located 11 mllea north of Lethbrldgo on Highway 2S I MacLEAN LIVESTOCK LTD means Sound Order Buying Service! DUE TO 1. Dlrtet buying of fresh rancher yearlings and calves 2. Large weekly shipments of feeder cattle from: Central and Northern Alberta (b) fJeakatchewen (c) interior Brttrih Columbia 3. Complete coverage of local auction markets. L Employ Us to Beef up Your Profits! Phone Mac Maclean 732-4211 Box 419-Picture Butte n a ;