Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Fri Jan 12, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

***No report Mon, Jan 15, due to the holiday.***

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   600    Thursday's actual: 950 
                  Week ago:  1050        
                  Year ago:  600


Slaughter sows prices were steady, with moderate demand for light to 
moderate offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   26.00-30.00 
         400-500 lbs.   28.00-33.00 
         500-600 lbs.   31.00-37.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   34.00-40.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   21.00-28.00         
        over 300 lbs.    7.00-12.00

Barrows and gilts prices were steady, with moderate to good demand 
for moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 43.00 to 50.00.


      Source: USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL 
      Phone: 217-524-1083, in-state only toll free 888-458-4787
      www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GX_LS230.txt  

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