Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Fri Mar 15, 2019 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:       575     Thursday's actual:  575                                  
                 Week ago:       775                    
                 Year ago:       750  

Slaughter sows prices were steady to weaker, with light to moderate demand for 
light to moderate offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   27.00-32.00 
         400-500 lbs.   31.00-35.00 
         500-600 lbs.   34.00-39.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   38.00-44.00          

Boars: under 300 lbs.   15.00-17.00         
        over 300 lbs.    8.00-10.00

Barrows and gilts prices were mostly steady to a 1.00 higher, with good 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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