Daily livestock market report, December 1930

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U I, irii UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
I MARKET PJWS SERVICE
223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2209.
DAILY LIVESTOCK IAKET REPORT SATURDAY DECEMBER 20, 1930.

TODAY' S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LiVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS,
(10:30) A'.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THP''.
FORT WORTH 100 200 300 --- 237
CHICAGO 400 200 11,000 5,000 3,000 8,000
KANSAS CITY 300 150 50Q 150 200
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 150 t00 50 I,200 3'0
OMAHA A00 --- 5,000 o00
OKLAHOMA CITY 25 25 200 --
SIoUx CITY 00 -- 3,000 500
ST. PAUL t00 100 400 2',300
ST. JOSEPH I r00 --- 1,500 1,000
Wll CH I TA .200 100 1 100 100 400


DENVER


75


.800 2.400


TOTAL 11 MARKETS 1;750 875 27;800 1180X) *APPROXIMATE NUMBER C0
ONE '.EEK AGO,1 MARKETS 2.575 G00 17,100 2L,600 DIRECT AND THR'U HOGS
TOTAL THIS WEEK 175,400 49,575 485, 00 29,90, INCLUDED-IN THE DAYS
TOTAL LAST WEEK 20)0.,075 56,600 546,200 325600 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORnTH RECEIPTS, SHI PMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, DEC. 19,|930.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 816 407 661 1,596
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES 627 702 528 240

FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK .9,600 4,500 3,650 7,550
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK 13,377 8,869 4,341 10,936
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS WKLLAST YR. }4,149 6,881 7,548 6,365
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY DECEMBER Z0.,' 1930.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO | 1:00 A.M.)
FORT vORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS:(SOFrT OR OILY HOGS AND
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 140-i60( G0-CH $ 7.25- 7.90 $ 8.00- 8.[0 $ 7.60- 7.80$ 8. 0- 8.25
LT WT 60-,1 0A COD-CHO 7.85- 8.00 7.90- 8. 0 7.60- 7,80* 8, 0- 8.25
G, TfC" GD-CH 7.90- 8.00 7.90- 8.10 7.60- 7.80* 8.10-.8.25
MED WVT 2' 2"^ GD-CH 7.90-8.800 7.85- 8.05 7.50- 7.75* 8.00- 8.15
.''. ,, GD-CH 7.90- 8.00 7.75- 8.00 7.40- 7.65 8.00- 8.15
HV-Y W"T 22D.. GoD-0H 7.7R- 8.00 7.70- 7.85 7.35- 7,-0 7.80- 8.00'
.29 GD-CH 7.4- 7.90 7.60- 775 73- 7,50 7.75- 7.95
PKG SOws 75-500- L t ME G n 6.50- 7T25 6.65- 7,26 G;5- 71L5 .6.60- 7.OQ
SLAUGHTER IGs (100- n.-QH 7,50- 8,ol 70 7.75" 7,0Q,, l,,
FDR &STKR iGS... Q U.. -OH --- -,- -,- 70,0 7,75 6.50- 8,|
__________________________________________*NOMINAL.
FORT WT1ORTH ...,..
CATTLE: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS MOSTLY STEADY,
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS AROUND 255 LOWER; SHE-STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS
ABOUT STEADY, SOME WEAKNESS AND SMALL DECLINES IN LOW-CUTTER COWS; SAUSAGE BULLS
STRONG TO 25, HIGHER; 'SLAUGHTER CALVES AROUND 50 HIGHER, SPOTS MORE; STOCK CATTLE
AND CALVES UNCHANGED. WEEKS TOPS: STRONG WEIGHT FED ,STEERS $i0.50, FAT YEARLINGS
$9.50, FAT COWS $5.50, DULLS $4:,50, PRACTI-CAL TOP HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES $7.00;
STOCK STEER CALVES AND YEARLING $8.35, GOOD YOUNG-STOCK COWS $5.35. BULK PRICES:
PLAIN AND RATHER COMMON GRADES .LAUGHTER TEERS 5.00 TO $6.0, BUTCHER HEIFE5S
AROUND $6.00 DOWN, BUTCHER COWS 3.25 TO 3 5 LOW-CUTTERS 12.25 TO V2.50, HEAVY
SLAUGHTER CALVES 5,.75 TTO "7.00, 'CULL SORTS 3.o2'TO 3.5.0, B3ETTER'GRADES STOCK
STEER CALVES 8.00 TO $8 .5, SEVERAL PURCHASES STOCK STEERS'6.S65 TO $7.25.
REVIEW COMMENT: SEVERAL MINOR CHANGES IN CATTLE VALUES HAVE OC-
CURRED DURING THE WEEK, ALTHOUGH MOST CLASSES .CLOSED NOT FAR FROM STEADY. SOME
WEAKNESS AND SMALL DECLINES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED IN LOW-CUTTER COWS AtND THE TENDENCY
TO SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS HAS BEEN SLIGHTLY LOWER. BULLS HAVE BEEN SELLING AT STRONG
TO SLIGHTLY HIGHER PRICES AND OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE HAVE BEEN MOVING MOSTLY AT
STEADY RATES. OUTSTANDING SALES LATELY INCLUDE STRONG WEIGHT FED STEERS UP TO
$10.50, GOOD 'FAT YEARLINGS AT $9.00 AND $9.50, A FEW GOOD FAT COWS UP TO $5,50,
ONE -LOAD OF RATHER HEAVY DULLS AT $4.50 AND WELL-BRED STOCK STEER CALVES AND YEAR-
LING.S UP TO $8,35. BUTCHER HEIFERS ARE LISTED FROM AROUND $6.-00 DOWN AND BUTCHER
COWS' SHOW A BULK. SPREAD OF, $3.25 .TO $33.75. LOW-CUTTER COWS'HAVE BEEN FINDING AN
OUTLET FROM $2.00 TO $2.50, STRONG WEIGHTS AT THE LATTER PRICE. COUNTRY DEMAND FOr'
STOCK CATTLE A"tD CALVES HAS BEEN REASONABLY GOOD, ALTHOUGH A TRIFLE QUIET DURING
,THE PAST DAY OR TWO. SHORT RECEIPTS OF SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE TENDED TO STIMULATE
PACKER DEMAND AND PRICES HAVE SCORED ADVANCES OF 50 OR MORE. DESIRABLE HEAVY
SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE BEEN SELLING AROUND $6.60 TO $7.00. RECENT SUPPLIES OF
CATTLE AND CALVES AT FORT WORTH HAVE SHOWN QUITE A LITTLE DECREASE. TOTALS FOR T"'r
WEEK AMOUNT TO APPROXIMATELY 9,600 CATTLE AND 4,500 CALVES. QUALITY IN THE CATTLE
MARKET HAS BEEN PLAINER THAN USUAL .AND NOT MANY GOOD TO CHOICE STICKERS HAVE BEEN
INCLUDED IN THE CALF RECEIPTS., ..
HOGS: TODAY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED.AT ONLY 300 HEAD. THIS
SHORT SUPPLY INCLUDED 237 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 75 TRUCK
HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED. PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS WERE EARLY DUY-
ERS OF TRUCK HOGS AT PRICE'S STEADY TO 10" LOWER, MOGT SALES STEADY WITH YESTERDAY."
TRUCK HOG':MARKET. BEST TRUCK HOGS MOVED AT $8.00, THE DAY1S TOP, AND MOST OF THE
BETTER GRADES OF 170 T," 240/- TRUCK HOGS SOLD FROM $7,90 TO $8,.0, A FEW PACKING
SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $7.00, OR STEADY.


SHEEP: TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: FAX LAMB$ AND YEARLINGS 25 TO .50,,
LOWER; FAT WETHERS AND FEEDER LAMBS -5- LOWER; FAT LAMBIS-MOSTLY
$6,35 TO $6,75' GOOD TO -HOICE FAT LAMDS UP TO $7.00; FEW FAT YEARLINGS P$600;J, UL<
FAT YEARLINGS 5.25 AND 5,.50; AGED FAT WETHERS MOSTLY 4,00 TO $4,50 FEEDERLAMS
$4.50 TO $5,25; FLESHY FEEDER, LAMBS UP TO $6.25; FEEDER YEARLINGS.$300, "
REVIEW COMMENT: MEDIUM TO GOOD FRESH AND FALL SHORN FAT LAMBS,
YEARLY NGS AND WETHERS" HAVE FORMED. BULK OF THE LOCAL RECEI PTS, DURING THE WEEK,'
ALTHOUGH ARRIVALS MONDAY AND TUESDAY INCLUDED A FEW CARS OF GOOD TO CHOICE FAT
LAMBS, AND YEARLINGS. THE TRADE HAS BEEN GENERALLY SLOW WITH DEMAND FROM ALL
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TELEGRAPH I C REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

S- OCHiAGO MrARKET' -
CATTLE: COMPARED ,V ITH WEEK AGO GENERAL RUN. FED ST EERS AND YEARLI NGS .25,:TO. 50
-" ... HIGHER AOUND .$] '00' HIGHER THAN '.MONDAY OF0 TH. S WEEK; STRI CTLY, CHOIR CE YEAr.
O.-.. G. H D ....< .c_'Tn I TLY ,C O C .. .. .. .. ..
L'I NG HEIFERS STRONG ) OTHErS DULL AND WNEAK; 'UTCHER COWS. AND.. HEIFERS AND ALL CUTTERS
_STRONG TO 250,' HIGHER; ,PUL ..S 'AND VEALERS PRACTI CAILY OTEAD.Y; DEST REPLACEMENT CATTLE
-STEADYI OTHERS -WEAK TO. 20 'L0/ri7* SEVERAL LOADS CHRI STMAS yELARLINGm 'Yl.I4,OO.TO $t4.r
MEbi U-M ANO STRONG WEIH I HT D E V, S 1I3 25 AND $1 3018; [550. 1 P.50; "6 $I.75.
WEEKS DULK FED STEERS A',JD YEA LI NGS-, 8. 50, TO $12-. 00., Ml.XED YEARLI NGS TOPPED ATf V,
AND YEARLING HE1 FERS$12.50, STRONG WEI GHT VEALES $10.,00, HEAVY SAUSAGE ,.ULLS 5,7
HOS: ,ACTIVE'TO SHI PPERS," STEADY TO TRONG 'I TH FRI DAY Y S' AVERAGE;,.PACK I NG SOWS
,- STEADY TOPG 8 D; GOOD TO CHOICE 170 ^T 2, $7.90 TO $ 8.10; 220 TO 29O.
$7.,75 TO $7 90: FEW*iW7.7.'DOWN;' PIGS 7.75,To 8.4O00; LIGHT LIGHTS SCARCE; PACKING
sows $6.75 TO 7.00 '" C H C 0
SHEEP: T OAYst MAnKET' DARELY STEADy; FEW LOADS GOOD TO, FAT LAADS $8.00 TO
PACKERS) 'AVEARING 87 TO 92- FOR WEEK 34 DOU:LES FROM FEEDINGN STAT IONS S
rO;000) 51 RECTS. CoMPArnED. WITH WEEK AGO: F-AT'LAMqS AND YEARLiNGS NMIOSTLY. 25, HIG..HER;
FAT EWES., STEADY; FEED N0 'LAMtS STRONG N "GEEK S TOP ,'LAM- S $ .50., FED YEAnLNGS. .UP TO
7.00. CLOSING,' --N3JLKS P.ETTER GADE LAMOS 8.*00 TO' c.5, KINDS SCALING 95 TO 100:,
7.50 TO $8.00, NATIVE DUCKS $ -.75 TO H7.2o, THMOWOUTS $5.F)' TO $6.00, FED YEAR-
LINGS $6.U0 TO 5; FAT'NATIVE EWES .3.0C TO ,$3 .. 50.: 'WEEK RANGE OF FEEDING LAMS
'D "D0 TO $ 7.40.*
S' ....- ANSAS CI TY MAIfET : '
CATTLE : FoR, WEEK: ."ETT.ER "GRADES .FED STEEL 25 TIO :50 GHIGHE.R; MEDIUM .OFFERINGS'.
STRONG TO '6 HIGHERR. SHE-STOCK UNEVEN. STRONG TO 25, -HIGHR.;.. FAIRLY
ROAD DEMAND FrR COWS AND 'A LITTLE BETTER .ACTION ON SHOR,.T-FED. HEI FERS .,:DULLS .STRONG
TO 25' HI GHER; VEAL-ERSG 'AND CALVES MOSTLhY STEADY; STOCKERS.,AND .FEEDERS SLOW, .STEADY
TEP F5 ELW "K I S',TO,'P f, "~ Y T1-
TO 25 LOWER; WEEKS S TOPS.: SPE CIALTY YEARLINGS FO',,.HE HOLIDAY TRADE .UP.TO .. T :,O:50,
MEDIA UM WEIGHT .,AND H EAV'Y SEES. $]2.25, VEAL ERS $9.00.; STvOCKER.S $9A25; ULK SHORT
FED STEERS $8.00 TO .I Q.025; sTOc4ERS AND FEEDERS MOSTLY $6.50, TO $8 '50:... .
HOGS: STrONG WITH FRI DAY-1.'"CLOSE OR AROUND I O' LOWER THAN. 3ES.T TIME;.. N.O SHIPPERm
F-1 .... DA '1 "L C')F LIN .. '.' LOW El ..
:I N"; TOP $7G.5 ON 22O TO 240A-- NO CHOICE LI-.GHT HOGS OFFERED" SCATTERED'
SALES 200 TO 270j WE'IGHTS $7.50 TO $7.65; ODD PACKING .SOW'S .$.75 TO '$7-00 .:: .
SHEEP: ,FOR WEEK: SLA.4CHTER LAM:D3S 5 TO, ., HIGHER;..-,SHEE.P. -.STEADY;. :TOP .F.ED LAMODS
L AS 7.75 ETTE.n GRADES, NATIVES AND FEDL.OTS LARGELY *$7,00 TO. $.7:50, SHORN
A 7S $7.00 TO ,.7.U5A ,EST EWES OFFERED $..00, OT.HERS 02.75 TO $H3.35; .FLESHY F.EEDI _.
LAMPS URPWAD TO ..7.06, M'ST -SALES. $62 L5 TO. ,$,O 11 ; '
NATIONAL .STOCKYARDS (E T.L MARKET.

CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AAGO: ,S rT E STEADY TO 5 HIGHER, .S',OT.S 50 UP, MI XE
"= .YEARL:INGS AND HEIFErS 'STtADY TO UNEVENLY LOWER; 'COWS STEADY CUTTE'R.S AND
LOW-CUTTERS STRO.*,h';. '.ULLs 250 LOWE.n; VEALERS ',\ .00 LOWE R; STOCK'EF AN'D F-EEDER CATTLE
STEADY. ToPs. X-O.R'LWEEK: .7Y0#'.I.XED' -YEARL"NGS $O 4 0 ....SER 75, -0 N G
-onQ HE I F,-. 71, tt -Qr s E RS. I' T (
YE, )r\ .. N .E.:.U m DULL8 6) Pn ...V AL-S 8
YEARLINGS $iC.00 HEIF.ERS .$..0,25 COWS $7. 00 MEDI UM ,ULLS $5.5 M, VEALERS, : '25-
STOCKER STEERS $8.500* .,. BULKS FOR -WEEK: STEERS 7.50' TO )9.75, FA:T MIXED YEARLINGS
AND HElFFr-s: $8,..00 T.,Ot'-0^5 MEDI-UM FLESHED "DESCRIPTIONS $60 "b $7.50, COWS "4O.2"
r) LOW (-, TT S'o 7.25
.TO 5.00, LOW-CUTTES -2 75 TO $3.,00, STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS $5.50 TO $7.25,
CLOSING VEALER TOP A10 ..
HOGS: UNEVEN, .T.ADY ....TO ...0 LOWER -THAN FRIDAY S AVERAGE SO .'MEDIUM AND HEAVY
WEIGHT 3UTCHlr-S UNSOLD; TOP $3.25, MOST 1 50, To E5 :TO $8.25, 2..,
TO MOST 1.50J TO "-2 i 0V$ .1 5 :TO $8./25, 2.15
TO 240.- $8.00 TO' I, SOME ..81 '; SMALL LOTS 2l75L $780; PIGS NOMINAL; .ULk SO WS
$6 .65 TO $6 90 ... .. ..
SH EEP: COMPARED. '- I TH WEEK" AGO: rAT LMS STRONG TO. 250 HI rGH:ER; 1r'-SHEEP qMaSTLY eSTFrA
.... S OTS ?5<''UPr; WEEI(!S TOP, LAMSS. TO C t:TY .UTCH; R$ $-:25, RAIDAT THE. L'0E.
CLOSING "UL< TOPACK.FS J7G TO *t$.7'.75; J.UCK LAMKJS $i"'5O TO $6 75',*'.CiMMON' "HROWruTS
$5, 00TO $5.50; CLt'iPED LAMpD $7..5 TO $.7.o5; F4AT. EWES,:2.50. TQ. $3v, TOP ,$3.7..
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HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL; MEAT INSPECTION :*-.:*:-:
W E E I F I A .. I N R ,, .E.. ,. .3.DE M, O L 4'".
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930 7929
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CHICAGO, ILL. J3.j356 196;077
I NDANAPOLIS HoND. 3- 3 0 -36,930
KANSAS CITY, KANt '* .. 39 039 68 150
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. ANM $T.LOUIS,: Mo. 5f 054 526 10
NW .E-, VORK, No Y AND JERSEY CITY, N.J :-. 34'746 38,187
JERSE 01 T Y4S 38 187
M AAHA, NELR, 2 4,2137 63,780
SIoux CI TY, IOWA, 3... ".- .. ..." 30 2 ..2 39 553
SOUTH S *r4 JOSEPH, Mo ,. ,' ,: ,,; ,' .'. .". 957 3,1,863
S SOUTH '-ST. PAUL, .MIN-N.; i... ,: ... i 076 8 9,633-
.. .. TOTALS. 440,787. 606,783 "
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY DECEMBER 30, 1930.
CHICAGO MARKET--i0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: UNEVEN TRADE ON FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS, AROUND 25 TO 75" LOWER FOR THE
TWO DAYS; INBETWEEN WEIGHTY GRADES OFF MOST; BUTCHER STOCK SLOW, WEAK;
BULLS STRONG; VEALERS APOUND $1.00 OR MORE HIdHER; REPLACEMENT CATTLE ABOUT STEADY;
TOP LONG YEARLING SAl I /25 BET wrEIGHTY STEERS BID 12.00: BULK FED STEERS AN YEAR-"
LINGS ELIGIBLE TO OU. T6 JOU MS YEARLING HEIFERS $.8bU T E y.~ 9
AND BETTER; MOST FAT COV~S U Tk b O, STRONG WEIGHT CUTTERS 3; ( RT6 UAND
LIONT WEIGHTS $3.00 TO F3. ; *HEAVY SAUSAGE BULLS $5.50 TQ .75; CHOICE STRONG
WEIGHT VAE RS MST y 2.00 TO $12.50; VERY FEW UNDER ~I0.50; MOST REPLACEMENT
STEERS .bbU TO .- lJU'.."
HOGS: MARKETT MODERATELY ACTIVE, MOSTLY 25 LOWER THAN MO4DAyIS AVERAGE* SOME
5 u. SALE OFF S PcACKINQgS bS F YUL 2 2 o TOP. *MF0 CHOI$(120 TO
BULK I T U ,oI U TO $ 5 9 T O 20 R.5 TO.3 ; H0 TO
'o To o; 26 To 300' $7.5 TO $7.40; PIGS. 7.75 TO $8.30; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY
^*.5U TO b.oU. .
SHEEP: MARKET NOT FULLY ESTABLISHED; FEW FAT LApM SALE'S 10 TO 150 LOWER THAN
MONDAY S CLOSE; GENERALLY BIDDING AGOUT 25Cr. DOWN; SHEEP AR E, STEADY;
NO FEEDING LABS OFF RED; FEW GOOD TO CHOICE FAT LAMBS TO PACKERS 8 ; EARLY TO
TO CITY BUTCHER A25; SEVERAL LOADS HELD HIGHER: MEDIUM A KIN S .0 TO .5;
.FED YEARLINGS $T.U0 TO 5 TV; ODD HEAD FAT EW'ES $3.00 TO 3.5.
KANSAS CI TY.MAARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: MOSTLY A SHORT-FED CTEER ).N, MOST EARL" BIrDS 25 LOWER; FEW SALES GOOD
LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS STEADY TO EASIER;..SHE-STOCK COMPARATIVELY'
SCARCE, OPENING SLOW STEADY; BULLS UNCHANGED; VEALERS AND CALVES IN LIGHT SUPPLY;
ACTIVE, STRONG TO MOSTLY -8t HI E6 STOKR AND FEEDERS STEADY; BUL H T-FED
STEERS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND o.UU TO isLD GOOD YEARLINGS U TO 1.; LOADS
GOO HEIFERS 9. .ULK FAT COW 50 T..00,LOW-CUTTERSAND CUTTER 3.0C
TO '4.25, MEDIUM BULLS UPWARD TO $4.75; FEW SELECTED VEALERS 10-.50 TO $11.00, BULK
10.00 DOWN; .MEDIUM WEIGHT CALVES UP TO $8.75; SCATTERED SALES STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
S 6.50 TO $8.'50.
HOGS: UNEVEN, tQ.TO o20r LOWER THAN F/ONDAY'S AVERAGE: LITTLE DONE ON OFFERINGS
S SCALING AP- AND ABOVE; TOP $7.75 ON CHOICE 50 TO 10; BULK DESIRABLE
40 TO 250.S $7.50 T .7.70; PACKING SOWS SLOW, 25. LOWER, $S00 TO $6.50 STOOD< PIGF
WEAK TO 15 LOWER, 7. 25 TO 7.85.
SHEEP: LAMBS UNE EN, MOSTLY 10 TO 150 LOWER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY- TOPFED
LAMBS '7. D7 BETTER GRADES NATIVES AND FED LOTS MOSTLY 7.50 TO $7.5;
CHOICE CLIPPED LAMBS ,
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.


STEER SUPPLY OF FAIR VOLUME; EARLY INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY; MIXED YEAR-
LINGS AND HEIFERS MODERATELY ACTIVE AT STEADY TO STRONG PRICES; FAT KINDS
$11.00, LARGELY; COW STUFF STEADY WITH SOME INTERESTS BIDDING LOWER; BULLS
P AUSAGE KINDS $5.25; VEALERS STEADY TO 25, -LOWER, GOOD AND CHOICE KINDS
ID I813.50. '
UNEVEN, 3 TADY TO .10 LOWER; LAER; ,6TRADE'MOTLY I0 L.OWER. SOME DS OFF
MOREOST TIDo00 :08.0 TO $8o40; ULK 00 TO 240# 8.00
NO CEAVIES SOLD; BETTER I06 TO 20 PIGS 8.00 TO 8.25; SOWS LARGELY
$3.8o ,
FAT LASBSQPENED STEADY WITH LDAY.S. AVERAG.E~O CITY BUTCHERS;- CHOICE
LAMBS-~i.oU; PACKERS TALKING 2 LOWER OR 8.0U; DOWN.; COMMON THRbWOUTS
$5.50; FAT E\l'ES STEADY, S3.75 DOWN.
S FRT 'VORTH CHICAG KANSAS CITY- E-. ST.LOUIS
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DAILY LIVESTOCK M.AR',ET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31, 1930.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M4
CATTLE: FED STFERS AND YEARLINGS APOUT STEADY; FAIRLY DOQ.DEMAND FOR GOOD WEIGHTY
STEERS AND CATTLE ELIGIBLE TO SELL LESS THAN 6.UU; BUTCHER STOCK UNCHANGED,
YEARLING HEIFErS SCARCE, FIRM; 3ULLBSWEAK; DEALERS ABOUT STEAD; STOCKERS AND FEEDER,
WEAK; BEST FEDAXErLIN l .LY 913.U0 AND WEI 'IJT-BEEVES $2.00 MAJORITY FED 6XEEpS
AND YEARLINGS $ TO li 0UUb 3ULK FAT COWS 4.,OU TO Vb. O6,FEW CHOICE KINDS $b.ES
PWARD; CUTTERS AND LO-CUTTERS 3.0 TO 4.00 PRACTICAL TOP WEIGHTY SAUSAGE BULLS
.50; CHOICE STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS 12,0 TO $12.50, MOST LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS
9,00 TO $10650; 3ULK REPLACEMENT STEERS 6.00 TO 8.00.
H' ,s: MARKET SLOW, A.ROUD .TEADY WITH TUSDAYVS AVERAGE ON WEIGHTS ABOVE 200A;
S WEIGHTS BELOW 8 18 T MO MTLY LOWER PACKING SOWS AROUND STADY- TOP
."FR Cr! HOC,5- TO 180, 8F TO _. 57.8% TO $8i00; 190 TO 220 g77" TO
.,; 30 To .50,3.5 TO ,7..U 'YUP TO 0Lr 87.30 TO $7!40; PIGS MOSTLY'*7.50 TO
8.00; PACKING pOWS $t3., 0 TO $6.60, FEW TO $6.75 AND ABOVE&
SHEEP: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STRONG TO A SHADE H IHER, EARLY BULK GOOD TO
CHOICE NATIVE AN FED WESTERN LAMB$ AVERAGING 9 DOWN $8.00 AND $8.10 TO
PACKERS, BEST TO SHIPPERS $8.30, SOME H LDHIGHE SEVERAL L LOADS HEAVY YEARLINGS
$6.00 To $6,50, THROWOUT .LA'3S LAnGEL.Y $5.50 0T .'00"FA. NAT VE EWES. o2.50 TO $3.5
.' .. KANSAS CITY MARKET--,.1: o A.4. ..
CATTLE: '.HORT-FED STEERS'OPENING SLOW, STEADY WITH.TUESDAYVIS CLOSE, MOSTLY 50 TO
5 LOWER FOR THE .WEEK;I SLAUGHTER COWS, MQ.STLY STEADY: LITTLE DONE' EARLY ON
FED HEIFERS; BULLS STEADY TO STRONG; VEALERS ANO CALVES. .ITTLE.CHANGED; STROKE. AND
FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY; .ULK MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORT-FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS $8.U TO
I ;'.00,1PLAtN DOLES Dr.VN TO $6.25; EVE~AL LAD HEIFERS OFFERED OF VALUE TO SELL
ROD $7.25 To^ i45*; 'uICHER cOWS ,.50 TO g'O.75', STRO WEIGHT MEDIUM DULLS UP TO
5.U; BULK DEALERS 1000 DOWN, FEW SELECTED KINDS lI.
iOCs: FAIRLY ACT VE, UNEVEN, STEADY TO I 4. H'IGHEl THAN TfU'SDAY S AVERAGE; TO
.- .785 ON 130'o 18 ~ 6ESI'RABLE 130 TO'2 0, ;$765 To0q,7.80; 230 TO 270
$7.40 jp 57.65; 280 'To 31 5i 25 $o $7.35;. PACKI.NG ws .$6.00 O $6.65; STOCK PIGS
WEAK (7. 5 To 7.7. I *
SHEEP: .LAMDS ACTIVE: FUL.- V 25' HIGHER';' OD LOTS SHE P STEADY; CHOICE SHORN LAMBS
S~8.-U0, OTHERS $7.'75- BEST WOOLSK'INS' OF'FEREb .'7.85; BETTER, GRADE NATIVES
'AND FEDLOTS MOSTLY $7.75 -TO $q.85."
: NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LITTLE INTEREST g1ING SHOWN IN FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLY OF .STEERS, A FEW EARL'
DEALS STEADY AT f775 TO 8.b5 MIXED YEARLI NS, HEIFERS AND COWS ADOUT
STEADY; CQW STUFF SLOW; o-UvLLS STEADY TO 2.5. HIGHER.; T.RO SHOWN G'fHE ADVANCE; VEALERS
STEADY TO 250 LOWER* FAT; MI5ED *YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS'-,8..-Q To 0.75, COws 4.25 TO
'L5 LOW-CUTTERS 3".; *TO 3.00; TOP SAUSAGE BULLS 5.50;. GOOD-AND CHOICE VEALERS
HOGS; LTTLE ACTION EXCEPT ON WEIGHTS BELOW 180 L; STEADY TO POWER; FEW SOWS
1 IO LOWER THAN TUESAy'S AVERAGEC PRACTICAL TOP FEW SMA L LOT
LIGHT LIGHT .8*- -'0 ST 1.8 20 To 8.35'; Few2 8T25I ,8O0TO 8.15;
DESIRABLE QO .TOl PIGS' T s' .TO ..; EARLY SALES SOWS-.6.40 TO $ (; BIDDING
AROUND 0o FOR HEAVY 'WE I'HTS.
SHEEP; MARKET.OPENED STEADY, FE'.4'GOOD LAMOS TO PACKERS $7 75 0 $8.00, CHOICE DE-
SCR OPTIONS HELD HIGHER; COMMON THROWOUTS $5.00 TO $5.50; FAT EWES SALABLE
STEADY AT Q3. 5 DOWN.


HOGS:. SOFT 0R 01 LY HOG' .AND
OAST p XCLUED
LT T i- ^ D--
D-
SHv iVT 250-29 -.GD-C
2: 90-35W ', D--.C
PKG SOWS 275-3500 MED-
SLAUGHTER I3S(.0- 30L GD-C
FDR &STKR PIGS (70- 30 f)GD-C
AV: COST & '/T.Tues. ( IGS ExCL
.SLAUGHTER CATTLE. Lk/cES ,Q'
STEERS (60-900) CH _C


.FORT T 1ORTH CH ICAGO. KANSAS CITY .E; ST.LOUIS
S: CLOSE CLOSE .. CLOSE CLOSE


7.75-

'7.25-

7.50-
7.766-


8: 0 7.50- 7.80

.7.0 7, 25- 7.65

8,00 ..7.r5,- 7.85
2


8.00- 8.25
7:673-0: :o
7.50.- 7.80

7.75- 8.35
: '. 00-, 3


STEERS (1300-1500 ) CHOI.CE
Gooo
:HErtFER,5$ (5. 0850,;) iO E
S' .... .. GOODO
MEDIUM '
S. OMON
C.Ows'; HQ I cE
uOOD
.. 8COM-MED
Low UT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CIlI(BEEF)
;. :'u'. 'CUT--COM-4ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH
MEDIUM
CULU-CO2
CALVES. (250-500-#) Go-CH
CnM E.D..
FDR & STKR-CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (5800-80) CD-CH
STEERS (800-1 05q0) Go-CH
SCOM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COM- MED .
w ..V ,GD-CHR
CALVES (STEERS) CG-LCH
.MEDIUM.
SLAUGHTER .SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMDS: (9U DN) GD-CH
.. MEDIA UM
(ALL WTS) COtAMON
YRLG WET ERS ( 1 I)ED-CH
EWES: 9- 2) ED-CH
120-I 5) MED-CH
ALL WTSJ CULL-COM
FEEDING SHEEP AND LA3S' (RANGE' S
FEEDING LAMBS. (50-7"F,-) GD-CH(
.. EDI UM


3.25- 4.25


.- -
.- :-


6.P **,7.75


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6.
5.


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4.25- 5


6 .l
r~1;

Hr a


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5- .75
3.75R
2.- 3.50
-- 1.00- 2'.50.


6.75- 7.'50
5.50- 6.75


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STEERS

STEERS


-.25- 8,00 7.5-

5.00- 6.75 4:50-
.75- 3.85 2.50-
2.50-~. 65 2.25-
1.56 2..75 1.00


8.50

6..75
3,75
2.50


6.- -'6. 75
5.00- 6.00







rAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY DECEMBER 23, 1930.
CHICAGO MARKET--I0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS SCARCE, STRONG, SP6TS 25 HIGHER; GOOD
GRADES ADOUT STEADY AND OTHERS dRAGGY :TENDING WEAK; BUTCHER STOCK SLOW
AND WEAK; ALL CUTTERS STEADY; YEARLING HEIFERS TENDING LOWER BULLS WEAK; VEALERS
50 HIGHER; REP.ACEtNT STEERS STEA Y BES DARLINGS B Io 1475; MEDIUM WEIGHT
STEERS OLD AT 3.SANO HEAVIES 144& T.15. BULK,FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGI-
BLE To 8.25 To ~Oll.; FAT COWS $4.O5 To 547 AND ALL CUTTERS $3.00 TO 4 00;
PRACTICAL TOP WEIGHTY SAAA~BULS .50; STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS ,80.00 TO O0:50;
MOST REPLACEMENT STEERS TO )7.
HO.GS .ARKET. OPENED. RATHER SLOW, MOSTLY ,,0 LOWER THAN MbONDAYS AVERAGE; LATER
S E ACTI'VE'ON 'WEIGHT BELOW 210o 8 EADY TQ 0 |OfOWER BULK 130 TO 18
T, O $ .-V; EXTREME TOP a8w l.FOR CHOjCE I TO IU IU TO MOSTLY $7.85'
TO ; TO 2801. 7.65 TO 70; PIG8 7 TO 8785 FEW STRONG WEIGHTS
,EIGHTS.TO 8^ 15PACKING SOWS WEAK Td 10W LOWE, MOSTLY .75 TO $7*00, SMOOTH LIGHT
SHEEP: SLOW, EARLY SALES CIQIE FAY LAMBS TO OUTi.DERS STRONG TO HIGH G G RAL
AG RUN AROUND STEADY ; .9 PAID FOR CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHTS; BULK o
VEAGEs $8.00TO ,To.,F.,. FEw T 8.35 BEAVY BUCK LAMBS MOSTLY AROUND $ .56, SHEEP
SCARCE, FEW ODD LOTS HANDY WEIGHT EWES .3.U TO $3.25; FEEDING LAMBS SCARCE, STEADY.
RANSA8 CITY MARKET-- 11-00 A.M."
BATTLE*: LARGELY A FED STEER RUN, QUALITY IMPROVED; O.PENNG TRADE FAIRLY ACTIVE,
STEADY 'BETTER KINbS OF'VALUE TO SELL-ABOVE $.00 0E .EIVING' MOST ACTION;
QTHER KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE CQMPARATIVELV SCARCE, STEADY; SLOW TRADE ON SHORT-
FED. HEIERS; VEALERS AND- ALVES RSEADY TO STROFJG; .TOCKERC AND FEDERS SCARCE,
STEADY E~ ED STEER8 U O 10. 5, NUMERO LOADS AROU-NDB .LOADS
CHOICE 1 .STEE S ON;LONG ..EALING I OBR ,13 00U GOO YEARLJNGS O Q ; SHiORT--FED
HEIFFERS b.0 TO .,850: BUTCHtERCOWS 4LD- TO E 75 'HEAVY'BEEF cows I00,U To
7.U0; "LOW-CUTTEnRS ND c'r Ea LARGELY 3.00 TO 4060; MEI-UM BULLS UP TO $4.75;
qOOD AND CHOICE VEALEPS .7,5 TO L $9,00 .
HOGS. FAIRLY ACTIVE ANDcUNEVEN STEADY TO'100 HIGHER THAN MONDAYIS AVERAGE;
- --- 'OFFE.-Il SC.A 4LL4GA'aE 20 HOWtl NG :THE ADVANCE; TOP P. $~ ,7 N I40- T 2
WULK DESIRABLE 40 TO 20M 7.5 TO .To0; PACKING SOWS 6.35 TO $7.00; STOCK'PTGS
STEADY, 7.25 T0, 7.75.
SHEEP: LAMBS ACTIVE.: GENERALL~T STR NG TO 15 HIGHER; CHOICE SHORN LAMBS $7.85,
"- ... MOST CL.IP.PERS .e5 TO $..70 BEST WOOLSKINS OFFERED $7.75; BETTER GRADES
NATIVES AND FEDLOTS LARGELY" Y 7.50 :To 17.75.
S" NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--] 0:00 A.M.'
BATTLE: STEER RUN PifOPO'RT'iONATELY LISERAL'TODAY; 'A FEW EARLY DEALS MADE STEADY..,AT
,..5 T25.TO. ~AI2. 00. OTHERACLASES .ENE-ALLY STEADY; FAT MIXED YEARLI GS AND
HEIFERS .(D UPWARD ; MOST COWS -.. TO 1.; CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS ".(5 TO
$3.75; TOP' SAUSAGE oULLS 5.25;: GOOD AND CHOICE DEALERS. $11.25..
HoSs: MArIKET UNEVEN, -MOSTLY STEADY WITH MNAY'S AVERAGE; PIGS IN GOOD DEMAND,
S TEADY TO 10(. HIGHER; BULK 30 TO 24-t 8. 00 TO 8.1 5 soTED 18 t DOWN
P TO H8.; HEAVI ES' ObLD; "BETTER "00 -TO I-3 r PIGS $ 7.00 TO $8.1 ; DULK. .OWS
SHEEP: OPENED ST.EADY:. CHOICE 0.' TED LAMBS 'TO CITY 'DUTCHERS '$8.25- PACKERS TALKING,
S STADY ORn ,7.0 TO '- .75 FOR rBULK,- MANY HELD HIGHER; COMMON THROWOUTS
$5.00 TO $5.50;::FAT EW.ES .$3.56D.OnWN.. .
FORT .'"ORTH HICAGO .KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
H,,S S. s CLOSE C' CE 'CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS: (SOFT ,OR- OlLY HOGS- AND. .
RO.ASTINQ .-l.GS EXCLUDED,
LT LT 140-160 GGD-0H '7.00- 7.75 $ 8.- .5 $ 7.50 -.75 $ 805- 8. 5
LT WT (60-'8 .: GoD--CH'" 7.50- 8.00 8.008.0 .7.50-.75 8.05- 8. 5
.MED i' D8-H -. '7 7.5 *75 8.
7:5()- 7.8
MED "D-CH 7.- 5 7.75 .

PKG Sos 275-5 fMED-GD- e.50 7'25 .6.&5- .7.25 6.25-. 7.00 6 60- 7.
SLAUGHTER PFGS L )m ).Go-CH -.-, 7.50- 8.1 700- 7.75 7.00- 8 0
fDR &STKR F.-Gs 70- 3') On-O 70-- 775 6.50- 8
Av COST & WT. MON. Pi Ex SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES- AND VEALERS: '.: ..'


STEERS (600-900;). CHQI CE .
...GOOD. r-
MEDI UM
WOr lON O
ST.EERS (E 900-1 ) .O CH .CE" -
3. -E UM EDI UM
COMMON "4-7- 575
S-'HEERS- (.11 00:-'l300) CHOI CE
'' : : ,. :. Goo
EDIUM -
STEns (1300-'15001) CHlCE -.
GOOD -
HEIFERS (550-850-850,) CHOICE

SQOOMON 4.00- ~00

S. .Low UT- CUT, r5- 325
BULLS (YRLG. EXCL) GD--CH(BEEC -
Cr- Cor-- ME 3.25- 4.25
VEALERS (MILK-FED) Go-0H -
MEDIUM -
.. CULL- UOM -
CALVES (250-50o ) CoGL-0H 6--.
FOR & STRR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-8, U) Grn- 8
STEERS (800-1050,) C, O *-- -,
COM-FEO. -' --
HEIFERS' GD-0H. -
COM-MED. -
Cows: .G -
CoM-M D
CALVES (STEERS) GD-UH -
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: (9 DN" GND-CH -
MEDIUM -
(ALL COMMON -
20-i5r.) ,ED- H -
AL 'T L -CM -
FEEDING S hEElP LAMBM~ (RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75#) GD-CH U 5.0- 5.75
MEDIUM 4.25- 5.00


L*.

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: ;3:
1.00- 2.50

5.:0- 6.:


i 50-

5:8


2.75 1.00- 2.50

6, 5 --


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEW'S SERVICE


?23 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2205j-


DAILY LIVESTOCK ARK.ET REPORT SATURDAY DECE'3ER 27, 1930.
TOoAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) HOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DI RECT'THRU*


FORT. VORTH 20
CHI CAGO 260
KANSAS CITY 1,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 250
MAHA I0
KLAHOMA CITY 5
IOUX CI TY o
T. PAUL 40
$T. JOSEPH
'T CHITA 200.
DENVER -200


30O
208
300
100

250
100
---


7,bo8 1,000
"700
5.500. 100.


1:088 R5o
9 88 00 49 00
.a004
.400 25


3,000 4,b00
70
22,000



200


TOTAL 1I MARKETS 2;585 905 29;600-' 12,140 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,II MARKETS L,75Q 875 27,800 11800 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
TOTAL THIS WEEK 120 0 3 ,300 388,950 95200 INCLUDED IN THE AV'IS
TOTAL LAST WEEK 175,4 49,575 485,800 296900 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS,-
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,' SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1930.
C-ATTLET CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 46 128 '512 -
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES 373 219 -344 ---
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS VEEK 3,850 ,700 2,700 1,650
FT.WORTH TOTAL LAST 'VEEK 9,612 4,529 3,745 7,5
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS W K,LAST YR. 3,764 2,198 3,143 852
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY DECUEBER 27, 1930.
(BASED ON MArKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 11:00 A.M.)
FORT NORTH. CHICAGO KANSAS OCTY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE ....CLOSE
HOGS:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AN C
----ROASTING PIGS XCLUDEp)
LT IT 4 HG7:8- p.r-$6
MED BVT c8-1 -*8:0:0*-8/- Q- 7:70- 8:88 $ : 7: 1:2-
S( 200- .G-CH 7.85- 8.10* 8.20- 8.40 7.70- 8.00 8.25- 8.40
MED WVT Q D-CH I


SLAUGHTER FIGS 10 GDO-CH- -H 7.75- 8.50 7.2 8.00* 7 75- 8.40-
FDR &STKR IGS (70C13 )Go-CH -- ---- 7.0 77 7 8,
Av C'sT 'Vt.'Frl.I .CPT-s EX5CL) 7.64- 175i 7.95- 227' 7.77- 237. 7.t '
*r*NOMI NAL -. .
FORT WORTH .
CATTLE:- TODAY1S TRADE NOMINAL.. OR WEEK: ALL CLASSES CATTLE ABOUT STEADY,
SLAUGHTER CALMES AROUND 25'* HIGHER. ',EEK'S TOPS: SLAUGHTER TEERS
09.00, SLAUGHTER YEARLINg ,.50, GOOD FAT COWS a5., STRONG.WEIGHT BULLS $4.60,
OOD STOCK STEER CALVES ,. HEAVY FAT CALVES t.oU. BULK PRICES: BUTCHER COWS
3.25 TO $3.75, LOW-CUTTERS .25 TO $2.50. RECEIPTS OF-OTHER CLASSES TOO LIGHT TO.
PRODUCE BULK S'READS. .
REVIEW COMMENT: THE HOLIDAY INFLUENCE .HAS DOMINATED VOLUME OF RE-
CEIPTS'DURING THE '4EvEK AND HARDLY ENOUGH CATTLE AND CALVES HAVE BEEN'RECEIVED TO
CONSTITUTE A GOOD-SIZED SINGLE DAY SUPPLY. NO MATERIAL CHANGE HAS OCCURRED IN ANY
CLASS, ALTHOUGH OCCASIONAL SALES OF SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE DENOTED MODERATE ADVANCES.
PRICES PAID FOR THE LIMITED SUPPL ES CF CATTLE .BOTH ON PACKER AND COUNTRY ACCOUNTS,
HAVE REMArNED GENERALLY STEADY. HE BERT FAT STEERS SHOWN WERE. TRONG.WEIGHTS RE--
CEIVED MONDAY; THESE CATTLE GRADED.GOOD AND SOLD AT $9.00, TOP FOR'THE WEEK; A'FE
SALES OF FED CATTLE HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE 7.00 AND 88.00 RANOJS, AND SdME"RATHER
OR ABOVE, HAVE. EEN LACKING AND AVAILABLE SUPPLIES OF LITTLE CATTLE MOVED*FRRO':
a.5U DOWN, INCLUDING PLAIN BUTCHER H'EIFERS AROUND AND UNnER 56.UU. THE USUAL PRI C[
SPREADS HAVE DEVELOPED I N 3UTCHER' COWS AND LOW-CUTTERS. BUTCHER COWS HAVE BEEN
MOVING AROUND $3.25 TO 3. 75 AND A FEW STRONG. WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS SOLD UP TO .62.60
AND $2.75 EARLY IN THE WEEK. QFFERNGS 'OF CATTLE MONDAY INCLUDED. THREE LOADS OF '
SAUSAGE BULLS THAT BROUGHT 3.90 AND $4.60, ONE LOAD OF STRONG.WEIGHTS AT THE ,ATTE"
PRICE. COUNTRY DEMAND FOR TOCK CATTLE AND CALVES HAS BEEN VERY NARROW, AS USUAL'
DURING A HOLIDAY PERIOD, AND THE.RECEIPTS OF THESE .CLASSES HAVE TAPERED OFF TO.VER.Y .
SMA L VLUME.. A FEW DESIRABLE STOCK STEER CALVES HAyE BEEN MOVING rUT FROM.$7.5.0,
TO $8.UU AND SOME GOOD STOCK HEIFER CALVES BROUGHT q0.75. ONE PURCHASE OF GOOD .
STOCK COWS WAS MADE MONDAY-AT $5.U00. THE MARKET FO .SLAUGHTER CALVES HAS BEEN
POORLY TESTED WITH DEMAND MORE RESPONSIVE THAN FOR ANY OTHER CLASS MOVING ON .SLAUGI--
TER ACCOUNT. DESIRABL~ HEAVY SLAUGHTERP.CALVES, INCLUDING BRAHMAS, SOLD ON TWO OR '
THREE OCCASIONS A $ON.lU AND $7.10 AND-SOME V!:nY GOOD HEAVIES, ON THE SHORT YEARLIrC
ORDER .TOP'PEQlA~^ To ). CULL SQRTS.OF.CALVES IN A VARIETY OF WEIGHTS ARE STILL
LISTED FROM'MS UU TO .U. .
HOGS: 'ONLY 200 HOGS.WERE ESTIMATED'FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE. ARRIVALS IN-
pLUDED. 136 HEAD DIRECT TO: PACKERS AND ABOUT 30 TRUCK HOGS. THERE
WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED.ON THE OPEN, MARKET. 'MOST OF THE TRUCK'HOC.S CONSISTED OF
PIGS AND THE LpWER. GRADE .LIGHTS:.. A FEW HEAD OF MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHT' BUTCHERS'
MOVED AT STEADY PRICES QUALITY CONSIDERED.' QpD MEDIUM WEIGHT :BUiTCHERS SOLD UP .Tn
$8.00 AND HEAVIES AT $. 50. TRUCK LOTS OF BUTCHER PIGS LANDED AT $7.00, O STEADY.
SHEEP: TODAYIS TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: FAT' LAMIS 254. HIGHERE; OTH-RR CLASP C;
SASTEADY TO STRONG. GOOD FAT LAMBS UP TO $7.00, FAT -YEARLING..-CA-fYI :
A FEW WETHE.RS .),0.0; FEEDER LAMBS MOTLEY $5.00; FLESHY FEEDER LAMBS UP TO :..5< ,:
REVIEW CO ,FENT: FAT VEARLINGS AND FEEDER LAMDS FORMED BULK OF THE
LIGHT RECEIPTS OF CSH'EP AND LAMBS HERE-THIS WEEK, MOST OF THESE COMING.:I.N.*. ,NqAY,.
SLAUGHTER GRADES ARRIVING GINCE MONDAY WERE CONFINED TO TWO DECKS'OF GOOD .FAT:.LNAM ., .
OFFERED WEDNESDAYY. A GOOD DEMAND EXISTED FOR THE LIMITED SU.-PILY OF GOOD -SLAUGHTER
GRADES AT STRONG TO HIGHER PnICES. '


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223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE.,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6--22C,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY I DECEMBER 31. 1930.
.TODAY'S.ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


'(1:00 A.M.CENTR


CATTLE CALVES
FORT WORTH I,400' 700
CHICAGO 6,500 2,000
KANSA8 CITY 2,500 300
NATIONAL ;STOCKYARDS 2,000 .1',000
OMAHA 2,500 300
OKLAHOMA.CITY 800 500
loux CITY 1 500: '100
ST. PAUL 2,000 3,500
ST. JOSEPH ,200 300
WI CHITA .400: ..30
DEN'VER 250 50
TOTAL II MARKETS :21 050 9i050
ONE WEEK AGO,II MARKETS 16,100, '6,375
To DATE THIS WEEK 120,450 28,500
SAME PERIOD LAST'WEEK .103,150- .25,50
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS'AND PACKED


IAL TIME)*"
S. .'HOGS
HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DI RECT*~THnRUb
500 ,0 ::I 172
27 000' 9,000 7,000 .6,000
'5 000o 2,000 630.
3, 000: 1,000 1,000 700
16,000- 2,000
1, 200:. 200 158'
:7 500: 4,000
18 '000 3,500
4 500 2,000
.2 200: 300 : 1,000
.700. -n-
95 600 25,0000*APPIROXIMATE NUMBER OF
46 .650 34 050 DIRECT AND, THRU HOGS
351 800. 145,650 INCLUDED TN THE DAYS
259 050.:135,750 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
PURCHASES, TUESDAY, DEC. 30i 19301


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


CATTLE
.2 ,446
524
. 1,215


FT.WORTH ACTUAL,'VEDNESDAY,'VK AGO '- 177
FT.WORTH. ACTLAL,'./EDNESDAY,YR AGO 1 748


CALVES HOGS
1, 9 1 t,484
769 ---
892 1,367

42 504
619 : 64


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY DECEMBER: 31, 1930.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SL.E-s RtPORTED:UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: PACKER DEMAND HERE TODAY FAVORED BUTCHER COWS AND LOW-CUTTERS, THE
TRADE IN SUCH CATTLE APPEARING FAIRLY ACTIVEAT STEADY TO STRONG
PRICES, WITH SOME SALES SHO!WiNG SMALL ADVANCES. THE GENERAL. MARKET FOR OTHER
CLASSES OF CATTLE AND CALVES, INCLUDING. SLAUGHTErI TEERS, nJELD ABUT STEA.DY. A
.FAIRLY GOdb OLEAiAr 'E WAS' MADE Dit N NI m6ANl NNS gf MHltRADE,
ALTHOUGH DEMAND FOR. SLAUGHTER STEERS ANb YEARLY NGS WAS RATHI R QUIlT
-.. .F DAVIYS Fo.CFIPT.S:.W~E'R E.IMITED:TO AS6UT .,400 CATTLE AND: 700 CAL..VE
WITH OFFERINGS INCLUDING ABOUT A ALF-DPZEN CApS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS, SOME PLAIN
BUTCHER HEIFERS AND THE USUAL PROPORTION OF BUTCHER POWS ANp MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES.
PRACTICALLY NO GOOD TO CHOICE SLAUGHTER-YEARLINGS WERE RECE4VEDe
: OS.CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED FROM $5.65 TO $7.75.
SEVERAL LOADS OF FED CATTLE MOVED IN THE $7.00 RANGE, WITH ORDER BUYERS TAKING A
--CAR SHIPMENT AT $7.35. BUTCHER HEIFERS-RANGED .DOWNWARD.F.ROM AROUND $6.00"AND;
SOME LITTLE "BUSINESS IN DESIRABLE FAT COWS WAS TRANSACTED AT $4.50 AND $4.65i
BUTCHER COWS SOLD MOSTLY AROUND $3.50 AND LOW-CUTTERS WERE. REPOR-TED FROM.$2.00 TO'
$2.50, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. NO BULLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE INCLUDE
IN THE RECEIPTS. ..
A. LIMITED AMOUNT.OF' BUSINESS DEVELOPED' IN STOCK CATTLE:AND CALVES ON
COUNTRY ACCOUNT. SOME PLAIN STOCK STEERS BROUGHT $5*. 75 'AND GOOD GRADES, TWOS AND
THREES, MOVED OUT AT 77.00. A FEW WELL-BRED STOCK STEER CALVES WERE PURCHASED AT
8.35'AND ONE LOAD OF GOOD MIXED STOCK CALVES BROUGHT $7.65.
THE BETTER GfRADES OF SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE.VERY SCARCE, ALTHOUGH A
FEW GOPD HEAVIES'MOVED AT "7.25 AND.SOME BETTER GRADE'S, ON THE SHORT YEARLING
ORDER, SOLD UP TO $7.7~. WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF THE PLAINER GRADES WERE
SCATTERED FROM AROUND ~3.25 DOWNWARD AND CULL SORTS WERE PEDDLED FROM"$3.00 TO $3.5E,

HOGS:; LOCAL HOG TRADE TODAY OPENED WITH PRICES 5 CENTS-LOWER ON TRUCK HOGS,
BUT LATER SALES. RULED FULLY STEADY. THERE WERE NO RAJL HOGS OFFEREDo
RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT 500 HEAD, INCLUDED 172 HEAD DIRECT. TO PACKERS AND ABOUT
210 TRUCK HOGS. PACKERS'AND SMALL KILLERS PAID $8.00, THE DAY'S TOP, FOR GOOD TO
CH)OIE 185 Tb 240-POUND. TRUCK HOGS AND MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 2701
TRUCK'HOGS MOVED F'OM $7.80 TO $8.00. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM $6.50 TO
$6.75,'OR STEADY TO 25'CENTS LOWER-4 A. FEW SMOOTH HEAVY BUTCHER SOWS WERE REPORTED
AT $7.00.

SHEEP:.' ONE THOUSAND 'SH'E:EP AND AMBS'ERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE,
SIX DECKS ARRIVE.0 BY. RAI L, THESE CObNS ST1.NG OF LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND
WETHERS THAT MOVED EA'.LY AT FULLY. .'STEADY PRICES. 'WO: DECKS. OF GOOD FALL -SHORN FAT
LAMBS SOLD AT $7.00, AND A PART DECK .OF FAT LAMBS LANDED AT $6.50. TWO DECKS OF
FAT YEARLINGS AND WETHERS MOVED, WITH YEARLINGS AT $5.50 AND FAT WETHERS, MIXED
AGES,- AT $4.75. SOME GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT, WOOLED, FEEDER LAMBS MOVED OUT AT $5.50,


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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND qUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 24, 1930.
CHICACO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG' BETTER NATION ON OHE-
STOCK, AROUND STEADY; DULLS UNCHANGED; VEALERS STRONG TO 5U8 HIGHER;
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS RLO.W LADS I028#YEARLING8 $S14.75; 1532 REEVES $ 100. RULK
STEERS AND YEARLINGS 8.0 O LI..00 MAJORITY YEARLING HEIFERS 7, 50 TO 9.00, FEW
TO 0.u. OO UTCHER HEIFERS $.00 TO $7.50; MOST FAT COWs 4.50 TO )5.50 AND ALL
CUTTERS $3.00 TO .'4 00; PRACTI AL TO. WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS ,5.50, CHOICE STRONG
WEIGHT VEAL .CALVES. 00.00. TO. .00, MEDIUM WEIGHTS LARGELY 850 TO 950; OULK
REPLACEMENT STEERS M)o. 00 Tr ,7.T. .
HOGS. ACTIVE,. LARGELY TO H IrPERS. MOSTLY 25 TO 35* HIGH R'; HEAVIER WEIGHTS UP
S LEAST; PACKING SO WS, 10 Tn Ir HIGHER; EXTREME TOP 8. 50 FOR CHOICE 130 TO
S, 3 1K 306 T&oj8 8.25.TO 83 FEW, $8.Q- AND $8.-45; 1 0 To 20 88.5 TO
8.o5; 230 To 300-1' 7.85 To A8. I5 FEw. DOWN TO '7. 5; PiGS MOSTLY 7.85 tO 835,
PEW TO $8.50; PACKING SOWS $.90 TO $7*25.
SHEEP: FAT LAMES FAIRLY ACTIE FULLY STEADY; DULK CHOICE FED WESTERNS AND
NATIVES .00 TO 48.3, EARLY TOP $U.40 TO SHIPPERS, ODD LOTS HEAVIES
$7.50 TO $7.75, NATIVE DULKS AROUND ,o50 WITH THROWVnUTS MOSTLY $5.50 TO $6.00;
SHEEP SCARCE, SLOW;WEAK TO UNEVENLY LOWER; ODD LOTS MEDIUM.TO GOOD EWES $2.50 TO
_3.25; NO FEEDERS .ON SALE.
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IKANSAS, UI I Y iMARKETl--I.1 :.iUU A.iM
CATTLE; FED STEERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, STEADY TO STRONG, SPOTS 25 HIGHER ON GETTER
KINDS SLOW, WEA MARKET ON INDETWEEN GRADES OF HEIFERS; OTHER SHE-STOCK
FULLY STEADY! 3ULLS, VEAbL h AND CALVES UNCHANGED STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE,
.TEADY;. OOD Tn CHOICE I 07- LONG YEARLINGS $12.50, 2 LOADS GOOD QUALITY YEARLINGS
3 1.75; -ULK FEb STEERS 8.25 TO 10.00,- 2 LOADS-GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHTS .0; 0
SEVERAL LOADS MED UM TO GOOD' HEIFERS OFFERED OF VALUE TO SELL AROUND 3'.0 To $8.00;
BUTCHER COWS MOSTLY L4, 5O To $5.75; MEDIUM DULLS UPWARD TO 4.675;- LOW--CUTTER AND
BUTTER COWS $3.00-- T? $400; VEALERS MOSTLY $9.00 DOWN; 2 LOADS GOOD 974" FEEDERS
.5 -I0. ..
HOGS: ACTIVE, :1.5.TO 255, HIGHER THAN TUESDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP 8,00 ON 130 TO 220;
A-- UL iAE 30 TO 24 78 TO $800; 250 TO 30 X;7,70T0 7.85: '
PACKING SOWS $0.30 T" ~7. ,; STAGS .00 TO A7.00; STOCK PIGS STEADY, $7.2 TO 7.7
SHEEP{ LAM3S ACTIVE, T5 TO PB? HIGHER' ODD LOIS SHEEP STEADY; TOP AND DULK FED
S WOOLED LAMDS $ .00, CLIPPERS $o.60 TO 8.00, ODD LOTTS EDI'S OWNWARD FROM
$3.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN' FAIR SuPPLY CON SDERNG RECEIPTS; MARKET SLOW WITH A FEW EARLY
DEALS STEADY AT 800 TO 2.00; GOOD ,AND CHOICE VEALERS.I1..00 HIGHER AT
12.25; OTHER CLASSES GENERALLY STEADY; FAT MIXED YEARkINGS AND HEIFERS $8.00 TO
,1 0.50, cows 4.?25 fn 5.25; CUTTERS AND LOW-CUTTERS c.75 TO $3.75, MOSTLY; MEDIUM
OULLS 4.00 TO ,.25
HOGS: ACTIVE 15 TO 25( HIGHER, LIGHTER WEIGHTS AT FULL ADVA RLEK SOME.UP MfRE;
---- PIGSD TO 50' HIGHER' SOWS STEADY TO IU HIGHER' TOR UO DULK 30 TO
230- $8.20 TO 18 .40 230 TO 20` $8.00 TO 88.20; GETTER 106 TO. I 7 7.50 TO $8.25;
SULK SOWs $S..75 TO ,7.00 '
SHEEP: NO EARLY ACTION, INDICATIONS STEADYONN ALL CLASSES, ASKING AROUND $8.00
FOR BETTER LAMDS; FAT EWES SALADLE p3.50.DOWN.
FORPT 'VORTH CH ICAGO KANSAS CITY. E.. ST.LOIJIS
.,, .__.....,. .. CLOSE .. .1015" A.M. .11 -O: A.M. 0- 00 A.M.


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ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED
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PKG SOWS 275-500t MED-GD 6.50- 7.25
SLAUGHTER IGS (I 00. 30Go-CH -
FDTn &STKR PIGS 70- ( -D
Av COST & '/T.TOES. ( 'I EXCL) 7.69- 21?,,
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


-STEERS (600-900#) CHOI CE
MEDIUM
COMMON 4,75-
STEERS (900-11 00) CICE -
UOOD QO
MAEDIUM.
COMMON .5-
STEERS (I 100-1300:1 ) CHOICE --
CoOI C .C_-
MED IUM 5 -
STEERS (1300-1500.) CHOICE -
COOD -
HEIFERS (550- 50-:) CHOICE
GOOD 7.-
HEDIUM 5 -
: COMMON 4.00-
CoWS: CHoc CE
"ORD '" .2 -
COM-MED 3.2.5-
SCUT-CUT 2.1 5.-
.BiLLS(YRLG EXCL) D-- BEEF 3 -
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m:CALCVES (250-500o-l) CU-n .bS.
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STEERS. (500-SOO-8 ) Gf-CH -
Cnr '-MED 4+50-
STEERS' (000-105 0Q,) .0--CH
CnIM-M-HED
HE F.ERS: GD-CH -
Cows: H -D
.COWS:.O I-MED -
CALVES (STEERS) ,,G-CH -
MEDIUM -
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMDS: (90 DN) !-CH -
SMEDIUM -
ALL ) ,, IOMION --
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TELEGRAPHIC REPORTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

CHICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: FOR WEEK: STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLING STEERS 25 TO
500 HIGHER; LO'IR GRADES MOSTLY STEADY;. ALL GRADES SHARPLY HIGHER THAN
TWO WEEK'S AGO; LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS 25 TO 500 LOWER; ALL HEIFERS
SEELING AT DISCOUNT COMPAr!ED COMPARABLY FLESHED*STEERS; FAT COWS WEAK TO 250 LOWER;
CUTTERS BARELY STEADY; DULLS STEADY AND VEALERS 1.00. OR MORE HIGHER; BEST FED YEArv
INGS.$14.75; A FEW HIGH ON CROP; DEST HEAVIES N3.50; SULK FAT STEERS 8.,50 TO
$12.00; MOST STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6. 50 TO $7.75.
HOGS: : MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE ON'DETTER GRADE' STEADY TO STRONG WITH. FRDAY'S
AVERAGE TOP A.50; DULK 150 TO 200 8.30 TO $8.40' 200 TO 230 $8.00
ito 8.30; 240 TO 300 7.70 TO $7.90; PLAINER KINDS' DOWN TO $;.60; -PI G sCARCE, FEW
8.00 TO $8.35; .PACKING SOWS $6.75 TO $7.00,
HEEP: TODAYIS MARKET NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: 32 DOUBLES FROM FEEDING STATIONS,
--- 12,000 DIRECTS. COMPARED WITH WEEK.AGO: FAT LAMDS AND Y.EARLINGS STRONG,
To 250 HIGHER; FAT NES MOSTLY STEADY: FEEDING LAMOS STRONG; WEEK'S TOP FAT LAMBS
$8.75. 'CLOSING BULKS: SETTER GRADE FAT LAMBS, BOTH NATIVE AND FED WESTERNS $8.25
:TO $8.50, NATIVE SUCKS $7.00 TO $7.0, THROWOUTS $6.00 TO $6.50; FED YEARLINGS $6,0(
TO $6.50; FAT NATIVE EWES $2.75 TO $3.25; FEEDING LAMBS $6.75 TO $7.15.
KANSAS CITY MARKET -
QATTLE: FOR WEEK: BETTER GRADE FED STEERS AND LONG YEARLINGS 25 TO 500 HIGHER;
MEDIUM SHORT-FEDS STRONG TO 25f, HIGHER; BETWEENN GRADES LIGHT YEARLINGS
AND FED HEIFERS IN NARROW DEMAND, STEADY TO "'EAK; SLAUGHTER COWS 26 TO 500 HIGHER;
bULLS STEADY TO STRONG; VEALERS AND SLAUGHTER CALVES STRONG TO 500 HIGHER; BULLS
STEADY TO STRONG; VEAL-ERS AND SLAUGHTER CALVES STRONG TO 500 HIGHER; STICKERS AND
FEEDERS STEADY. WEEK'S TOPS: CHOICE 117 4 STEERS $13.00, HEAVY STEERS $j2.00, GOOD
YEARLINGS $12.50, YEARLING STOCKERS $9.00, BULK SHORT-FED STEERS $8.25 vo $10.50,
SHORT-FED HEIFERS $ .50 TO $8.50, FAT COWS $4.75 TO $6.25, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS
$3.50 TO $8.75.
HOGS: ACTIVE TO ALL INTERESTS, GENERALLY STEADY WITH FRIDAY'S AVERAGE TOP
$8.00.ON GOOD TO CHO.ICE 1.60 TO 18"0%; DULK 160 TO 260# $7.85 TO 8..00;
RACKING SOWS STEADY, MOSTLY $6.50 TO $7.00; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, QUQTA3LY STEADY
SHEEP: FOR WEEK: LAM3S 25 TO 500 HIGHER; SHEEP STRONG TO 250 HIGHER; TOP COOLED
LAMBS $8.10; LATE BULK FED LOTS DOTH SHORN AND WOOLED $7,75 TO $8.00;
TOP EWES $3.75, OTHERS -,2.75 TO $3.65;. FEEDING LAMOS IN LIGHT-SUPPLY, SMALL LOTS
$8.25 TO $.50. ''
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO-: STEERS 250 HIGHER,n MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS 25
To 500 HIGHER; COW'STUFF STEADY; MEDIUM BULLS STEADY.'TO 250 HIGHER" EAL-
ERS $2.75 HIGHER; STOCKER AND FEED9.R CATTLE 'ARELY STeADY. TOPS FOR WEEK: 95", TO
1097# YEARLING STEERS$1 2.00, 1102t STEE[S $1 .60, 700i~ MIXED YEARLINGS $1 1.00
HEIFERS $10.50, COWS $0-50, MEDIUM BULLS $5.50; VEALERS $13.00, STOCK STEERS $7.60.
BLKS FOR WEEK: STEEnS 7.25 TO 10o00 FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS $3.00 TO
$10 00 MEDIUM FLESHED KINDS $6.00 TO 7.50, COWS $4.25 To $5.25, LOW-CUTTERS $2.75
TO $3.600, S~TOCIE AND FEEDER STEERS $5 10 TO $7.00.
HOGS: ACTIVE, STEADY TO 100 HIGHER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE;- P ~ SCARCE, NOMINAL;
-TOP.. 8.40. BULK 130 TO 215 $8.25 To $8.40; 220 TO 270# $7.85 TO $8.1.5;
SBULK sows $6.75 TO. $7.00.
SHEEP: -COMPARED WITH \WEEK-AGO.; LAMOS RTONG. TO MOSTLY 50' H HIGHER, THROWOUTS AND
SHEEP STEADY; WEEKS'. TOP LAMBS 8.25, TOP, .WES $3.75, .CLOSING BU.L KLAMBS
$8.00 TO' $8.25, DUCK LAMDS $7.00 TO $7.25, HEAVIES -DOWN, OO MON 'THROWOUTs $5.00 TO
$5.50; FAT EWES'.2.50 TO $3,50. .




HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER-FEDERAL 4EAT INSPECT ON **.-
WVEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1930 AND DECEMBER 27, 1929#

S 930 1929

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. 127,294 122,502
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. 16,565. 23 625
KANSAS CITY, KAN. 29,196 27,612
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LouIS, Mo. 48;946 43 028
NEW YORK, N.Y.; AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 34,679 41 031.
OMAHA, NEDR. 28 796 35 972
SIoux CITY, IOWA. 22,163 7 391
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, Mo. 14,010 16 809
SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN, ..25347 57004
TOTALS 346,996 384,974



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND NOTATIONSS MONDAY DECEMBER 29, 1930.
-CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY SHORT-FED STEER RUN; FEW GOOD AND CHOICE STEERS AND YEARLINGS
ADOUT STEADY ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT AT $11.00 TO $13.50, ADDING AROUND 250
LOWER -N OTHERS; FAT COWS AND HEIFERS DULL; VEALERS STRONG TO 25 uP; ULLS. ADOUT
STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY; 1416 AND 1425 STEERS 13.50; STRICTLY CHOICE
YEARLINGS ABSENT; BULK FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO .6 '$1.i B DEST
YEARLING HEIFERS .75 DULK 9.50 DOWNWARD; MOST FAT HEIFERS 0TO 8.50.AND
DEE COWS 44.50 TO 5T.56; STRONG WEIGHT CUTTERS AROUND $3.75 AND LOW-CUTTERS $3.00
O 3.25; CHO CE STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS $ 0.50 TO $ l,50. LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS
5 TO 5; PRACTICAL TOP WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS 35.50; BULK REPLACEMENT STEERS
6.O0 TO 88.00.
OGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE ON WEIGHTS DELOW 22 ; MOSTLY STEADY WITH FRIDAY'S
-AVEiAE; HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW WEAK TO I LOWER: PACKING SOW STEADY TO
IO. LQWER TOP 8.50 FOR CHOICE 130 TO f50k OULK 30 TO 180# $8.30 TO $8.40; 190 TO
92G $8.00 TO 3.30; 230 TO 290# $7.30 TO 8.00; PIGS $8.00 TO $8.40; PACKING SOWS-
16.;75 TO $7.00. '
StEEP: FAT LAMDS PREDOMINATING )I RUN, MO TLY 250 LOWER; VERY LITTLE DONE EARLY;
'- FEW ALES GOOD TO CHOICE 8.UU TO $8.-5 TO PACKERS AND SHIPPERS, DEST TO
CITY BUTCHERS 38.65, SOME HELD HIGHER; FAT EWES VERY SCARCE, ABOUT STEADY AT $3.00
To'.$3.50; NO FEEDING LAM3S OFFERED.
KANSAS CITY HARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: FEW EARLY SALES BETTER KINDS FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS STEADY BIDDING 250
OR MORE LOWER ON GENERAL RUN OF SHORT-FEDS; SHORT-FED.HELFER TENDING .
LOWER* COWS OPENING SLOW, STEADY* DULLS FIRM' VEALERS AND CALVES 50U HIGHER' SPOTS
UP MO E; VEALERS LESS DESIRABLE. QUALITY CONSIDERED; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS FAIRLY
ACTIVE1 STEADY TO STRONG; FEW GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS AND YEARLINGS EARLY $U. 0 TO
$12.35; DLK SHORT-FED STEERS ELIG)DLE TO,SEL AROUND $8.00 TO 1|0.00; 2 LOADS*GOOD
AROUND 725 HEIFERS $.bS BUTCHERR COWS.4.O TO 5.75 LOW-CUTERS AND CUTTERS
3$3.00 TO .25; MEDIUM 3ULLS UPWARD TO $ .; GO TO CHOICE VEALERS S8.00 TO $10.0O
WEIGHTY CALVES UP To 8.00; BULK STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $.5 TO $9.00.
HOGS: UNEVEN, 220 DOWN FAIRLY ACTIVE, WEAK TO 10(U LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE;
WEIGHTIER KINDS SLOW, MOSTLY. 10L LOWER: TOP $8.00 ON IS0. TO 1504; DULK
DESIRADLE 160 To 240 $7.75 TO $7.90; 250 TO. 300 .7 ; TO $775; PACKING SOWS I0.
TO 15 LOWER, :3.25 TO $6.75; STOCK PIGS STRONG, $ 7.5 TO $800.
SHEEP: LAM3S AROUND 25 LOWER; ODD LOTS SHEEP ABOUT. STEADY; TOP FED LAMBS $7.85,
"OTHERS LARGELY $7.50 TO p7.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M..
CATTLE: RUN LARGELY OF STEERS GRADING MEDIUM IN FLESH; EARLY INDICATIONS LOWER;
MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS, COWS AND DULLS IN RELATIVELY MODERATE UPLY
WITH EARLY DEALS AROUND STEADY; VEALERS 506 HIGHER; GQOD AND CHOICE KINDS .I3.bU;
ONE LOAD YEARLING STEERS EARLY ,I1.65; TOP'HEIFERS $107 COWS 4.25 TO $5.25,
LARGELY; LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO 3.25; MEDIUM JUL L' MOTLY U4.00 -TO 5.5.5
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, STE vY O 100 LOWER THAN. SATURDAY'S AERAGE P. A SOWS
FULLY STEADY; TOP ).4 ON SORTED 17 OWN; MOST 1 TO 5 TO
$8.35; FEW 220 TO 20, 8.0 T $8.5; 270 TO 300 $7.75 To $7.926 MOST T3TO 120(
o8.00 TO $8.35; LIGHT PIGS DOWN TO $7.50; SOWS LARGELY $6.75 TO 8.90.
SHEEP: FAT LAMOS UNEVEN, FEW SALES TO CITY BUTCHERS STEADY TO 50d HIGHER AT $8.26
To $.75l NO SALES TO PACKE INDICATIONS ABOUT STEADY; FEW COMMON THROW-
OUTS. $5.00 T0 .5; SOWS LARGELY "S.( TO $.90.
FORT 1VORTH CH CAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
ur, ....__ ...- CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
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LT 'VT GD-CH
S82 GD-CH
MED .T D- H
HVY '.T 250-290 GD-CH
290-350 G O-CH
FKG 'Sows 275-500 -4ED-GD
SLAUGHTER IGS(1( 30 G-OH
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7.80-
8.05-

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FOOD 75
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COMMONN .
STEERS (900- 1 00-',) CHOICE
GOOD
GOOD 8.0Q-.
GooD 8.
EDIUM 5.75- 8 00
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HEIFERS (550-850/#) CHOICE -
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SCowS: HQHOICE -
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VEALERS (MILK--FED G-CH -
MED UM' -
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8.30 8.25- 8.50
8.30 8.10- 8.40
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7'"FAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
rtARKET NEVS SERVICE
2?3 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE: 6-2?09.

DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRrDAY DECEMBER 26, 1930.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I .:00:A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
H: OGS
CATTLE... CALVES HOGS SHEt~:, HOLDOVER DJRECT"TH-RU-
FORT WORTH 300: 50 600 -.-- 50 ,. 260
CHICAGO 3,i000 .- 2,000. 42,000 1, 3,-000 I ,000 1.7,000
KANSAS CITY 2,500:. 300 3,500 6 -,DQ." 660
NATIONAL STOCKYA'DS 1,8.00 800 -16,500 I .202,000 .,200
OMAHA 2,00.0' 200 -12 000 ,' '
OKLAHOMA I1 T TY 400' 300 ..600 0
S.Ioux CITY 1,000 100 8,500 4 0
ST. PAUL. 2,200; 1, 00 ,000 5,500
ST. JOSEPH 1,000 300 5,000 7,000
1 CH 1TA 200. 100 1 ,000 ..100
DENVER .25 25 1,600 .
TOTAL I I[fARKETS 14,525 5,275 100,300 47 0 c *APPpOXIMATE NUMBER OF
ON1E WEEK AGOI I- MARKETS 11 850-:: 5,275 65;500 41 ,200 DIRECT ANDO THRU HOGS.
To DATE..THIS WEEK 1.17,675 '.30,425 359,350- 1?82,80: INCLUDED I.N THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST. WEEK 173,650: 48,700 458,000 :5 "10 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS: AND PACKER 'PU-nCHASES..QEiNSDAY.; DEC. -24, 1930.
CATTLE CALVES .. 4OGa:'. SHEEP *
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 177 42 .. 375
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -,
PACKER PURCHASES .. 142 141 .. 509 .300
..',.. ^, .-. .. .-'. ,
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,'.!K AGO- 816 407 .1,596
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,YR AGO ,', 088- 77344 ,:.. 51

..FORT "0VRTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY DEC.fBER ;28, 1930.
(BASED ON MARKET 'CONDQITION6 AND ALES'REPO RTEQ -UP Ti ':1:00 P.M.) -

CATTLE: OWING TO EXTREMELY.-LIGHT RECEIPTS OF.'CATTL~t~ND CALVES HERE TODAY',
.THE DAYS BUSINESS WAS LIMITEb TO A GMALLA GROUP O.F SALES THAT WERE
QUOTABLY STEADY. AS A MATTER" OiF. FACT,: NQ.T ENOUGH CATTLE OR CALVES" WER-E RECEIVED-TO'
PERMIT .;;A"FA I'TE i' 'OF Vai" T'YAN^ ^i'Ei, i, 50'' F" ,
CALVES. .
'THE CATTLE SUPPLY INCLUDED SEVERAL, ,OAOSDSOF SLAUGHTER STEERS THAT
SOLD AT $4.85, $6.10 AND $7.00.: THREt LOADS OF RATHER) COMMON GRASSERS IN QUARANTINE
SOLD AT $4.85 AND THE SLAUGHTER' STER. AT .$7,00Q ",Mt.E o SHORT--FEDS; -ONE: LOAD OF STRONG
WEIGHT HEIFER YEARLINGS. MOVED. A.T. $8.00 AND SOME LI :GHT- WE GHT. SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
WERE REPORTED AT $7.60 BUTCHE'n HEIFERS OF THE PLAINER 'GRAOgS.'WERE LISTED FROM
AROUND $6.00 DOWNWARD. .
: A SMALL AMOUNT OF BU;S ^S S' IN'" FA;T. COdWS WAS TRANSACTED FROM $4.26:.TO
$5.00, INCLUDING .9NE LOAD T THE FORMER PRICE.. SONTS: OF BUTCHER COWS CHANGED HANDS
AROONp $3.25 .TO $3.75 AND SOME LOW-CUT-TER'.MOVED FrM $2.2. TO $2.50. PRACTICALLY
NO SAUSAGE BULLS WERE INCLU0bDD IN THE RECEI PTS ..
THE MARKET FOR'OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE AND CALVES, INCLUDING STOCKERS
AND- SLAUGHTER CALVES, PRESENTED.A .NOMINAL APPEARANCE.
HOGS: .-. RECEIPTS OF HOGS.HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT ONLY 600 HEAD, ARRIVAL"
INCLUDEb 20 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS,' ABOUT 60 TRUCK'HOGS AND TWO' LOAD'
OF RAIL HOGS.FOR THE OPEN MARKET .TIHE-T(OI LOADS OF DAtL HOGS CONSISTED OF LOWER
GRADE MI XED WEIGHTS RANG'ING'.FROM ,-10 TO 250 POUNDoS.- ;"... : '- : -
TRUC'K. HOCS 'IdVED ;EARLY AT: STEADY 'PhICES AND; VALUES; WERE POORLY TESTED
IN THE RAIL SECTION. SMALL kILLERS PAIO.'$8.0, THE: pAY.'S TOP', '-OlR A FEW TRUCK HOCS
AND BgUtROF T EL E-ETTER GRADES OF 1'|70 TO; 250CPOOUND' TRUCK :HOGS MOVED AT $7.90 AND '$8.
A SHIPMENT OF MEOI UM .GRAQE TRUCK' HOGS LANDIeD AT'$7.50' AND.TE 'O -;LQAD OF COMMON TI
GOO TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT'$750. SORTS OF PACKING SOWS BSOLDMOSTLY AT $7.00,: ORn;STEr
AND SOME HEAVY BUTCHER PIGSWEiRE REPORTED FROM' $7.00.TO :$7.50
SHEEP: : ONLY 50 HEAD pF SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE. ESi fMATED. FOR TODAY.S LOCAL
TRADE. NIO AI L SHEEP OR LAMBS WERE RECEIVED AND NO SALES OF CON-'E'-,
QUENCE WERE REPORTED I:N THE TRUCK SECT O.N.. PRICES FOR ALL CLASSES REMAINED NOMT NALL
- .' .
STEADY,
UNiV OFFL LIS
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: i' OEPCSITORY




PAGE -#2
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND rQOTATIONS FRIDAY DECEMBER 2(, 1930.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER AND YEARLING MARKET UNEVEN BUT MOSTLY STEADY; WEIGHTY BULLOCKS IN
RATHER NARROW DEMAND, SOME SALES LOOKING LOWER, STRQTLY CHOIj~9FFERINGS
ALL REPRESENTATIVE WEIGHTS ABSENT; BEST WEIGHTY BULLOCKS 12.cb sOME I5OLb AVERAGE
$ I.15; BULK INBETWEEN GRADE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS $9.5 TO $11.50; OUTLET STILL
NARROW.FOR BUTCHER HEIFERS AND HEIFERETTES BUT FAT COWS OF VALUE TO SELL AT $5 00
DOWNWARD AND CUTTERS STEADY' STOCKERS RELATIVELY SCARCE ABOUT STEADY, MOSTLY $6.50
TO $7.50 WITH A SPRINKLING 600 TO 800L OFFERINGS UP JO &8.00 AND BETTER; BULLS VERY
SCARCE AND NOMINALLY STEADY; DEALERS .STRONG, MOSTLY $8.50 TO $9.50 FOR LIGHT OFFER-
INGS; FEW SELECTS UP TO $ 1100. AND BETTER.
HOGS: ACTIVE TO SHIPPERS ON WEIGHTS BELOW 220M, MOSTLY STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'S
AVERAGE, HEAVIER WEIGHTS SLOW, FEW SALES ND BI.DS O TO I56 LOWVER. PACKING
OWS MOSTLY STEADY; TOP $8.50 FOR CHOICE I 20 TO 16( ; 3UK I0 TO I80 $8.3 TO
5; 190 TO 22t', $8.10 TO $,-402 230 'TO 300 $7.65 TO. 8.. p PIGS MOSTLY $8.00 TO
.5U; PACKING Sows $6.75 TO $.|0, SMOOTH .LI HT w.ErGH'S TO $~.25.
HEEP; FAT LAMBS AND YEARLINGS MOSTLY STRONG TO 150 HIGHER, SPOTS UP 250; EEP
BARELY STEADY; BULK DESIRABLE FAT LAMBS, BOTH.NATIVES AND RANGERS, 8.25
TO $8.50, FEW CLOSEL-Y SORTED $8.60 AND $8.75; ODD LOTS FAT EWES $2.75 TO $3.25; NO
STRICTLY CHOICE FEEDING LAMBS OFFERED, FEW PLAINER KINDS AROUND $7.00.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: FED STEERS FAIRLY ACTIVE, 'TEADY'TO 25' HIGHER *FAT COWS SHARING ADVANCE;
OTHER KILLING CLASSES SCARCE, LITTLE CHANGEP;,STOCKERS AND FEEDERS NOMINAL
LIMITED SUPPLY HELD 3Y DEALERS; BULK MEDIUM TO GOOD .HORT-FED STEERS l.25 TO ,I.25,'
4 LO DS GOOD MEDIUM. WEIGHT STEERS $0.50 TO 10.75; PLAIN DOGI ES $6.50; 3 LOADS GOOD
1203 COWS $6.25; ODD LOTS VEALERS MOSTLY $9.00 DOWN,*
HOGS: GENERALLY STEADY WITH WEDNSDA IS AVERAGE, SPOTS 10 1 1o SI-) WER ON MEDIUM
"- AND WEIGHTY BUTCHERS' TOP 8 ON .GOOD TO CHOICE 170 TO -U1-; MOST .-40 TO
?00# WEIGHTS 7.90 TO $8.00;. .260 TO 28 $7.75 To7.85; PACKING SOWS AROUND 250
OWER AT $6.25 TO $7.00; PIGS STEADY AT $7.25 TO $7.75.
HEEP' LAMB' ACTIVE AND FULLY STEADY; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY; TOP.WOOLED LAMBS
--_ 8.10; BEST CLIPPERS $8.00; MOST FED LOTS BOTH SHORN AND WOOLED $7.75 TO


NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.


CATTLE: STEER RUN LIGHT; TRADING SLOW BUT ABOUT STEADY W I N WEDNESDAY O.E EARLY
-SALES $10.75 TO $12. .ON LIGHT WEIGHTS; VEALERS 6 HIGHER AT fI.0 ;
THEIR CLASSES STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS LARGELY $6.00 T $8.50; cOWS
4.25 TO $5.25; LO'W--CUTTERS $2.75"TO $3.00; MEDIUM BULLS LARGELY $4.00 TO $5.25.
HOGS: UNEVEN, 210 DOVN STEADY TO 100 LOWER THAN 'WEDNESDAYIS AVERAGE; PIGS
STEADY: 2?I1 UP SLOW, MOST BIDS'AND FEW SAL S 0 TO 15 LOWER: TOP $8.40;
(20 TO 210# 8.285 TO '8.40" FEW 20 TO 249 8.10 TO 8.20; BIDDING 800 AN UNDER
,FOR WEIGHTS ABOVE 23C; 100 TO 120- PIGS 7.75 TO 8.40; MOST sOWS $.75 TO $.6,5.
SHEE.: RUN LARGELY BILLED THROUGH AND DIRECT; INDICATIONS STEADY,'OR AROUND .8.0(
., FOR MOST LAMBS; NO EARLY BIDS 0OR SALES.
FORT 'VORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY. E. ST.LOUIS
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STEERS (900-1100:,)

STEERS (1100-1300.-)

STEERS '(1300-1-500O )


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785- 8 8.25- 80 77- 8.00 8, 5- 8.25

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GOOD
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Cows: HOI CE --
: COM-MED .3: -
Low CUT-CUT 2. 15-
'BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GDT-CH(BEEF) -
CUT-CO'.-lED 3.25--
VEALERS (MILK-FED) UT -CO--H -5
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (2505000) GO-O 3:2
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800,q). "D GD-CH :
COM-,ED 4.50
STEERS (800-1050-) GD-CH
COM-MED --
HEIFERs: Go-CH
COM-MED
Cows: .D-H -
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G0-H. C :
MEDI UM 0
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LA"BS:
LAMBS: (9f ON) GD-CH -
MEDIUM.
(ALL WT) COMMON -
YRLG "JET ERS: -l IO1)MED-H -
EWES: 90-N "ME D-UCH
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FEEDING SHEEP AND LAMBS RANGE STOCK):
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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS MONDAY DECEMBER 22, 1930.
SCHICAGO MARKET--IO:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FEW.GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS STRONG TO 2 t HIGHER, MOSTLY
ON SHIPPING ACCOUNT; INOETWEEN GRADES SLOW AND ADOUT STEADY; YEARLING
HEIFERS SLOW, BIDDING LOWER; FAT COWS AND HEIFERS AROUND STEADY; CUTTERS AND LOW-
CUTTERS FIRM'DULLS SLOW AND WEAK; VEALERS UNCHANGED; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS STEADY,
AROUND 1,150# YEARLINGS $14.25; ONE LOAD LIGHTER WEIGHTS DID $14.0, 1,35~ DEEVES
$13.50, MEDIUM TO GOOD STEERS AND YEARLINGS ELIGIBLE TO 18.50 0-" .50 PREDOMINATIF
IN RUN; MOST FAT CQS. Q TO $6.00 NDALL CUTTERS 3.0 TO 4.00 CHOICE STRONG
WEIGHT VEALERS $9.00 TO cIO.00,, LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS 'n7, TO $8.50; FEW WEIGHTY
SAUSAGE DULLS OVERn 5.50; MOST REPLACEMENT STEERS $7.50 DOWNWARD.
HOGS. : MARKET ACTIVE, M STLY STEADY' Tb STRONG-W1TH FRIDAY'S AVERAGE, SPOTS 5;TO
I 0N HIGHER ON S10 TO 21~0 ; "PACKING".SOWS"FULLY STEADY' TOIP $8.15-FOR CHiCFr
140 TO 18(k; SULK. 130 TO CGOi. $8.. 0 TO 1'10 J 190 TO 220A $7.96 TO $~.05, FEW *'8.10;
240 TO 300: $7.75 TO '17.90; PIGS Mo-tLY':7.75 TO $8.00, PLA.I -LIGHT KINiS DOWN TO
$7.25 AND DELOW; PACKING SOWS $4.75 TO $7.00, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS $7.15 TO $7.30
AND ADOVE.
SHEEP: ENERAL MARKET -STEADY TO STRONG, SOME FAT-LAMOS;HELD HIGHER; EARLY DULK
GOOD TO CHOICE NATIVE.FED.ANtD'WESTERN' AMIS o$8.0 T. $8.2. 2 LOADS $0.35
TO CITY DU CHEERS, SQME HELD AT $8.50; NATIVE :DUCKS MOSTLY, 7..0 TO $7.25,.FEW
THROWOUTS ,5.50 TO R.00; FAT EWES MOSTLY .3. 00'TO 3.,.50G NO FRESH RANGE FEEDING
LAM3S OFFERED. KAN CITY MARKET-I I:A.M

CATTLE: SHORT STEERS 'ND YEARLINGS OPENING GENERALLY STEADY, FAIjLY ACTIVE ON "
BETTER KINDS ELIGIdLE TO SELL A.DOVE' 900; SHE-STOCK STEADY TO STRONG;I
DULLS.FULLY STEADY; VEALERS. AND '.CALyES CMARATIVELY CARCE, LITTLE CHAN ED; TOCK-
ERS AND FEEDERS SLOW,.STEADY; GOOD. ..05. SgSERS. 25 .MEDrfUMWEIGHTS :Q 50 nULK
fED STEERS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND .00 TQ 9.6,5 PLAIN WARMED-UP KINDS DOWNWARD TO
V7.00, SEVERAL LOADS SHORT-FED HEIFERS ~700 TO QM.50; ULK nUTCHER COWS $4.50 TO
5.75; LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS $2.75 TO 4.o00; MEDIUM DULLS OF STRONG WEIGHT'UP TO
4.75; MOST VEALERS .0050 DOWN, FEW .$9.0. MOST STOCKERS AND BREEDERS $6.506o $8.50;
OICE YEARLING STOCKERS HELD' UPWAR T; CUU H STOCK SO HE FER CALVES $8.25. '
HOGS:. FAIRLY ACTIVE TO SHlIrtERS ON: 230 DOWN.' WEAK TO MOSTLY '106 LOWER THAN'
FRIDAY S AVERAGE, LITTLE DONE ON'WEIGHTJE KIND IG-.PACKERS INACTIVE;
TOP $7 75 ON 150 T 2L.p ; ULK DESIRA3LEI 40'To-23C 7. 60 T 7.75; PACKING s8WS
15 TO 255 LOWER, o,0 i5 TO $7.00; STOCK PIGS STEADY, $725 TO $7.75.
SHEEP: -'KLLING CLASSES ACTIVE,-10-TO-150. HIGHER, TOP WOOLED LAMCS $7.65, rEETTER
GRADES NATIVES'AND FEEDLOTS MOSTLY. T7.50 TO $7.65; DEST CLIPPERS $7. oU
OTHERS $7.50; ODD LOTS BEWES DOWNWARD FROM $3.75&
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I 0:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER RECEIPTS LIBERAL) EARLY TRADE SLOW WITH A FEW DEALS AROUND STEADY
AT $7,.5 TO' .10.40; MARKET UNDEVELOPEDD ON MIXED YEARLINGSj HEIFERS AND
COW STUFF WI TH IND ATONS AROUND STEADY'. MEDIUM DULLS. 25( HIGHER, TOP $5.25; GOOD
ANY CHOICE VEALERS I.$10 HIGHER AT I.. ,
HOGS: MARKET STEADY TO' 100 LOWER THAN SATURgAY:,LIGHT ,WEI UT OGS SHOWING DE-
-CLINE; PIGS AND PACKING SOWS MOSTL' UNCHANGED TOP .1~., ON.LOAD LOTS'
FEW COIC LIGHT LIGHTS UP TO ,8.25; MOST 50 TO 21,0- g 10 AND 8.15; 210 TO 2501
$0Mg,0O 0.10; NO HEAVIES SOLD; BETTER, 00 TO 140 7.00 TO $8.0; OULK SOW 6.5
TO 6.05. .1. ..
SHEEP: LAMDS OPENED STEADY, CHOICE LA MS QCfY rTfY TCCEs"3 5GD25 'NO'ACTION ON
SPART'OF PACKERS, COMMON THROWOUTS i' 00 TO ..; F.AT EWES UNCHANGED,
$3..50 DOWN.
FO OT '.TH CI.AGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS


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7.75- 825
7,50- 8;-00
S7.40- 7.90
6.50- 7.25

7.70- 189#
7.91- 205#
DEALERS:


STEERS (600-900)'.,,. CHOICE -
.... GOOD 8.50
MEDIUM 9.Q
COMMON "75
STEERS (900-1100#) CHI CE
00 OOD 8.0--
MEDIUM $. -
STEERS (I I00-1300,-) CHOICE
EDGOOIM 8.
STEERS (1300-1 500r) CHOICE
GOOD -
GOOD
HEIFERS (550-8502L) CH ICE
ME9IUM .
COMMON .. -
COWS: CHQ CE
SLow CUT-CUT '2.15-
BULLt(YRLO EXCL) GD--CH(BEEF -
T-COM- M& 3.25-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-OH -
MEDIUM -
CUL --OM
CALVES (250-50p.-') 0 C 0u : -
FDn & STKR CATTLE AND CALVS :
STEERS (500-800) -GDH D. --
STEERS (800-1050'") Gon-H -
COM-MD -
HEIFERS: COM-ED .
Cows: GD-CH -
COM-M4 -
CALVES (STEERS) CMGD-H 7.7
MEDIUM 6.50
LAUGHTER SHEEF AND LAMBS:
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ALL W). ,, MMDN -
YRLG 'ET" rs.'. 0),ED-H -
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6.75- 7.35 6.25- 7.00 6.60- 7.00
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TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT MONDAY DECEMBER 29,'1930..


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVE-STOCK AT ELEVEN


MAARRETS '


S(1 :00 A.M.CENTRAL. TIME) .
CATTLE CALVES :HOGS


FORT 'VORTH
CHICAGO
KANSAS CITY
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIoux CITY
St. .PAUL
ST. JOSEPH
.W'iCHITA
DENVER


TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I MARKETS


FORT 'WORTH RECEIPTS,


2,200
S17,000
13,000
6,500
500
5,000
3.700
S2,000
S1,500
S.800


S64,200
55,600


SHIPMENTS


900
2,000
1500
1 500
I ,000
'400
300
,500
400
.700-
200.


600,
55,000'
8 000"
16,000.
20. 000.
"700-
14.000'
* 10:000
6. 500
2,600.
*3 200-


SHOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER. D1 R ECT*TH RU*
1,o00 226
30,000 1,000 '25,000
7,000 ,400
1,800 3,000 1,500
15,000
S; no 75


S4,000
5.,000
3,000
500
1 ,700


800


10,400 -(3S,600' 69,200 *APPRoxIMATE NUMOER OF
10,100 f25,300 61 ,400 DIRECT- .AND'HRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
AND PACKER PURCHASES.. ATURDAY. DEC.'27. 1930.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,MONDAY ,'K
FT. WORTH ACTUAL ,MONDAY ,YR


CATTLE : CALVES -' HOGS
S16 43- .. -75
33 --- --
S 31 46

2,054 1,041 1,1-42
3 ,527 :1,361: 1,597


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FORT "'ORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY DECEMBER 29, 1930.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND .SALES REPORTED.-UP TO 1I:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: THE WEEK'S CATTLE TRADE AT FORT WORTH OPENED WITH RATHER'LIMITED
MONDAY RECEIPTS AND VERY'LITTLE PRICE CHANGE OCCURRED IN'ANY DIVISION
OF THE MARKET. .MOST CF t ;.USESS TRANSACTED APPEArED .STEpY ALTHOU H SOME WEAK-
NEs.wA" dBGFRwv0"FN .w i .c{wf..AijE .. I m&' .W..,
ENTLY NARROW. YARD ESTIMATES "CALLED FOP ONLY 2'0 CATTLCIT C ALVS.-''
..THE CATTLE RUN BROUGHT IN. ABOUT A HALF-DOZEN CARS OF SLAUGHTER STEERr
MOSTLY PLAIN AND -ATHER COMMON GRADES. MORNING 3DS AND SALES WERE REPORTED FROM
S$5.15 TO AROUND .`7.50, A 3-CAR SHIPMENT OF VE;Y PLAIN LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS IN OUARAN-
TINE MOVING AT THE FORMER PRICE. FAT YEARLINGS RANKED UP TO A CARLOT TOP OF 89.50,
THIS 'PRICE PAID EA.LY FO,' ONE ,LOAD OF GOOQ.GRADES. OTHER OFFERINGS OF DESIRABLE
LIGHT WEIGHT YEARLY NG, CHANGED HANDS FROM.'7930 TO $30.50 AND 0L.TCHER HEI FERS OF THE
PLAINER GrA'DES WERE .LISTED FROM AROUND $6:00.. DOW. .'.
A FEW FAIRLY GOOD FAT COWS MrV.ED AT ,t4..50 ANoD 4,.75, ODD HEAD O.F GOO;
GRADES UP TO $5.00 AND ADOVE. BUTCHER COWS FtNt).. AKN OUTLETT AROUND $3.25 TO S3.75
AND LOW-CUTTERS .SOLD. MOTLY FROM :.~2. 25 ':O.' 2.:;50-.'- BULLS WERE :MtORE. :PLETI FUL THAN
USUAL AND SOME GOOD HEAVY 'W/EIGHTS SOLD: UP TO ..4.75.,'WITH OT.tR SALES REPORTED FROM
$3.50 T0o $4.35. .
SEVERAL PURCHASES: nF.STaCI1C CATTLE: AND CALVE$:WEREMADE AT FI RM
'FIGURES. TWO O2 THRFE LOADS OF CHO ilE STOCK STEER CALVES, AN AVERAGE OF AROUND
400 POUNDS, DROUGHT. )8.7 AN. S.SOME QOD .TO.QK CALVES OF F :l.XECO.EXES WERE REPORTED
AT $7.75. OFFER NGS ,'F STOCK ,CO'AS INCLUDED 'NE LOAD OF GOOD YOUNG STOCKERS AT
$5.00. CUTTER TYPE .STrCk COWS'.WERE LISTED, AROUND $3.00.: ..
THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES SOLD FROM $6.60 TO $7.00,
OR FULLY STEADY.Wi.TH VALUES IN FqRCE AT,LAST WEEK 'S CLOSE.. SLAUGHTER CALVES OF THE
PLAINER GRADES-RANGED DOWNWARD F ROM UND $6.25, ..INCLUDI.NG CULL. 0ORTS. FROM:$3.00
TO $3.50. : .

HOGS: STEADY TO LOWER PRICES .PREVAILED AT NORTHERN HOC .MARKETS:..TODAYV, OUT
LOCAL VALUES RULED' 15 TO 20 CENTS HIGHER THAN LAST WEEK.. CLOSE. A
GOOD, ACTIVE DEMAND FROM .PACKERS., SHIPPERS AND SMALL KILL.ERS FEATURED THE.T.RADE
AND AN EARLY CLEARANCE "WAS MADE AT THE ADVANCE. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED .*AT 600 HEAD,
:INCLUDED 226 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADO'JT 200 TRiUCK HOGS AND ONE :LOAD AND. THREE
SHORT LOADS OF RAIL HOrS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE.DAY;S TOP $8.30, WAS PAID DY
PACKERS FOR ONE LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 252-POUND BUTCHERS. 6THER SALES OF RAIL HO'?
INCLUDED TWO SHORT LOADS OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT BUTCHERS AT .$805 AND $8.20 AND
A PART LOAD OF 148-POUND ,LIGHT LIGHTS AT- $8,00. FACKER.S AND .SMAL.. KILLERSS PAID UP
TO $8.25 FOR TRUCK HOGS .AND .DULK OF THE BETTER GRADE 75 TO c240-POUND TRUCK:HOGS
MOVED FROM $8,10 TO $8.25. PACKING SOWS AND PIGS DROUGHT STEADY PRICES. PACKING
SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM $-.75 TO $7.25 AND SOME GOOD DUTCHE'R PIGS LANDED AT $7.00,

SHEEP: LOCAL RECEIPTS OF SHEEP AND LAMOS FOR TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 1,IOC
HEAD. SEVEN DECKS ARRIVED DY RAIL, THESE CONSISTING MOSTLY OF LAMILS
AND YEARLINGS THAT MOVED EARLY Ar 'ULLY :TEADV'.. PR' Ct.S, i'v DECKS OF GOOD TO CHO' :
FALL SHO-N FAT LAMNS SOLD AT 7.,00 AND OTHFR FAT LAMDS WERE REPORTED AT $6.50. A
FEW F.AT YEAR 1NGS MOVED AT $5~,.:.30 AND FAT WETHEPS ATT. $4 00,." .A DECK OF FEEDER LAMDC
SOLD AT $5.25 AND FLESHY FEEDER LAMOS WERE .REPORTED AT $".5" AND $5.65, WITH SORTS
.AT $4.50,




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DAILY LI.VESTOCX MARKETT REPORT TUESDAY DECEMBER 30, 1930.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF 'LIVESTOCK AT EL
(I 1:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SH


EVEN MARKETS .

SEP HHOGS
EEP HOLDOVER D I RECT*THRU*


:FORT WORTH 2 .C
CHICAGO 8 E
KANSAS CITY 71E
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 3 2
. OMAHA 6;:
OKLAHOMA CITY .
Sroux CITY .3,C
ST. PAUL I ,
St. JOSEPH 2,C
WIVICHIT'A 4
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS 35;
ONE WEEK AGO,, I MARKETS 3 4
To DATE THIS' WEEK 99 ,
SAME .PERIOD .LAST WEEK .87,C
FORT *WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIP


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

SFT'.W;ORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY ,'7K -AGO
FT.'ORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO'


)00
50Q
;oo
500
!00
)00
100
)00
o00
.00
Doo
400
!0Q
200
450
400
)50


1ENTS


'


600
2,000
700.
1,200
500
500
200
2,700
300
-300
.50
9;050
8;675
9 ,450
18,775.


AND 'PAI


I ,500
53,000-
6 000
.16 ,000
1 200
1,2 000,
S'9 000
.6 000O
I .800
1 00
1.19,600'
87 100
256,200
S212 400


200
20,000 6 000
4,000
500
200
6,500
2 ,.500
1.3,500
700
350
51 ;450 *APPROXt
40 300 DIRECT *
120,650' INCLUDEC
101 '700 ESTI.MATE


838
-10,000
1 ,000




500


M/TE NUMBER OF
AND THRU HOGS-
D I-N THE DAY'S
ED RECEI PTS.


CKER PURCHASES, MONDAY, DEC. 29, 1930.


CATTLE CALVES HOGS
2,584 .1,180 680
'29 422
.788 652 459


SHEEP

1,.058
584
:419


343 116
823 1-,592


FORT 'VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET JTESDAY DECEMBER 30, 1936.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS" AND SALES REPORTED: UP TO .1:45 P-.M.)

CATTLE: CATTLE. TRADE HERE TODAY, 'IN SEVERAL OF ITS DIVISIONS, REMAINED PRAC-
TICALLY AT. A STANDSTILL THROUGHOUT THE MORNING PERIOD. PACKER DEMAND
FOR -PRACTI:CA.LLY ALL, SLAUJJGHTE- CLASSESS APPEARED VERY *DULL AND' BEARISH, WITH MOST BIDS
APOuNb '25 'C'ENTS.LOWEVrF -.'VSIa.t'I 'TEEnB-,' YEa I'$$, -,WAeSK AN LOW- U-TTERS-WJERE
INVOLVED IN THE DOWNWARD TREND TO VALUES, BUT HARDLY ENOUGH BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED
BEFORE MIDDAY TO ;DETE"IINE 'THE EXTENT O.Ft PRICE DECLINES. MOST BIDS AND OCCASIONAL
SALES IN SLAUGHTER GTEERS AND YEALLING"S 'RULED AROUND .25.CEMWTS LOWER AND- .P-RI.CES.PAID
FOR BUTCHER CO'"S AND -LOW-CU.TTERS WERE ANYWHERE. FROM 10 TO *2-5 'CENT'S LOWER'..
THE DAYS CATTLE RECEIPTS- AMOUNTrED TO'.'ONLY ',000 H.eAD'AND-CALF SUPPLY
WAS POSTED AT ONLY 900 HEAD'. THE'CATTLE.RUN CONSI.STED.-LARELY OF .SLAUGHTER STEERS,
MIXED. BUTCHER CLASSES AND SLAUGHTER YEArI'L:INGS, W.l TH OFFERI NGS I-NCLUD:ING ABOUT
FOURTEEN LOADS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS.
SOME PLAIN KILLING STEERS SOLD AT $6 .00 AND TWO LOAD.S.DF :GOD FED
STEERS, STRONG WEIGHTS, BROUGHT $9. 15. ANOTHER TWO-CAR SHIPMENT OF WELL-FINISHED
HEAVY' STEERS REMAINED IN FIRST HANDS AT A LATE HOUR. .A.fEW,.FA.I.RLY GOOD HEIFERR YEAR-
LINGS WERE REPORTED AT V07.75 'AND TWO :OR;'THREE SMALL LOTS.OF L EIGHT -W tGHT YEARL INGS
SOLD JN THE $8.00 RANGE. BUTCHER COWS HAD TO MOVE AROUND $3.?5 TO $3.50 AND LOW-
,.CUTTERS WERE LISTED: FROM $2.00 TO. $2.40. E ..
f n+ A W M IC1 ICO. .1 t --r r rr)t',. wi n rr


IU I PMUCH. U.. SINSS 1 WAS t 'UE R I t.U
THE SLAUGHTER CONSIST,OF THE DAYS RECEIPTS.
VALUES. SOME STOCK-STEERS MOVED OUT AT $6.05
PURCHASED AT' $8.00.


IN ST IU U A Lt UCr( UALVS UV ING 1U
OCCASIONAL PURCHASES DENOTED STEADY
AND A FEW:GOOD.STOCK STEER CALVES WERE


SLAUGHTER CALVES HELD.ABOUT STEADY, BUT:DEMAND-FOR THE INBETWEEN
GRADES WAS RA.THER- QUIET. A 3-CAR SHIPMENT OF GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES BROUGHT $7.25
AND: WEIGH.TY.AVERAGES'OF THE PLAINER GRADES MOVED AROUND $6.25,DOWN, INCLUDING CULL
SORT.S FROM $3.00;TO $3.50.

HOGS: .INCREASED HOG SUPPLIES HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED:AT 1,500 HEAD', INCLUDED
838 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 400:TRUCK HOGS AND FIVE LOADS OF
: RAIL HOGS FO THE OPEN MARKET. MOST OF THE RAIL HOGS CONSISTED OF WEIGHTY BUTCHERS.
S PRICE.DECLINES'WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN HOG MARKETS'TODAY AND LOCAL
VALUES RULED 25 T6 35 CENTS LOWER. PACKERS BOUGHT MOST OF THE HOGS 'AND PAID $8.00,
THE DAY'S TOP, IN BOTH THE RAIL-AND TRUCK SECTIONS OF THE.TRADE. A LOAD OF GOOD TO
CHOICE 252-POUND RAIL HOGS SOLD AT $8.00 AND A CARLOT OF GOOD 315-POUND BUTCHERS
BROUGHT $7.50. A LOAD OF MEDIUM TO GOOD MIXED WEIGHTS-MOVEb AT $7.50 AND A LOAD OF
GOOD TO CHOICE 424-POUND BUTCIHERS LANDED AT $7.35. THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 250C
TRUCK HOGS WERE REPORTED FROM $7.75 TO $8,00. PACKING SOW PRICES RULED 25 CENTS
LOWER. MOST OF THE PACKING SOWS SOLD AT $6.75 AND A FEW-SMOOTH PACKING GRADES .WERE
REPORTED :At.$7.00. 'BIG WEIGHi PACK ING SOWS AVERAGING AROUND 600 POUNDS MOVED-AT
$6.00.

SHEEP: TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP. AND LAMB RECEIPTS WERE:EST.IMATED AT 200 HEAD, BLT
ARRIVALS IN THE TRUCK SECTIONN TOTALED A LITTLE OVER.300 HEAD. THERE
WERE NO RAIL SHEEP .0' LAMBS OFFErfOD, GOOD FAT TRUCK LAMBS SOLD AT $6.50, OR STEAON-s
OTHER 'DESI ABLE SLAUGHTER OF FER1 NGS -WERE SCARCE. SOME FEEDER LAMBS WERE REPORTED
FROM $4.50 TO. $.00.




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MARKET NE'VS SERVICE


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TELEPHONE: 6-2209..-
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8!REAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS .: RY
MARKET NEVS SERVICE -

;K EXCHANGE, .FOT northH TEXAS -TELEPHONEt 6-2209.

DAILY LIVESTOCK" MARKET RE-ORT TUESDAY DECEMBE'R 23,.1930.
TODAYIS ESTIMATED RECEIPTS SOF LIVESTOCK AT ELEViEN ARWETS. *
: (1l:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE
FORT "WORTH I 0(
CH I CAGO 8,(
KANSAS CITY 7 5(
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS -3,5(
OMAHA 4,0(
OKLAHOMA CITY '8
SioUX CITY .2,5(
ST. PAUL 1,4
ST. JOSEPH 20(
'VI CH ITA 4(
DENVER 3
TOTAL II MARKETS 31 ;4
ONE WEEK AGO,II MARKETS 3.;7(
To DATE THIS WEEK 87,0!
SAME PERIOD L"AdT "'/EEK 108,8(
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMI

ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO


LE CALVES
0O 500
00 2,000
00 1 ,200
00 I,200.
30 500'.
00 500
o0 150
00 i,900-
D0 400
00- .300
50 .75
50 8!675
DO 9 650
50 18,775
30 25,650


CENTS


HOGS SHEEP:


500
34 0.00
5 500
14,500
9500
200
6,000
7,000.
1 500.
.2.400,.
87, 00-
100,.00
212,400.
;1 ,300'


HOGS.
HOLDOVER D I.EOTTHRU.


200o
13 000 7, 000 4,000
6,000 ....
S2,o 200 :1,200
8,000
200 149
3,500
: 2,500 -
* 3;50.0
300 600
1,100 :.: :
40,300 *A"',ROXI.MATE NUMBER OF
49700 .DIREcT AND"THRU MOGS IFN"
101,700 CLUDED IN fHE DAY'S E--:
140,7D0 TIMATED RECEIPTS'.


AND PACKER.PURCHASES,. MONDAY', DEC. ?22
CATTLE GALVES HOGs -SHEEP
2,054 IT.,04j I 142 1 6
A .7 "777. ,4
646 806. 692 -529

I,709 368 656 2,19.6
315 1-17' .484


I1930.


FORT "VORTH'L'IVESTOCK. MARKET- TUESDAY DECEMBER 23, 1930.'


(BASED ON MARKET' CONDITIONS AND SALEs REPORTED UP TO 1:00-P.M.)

CATTLE: SHORT' RECEI.'TS. OF CATTLE HERE TOD.0Y ENCOUNTERED. 'A NA-'?OW "ACKER
,: : .;; .IDE.MAND AND. TH A, T.:FOq ,iAU.CHT. .' CLASSES A"'EAR ED DULL, ALTHOUGH
MOSTLY STEADY. 6 L b -`FO!W CNLV 1 VLE A D 5 d "A L 4;' ; T
MOSTLY STEADY. YAORD.ESTI4ATE^ CAL. O 'NL. ,LE" D ,6' ALVE' eV'TH.E.,
CATTLE QUN BROUGHT t'N ABOUT A DOZEN..CA-S OF. SLAUCiHT,E T S.TEErS -AND THE. -EMAINI.NG
CATTLE SUL i ': CON- ST.ED. LA.3UELY 'f COWS AN b'.M IX ECC- RUe-Te.Ue+ LAS.ESL ..
THE" BETTER GRADES OF -FED STEERS 'WEE LACKING AND OFFERINGS CONSI STED
ALMOST ENTIRELY OF SHORT-FEDS THAT MOVED A-OUND .6.65 TO $7.P5. A FEW DESIRABLE
LI GHT WEIGHT .YEARLINGS WERE RE'OT'TEp AT $8.50 AND SORTS.-OF BUTCHER HEIFERS RANGED
DOWNWARD FOhOMAROUytD $6.00. S ME 'FAT COWS SOLD FROM 4.50 '0 -4, 75 AN-A SMALL
AMOUNT OF BUSINESS.WA 'TRANSACTED IN' BUTCHER COWS FfrOM $3.25, TO $3.75. LOW-CUTTERS
MOVED FROM' -.?5 rot0.."0 AND OCCASIONAL SORTS OF IOLD SHELLS' TOUCHEb BOTTOM AT
$2.00. ..FRACtI CALL NO -BULLS WERE INCLUDED IN THE DAYS RECEIPTS,.
S SUr',LY AND DEMAND 1-N THE STOCKER SECTION OF .TrADE WERE ,BOTH :TOO
SMALL TO'OERMIT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES. ABOUT THE ONLY BUSINESS QN COUNTRY :ACCOUNT
CONSISTED OF SOME LIGHT WEIGHT STOCK STEERS AT A QUOTABLY STEADY RICE OF $6.85.
GOOD TO CHOICE STOCK STEER CALVES. WERE LACKING. -
NO MATERIAL CHANGE WA'S OdSERVE.D' 1.N PI..CES. ,.A.ID. FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES
AND THE SHORY SUO"LY PRODUCED SALES OF FA,'RLY' GOOD HEAVIES FOM $6.'50 TO'-'$B.75,
WITH OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES RANGI NG DOWN'WA D FROM AO.UND $6.25. CULL SORTS WERE
LISTED FROM $3.00 TO $3. 50.

HOGS: .TODAY'S LOCAL HOG RECEIPTS WEREE ESTIMATED 'EARLY AT 500 -HEAD. MON-
ING ARRIVALS INCLUDED ONE LOAD OF. RAIL HOGS.FOR THE OPEN MARKET AND
ABOUT ?30 TRUCK HOGS. ONE LOAD'OF RAIL HOGS SHOWN ON THE I"BACK" R'EORT HAD NOT-
BEEN DELIVERED AT A LATE HOUR. THE RAIL HOGS CONSISTED. OF LIGHT-LIGHTS AND rIGS
THAT SOLD TO PACKERS .AT PRICES 5 TO. 35. CENTS' UNDER YESTERDAY'S SH I ""ERMARKET.
TRUCK HOG "'ICES HELD STEADY.'THE LI GHT L..G.HTS AVERAGED AROUND I 56 ".ouNDS AND SOLID
AT $7.75, IWITH l?5.-POUND BUTCHER "IG.'S OUTAT $7.00. THE DAY'S TOP, $8.00, WAS A:;C
BY SMALL.KILLERS FOr A FEv LOTS OF TRUCK HOGS ,AND"MOST OF THE'BETTER GRADES OF 170
TO 240-POUND TPUCK'-;HeOS SOLD F-OM $7.75 Tr 7. 90. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REDCRTFr
AT $7.'0, 'ABOUT.. SfEAtY.

SHEEP:: 'NLY 200 SHEE' AND' LAMBS WERE. ESTIMATED FOR TODAYVS LOCAL TRADE;
S.No RAIL 'OFFERINGS*!WERE ERECEIVEO AND ONLY A F'EW .HEAD ARRIVED BY
TRUCK. THERE WE'E NO 'SALES OFR CONSEQUENCE RElOR.TED- AND o-ICES FOR ALL CLASSES RE-
MAINED NOMINALLY.STEADY.


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DAILY LI.VESTOCK FMAIKET REP.OT MONDAY DECDEBER 22, 1930O
TODAYIs ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.,
-(1 1:00 A.M. CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES HOGS


SHEEP


HOLDOVER


HoEs
DIRECT"THRU


FonT 'vORTH -
CHICAGO
KANSAS CITY
NATIONAL STOCIAYA.DS
OMAHA ;
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. PAUL
$T. JOSEPH
WICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL 11 MARKETS .
ONE WEEK AGO,] I MARKETS


2,500
13,50,0
12,000
. 5,500
rlod

S" 4,;00
2 ,500
2,000
.:"I,:500
3,000
.55,-3S00
-73,100


,000 I [n I| 400
,500 55 000 23 000
,500 8 00 5,000
1.,500 '15 000 1,500
1,000 12,500 11,000
,'40 0 on 0 IO.
20r0 I 000 6,500
1,700 9 500 5,000
300 7,000 .1,500
.600 ,900 300
.*400 4,500 :6, I00
1O0, 1:00oo 5,3PO 1 ,400
1 G,000 .. I08,2O 91,000
'


523
,000n 30,000
1 ,050
3,000


I *.5'


*.APP rOXIMATE NUMBER .F
DIRECT AND THriU. HOGS.
INCLUDED IN THE DAY't
OTIMATED RECEIlPTSo


FORT 'VORTH RE'CEIPTSG SHIPMENTS


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.,WORTH ACTUAL,MONDAY ,'VK AGO
FT.'*ORTH ACTUAL (,MONDAY ,Yn -AGO


AND.PACKER


.ATtLE
.94
192
S 41


3,566
:1.4 19


PURC.ASES,-SATURnAY,. DEc. 20.


, :.CALVES
2] 0
269

2,287
Sl 1


FORT WORTH .LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY -..DECEMBEr 22, 1930.
(BASED ON.MARKET CONDITI(NS'AND SALES'RlEPORTD UP-TO 1:30 F.M.)

CATTLE: CATTLE SALESMEN COLLECTED GENERALLY STEADY PRICES FOR PRACTICALLY.
ALL CLASSES nF SLAU.GHTER CATTLE HERE.TOPAY AND A FAIRLY GOOD CLEAC-
ANCE.OF .L jE .,REgElPTS .FEATURED .,TRIE TRADE ;q G.d 'IN :IPyNO., YARD ESTIMAATES
CALLED FO aNE 00 S CATTLE. -06& vESt L .n. YAR Es .sFAE4 hTEs
SLAUGHTER STEERS:AND THE REMA I N ING CATtLE SUPPLY *.ltCONSI ST:ED LARGELY OF MIXED-
DUTCHER, CLASSES. ..
CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS :INCLUDED PLAIN. KILLING CATTLE AT
6'.35 AND TWO LOADS OF FED CATTLE AT $7.50- AND $8.25. THE STEERS THAT D0POUGHT
$8.25 WERE LIGHT WEIGHTS. -TWO LOADS OF GOOD HEAVY FED STEERS'REMAINED IN FIRST
HANDS AT A LATE HOUR. THESE CATTLE'WERE SIMILAR TO GRADES THAT HAVE DEEN SELLING
AROUND $9.00, THE BETTER GRADES OF FAT YEARLINGS'WERE VERY SCARCE AND. PRACTICALLY
NO BUSINESS IN LITTLE CATTLE WAS "TRANSACTED A3OVE. THE .$9.00 LEVEL. SOME DESIRADLE
LIGHT WEI GHTS.'WE.E RE:'ORTED AROUND $9.50 AND -UTCHEIR HEIFFERS SOL~.,FROM AROUND
$5.00' DOWN
i' A FEW GOOD FAT COWS DROUGHT' 5.35 AND BUTCHER COWS FOUND AN OUTLE T
IN THE $3. RANGE SELL NG MOSTLY FROM $3. 5- T.$3.75. LOW-P-UTTERS CHANGED HANDS
FROM $2.25 TOh $2. 6, STRONG WEIGHTS AROUND AND S IGHTLY.AD3VE $2..50.. THE CATTLE
RUN DROUGHT IN 'THREE LOADS OF -ULLS THAT MOVED AT $3.9. AND 4 .'0,: LATTER PRICE
PAID FOR ONE LOAD OF STRONG WEIGHTS.-:. .
NO QUOTABLE CHANGE OCCURRED 'IN PRICES PAID FOR STOCK CATTLE AND
CALVES. SOME GOOD STOCK COWS :RAN-GED UP T0,d.$5. J AND A .FEW CUTTERY TYPE STOCK
COW$ SOLD AROUND $3.00. G"OO TO CHOICE STOCK ;STEER CALVES WERE REPORTED FROM.' 7.50
TO $0.00 AND COME DESI RALE STOCK HEI.FER CALVES MOVED OUT FROM $3.50 T- $6.75.
SLAUGHTER CALVES WERE WANTED AT PR ICES I'IrM: TO 25-E'NTS HtGHERt.
DESIRAOLE HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES, INCLUDING, BRAH-MAS SOLD AT $7.00.AND $7.10 .AND
TWO LOADS ON THE SHORT YEARLING ORpER RANGEDm.P TO '7.60. PACKAGE LOTS OF.WEIGHTY
SLAUGHTER CALVES IN THE PLAINER GRADES MOVEO.IFROM AROUND $8.25 DOWNWARD, INCLUDING
CULL SORTS FROM $3.00 TO $3.50. .

HOGS: RECEIPTS OF HOGS HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED AT [1,00. HEAD, 1NCLUD.ED
523 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS. MARKET 'SUPPLIES CONS:S.TED OF THREE
LOADS OF RAIL HOGS AND A.-OUT 310 TRUCK HOGS. LOCAL TRADE PROVED VERY UNEVEN, O'NE
LOAD OF RAIL HOGS SELLING TO SHIPPERS 15 TO 25 :ENTS HIGHER, WHILE TRUCK HOG PRICI-O
RULED STEADY TO 25 CENTS LOWER. SHIPPERS PAID THE DAY'S TOP., $0.25, FOR ONE LOAD
OF GOOD TO CHOICE 220-POUND RAIL .HOGS. ONE LOAD OF. MIXED GRADE LIGHT HOGS SOLD
LATE AT $7.50 WITH A SORT. ,BEST TRUCK HOGS WERE PURCHASED rY SMALL KILLERS AT PRIG
UP TO $0.00 AND -ULK OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 240-'POUND TRUCK. HOGS SOLO FROM
p7.75 TO $8.00.. PACKERS STOPPED AT $7.75 ON TRUCK HOGS. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED
AT $7.00, OR STEADY. A CARLOT OF LOWER GRADE PIGS REMAINED UNSOLD AT A LATE HOURe

S SHEEP:'.. SHEEP AND.LAMD SUPPLIES HERE TODAY WERE.:ESTI MATED AT 1,400 HEAD..
NINE PECKS- ARRIVED -0Y RAIL, THESE CONSISTING OF FAT YEARLINGS,
WETHERS AND FEEDER LAMBS. FOUR DE'CKS OF FAT YEARLINGS CARRYING A FEW 2-YEAR-OLD
WETHERS DROUGHT A STRONG PRICE OF $5.50. FEEDER LAMDES MOVED OUY AT STEADY PRICESp
FOUR DECKS. OF FEEDER LAMS SOLD AT $5.-00 AND FLESHY FEEDER LAMOS WE'RE REPORTED
FROM $ 5.25 TO$,5..75, THtE'.E WERE PRACTICALLY NO FAT LAMOS. INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
RECEI PTS .


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRIC CULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
S. MARKET. NE!S SERVICE

223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS TELEPHONE

DAILY- LIVESTOCK -MARKET RETORT WEpNESDAY DECB.,ER 24, 1930.


ToDAV'i ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVECTOCK-
(I I:00 A.M.CENTRAL TtME)


FORT WORTH
CHICAGO
KANSAS CITY
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. PAUL
ST. JOSEPH
VI CH I TA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO I MAIRAKETS
To DATE THIS "'IEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK ..
FORT tIonTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE
300
5,000
3,000
',500 .
3,000
250
1 ,000
S,000
800.
.200
50
16,100
30,500
1.03,150
139,300
SH I PMENT S


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES
FT .WORTH ACTUAL WEDNESDAY Y ,'VK Aoo
FT.-VORTH ACTUAL WEDNESDAYY ,YR AGO


CALVES NoCs
I 600o
2,000 15,000
..800 2,000
)500 8,500
300 5,000
250 600
100 3,500'
2,000 6,500
200 3500
1.00 1 000
25 4 50
6,375 46,650
10,600 : 93,100
25,50 259,050g
33,250 301,400
ANoD- ACKER U r.CH
CATTLE ..CALVES
1',101 : 437


.- UNrPo:
818 693
2,419. 668
HOLbAY


AT ELEVEN-MARKETS. .

Ho-s -
SHEEP.. HOLDOVER I.DtRECT*TH u* .
400 467
8,000 4,000 *6,.000:
4,000 40
>750 1 ,000. 1 ,0:,f
1* 0,-000-
3 o 00. .
3 500
100 300
2700
34',05.0 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER Or
65,500 DIRECT ArD THROW HOGS-
135",750 INCLUDED' IN'THE DAYS.
206,200 ESTIMATED RECE PTS.
ASES- TUESDAY, DEC. 23,- 1930.
.HOGS' SHEE
SE343 116
TED-- .
207 1 .
586 : 1,189 .


FORT NORTH H LIVESTOCK :ARKET WEDNESDAY Y .- DECEMBER 24, A930.
(BASED ON -MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES C' -QRTED UP TO I':00-P.M.)
CATTLE: CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE .TODAY TAPERED OFF TO VERY SMALL'VOLUME, AS
.SUAL ON, A AY PtED'j NG ,A' HO'l.. AY -A. -f. MATE .AL E.R QN
300 CATTLE AND I 00'CALVE3.,* No SLAUGHTER GTEERSWERE RECEIVE IN T'HE'.OFFE~t.NGS AND
THE SHORT SUPPLY CONSISTED 'LARGELY .OF MIXED DUTCH.MER DATTLEEr-'
PRICES ON ALL CLASSES OF CATTLE AND CAIV.ES WERE VERY POORLY TESTED
DUT SCATTERED SALES INDICATED STEADY VALUES I.N.ALL DIVISIONS OF T-YE MARKET. dCWS
SOLD FROM $2600 T o--4.0, ITH SORTS OF 'OLD SHELLS t THEE FORMER .PRlCGE,. STRONG
WEIGHT LOW-CUT.TERS A OUNJD 2.50.' A F EW L GHT` WEI GHT SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS MOVED
AROUND $7.,50 :AND BUTCHER HElFEi,?S FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $-S.00 DOWN. PRACTICALLY
NO DULLS WERE RECEI ED.. '. : .
STEADY VALUES WEME OUTLINED '-Y THE SMALL AMOUNTT OF "DUlINt'S.'-'ANSS"
ACTED IN SLAUGHTER 'CALVES. A FEW DESlRADLE HEAVY WEIGHT SOLPr JUP TO:$7.00 AND THE
PLAINER GRADES OF WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER. OALVES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM A'POUND- $6.00,..IN-
CLUDING "CULL SORTS FROeM $3.00 TO 3:.50. '

HOGS: PACKER DIRECT HOGS FORMED DUL' OF T.O.DAY1S LOCAL.REC.EIPTS ESTIMATED
AT 300 HEAD. ARRIVALS INCiUDED 47-~HEAD DIRECT TO*' PACKERS AND AQn'UT
40 TRUCK HOGS. THERE ''ERE'Nn r',AIL. HOGS OFFERED. 'HIGHER PRICES WERE REPO RfED AT
NORTHERN MARKETS AND LOCAL TRUCK HOGS SOLD EARLY KT.-AVANCES OF | TO :15 CENTS. A
FEW GeO.D TO CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS SOLD 'UP o 'O$8.10,;-' TH DAY'S TOP, AND
3ULK OF THE BETTER GRADE I70 TO 300-P.OUND- TRUCK .HOGS. MOVED FROM $7.90 .TO. $8.00,.
LATTER'PRICE PAl FOR CHOICE BUTCHERSS .AVERAGING OVER '300 POUNDS. NO SALES OF. PACK-
ING SOWS OR PIGS WERE REPORTED. .

SHEEP: -* TODAY'S LOCAL SHEEP"AND LAM3 RECEIPTS WERE ESTJMIATEO AT 400 NEAD*
RAIL SUPPLIES WERE CONFINED TO TWO DECKS OF GOOD WOOLED FAT .AMDS.
THESE FAT LAMOS MOVED EARLY TO PACKER'S .AT A.7.0Q OR AOU.lT 25 .CEN'TS HIGHER.' N
OTHER SALES OP CONSEQUENCE WERE REPOrTED. '.. .



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