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

Illinois Direct Slaughter Sows and Boars

Todays estimated receipts:   850     Tuesday's actual:   1000                                 
                 Week ago:   900                        
                 Year ago:   1225   

Slaughter sow prices were steady to 1.00 lower, with good demand for 
moderate offerings. 
	
US 1-3 under 400 lbs.   50.00-54.00 
         400-500 lbs.   52.00-56.00 
         500-600 lbs.   55.00-62.00  
        Over 600 lbs.   58.00-64.00          

Boars: under 300 lbs.   20.00-32.00         
        over 300 lbs.   10.00-15.00

Barrows and gilts prices were 1.00 higher, with good demand for moderate 
offerings.

IL direct barrows and gilts: US 220-290 lbs. at 52.00 to 58.00.


      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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