Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Wed Apr 17, 2019 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   1150     Tuesday's actual:   1075                                  
                 Week ago:   900                        
                 Year ago:   925    

Slaughter sow prices were firm, with good demand for moderate to heavy
offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   40.00-44.00 
         400-500 lbs.   43.00-47.00 
         500-600 lbs.   45.00-50.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   48.00-53.00          

Boars: under 300 lbs.   15.00-30.00         
        over 300 lbs.   10.00-15.00

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

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 48.00 to 56.00.


      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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