Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Mon Apr 16, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   1200    Friday's actual: 550                                    
                  Week ago:   600       
                  Year ago:  1250 

Slaughter sows prices were a 5.00 higher, with moderate demand for 
moderate to heavy offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   30.00-35.00 
         400-500 lbs.   33.00-38.00 
         500-600 lbs.   37.00-42.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   39.00-46.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   10.00-17.00         
        over 300 lbs.    8.00-12.00

Barrows and gilts prices were 2.00 higher, with moderate demand for 
moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 29.00 to 36.00.


      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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