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USDA-GX: Slaughter Sow and Boar

Springfield, IL - Thu Dec 7, 2017 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   750    Wednesday's actual: 950
                  Week ago:  950  
                  Year ago:  1000

Slaughter sows prices were steady, with moderate demand for moderate
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   24.00-30.00 
         400-500 lbs.   28.00-34.00 
         500-600 lbs.   31.00-36.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   34.00-40.00         

Boars: under 300 lbs.   20.00-25.00         
        over 300 lbs.    8.00-12.00

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

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 38.00 to 43.00.

      Source: USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL 
      Phone: 217-782-4925, in-state only toll free 888-458-4787  

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