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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THJ IETHBRIDCE HERALD Soturdoy, October 71, 1972 Sea squirt may hold key Livestock market report I Cut use of antibiotics to medical bonanza Ottawa Livestock Offerings Sleet calves, MCMOO Ibs 47 to 5ti, steer calves 500-500 Ibs.. Sales Monday to Friday, oal-> calves over 500 LethbricJge Livestock micro-biologists linvc dis- covered a mixture of pulverized squirts injected inlet mice is ef- fective Kith in suppressing the rejection nf skin grafts and slowing the growth of cancer However. Sip.'l warns he faces a long, tedious and per- haps impassible road before it the the same extract slow cancer growth can double survival of skin Sigel says. Sigel says lie does not know .why" such'an effect is produced by'p-otmd-np bodies of squirts, so named because they draw microscopic food and sea water in throHs'li one opening and market strong and Cut active and choice butcher sleers mel keen demand from local and eastern buyers, prices can determined whether the squirt it out another. sea squirt can help save human Sigi'l suid ho learned through Irial and error tliat an extract derived from grinning up large quantities of sea squirt, a leath- ery bottle-shaped animal the size of a grape, was effective in slowing the growth of cancel- cells in mice. NEW YORK (AP> James Brady was fired Friday as pub- lisher and editorial director of Harper's Bazaar after putting out only 10 issues of the fashion magazine. Officials gave no reason for his 32.50; Toronto Tlie slaughter callle market, under a georJ demnnd. was ac- live with stronger prices for choice steers and heifers. Good cows reflected IK" trend with...... firmer prices. Ueplaeements i.oo more higher, were active attd steady. Good and choice Calf market prices in the cast i heifers were easier while western prices were stronger. Lamb prices fluctuated with hog prices continuing to de- cline. butcher also meeting keen de- mand from the same buyers, prices 1.00-1.50 higher. All classes of good demand al Hulls steady. Ibs., 38 to 43: heifer calves plain quality heifer calves. :I2 in 35: feeder tieifers, 600-600 Ibs.. 34 to 38; plain quality heif- ers !8 lo 33. feeder cows sold 23 to 27; bred cows and heifers, to rnum urges fanners By JEW UAURUTHEHS OTTAWA Advice for fa-m- ers interested in promoting growth in their animals: Keep the animals in good health and clean quarters, and ensure 0 cows meeting 12.50 lo 15; feed- strony prices. 1 m 3, they are receiving adequate nu- trition. Sounds like simply good ani- mal husbandry practices. Yet Dr. D. A. Bavnum of the [Ontario Veterinary College al Uuelph said here Thursday that 16 to i "lcse straightforward steps IB "to 21- scem lo Jusl WC" 'Of promoting livestock growth as nosium suggested thai (lie fact the bacteria were often resist- ant to antibiotics used to treat large-scale outbreaks may have been one reason the outbreaks often seem so much more viru- lent. The antibiotics used lo try and suppress the disease agent I might suppress other bacteria instead, allowing (he disease- causing bacteria to run wild. Dr. Bamum noted that add- ing antibiotics to feeds, even with lack of good animal hits- adding antibiotics to animal feeds bandry techniques, seem to produce not Choice heifers: Montn Bradv. formerly was pti Sigei's primary interest is in of Woman's Wear Daih. THE STOCKMEN'S MARKET WESTERN CANADA NEW BREEDS SALE MON., OCT. 23rd-11 a.m. 300 PERCENTAGE FEMALES Listing to Date Include: 1 CHIANINA HEIFER. 6 mos. old 2 CHIANINA BULLS 6 mos. old 34 MAINE ANJOU HEIFER CALVES 40 LIMOUSIN BRED CALVES 10 LIMOUSIN HEIFER CALVES 40 SIMMENTAL BRED HEIFERS 10 StMMENTAL HEIFER CAWES 30 CHIANINA CALVES with Iheir clams 20 MURRAY GRAY HEIFERS WESTERN CANADA'S LARGE VOLUME SALE OF RANCH RAISED NEW BREED CATTLE does much in- in growth in livestock as And Dr. Barnum. chairman of i practice did when it first started about 25 years ago. And he warned that as the problem of bacterial resistance nipeg 32-32.50: Saskatoon 30.50- 32.50: Edmonton 31-32: Calgary 31.50-33.50. Good cows: Montreal 25-27; i Toronto Winnipeg 26- [27: Saskatoon 24.50-26: Edmon- ton 24.50-25.50; Calgary 25.50- 26.75. Good feeder sleers: Toronto 38-44; Winnipeg 36-12; Saska- toon 32.50-12: Edmonton 35-42; Calgary 33-41.50. Good and choice veal calves: Montreal 50-58.50: Toronto 36- i 45; Winnipeg 48-55: Saskatoon 40-42; Edmonton 37-42. calves meeting keen demand from local and eastern buyers at strong prices. SLAUGHTERS Steers, choice, 33-33.70; good 32-32.75. Heifers, choice, 31.75-32.80: good. 29.50-31.50. Cowrs, good, 25.50-2ti.40: med- ium. 23-25; canners and cutters i 18-23. j Bulls, good. REPLACEMENTS i Good heavy feeder steers j over 750 His., 35-33. Good feeder steers u n rJ e r 750 Ibs., 3a-M. Good feeder heifers, 34-36.50. Good stock steer calves 46- Picture Butte Good lambs: Montreal 30- 52 lo 54 M. gofjci 30.50; Toronto 30-32: Winnipeg i stook calves 38-42 with 25-27: Saskatoon 22-23; Edmon- to 52.50. 300 TO 500 HOGS SELL TUES., at 1 p.m. USO DAIRY COWS BABY CALVES SHEEP SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY, OCT. 24rh 150 LIGHT BEEF AND DAIRY TYPE CALVES weighing 150 lo 40Q Ibs. Market Hogs Shipped Daily SPECIAL RANCHER CALF SALES WED., OCT. 25rh 1 p.m.' AT 1 P.M. ond every Wed. in Oct. Nov. Dot. CAWES Simmental Limousin Charolaii el( TOP QUALITY RANCHER CALVES From Soulliein Alberta, Saskatchewan ond BritiiS Columbia Ranchers. 800 YEARLING FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE Thursday 1 p.m. HEAD 800 ton 22-23. Index 100 hogs: Toronto 39.55- .70; Winnipeg M.60 39.40; askaloon 37-38.15: Edmonton 5; Calgary Taber Livestock Prairie Livestock report: On offer this week were 910 j lead of livestock consisting of 1 87 caltle, 420 hogs and three j icep. j Trade was active on all cla.ssc with medium quality yearlings selling under pressure. Cows steady. Bulls stronger, leer calves sold jvtst a little ower. Heifer calves steady. All lasses of hogs sold steady and met keen demands. Good cows. fair to medium, 24-25.25; light feed- er COW'S. 27-28.30; bulls, 28-33.20. Fair to medium feeder steers, Crood yearling feeder heifers, 15-36.75; fair to medium, 32- Good steer calves over 350 pounds. 47-49.50: fair to medi- jm. 43-46.75. Butcher hogs, 37. IB. IlflGS, LAMDS Butcher hogs sold this week at the Lethbridge Yards 3G.10- 36.75 base price. and feeder hogs sold 2.00-5.00 per head higher. Wean- ere 15.50-26. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. 27.50-32. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 32-13.25 all prices per head. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 3S.KHO.fJO per hundred- weight. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs. 24.25-31.50 per hundred- weight. Bred sows and gilts 59.00-35 per head. Board per head. Good lambs 23-23.50. Perlich Livestock There were head of live- stock sold this week at Perlich Bros. Auction Market Ltd. Receipts included cattle and 685 hogs. There was a good demand for all classes of live- stock from leal feeders ant! 1 order buyers. Choice steers, 33.50 lo 33.80. choice heifers, 31.50 to 31.90: j good cows, 25 to 26: medium This week at the Picture Dntte Auction Market livestock sold strong and active to east- ern and local buyers. A lotal of COWS 25.25 to 26.50: medium 23 to 24.50; canners and cutters 19 to 23. REPLACEMENTS Active and strong; 9.000 stock steer calves 35IM50 Ibs., 48-52; medium 45-48: lighter kinds 50-55; calves, 450-550 Ibs.. 46-50: 44-4S; good stock heifer calves. 350-4EO Ibs. 40-42; me- dium 3840: lighter kinds. 40- 44.50; heifers 450-550. 37-41.10; medium 36-39: feeder steers, 700-900 Ibs. 34-41. 600-800 Ibs., 35-42: holstcin steers, 500-600 Ibs. 37.50-41. Feeder yearling heifers sold t.5-37: nied'-im 33.50 to 35.25; ight feeder cows. 27.50 to 29.50; heavier kinds, 25.50 to 28: older ind plainer cows 20 to 24.50. IOCS Good heavy wieners 16.50 to light 13.75 lo 16.50: feeders over 100 Ibs. 30 to 30.50 under Weaner bogs, 8.75-20. light cows, 23 lo 25; canners anc feeders 22-32; heavy feeders, cutters, 18 to M; bologna bulls 35-58.50; sows, 72-85. 27.50 to 29. 1st ANNUAL CANADIAN WELSH BLACK CATTLE SOCIETY FALL ROUNDUP SALE 3 AT p.m. 8 PURE BRED BULLS 9 PUREBRED FEMALES 1 BRED M BLOOD HEIFERS 40 V, BLOOD HEIFER CALVES )20 BRED HEIFERS AND COWS Mojorily of cattle will be tested for exporl EXOTIC BRED FEMALE SALE Saturday, Nov. 4 at p.m. to Chfanina, Sim menial, 300 van out breedt, Anjou, Limousin Blonde D'Aquilain-. STRINGHAM RANCH PRODUCTION SALE AT MILK RIVER, ALBERTA MONDAY, NOV. 13 p.m. 118 POLLED HEREFORDS 17 YEARLING BULLS _ HERD SIRE AND RANGE BULL PROSPeCIS BRED AKD OPEN HEIFERS 3J COW-CAIF PAIRS Your tource of Top Quality Polled PERLiCH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. located in Ihe Hub of Soulnern Alberta's liveitock InduttrY 3 mikl eOLl of lethSridge on Highway 3 and Vt toutrl BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE PHONE DAY OR NIGHT 329-3951 COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION FALL SALES SCHEDULE MONDAY, OCT. 23rd at p.m. PINCHER CBEEK SALM YARD, PINCHtR STATION 1400 HEREFORD CALVES 1400 HigSlighlod by listings from: McGtYNN and FRITZPATRICK 80 hoad JOHN5ON and BONER1Z 80 head JACK NOBLE 90 head BILL BUCK 70 head VINCE BRUDER 60 head TUESDAY, OCT. 24th at p.m. CRAN8ROOK SALES VARD, CRANBROQK, B.C. 800 HEAD 800 Charolaii and CharoLai; Cross calves Hereford and Hereford Crow calves Angut and Angui Cross WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25th at p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES. YARD, PINCHER S1ATION MIXED CATTLE SALE 600 HEAD 600 INCLUDING 400 FEEDER CALVES 90 head from Gold Bros. 100 head from Musil Bros 75 head from Bob Bureli PLUS 25 STOCK COW WITH CALVES FRIDAY, OCT. at p.m. PINCHER STATION SAtES YARD, PINCHER STATION ANGUS AND ANGUS CROSS CALF SALE 1000 HEAD 1000 ncluding: 70 head from Edgewood Ranch 70 head from Wilber Lang 50 head from Gordon Schoamg 50 head from J. brunt 10 head from H A. Jack MONDAY, OCT. '30th ot p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD, PINCHER STATION CALF SALE 400 HEAD LISTED WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1st at p.m. CRANBROOK SAltS YARD. CRAN8ROOK, B.C MIXED CATTLE SALE P relying on antibiotics, espe- cially for trying to prevent diseases and growth promo- ion. He said that many animal: diseases in Canada are not controlled and nentioned swine dysentery and outbreaks of getting worse tiian ever before oecause farmers and their vets arc relying too heavily on anti- biotics and neglecting essential controls around (he farm. The main problem with using antibiotics is that the bacteria often quickly develop resistance to the antibiotics. This resistance, which can of- ten be transferred to other strains of b'acteria. can make it impossible to use common anti- biotics when there really is a need, such as during a serious outbreak of a disease. Since many of the antibiotics is to treat infections. Yet with animals, fantastically large qnantites of antibiotics arc still added routinely to animal feeds to promote growth or try and prevent disease outbreaks. Annually in the U.S., somo 2.7 million pounds of antibiotics a e added to animal feeds to i stimulate growth. Comparable amounts arc believed to used in Canada. Dr. Barnum said in an inter- view use of antibiotics should he restricted to use by veter- inarians on prescription. Tnera are enough vets across Canada, lie added, to make it feasible. Rarnum said, on the posi- tive side, that studies'strongly suggest minimizing the use of antibiotics will eventually re- verse the resistance trend, I lowing bacteria which are sen- sitive to antibiotics to return and be controlled by existing drugs. He noted that uitli humans, there is Ihc danger that anti- biotics led lo animals will re- main in tbe meat or milk and will eithe- cause allergic reac- contimies lo escalate, (tie auti-! biotic which works today may j become useless almost over- niaht. Worse than that, "what is: gained in growth promotion j could easily be lost to increased i mortality" of animals, again as: a result of the resistance prob- 'CWith animals, as with or resistances to build up the primary use of antibiotics i in humans to the antibiotics.___ routinely added lo animal (ceds I al-e also used for human medi- j cine, the problem also threat- ens to envelop man as well. Dr. Barnum tokl a federal health protection branch sym- 100 His.. 2030; bred sows 90 to posium here Thursday of stud- j 25: bred gilts 75 to 90: light dairy type calves 105 to 177.50; baby calves, -31-85. Gr an prces Winnipeg Grain Friday fbasi5 ies revealing ala-ming propor- tions of bacteria turning out to i be resistant to commonly-used j; drugs. i The bacteria were Isolated from living, diseased and dead j i animals. And onn scientist at UH? sym- Grain quotes Lake Flas High Low Close Flax Oct .W2 361 361 Nov 34134 340-U 341ss Dec 320't 319 May Rapesecd Vancouver Nov 2931 i 285 Jan 283'i 278 Mar 276'i 2704 Jun M7 Kapeseetl Thunder Bay Oct 256 Nov 2561: Dec i Hay 2.59 Oats Ocl I Dec B61. May ijly Barley Oct 124 123'. 323U 328 293 GARY JENSEN Dec May Rye Oct Dec May Jly 124 127 130 VKfl't 120" i 128 121 124 127 127 SULTAN' IS DEAD LONDON' (API Former j sultan Said Bin Timur of Mus- i cat and Oman, who ruled for 33 I years and resisted the tide of j change sweeping the Arabian peninsula, died Friday in Lon- don of a heart attack. Fie was 62 ond died in his suite al the Dorchester Hotel where he lived since he was oiusled by his son, Qabus, in a coup July 23, 1970. He will he huricd in Britain. PICTURE BUTTE AUCTION MARKET Ideally locaKd In thi ontrt of laro. wlllt Feeding and Hog Raisino Country CALF SALES FEEDER AND FAT CATTLE SELL Wed., Oct. 25 300 Head Including: 200 Hereford Angyi Ronch. Crosi Brp.ct ealvei from Sorgord TOO rom Gordon Howg 65 Calvei from B. Cox 10 Calvei from C. WED., NOV. AT I P.M. 1000 HEAD BRED HEIFER AND STOCK COW SALE NOV. 17lh EXPECTING 500 HEAD LIST EARLY HOG AND Dairy Cattle Saie EVERY Saturday at 1 p.m. MARKET HOGS ASSEMBLED MONDAY THRU fRIDAV JIM or JOE JURIS For Information and liitingi 'ontoet Auclion Martcel Picture Bulle, Alia Auclion mtrrkel located 16 mitei norm of Highway 25 Phone 732-4400 Picture SPECIAL STOCK CALF ond YEARLING FEEDER SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27lh AT P.M. ON OFFER 1000 TOP QUALITY RANCH CALVES WEDNESDAY or 10 fl.m. FAT FEEDER THURSDAY, NOV. 2nd ot PINCHER STATION SALES YARD STOCK COW SALE p.m. MONDAY at I pm.. SPECIAL FEEDER HOG and BABY CALF SALES CATTLE 'SALES FRIDAY, NOV. 3rd ot p.m. P1NCKJR STATION SAVES YARD CALF SALE FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT Community Auction Soles Assn. Ltd. "Operating Auctions Since 1939" ED GROSS DON FITZPATRICK Rei. 627-22BS Rei. 627.4083 Office 627-3466 Yard 627-3660 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA 5LAUOH16R ASbbMBltD AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY WE BUY FAT AND FEEDER IAMBS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FRIDAY ul 10 a.m. FAT AND FEEDER CATTLE SALES a: 1 p.m. SPECIAL STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS 10 FRENCH 328-S9S4 CAN XLASSEN 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAGRATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAGER 345-4489 WHIT HEN1NGER 328-7354 CONSIGN All YOUR LIVESTOCK TO C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK LTD, IN THE HEART OF CANADA'S RANCHING COUNTRY ALBERTA STOCKYARDS Phone 327-0101-Roi. 328-3986 P.O. BOX S-S 1-1-7, IETKBRIDGE ;