Slaughter Sow and Boar
GX_LS230        
Springfield, IL   Thu Aug 9, 2018 USDA-IL Dept. of Ag Market News

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts: 1125           Wednesday's actual: 1125                                  
                 Week ago:  900               
                 Year ago:  825   

Slaughter sows prices were mostly a 1.00 lower, with light to moderate 
demand for heavy offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   17.00-25.00 
         400-500 lbs.   19.00-27.00 
         500-600 lbs.   22.00-29.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   25.00-31.00          

Boars: under 300 lbs.   12.00-19.00         
        over 300 lbs.    5.00-8.00

Barrows and gilts prices were 1.00 lower, with light to moderate demand 
for moderate offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 22.00 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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