Slaughter Sow and Boar
USDA - Wed Mar 14, 11:11AM CDT
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Wed Mar 14, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   975    Tuesday's actual: 1150                  
			 Week ago:  1025       
                  Year ago:  1175

Slaughter sows prices were weak, with moderate demand for moderate to 
heavy offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   34.00-40.00 
         400-500 lbs.   36.00-44.00 
         500-600 lbs.   38.00-47.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   40.00-50.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   16.00-20.00         
        over 300 lbs.   10.00-12.00

Barrows and gilts prices were weak, with light to moderate demand 
for moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 36.00 to 43.00.


      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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