Daily livestock market report, February 1931

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Title:
Daily livestock market report, February 1931
Uniform Title:
Daily livestock market report (Fort Worth, Tex.)
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English
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United States -- Bureau of Agricultural Economics. -- Market News Service
Publisher:
Market News Service.
Place of Publication:
Fort Worth, Tex
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daily
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Livestock -- Marketing -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Notes

General Note:
Includes daily statistics for Fort Worth, Chicago, Kansas City, National Stockyards (E. St. Louis), Omaha, Oklahoma City, Sioux City, St. Paul, St. Joseph, Wichita and Denver.
General Note:
Issued by the Fort Worth office of the MNS.

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University of Florida
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223 LIVESTOCK EXCHAN


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT .OF AGRICULTURE
B!REAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
S|VARKET NEWS SERVIE'...
JrGE, FORT 'NORTH, TEXAS-


TELEPHONE: 6-2209..


DAILY"LIVESTOC TODAY's ESTIMATED RrCEir"TS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS*.


(11:00 A... CENTRAL TIME)
CATTLE CALVES HOGS


.HOGS
SHI-EEDP 'OLDOVE.R I RErT*ITHRnUr


FORT 'VORTH .
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO :
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WICHITA *
0ENVER_
TOTAL I 1 MARKETS
ONE ,EEK AGOif MARKET


2,700
1 5;000
1.. 7,000
S4,500 ..
7,000.
500
S3,000
2,000.
S.2,700
1,800
S 3,1 00

59,300
TS 74,300


800
2,000
2,000
1 ,800
:500
300 '
I 00 '
400
1 ,800
.800
250
10,750.
11 ,900.,


1 200
9 000
70;000
.15,000
1 7,000
.14100
11I ,000
7,000
I11,000
.3 000
. 6.700


S800
8,000 $
5,o000o -1,o000
'.800
1,000
350
4,000
6,"000
8,500
400"
.6,1-00


S859
2,600
31,000
2,000 1,200
347


1,400


152;000 1 ,9.50 APPROXIMATETE NUMBER -OF
1.65,400 83,o00-DInECT.ANDO TRU HOGS
S. INCLUDED I.N -THE' DAY VS
*o ESTIMATED .RECEIPTS.,


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIP,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS .
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.'VOITH ACTUAL ,ON DAY ,'VK' AGO
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL,MOIN'AY,YR AGO


MENTS: AND PACKER .*.URGHAGSE, SATURDAY, FEB. 77 193 4.


*CATTLE
21 e
32l

S 1,794
. *'.: 2,072.


CALVES HOGS -
-. '44 '*. 688
.* 617.

S.,1.40 5 : 892.
..597 *-,422


FORT 'WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET MONDAY -FEBRUARY

.(BAs D ON MARKET CONI.'rTION 9 AND *SALES RE-ORTED.UP


SHEEPP
1


828
2,821

9:, 1931. .
TO .2:0 P.M.)


CATTLE" SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLI NGS,.FORMED BIO' BULKK OF THE CATTLE RE-
S CItPTS HERE TOODAY,r.WITH'YARD ESTIMATES.CALLIrN FOR MODERATE TOTALS
OF 2,700 CATTLE AN.)'900 CALVES. 'FFERNG S .OF.;, yAUGH GS,('Y.AN_,JCL ,.VAL
S'AqaVt l ATaAfriGO0 Jo, '(M'AMn 4 1T **T '4 SLAU.f& AM H
COMMON GRADES, INCLUDING A FEW' SHIPMENTS THAT'W.ERE VAPDED jN.QUARANT-INE6 THE PRO-
PORTION O'F SHE--3TOCK'AND':MIXED BUTCHER...CLASSES PROVEO' MUCHI'SMALLEh THAN- USUAL.,
S' PACKED BUERS' ENTEIED- THE TRAbE I.TH 'I NSTRUCTIONSTO PUR'OHASE
STEERS AND VEARLrNGS AT STILL LOQ'^ER COST FIGURES, AND THE'MA'RKET, DURlIN' MORNING
.ROUNDS,. PRODUCED .VERY LITTLE BUSINESS., -jO.O-ST. BIDS DENOTED FURTHERR DECLINES OF.
25. CENTS bR'MORE, ',UT THE MAJORITY OF SA'E SME,14'". CRE RELUCTANT T TO ACCEPT'OWE'R
PRICES AND'M*'OT 'OF THE ST-EERS. AND .YEARLITNGS'W.4rt$ CAl:,"IEb-'-' NTO T.HE'-AFTERNbON, UNSOL:.
TWO OR THREE SALES OF SLAUGHT.ER :STEERS "ER:. .DE0NG ..-EARLY AFTERNOON ROUNDSS AT
$5.65:ANoD 6..35.: GOOD-'FAT.YEARL.I NGS DREW. J T.HE E..00 RANGE. AND NO SALES OF
THIS CLAS..WERE MADE ADOVE $8.50 DURING THE ~.)NOON. .SLAq HTEr,"fSTERS WERE OF
VALUE TO S-ELL '-FROM ArOUN b;. i50- DOWN ,.MOSTLY 'U.NER TIE.6.00 LEVEL.
.SHORT SUPPLIES OF' 3UTCHER COWS- AINO LOI/-CUT-T{.R.$ CHANGEQ HANDS AT
PRI CES- THAT WErE QUOTA3LY STEADY. :A F"Ew. GOt FAT COWS 'B.ol'JJG:H. $4.25 .AND BUTCHER
GRADES FOUND. ANI 'OUTL::T AROUND J3.00 TO. .3.50. SORTS OF LOW-C'v'TTTERS WERE REPORTED
FROM $2.25 O" $2.50 AN) A FmW N.nTRNG WEiG'HTS SOLD UP TO $2..65.. .SCARCITY OF
SAUSAGE 3.LULS PREVENTED A:FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN' THIS .I.V' s' (F 'TH.E TfIADE.
THE MARKET FOR STOCK CATTLE AND CALVES WAS OUTL NED .Y A FEW SALES
THAT SUGGESTED-STEADY VALUES, SOME STOCK :STEEntS 'MOVED OUT AT 6$.40, GOOD' STOCK:
COWS RANGED UP TO 4.35'AND' ONE LOAD OF GOOD MIXED STOCK CALVES SOLD.AT '$.7.35.
SLAUGHTER CALVES. "/ERE"WANTED AT FtRM'FIGUR..S AND OCCASIONAL SALES
APPEARED STRONG, O.. LIGHTLY .HIGHER. .THE BETTER GRADES OF HE'AVY'FAT CALVES.. SOLD.
AROUND $6.00 TO $3.50 AND;.'ONE LOAD OF, GOOD .'MEDIUM WEIGHTS BROUGHT $.7.00, SELLING
ON ORDER ACCOUNT. '"IICG'TY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRAPES WERE SCATTE-ED' IN:
THE $5.00 RANGE AND .CULL .SORTrS WERE LI STED, AS ON MOST DAYS RECENTLY, FROM. 3.i00
TO 3.50. '


HOGS:
AND ONE LOAD


LOCAL 4OG RECEIPTS TODAY '"EIE ESTIMATED EARLY AT ,200 HEAD.
ARRIVALS INCLUDED 859 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 380-TnUCK HOGS.
OF" RAIL HOG'S FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


ALTHOUGH REPORTS FROM NORTHERN MARKETS SUGGESTED STRENGTH, LOCAL
SUPPLIES MOVED TARL.t' AT PRICES ADOUT 5 CENTS UNOER SATURDAY.'S, VALUES, OR STEADY
WITH FRIDAY. THE DAY'S TOP, $7.30, WAS PAID IN BOTH THE. RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS
OF THE TRiADE. A LOAD CF MEDIUM TO CHOICE RAIL HOGS, AVERAGING AROUND .186 POUNDS,.
SOLD TO ,PACKERS AT $7.30 AND SMALL KILLED -AID THE GAME r-RICE FOR .A FEW LOTS OF
CHOICE TRUCK HOGS. PACKiERS 0-'UGHT MOST OF TIE BETTER GRADES OF I 75 TO 240-POUND-
TRUCK HOGS Af $7.50 AND $7.55. HEAVY TRUCK BUTCHERS 'AND MIXEQ GRADE LIGHT WEIGHTS
RANGED.ON DOWN TO 7.'nF AND LESS. PACKING SOWS WERE RE"O'"RTED AT $5. 75 AND $6.00,
OR STEADY.

SHEEP: ONLY 000 SHEEP AND LAM3BS '/ERE "EiSTIrMATED FOR'TODrAYIS LOCAL TRADE.
FO'Jr, DECKS' ARRIVED OY RAIL, THESE CONIr.rTING- MOSTLY OF FAT YEARLINCC
AND WETHERS THAT MIOV:D EARLY AT UNCHANGED PRICES. FALL n,-ORN FAT LAMOS SOLD AT
$7.50 AND FRESH SH-RN FAT LAMBr DROUGHT $ 7.10. A DECK OF HmonN, AGED FAT WETHERS
MOVED AT $5.00 AND FAT ACETHERS AND YEARLINGS MIXED ,/FERE REPORTED AT $5.50.


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DAILY L IVETOOK 'MARET CONDI TI ONS AND QUOTATI ONS MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: HARDLY ENOUGH DONE TO MAKE A MARKET; LARGELY A STEER RUN WI TH YEARLINGS
AND LIGHT OFFrRIf'GS PREDOPMINATING; SENTIMENT 25, OR MORE LOWER ON SUCH
KINOS6 MOST EARLY SALES CONFINED TO SETTER GRADE WEIGHTY STEERS SELLING AT $9.50 TO
$10.56; ONE LOAD 1,451- PVErAGES $11.00; THESE STEADY BUT UNDERTONE WEAK ON HEAVI ES;
SHE-STOCK MOSTLY STEADY; SUPPLY LIGHT YEARLING HEIFERS SMALL COMPARED RECENT
t"ON-'AY AND A FE! EARLY SALES $6.50 TO $8.00', FULLY STEADY, SAME BEING TRUE OF FAT
COWS AT $4.50 TO $o.00 AND BETTER; EASTERN. ORDERS FOR WEIGHTY SAUSAGE AND BEEF BULLET
NARROW, TRADE SLOW AND WEAK; VEALERS STRO.NG'TO HIGHER, CONSIDERING QUALITY; SUPPLY
SCARCE .AND SMALL KILLERS MAKING MARKET, PAYING UP TO.$1~.50 FOR SELECTED KNDS B.JUT
LIGHT OFFERINGS $7.30 TO $9.Q0; FEEDERS SCARCE, STEADY TO WEAK.
HOGS: MARKET '.TTADY TO IU\ LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE; LIGHT WEIGHTS FAIRLY
A-CTIVE, OTHERS RATHER SLOW* PACKING SOWS STRONG" GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 20(
WEIGHTS $7.85 TO^ O3. TOP 8.0; 210 TO 250# $7.10 TO $'.75 230#, AROUND $7.30 TO
$7.40; 260 TO 290, $L.b0 TO $7.00; PIGS LARGELY $7.50 TO $7.85; PACKING sows $5.75
TO $6.10, SMOOT-H ORTS TO Zp.25 AN'D BETTER,
SHEEP EARLY MA'KErT SLOWED UP BY SHARPLY HIGHER ASKING PRICES. FEW SALES STRONG
TO UNEVENLY HIGHER; GOOD TO CHOICE FAT LAMBS $8.50 -TO $8.75 TO PACKERS F:
CITY -BUTCHERS '$9.00, BEST OFFERINGS HELD AROUND $.,5'*, NATIVE NWES $4.00 TO $4.50..
KANAS CITY MARKET-- I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: LITTLE DONE EARLY ON FED STEERS, SUPPLY MOSTLY SHORT-FEDS OF LIGHT WEIGHT
AND MEDIUM TO GOOD QUALITY, MOST EARLY BI S WEAK TO LOWER; SHORT-FED
HEIFERS OPENING STEADY TO STRONG; FAIRLY BROAD .OUTSIDE DEMAND; SLAUGHTER COWS SLOW,
STEADY TO 'stAK BULLS VEALERS AND CALVES UNCHANGED; STOCKERS AND F EEDES FAIJRL AC-
TIVE, MOSTLY STEADYL,,BLK SHORT-FED STEMtRS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND $6.75 TO 38.75,
ONE LONG FEQ J85,: STEERS $10.75 SEVERAL LOADS MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORT-FED HEIF-
.S .5 To p. nuTCHER cowS $4.0 TO. 4.75; STRONG WEIGHT MEDIUM BULLS UP TO
,p4.; MOSTLY $.UU DON ON VEALERS; BULK STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6.25 TO S8.00, FEW
LOADS YEARLINGS UP TO $8.50, SEVERAL LOADS CHOICE STOCK STEER CALVES $9.-5.
HOGS: SLOW, WEAK TO 10"' LOWER THAN FPIDAY'S AVERAGE ON 236# DOWN; LITTLE DONE OF'
WEIGHTIEER KINDS; TO 7.60 ON 140 TO 16"4;. DESIRABLE 140 TO 230^ MOSTLY
7.25 TO $7.5., FEW .24 TO P0-# $6.75 TO $7.15; PACKING SOWS $5.50 TO $6.00; STOCK
PIGS STEADY, ,.25 TO o.7.6
SHEEP; LAMB SSTRONG'TO 6 HIGHER" MOSTLY 25r-UP; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY, TOP FED
FE LAMSS NG8.O, MOST SALES $8.15 TO ,8.50; .CHOICE CLIPPERS 8.00; TEXAS
OFFERINGS $7.40 TO 7.60, .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY STEER RUN, CONSISTING MOSTLY MEDIUM FLESHED LIGHT WEIGHTS; NO
EARLY SALE!; PROSPECTS ABOUT STEADY ON MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS; SOME
EARLY COW, CUTTER AN: LOW-CUTTER DEALS STEADY; NARROW OUTLET FOR BULL$; VEALERS 50(
HGHOR; GOOD AND CHOICE KINDS "10.75; -COWS $4.00 TO 35.00; -LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO
HOGS: LIGHTER WEIGHTS FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY STEADY WITH. SATURDAY SPOTS 105
LOWER LITTLE ACTION ON'WEIGHTY BUTCHRS; PIG TRONG TO HIGHER' SOW
UNCHANGED TOP 8. 0, SOME HELD HIGHER; BULK 4 To 21 7.85 T A$8.00 FW 220 TO
405 8$7.4 TO 17.70; BETTER 100 TO 130, PrIGS 7.25 TO $7. 5; BULK sows $5.65 TO
SHEEP: FEW SMALL LOTS C:IOICE LAMBS TO CITY GUTCHERS STRONG TO 25; HIGHER AT 9


THROWOUTS


PACKERS TALKING STEADY, OR AGOUNo 8.5
0, FOR DESIRABLE LAMBS; COMMON
$6.50 To $7.00; FAT EWES SALABLE $ .00 cowN.
FORT ORTH CHICAGO' KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGUS:SOFT OM OILY HOGS AND
ROASTING PIGS XCLUDED)
LT LT 1.40"-16(Y GD--H $ 6.75- 7.50 $ 7.85- 8.00-$ 7.30- 7;60 $ 7.85- 8.00
LT WT 160-180 L G-CH 7.40- 7.60 *7.85- 8.00 7.30- 7,60 7.90- 8.00
i80--200-'4 GD-CH 7.50--7.60 7.75- 8.00 7.25- 755 7,85- 8,Q
MED'WT 0-220- GD-GH 7.55-- 7.60 7.5 7.90 .7.2 ;75 7,05- 808
'22 : GD-CH 7;35- 7. 7.1 7.65 680- 7.40 7.5- 7.80
Hv VT 2529 "-H 6.85 750 6.80- 7.2 6.50- 7.00 .75- 735
29G S35 GD-OH 6.60- 7.25. 6.50- 66.25- 6.65 6.50- 6.90
PKG Sows I275-500) MEC-GD .5.75- 600 5.75- 6.25" 5.40- 6.10 5.50- 6.00
SLAUGHTER PIGS (00-I 3Q)GD-0H 7.25- 8.00 75- 7.65 7,25- 7.90
FDR &STKR PlGs(70-| 30 4 H GD-- 7.0- 7'6. 6.75- 7.97
Av COST 8& 'T. SAT. (PIG EXCL) 7.50- 1850 7.62- 252_ 7..5- 27 7.54-20
Av COST & WT.FOR VK( ) 7.39- 208e 7.25- 238 7.03- 235, 7.54- 21-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-90) CHO I CE
GooD
MEDIUM
STEERS (900-11009#) O4I CE

COnMON
STEERS ( I00-1300 ) CHOICE
GOOD
STEERS (1300-1500-!) CHOI1CE:
GOOD
HEIFERS (550-9850,'r) CHOICE
MEDI-UM
COMMON
COWS: CHOICE
COM-MED
S Low CuT-CuT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) G,-CH(BEEF)
CuT-COM-M-ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) G--OI-
MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500,) SoL GL-COH
O CM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800,-') GD-CH
STEERS (800- 1 050) Go-COH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: G -UH
COM-MED
Cows: GC-CH
CO M-MED
CALVES (STEERS) G -CH
LMEDI UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LABS:


~!I

~


3.5



3.00-

3:00


7.SQ





3.75



8.00
.6.505

- 8


LAMD': (90U ON)- G_'--oH1, U7: r
(91-100 ED -CH -
(ALL 'T) COMMON -
YRLG 'VETIERS.: I- I 1-"'4)rt.DO-CH -
EWES: (90-i :)1 oED--CH -
I20- --) MED-H -
(ALL .TS) CUL L-OM
FEED ING SES L AND L\VL (\RNCE STOCK):
A O--T )-CH -.
M!c[.UMED -U


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80N9 00680 Z9I.

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6.75- 8.75
6.7 6.00- 7.-
7:29 5.25- 7.5:
4.25 3.00- 4.08,
3:88 ?.:^3488


7.75- 8.25 -
.5- 7.75 -
EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTL
BUREAU OF AGRI CULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVI CE
.,. FORT. WORTH, .TEXAS


URE -
1EPOSITORY'
TELEPHONE: 6-2209.

UARY O ,- 1931. :


DAILY LIVESTOCK'MARKET -REPO0T TUES.DAY.- FEBRt


.TovA's


ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.OF LIvE'STObC.AT ELI


EVEN


MARKETS.


(I I ;1100'A.M.OENTtAC TIM7 ) ..,
HOGS
'. CATTLE CALVES HGcs SHEEP ...HOuDOVER DIRECT* .THnTU
:FORT WORTH .' 900.- 600 I,00. 900 542-
KANSAS CITY -8,000 1,000 :7;000 10,000 280-
CHICAGO *. 7000 2,000 3t.,O00- 1500. OO 7,000 '
iATIONAL STOCKYARDs '4,000 I ,500 4500 500 ,000
QMAHA 6,;500 500 1Si.000: : 5,;000
QKL.AHOMA CITY ,..700 200 ].,600 00 981
Sioux CITY -* 3;o00. 200 14,500' 4,500
ST. JOSEPH .,800 300 -6-000 5,000 .
ST. PAUL. '. .- -OO --3 -b o ,4- 00 .,-..; .. -.500
'VICHITA .. .. ..600 300' .400
DENVER ..:700 .50 36.00: .8,800 '
TOTAL II MARKETS 35,200 IO150 109,000. "64,200 *APPnOXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO,I. I MARKETS". 28.350 9.,700. 11 4,9.00 35;600 DIRECT AND flRU HQGS
To DATE THIS WEEK ', ..- 94 500 .20,900' 26',000 .126,150 INCLUIDED IN .THE DAYIS
SAME PERIOD LAST ,VEK- .02650 21.,600 28 300 1 19,200 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WoRTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS..AND PACKER PURCHASES, MONDAY, FED. 9,1.1931.,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.W-ORTH ACTUAL TUESDAYY
FT.JVOnTH ACTUAL ,TUSGDAY


S' CATTLE
'-.2 1 68"
931
:. J .* .595

,"K AGO .i ,930.
,y.R..AGo I ,880


'FORT IVORTH.- L I VESTOCK'-MARKET -


CALV.S- .:HOGS SHEEP
.:24 1. ,41. 831
-'r" '".
f4 '1,058 753

S423 : 1,006 3.65
.Q64. F 2,14Q |1,879

TUESDAY -'FEBRUARY 10." 1931.


(BASED ON MARKET C'ONDI TONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE '" THE 'SMALLEST TUESD6'Y CATTLE RECEt.rTS IN A. LONG PERIOD OF MONTHS WEPE
;, ~ '" 05T D FOR: TQO AY'S LOrCAL,, ,TRADE. ARD 'q1,T I 1, FO .ON"LY 9,
AND YEARLINGS, AND: EMAINr'NS CATTLE SUPPLIr$. CONSISTED LARGELY-OF MIXED DUTCHEF
CLASSES .. .. ...
AN IMPROVED DEMAND FATUREQ.T.HE TRAFD.E._.I SLAUGHTER .STEERS AND YEAR-
LINGS AND PRICES. PAID'APPEARED. STRONG, IN SOME CASE.AS MUCH AS 25 CENTS .HIGHER.
A FAIRLY .GOOD .CLEARANCE WAS.MADE DURrNG MORNING RaQUND.S *.SHORT-FED STEERS WERE
REPORTED UP:TO..: -6.75 IN; CARL'OTS AND ..H'ELE,.sDs'-bDES I".A'3LE GRADES MOVED UNDER THE $6.00
LEVEL. A LIMITED AM.rUNT OF' DUSJ.NESS WAS ThAN-SAt ED IN SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS FROM
$6.00 TO $6.585- GOOD FAT.: YEARLINGS OF LIGHT WEIGHTS SELLING AT THE LATTER PRICE.
SORTS OF DUTCHER -E1.FEnS MOVE-D ADOUND.AND UNDER $.5P .
:.HARDLY ENOUGH OUSINES..-WAS RlEPORTED IN OTHER CLASSES OF.CATTLE. TO.
PERMIT A FAIR .TEST OF VALUES, DUT SCATTERED SALES OF QUTCHER.STOCK INCL DING
BUTCHER COWS R!RQM $3.00 TO' $.3.:50 AN D SOME .SAUSAG''QL"ULt.S .AROUND. 3 25 T0. 3.75'.
SUGGESTED STEADY VALUES. 'LOCV.T.ER COWS' CHANGED HiANDS AROUND $2.25 TO $2.50.AND
SOME STRONG WEIGHTO.'SOLD AT. 2.65 *. .
NOMINAL VALUE'S 'PREVAI LED.I .THE' MARK T POR'STOCK CATTLE,. AS THE
DAY'S RECEI PTS CONSI STED ALMOST ENTI RELY OF. OFFER NGS SUI SAr'LE ONLY. FOR. SLAUGHT ER.H
-SHORT SUPPL.I ES OF SLAUGHTER CALVES MADE A FAIR CLEARANCE'DURI'NG
MORNING ROUNDS AT-FI -M RATES. PACKERS BOUGHT GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES AT PRICES UP
TO $6.85 AND WE IGHTY' AVERAGES OF.THE PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND
$5.75, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.00 TO $3.50


HOGS: 'SMALL ADVANCES IN PRICES WERE REPORTED.:AT MOST HOG MARKETS TODAY
AND LOCAL VALUES RULED STRONG. TO L0 CENTS HIGHER. RECEIPTS WERE
ESTIMATED. AT I 000 HEAD AND ARRIVALS INCLUDED 542 HEAP DIRECT TO PACKERS,6 ADOUT
500 TRUCK HOGS A'ND ONE LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. SMALL ,KI:LLE'RS PAID
$7.70, THE DAY S TOP, FOR A FEW LOTS OF CHOICE TRUCK HOGS. MOST, OF THE BETTER
GRADES OF 170 TO 2?r-'POUND TRUCK' HOGS MOVED FROM $7.55 TO ..$7.65, WITH PACKERS'
STOPPING AT $7.30. THE RAIL'HOGS CON'SISTEP MOSTLY OF LIGHT LIpHTS AND LIGHTS, AND
A LOAD O [ 164-POUN-D WEIGHTS' MOVED TO. SMALL KII LLERS AT $7.50. HEAVY ,UTOHER PIGS
SOrTED FROM THIS LOAD MOVED AT-~8.75.. PACKING SOWS SOLD .MO.TLY AT $5.75 AND $6.00,
OR STEADYe. .


SHEEP: SHEEP AND:.L Mr SUPPLIES HE-.E TODAY 'EEfE' ESTIMATED. AT" 900 '4EAD. Four'
DE-CKS OF LAM.7S WERE REQEI'VED I.N THE 'RAIL ".EQTION .AND AROUND 300 HEAD
WERE OFFERED IN THE TRUCK rIVI.SION. A GOOD DEMAND EXISTED "UT CLEARANCE WAS DE-
LAYED UNTIL AFTERNOON, DUE TO LATE ARRIVAL OF THE RAIL. LAM.S. 'TWO .DECKS OF MEDIUM .
TO GOOD WOOLED FAT LAr4S SORTED FROM A "-DECK SHIPMENT SOLD TO PrACKERS AT $7.60, OR
35 TO 50 CENTS 4IG'.-IGR. T.HE FLESHY FEEDER; END" REMAINED UNSOLD AT,:A LATE HOUR.
FAIRLY GOOD SHORN. FAT TUCK LAM.13S WERE RE'ORTEQ AT $7.00. FEEDER LAM4OS IN'THE
TRUCK SECTION MOVED F7O $'3.50 TO $s.00.



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DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 10, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE.:;' .'MEAGER SUPPLY STRICTLY OOD AND CHQ I CEWEIGHT STEERS STAY ON SHIPPER AC-
COUNT UP T) ?11.25 HAVING DEEN PAID FOR I309# AVERAGES, SEVERAL LOADS DID
.-I0.00 To .56, MA:-KET ON ALL OTHERS VERY SLOW, BIDDING WEAK TO 250 LOWER; LARGELY
A STEER RUN WITH MEDIUM AND GOOD GRADES PREDOMINATING; STOCKERS SCARCE OUT SLOW; FAT
COWS DULL; CUTTERS 3ARELY STEArY; SHORT CROP LIGHT YEARLING HEIFERS FIRM TO 25c
HIGHE.; DULLS SLOW, STEADY AND VEALERS 500( HIGHEtR MOST SAUSAGE 3ULLS WITH WEIGHT
"4.2- TO $4.50, OUTSIDE $4.65; DULK VEALERS $9.06 TO $0.00, I00,, KINDS SELLING AT
S80U TO 8.50 AND CHOICE SHIPPER OFFERINGS UP TO $11I. U' AND ETTER,-
sOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVE, MOSTLY .1.0 TO 15( HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S AVERAGE; PACK-
SN 3 ING SOWS SHARING ADVANCE; GOOD..TQ CHO ICE I1 O'TO-20&,', $ 7,90. TO. 8.I.0 TOP
-9.1 5; 210 TO 250A.',7720 TO,$7.85, .'FW.:$7090..2S0 O .320 75 TO $7.15 340-;8.. 7r
PIGS MOSTLY $7.50 TO 8.00; PACKING. .OWS -.5 ,TO .25, SMOOTH SORTS TO $36.3 AND
AOVE.
SHEEP:. ACTIVE, FAT LAlOS S'MOSTLY 25'5 O 0 HIGHER THAN MONDAY'S. CLO E; SHIPPERS ANT
CITY TUTCHER.S TAKING LOAD AFTER LOAD GRADING CHOICE AT *$s0 AND'59. o4
PACKERS. $9.?5 .OWN TO 38.50, DEPENDING ON KfND; FAT EWES AT; 4.00 TO o4.50, STRONG;
FEEDING-LA .:-DS UNSOLD.
KANSAS" CITY 'MARKET;- I I :00 A-,
CATTLE: VERY SLOW ON MOST KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE, ADDING AROUND 250 LOWER ON
MOST FED STEERS AND YEARLING HEIFERS; SLAUGHTER COWS AND DULLS SLOW, WEAK;
VEALERS AND CALVES, SCARCE A.'3U STEADY;. TO9KERS AND FEEDERS SLOW, STEADY TO WEAK;
STRICTLY GOOD I 0,, STE[!R "0 GOOD 1277 WEIGHTS .); D SULK FED STEERS ELIGI--
6LE TO SELL AROUND. T 7 T $5 .EW FED HE'l 'ERS EARLY ,35 :TO $7.25, SHORT LOAD
oS,50; UTCHER OWS' -3. 75 -. ; MED'IUM- ULLS-MOSTL $ "OWN. "OOD"AND CMOICE
VEALERS AROUND 08.00 TO $9.00 FEW LOADS STICKERSS :AND FEEDES' EARLY $6.25 TO $7.50.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTI E, MOSTLY. i:0f. HIGHER THAN .MONDAY VS AVERAGE O f6,r UP, UNDER-
WEIGHTS STEADY TO STRONG*i TO.P. 7.85 .ON SORTED 160 TYn, ,- DESIRABLE I50
T .-30' $7.35;TO 7.30. 20 To 270, $.85 TO $7 .P5. 280,CT 31.0 3S.0 TO $6.85;
PACKING SOWS $5.O6.'TO 3..0;.. STOCK,.:P.I:GS. WEAK, o7.? TO 0., .
SHEEP: LAMOS FULLY 0(r HI,'GHElR; SHEEP 25 TO S03" UP, TOP FED LAMDS $9 10 MOST
SALES, O.75 TO S.00; OEST SHOrN LAM3S $8.50, TEXAS cLiPPERS $8.00, TOP
EWES $4.75.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS,(E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER RUN PRbPORTIONATEL'Y :LIE.RAL;NO ACTION EARLY; VEALERS STEADY TO 250
S LOWER; OTHER. CLASSES SLOW ..WI TH MARKET NOT FULLY DEVELOPED; :SOME INTEREST
PEING SHOWN IN 3EST LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS; COWS -4.00 T''$5.-00; LOY '-CUT"ERS $50 TO
.:3 00; PRACTICAL TOP-MEDIUM DULLS $4.50; GOOD AND CHOICE" VEAL'ERS 10.50 AND $0.75.
HOGS:. FAIRLY ACTIVE TO SHIPPERS AND SMALL ILL ERS; 10 TO 150 H IGHE THAN MONDAY'
AVERAGE; PIGS'SHARING ADVANCE; TOP $U 0I SULK ; 1 0 TO 21 '7.90 TO o. I'0;
220 TO 24--, 7.50 TO .7.80; 250 o -27# $7.10 TO $.40T 280 TO 30 $..85 TO $7.00;
J00 TO I30 "$7.25 TO $7.90; soWS LARGELY .*5.65 TO $5.85.
SHEEP: FAT LAMOS OPENED STRONG. TO 5d HIGHER; SHEEP SCARCE QUOTABLE STEADY; TOP
----- TO CITY 3UTCHEnS 9.?5; ..EARLY SALES TO. PACKERS 84, 0 TO .j8.75, HEAVIES
$7.00 TO $8.00, COMMON THROWOUTS $6.50. TO $7.00, MEDIUM TO GOOD "CLIPPED LAMOS LATE
MONDAY 8*00. '


FORT.
CLOSE
OGS:iSOFT QR ILY" HOGS AND. C
=-== ..!0-AS,T-JNGJPIGS EXCLUDED) ,.
LT LT 4 0:- SO1 .GD--H $ 75-

-30-LL G H 7,,G rH-'0
LT3'VT GD-OH. 7.' 5-
Oa L0 Gn-CH. .5-

HVY WT 250-.290 GD-0H 6.8,5-
290-350 GD-CH 6.65-
RKG SOWS' 275-500 MEDr-GD ., 5, 75
SLAUGHTER IGSO 3- GD-H ""GD-.
FDR-&STKR IGS. (70-1 0) 0D-OH -
Av'COST & VT. ON. PIGs EXOL) 7.39-.
SLAUGHTER CATTLE. CALVES AND.--VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900) CHi CE -
MEDIUM 5.25- 6.7
CO4.oN- ^4,.25--5.,2
STEERS (900-1 I00#) C01CE. -
GOOD 6.50n 8.0

STEERS (1100-'1300) CHOICE -



GOOD 5.. .5
MEDI UM 4 -
OMMON 3. 5- 4.2
Cows:: CHOICE -
Co'-" OED Q... z,.
.*-. ;,. Low CUT-UUT 2.00-...01
.3ULLS(YRLG EXCL) GoD-COH(BEEF) -
LIUT-COM-M O 3.b00- 3.-75
*VEALERS. (MILK-FeD) GD-CH --
SMEDIUM -
CULL-COM -. -
.;CALVES (250,-500 ) G-'H. .5- Z
FOR & S.TKR CATTLE AND CALVES:.
S+EERS, (500-800-) CGD-C .n-
STEEnS (000-1050:) GD-H. '- .
COM-MED --
"HEIFERS: Go-OH.:
.... COM-MEO,
Cows.:. GD-C -
', COM-MHE '
CALVES (STEERS) GO-OH:. 7.- .51
MEDI UM *- 5.75- 7.0(
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAM3S:
LAMOS: (9 DN) cGn-0H- -*7.7- 3. 2!
'!EDIUM 7.00- 7.75
CI-1O-00 MED-CH: --' --
ALL ) COMMON --
YRLG 'VET s : 10-, r,'-.'OH. -
EWES: 1 ,. ED--CH -
S20 5) MED-CH -
ALL 'ITS) fULL-COM -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAM S (RANGE STOCK):
-FEEDING LAM.3S (b7' L- ) Do-CH -
ME7IUM -


*fORTH .CHICAGO .._.KANSAS CITY
CLOSE CLOSE


7.70 7.90 8. O
7.70 7.50- 8.00
7.70 7.10-. 7.65
7~60 6.80-.7.30
7.35 6.50- 6.90
6.)00 5,85- 6.35
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CLOSE


7.65 7.90-.8. 8
7.60 77.r- 8.00
7.50 7. -7.85
7.10 6.90- 7.50-
6.80 6.65- 7.00
6.5 5.65- 6.25
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
m3-- BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
S'ARKET NPVS SERVICE
223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, FORT NORTH TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAYY FEBRUARY 11, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LiVESTOCk AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIMt)


CALVES HOGS


HOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER D I RECT* THRU*


FORT WORTH I,200 -500 600 .3,300**
KANSAS CITY 5,50.0 1,000 3,500 1. ,000 420
CHICAGO 7,500 2,000 24,000 18,000 5,000 .4,500
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 2,500 1,000 I.2,Ono' 1,200 500 1,000
OMAHA 5i000 300 .25,000 20,000
OKLAHOMA CITY '700 200 1,400 1-00 612
SioUX CITY 2,000- '300 18.000 8,000
ST. JOSEPH .1,750 250 7 500; 6,500
ST. PAUL 2,000 3,800 '16,000 4,500
WVICHITA 60Q .300 1 ,900 .500 700
DENVER 2. .?225 .50. 2,600 8,900
TOTAL II MARKETS 28,975 9700 1.15,500 82,000 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK AGO, 1, MARKETS "24,200' 8,650 1-03;100 41,500 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
To DATE THIS EEEK 123,475 30,600 376,500 208,150 INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST 'VEEK 126,850 30,250 33,,400 160,700 ESTIMATED -RECEIPTS.
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED SHEEP RECEIPTS .INCLUDE 681 SHEEP ON
THRU BILLING AT. FORT'WORTH.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, TUESDAY,, FEBRUARY 10,1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS -
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FORT WORTH ACTUAL ,"!EDNESDAY,"JK A.o
FORT WORTH ACTUAL ,'"EDMESDAY,YR AGO.


CATTLE CALVES HO
759 559
.65 2,33


1,1 93
2,252


432
. 636


GS
,177
98


509
1,857


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAYA Y FEBRUARY 11, 1931.
(BASED ON fMIARKIT CONI TIONS -AND SALES REPORTED UP TO ..:00 P..M.)

CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED AT 1,200 HEAD, CON-
SISTED LARGELY OF SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS. AVERAGE QUALITY
WAS LESS ATTRACTIVE THAN USUAL AND MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE MEDIUM AND
RATHER .COMMON GRADES. OFFERINGS OF FAT YEARLINGS INCLUDED TWO OR.. THREE LOTS OF
GOO D .4RA 0E.S i ,' ..' '!*,: '. ... '. .. "
PACKERS :3fOUGHT MOST OF THE SLAUGHTER SrEERS DURING MORNING ROUNDS,
PAY'NC G ENEAL-LY STEADY PRICEE, AND THE LIMITED D AMOUNT OF BUSINESS. IN FAT YEARLINGS
ALSO-APPEARED STEADY. CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED AT'$4.90,
$5.25, $5.35 AND AROUND $6.00, WITH ONE LOAD OF MEDIUM WEIGHT FED STEERfS BRINGING
$7.00. A-.OUT. THE DEST FAT ,YEARLi'.NGS ON SALE MOVED- AT $'625- TO $6.75 AND SORTS OF
BUTCHER HEIFERS$ USUALLY CUT FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE, RANGED UNDER $5.50.
No QUOTABLE CHANGE DEVELOPED IN PRICES FOR SHE-STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERP.
ONE LOAD OF FAT COWS SOLD ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT $4. 10 AND SOME.-DUTCHER COWS'CHANGED
HANDS..AROUND $3#00 TO $3.50. LOW-CUTTERS WERE .LISTED AROUND $2.25 TO $2.50, STRONG
WEIGHTS AT AND SLIGHTLY .ADOVE THE LATTER PRICE. NOT ENOUGH DULLS WERE RECEIVED TO
PERMIT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN THIS DIVISION' F TRADE.'
ST-E MARKET FOR STOCK CATTLE: PRODUCED SEVERAL SALE$ OF STOCK STEERS
AND MOST OF THE SELECTIONS "'E"E MADE AT COST FIGUQPES OF $6.25-TO n6.90. STOCK
STEERS AT THE LATTER PRICE WE*IEE FAIRLY GOOP 'VHITEPACES. PRACTICALLY NO SALES OF
STOCK STEER CALVES WERE REPORTED.
AN IMP'-O.VED DEMAND FEATURED THE TRADE IN SLAUGHTER CALVES AND DULK
OF THE BUSINESS A'>PEARED .25 CENTS HIGHER, WITH SALES IN SOME CA'S'ES SHOWING EVEN
GREATER ADVANCES. THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD FROM 6.25 TO $6.85
AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES rF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $6.00, INCLUDING
CULL SORTS FROM $3.00 TO $3.50.


HOGS:
HOGS FOR THE


ONLY 600 HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAYIS LOCAL TRADE. -ARRIVALS IN-
-CLUDED AT;OUT 425 TRUCK HOGS AND ONE LOAD AND TWO PART LOADS OF RAIL
OPEN MARKET.


PACKERS AND SMALL KILLERS WERE OUT EARLY AND BOUGHT THE LIMITED
SUPPLY AT PRICES 'TEADY TO 10 CENTS HIGHER. THE DAY'S TOP, $7.70, WAS PAID IN DOT:!
THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS. Two PART LOADS Of GOOD TO CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT RAIL
BUTCHERS DROUGHT $7.70 AND A LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE ArOUND 250-POUND BUTCHERS LANDE
AT $7.50. SORTS OF IEAVY BUTCHERS AVERAGING 300 TO 370 POUNDS MOVED AT $6,75 AND
7,00, LATTER PRICE PAID IN THE RAIL SECTION. MOST OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO
240POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT $7.30 AND $7.70, PACKING SOW PRICES RULED STEADY TO
26 CENTS HIGHER. MOST OF THE 'OWS MOVED AT G6.00 AND SOME SMOOTH PACKING GRADES
DROUGHT $6.25 ON SMALL KILLER ACCOUNT.

SHEEP: SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMOS HERE TODAY AND ALSO AT NORTHERN MARKETS
PROVED EXCFSSIVE AND PRICES DROPPED. LOCAL RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT
3,300 HEAD, INCLUDED 81' HEAD 'F OTOCKER LAMOS ON THROUGH .ILLINGr THERE WERE
PRACTICALLY NO GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED FAT L IDS OFFERED AND MORNING SALES OF SHORP.
FAT"LAM3S APPEARED 23..TO 50 CENTS LOWER THAN YESTERDAY'S HIGH TIME, OR STEADY TV
STRONG WITH LAST WEEKS CLOSE. TRADE PROVED VERY SLOW AND NEARLY HALF OF THE LAMD
SUPPLY REMAINED UNSOLD AT NOON. A FEW DECKS AND. SORTS OF FAT YEARLINGS, WETHERS
AND FEEDER GRAmES BOUGHT STEADY PRICES. GOOD-SHORN FAT LAMOS MOVED AT $7.50 0
$7,65 AND FAT YEARLINGS SOLD UP Tn $3.50. SORTS OF 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS WEtRE
REPORTED AT $5.30 AND AGED FAT ETHERS AT 05.00. W'OOLED FEEDER CAMDS MOVED OUT AT
$3.0 ,'.ND SHORN FEEDER LAMnG 'SERE REPORTED AT $6.00 AND LESS. THREE DFOKS OF AGED,
Wn OCL.ED FEEDER WET'-!ERG OVED OUT AT $3.00.
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S. EP'OSTORY


CATTLE


SHEEP
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?AGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK .t\KET CONDITIONS AND 'QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAYY FEBRUARY 11,1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: IMPROVED ACTIVITY ON FF"D STEERS AND YEARLINGS, BETTER GRADES FIRM ON
SHIPPING ACCOUNT, INDICATIONS A.nUT STEADY ON LOWER GRADES; GENERAL MARKrE
AVERAGING AROUND '50c LOWER THAN LATE LAST WEEK;' LIGHT HEIFER AND MIXED YEARLINGS
STRONG ; .UTCHER STOCK ADO'UT STEADY, LOW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS ACTIVE; DULLS STRONG.;
VSALERS 25 TO 50"A LOWER; REPLACEMENT STEERS DULL AND WEAK;' EARLY TOP FED YEARLINGS
M10.50, 3EST HEAVIES HELD AROUND $11.00 AND' ADOVE; BULK SHORT-FEDS $7.95 TO $9.25
"I.N LIGHT HEIFERS AND MIXED YEARLINGS $8.00 TO $9.75. -ULK OF GULLS $4.25 TO $4.65{
FEW HEAVIES AROUND $4.75; MOST VALER'S $8.50 TO $9.50, FEW TO $11.00.
.HOGS: MARKET SLO'!, EARLY' ALES STEADY TO 10, LOWER T'-HAN TUESDAY'IS AVERAGE MANY
BIDS OFF 4no-:E; PACKING SOWS AROUND STEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 200
.7.90 TO 8.10, PRACTICAL TOP $8.10; 210 TO 250# $7.10 TO $7.85 -260 TO 280# $6.90
TO. $7. 10 BIDDING DryN",ARD TO $3.Q0 AND DELOW ON WEIGHTS ADOV"E 300' PIGS SLOW,
*FEW $7.56 TO $7.8S5, PLAIN KINDS DOWN TO $7.00; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY $6.00 TO $6.I5,
SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $3.35.
SHEEP: VERY LIlTLE DONE EARLY, FEW FAT LAMOS !25 TO 350 LOWER THAN -TUESDAY'S HIGH
TIME TO OUTSIDERS; SHEEP WEAK; FEEDING LAMBS TENDING LOWER; GOOD TO
CHOICE FAT LAMBS S8.75, TOP $9.25 TO CITY BUTCHER; NATIVE SLAUGHTER EWES $3.50 TO
I4.50. KANSAS Cilt MARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LITTLE DONE EARLY ON FED STEERS, YEARLINGS AND FAT SHE-STOCK, BIDDING WEA:
-"- TO LOWER; LO"/-PRICED COWS MOSTLY STEADY; DULLS SLOW, WEAK; VEALERS AND
.CAL'ES" STEADY TO 'I*EAK; .TOCKEPS AND FEEDERS SLOW, WEAK; 'TRADE COJFI NED MOSTLY TO
WEIGHTIER KINDS Or- RTOCKERS AND FEEDERS; .FAIR DEMND FOR, THIN LFGHT WEIGHT STOCKERS;
BULK.FED STE-ERS ELIGE(LE TO SELL AROUND $6 .75 TO $8.50, CHOICE HEAVY STEERS-HELD
ABOVE $10.00; MOST FED HEIFERS AROUND r $5 .75 TO 7. 00; GOOD.TO CHOICE VEALERS $7.50
TO $9.00; 5 LOADS FLESHY WHITEFACED FEEDERS $7.o5.
HOGS: SLIOV, EARLY TRADE ON 2?30 DOWN BARELY STEADY WITH TUESDAY'S AVERAGE, SPOTS
--- 1 U LOWER, HEAVIER WEIGHTS DULL, TALKING SHARPLY LOWER; TOP '7.65 ON
SORTED 150 TO I8,,'- DESIRADLE 140 TO 230 $7.35 TO $7.60; FEW SCATTF-"ED SALES. 240,
TO 280N $6.75 TO '7.?22; PACKING SOWS $5. 0 TO 10; STOCK PIGS SCARCE, FEW $7.00
TO $7.35.
SHEEP: VERY _LO'W, PRACTICALLY NOTHING SOLD; ONE LOAD CLIPPED LAMBS TO SHIPPERS
A--- 8.25,.A:3OUT STEADY; MOST 3IDS 25 TO 50( LOWER; CHOICE FED LAMBS HELD
A30UE $8.75.. .
NATIONAL qTOCKYARDS (E. ST.LOUIS) MARKET--10:00 A.M.
CATTLE: STEER RECEIPTS LIGHT, QUALITY MOSTLY MEDIUM, TRADING SLOW WITH A FEW EAPL"
DEALS STEADY AT 47.35 TO $8.50; VEALERS STeADY6TO ?..5 HIGHER; OTHER CLASO-
ES GENERALLY STEADY, FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS $7.00 TO $9. .5; COWS $4.00 TO
$5.00; LOW-CUTTERS ?.25 TO $2,'75; MEDIUM 7DULLS MOSTLY $4. 50 DOWNWARD; GOOD AND
CHOICE VEALERS $10.75.
HOGS: SLOW, LIGHTER WEIGHTS STEADY TO' 10 LOWER THAN'TUESDAY'f AVERAGE NO AC-
I 0 *El'E'lHT8 A3OVE 21 5# F.l SOWS TEADY; PI G.DUL OP $8.00; ULK
140 TO 2 1 .8 TO 8.0; ODD LOTS 0U TO I30 PIGS $7.2b TO $7.75; SOWS LARGELY
$5.75 TO $6. 0.
SHEEP: NO EARLY ACTION, PACKERS TALKING UNEVENLY LOWER ON LAMDS; GENERALLY ASK-
INGSTEADY OR AROUND $8.75 TO $9.UU FOR DESIRABLE ,KINDS; INDICATIONS
AROUND STEADY ON- SHEEP. .... .. .. .;.. .. ,,...-., -,., r ,-, ,,


FC RT WORTHY
CI OqF


CIHC AGO KA ISAS C I TY E. ST.LOUI S
C LOSE


HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
- IR-OASTINC PIGS EXCLUDED .
L'T LT 40-10".- GD-H $3 S.85- 7.60 $ 7.90- 8.10 $ 7.35-"7.65 $ 7.75- 8.00
L.r WT 60.:- L8mOn- H 7.(.- 7.70 7.90- 8. 7.3- 75 7.85- 00

HyY WT G GO6 65- 7:6 E 365- (3. 6.5 7. 6.

RLAUGHTER IGS W D& -- -&-D 7.23- 0.00 2. g. 5
FOR &STKnR IG(7.I G D-H --- 0 .
Av'CosT & NT.TUES.. PIGS ExcL) 7.42- 22C# 7.35- 235# :7.13- 238 7.G6- 214-,
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, .CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-90a0) CHO'I CE
GOOD 375-
MEDIUM :5.?5-
S OMO1N 4.25--
STEERS (900-1 100--) HOICE., ,---
SEES GOOD( 4.25-
MEDIUM B5 0
COMMON 4.25-
STEERS. (I 00-1 300) CHo'IcE -.
"" *. GoOD ..5-
'- .... '** EDIUM 5LM.C5-
STEERS (1300-1500:) CHOICE --
GOOD -
* HEIFERS (550-850A) CHOICE -
MEDIUM 4
COMiMON 3.5
COWS: CHOICE
GOODR4.TQD:
COM-MED 5
Low- UUT-CUT 0-
BULLS(YRLG EXC.L) -CH BEEF. -3
'' UUT--C-- MD 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-F'ED). G-CH -
D MEDIUM -
CALVES (250-500) 2fUL .
FDR USTKR CATTLE AND 8L 1 A
STEERS (500-800 ) G-CH 6.r--
COM-r4MED 4.:--
STEERS (800-1"050#) Gn-OH -
I, ) O-MD -
HEIFEIRS: G -_1
COWLS: C H --
CALVES (STEERS) Gr4-CH .OD-
MEDIUM 5.75-
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AN LA.r'S:
LAMOS: (9 ON) n 0H 7P
.91 r- l00:) AE:"--CH
((ALL *wTr) CO"',ON N -
YRLG 'VETH ERG :(9'- I10)'.).:r"--H -H
EWES: (90r -12 -CH .
fl20-i f ) '--H- CH
ALL "T,3). CULL-COM -
FEEDING S-EEP AND L'S (PANGE STOLK)
FEEDiNC LAMA3S ,T-s75- ) GP-OH
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STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


,TELEPHONE: 6-2209,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT THURSDAY -.FEBRUARY 12,. 931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS F .LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


, (11:00'A.M.OCNTRAL TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH I-CAGO.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OkLAHOMA CITY
Sioux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
Wi cHi TA
OENVER "
ThTAL I 1 MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS
TQ 'DATE THIS'WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST ":EEK .
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS,


CATTLE
"900
3,000
S ,000
2,500
3,i000
"900
2,000
2,000
.400
..300
22,000
22!800
14-',475
) 49,6 50
SHIPMENTS


CALVES HOGS


* 400
500-
'2,000
800
200
.200
100.
* 200
2,200
200
*. 25"
.6;825.
-7 050-
'37,4259
.37,300.


1700
S 000
40 000
1.2 000
17 000
1 ;000
14,500
5o000
I ,000
1 ,700
3,500
113,400
97 100
489,900
480,500


HOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU"


2 000'
.11,000.
.15 000.
1,500 .,
- 9 000
300'
6 500
S5 500
5 000
200
8,000


64,000
46;300
272,150
207,000


7,000


,256
;630
II ,000
I ,000


I:,500


'390


.600


*APPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
.INCLUDED IN THE DAY-IS
ESTIMATED RECEI PTS."


AND PACKER PURCHASES, 'VEDNESDAY, FED. 11, 1931 .


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL.SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.VORTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY ,WK AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL.,THURSDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE
'1 ,488
S410
.. 921


"1 ,655
.1,408.


CALVtS -
509
1 54


HOGS
590


929 718
635 1 ,922'


FOIT 'VWOTH LIVESTOCK MARKET THURSDAY FEBRUARY I2, 1931..'
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: CATTLE SALESMEN COLLECTED STEADY PRICES FOR PRACTICALLY ALL CLASSES
S : OF CATTLE AND CA/LVES.HERE TODAY. THE. SUPPLY SHOWING LIGHT VOLUME.
Y.R ET.IFMATES CALLEDD FOR ON,Y.:'.900 CATTLE: AND 4o.0, CALVE. STES AND YEARLINGS PRE-
DO tN'ATEb IN"TE'"A'T E:"UN""A QUAL fIY'AS LA'CAG I r HE CA'I F- 'E-I ON O' ,TRADEi.
A.GOODCLEARANCE OF. SLAUGHTER STEERS AND, YEARLI.NGS FEATURED .TRADE
DURING MORNING ROUNDSS, ALTHOUGH THREE CARS OF PLAIN'STRONG WEI.GHT. STEERS REMAINED
UNSOLD LATE. C' ARLOT SALES OF- SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE RE-ORTED FROM' $5.60 TO -AROUND
,7.25, INCLUDING .TWO OR THREE TRANSACTIONS ON COASTAL ORDER ACCOUNT *AT $6.25 AND*,
.6 35. SLAUGHTER- STEERS THAT' DREW DI DS' IN. THE $7.0n RANGE WERE PLAIN STRONG WEIGHTS
WITH A GOOD COVERING OF FLESH. SOME. DESInRADLE SLAUGHTE-R VEAR'L-1 NGS, 'A ,2-CA4T SHIPMENT,
MOVED AT $6.25 ANDr THE DEST SLAUGHTER YEARLING'S TOPPED AT A7'75. SORTS OF BUTCHER
HEIFERS IN THE PLAINER.GRADES .RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $5.50.
HARDLY ENOUGH BUSINESS WVAS TRANSACTED IN" SHE-!T.OCK AND LOW--CUT.TERS
TO PERMIT A FAIR TEST OF VALUES, 3U T SCATTERED SALES' UTLINED A FULLY STEADY
MARKET. A FEW GnOOD FAT COWS CHANGED HAND'S AT $4.25 AND EUTCHER COWS MOVED 'AROUND
$3.00 TO $3.50.. Lbow-cuTTEnS WERE .ISTED. FRtOM, V$..00 TO $2.65, STRONG WEIGHTS AT AND
SLIGHTLY ADOVE,$2,50. OWING TO. SCARCITY QOF. SAUSAGE DULLS',. VERY F'EW"SALES WERE MADE
IN THIS DIVISION OF TRADE. '. .
A FAI RL' GOOD. DEMAND EXIbTEb FCR STOCK CATTLE, AND CALVES AND PUR.CHA"F"
ON COUNTRY. ACCOUNT INCLUDED THREE CARSOF GOOD.STOCK -STEERS- $7.'25 ALS. ONE LOAD
OF WELL-DREpt STOCK STEER CALVES AT $7.50. ..
GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES, OF VALUE' TO SELL ABOVE $.50, WERE PRACTICALLY
LACKING AND THE DEST HEAVIES ON SALE MOVED AROUND: $6.00 TO $o.50, SMALL LOTS UP TO
THE LATTER PRI.QE. / EIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF PLAINER GRAQES SOLD .FROM.AROUND $5,7?.
DOWNWARD, INCLUDE NG CULL SORTS FROM $3.00 TO ,,3 50.

HOGS: LOCAL.Fr5G TRADE TODAY WAS F-EATURED DY THE LARGEST MARKET SUPPLY OF
THE SEASON 0DTH4 IN THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTION AND THE LOWEST PRICE
LEVELS SINCE 1924. RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 900 HEAD DUT LATER RAISED TO
1,700 HEAD. FORENOON ARRIVALS INCLUDED 256 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 860 TRUCK
HOGS AND SIX LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. MOST OF THE RAIL HOGS CONSIST!-'
OF MEDIUM TO 'GOOD ISO TO 200-POUND -WEIGHTS. '.LOWER PRICES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN
MARKETS AND CLEARANCE IN THE LOCAL YARDS WAS DELAYED UNTIL THE NOON HOUR. PACKERS
BOUGHT MOST OF THE RAIL AND TRUCK HOGS AT DECLINES OF 25 TO 30 CENTS, AND THE DAY S
PRACTICAL TOP, $7,p.0, WAS PAID IN GOTH SECTIONS OF THE TRADE. .SMALL KILLERS PAID
'7.70 EARLY FOR A FEW TRUCK HOGS, 3UT THIS PrI? CE PROVED. UT .OF- LINE. THREE LOADS rCF
MEDIUM TO CHOICE 167 TO 220(., RAIL HOGS MOVED AT 7.40. AND TWO LOADS OF FAIRLY GOOD
MIXED'LIGHT WEIGHTS SOLD AT $7.25 AND $7,35. ANOTHER LOAD OF MIXED GRADES REMAINED
UNSOLD LATE. MOST'OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 70 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOG.S DROUGHT $7.,J
TO ^7.40. PACKING SOWS SOLD FULLY 25 CENTS LOWER. MOST OF THE PACKING SOWS MOVED
AT $5.75 AND A FEW LIGHT WEIGHT PACKING GRADES WERE REPORTED AT $6.00.
SHEEP:- TWo THOUSAND StHEEP AND LAM.DS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE.
ELEVEN DECKS ARRIVED DY RAIL.', INCLUDING SIX DECKS.OF FALL SHORN FAT
LAMoS. DECLINES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS AND EARLY DI DS ON FAT LAMOS HERE
WERE 40'CENTS LOWER. THE SIX DECKS. OF FAT LAMDS FINALLY SOLD AT $7.40, OR 25 CENTS
UNDER YESTERDAY'S LATE SALE OF FALL SHORN FAT LAMDS FROM.THE SAME FEEDLOT. THREE
DECKS OF AGED FAT WETHIERS MOVED AT $5.00 AND $5.25 WITH SOME OUTS AT $3.00. THESE
WETHERS RULED STRONG TO 25 CENTS HIGHER AND A DECK OF FRESH SHORN FEEDER LAMS MOVED
OUT AT $6.25, FULLY STEADY.

2/12/31 rP
2:10 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


SHEEP
:3;701
1,085
2,557

1,133
1 ,365


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MAK 'T CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I 0:50 A.M.
BATTLE: GENERALLY STEADY ON FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS, N OEuTER GRADES SHOWING SOME
STRENGTH AND. KINDS OF VALUE TO SELL AT .0 DOWNWARD, SOME WEAKNESS; NOT
MUrQH DEEF IN RUN; STEERS OF VALUE TO SELL AT $7.0 TO $9.25 PREDOMINATING; EARLY
TOP WEIGHTY -ULLOCKSG 10*75; BETTER MARKET ON ALL GRADES FAT SHE-STOCK, ESPECIALLY
BUTCHER AND YEARLIIVG H!EIFERS; DULLS SCARCE AND STEADY WITH MO8T WEIGHTY SAUSAGE
.mULLS $4.25 TO $4.50; V.EALERS UNCHANGED; 105 TO '120 :AVERAGES .SLLJNG AT $8.00 TO
$9.00 AND STRICTLY GOOD" AND.CCHICE.SHIPPER KIN'DS AT $10.50 T:$I11,00; STOCKER TRADE
WEAK, MOSTLY p7.50 -VOWNWA' .. '
Hocs: V RY'SL.oW, fO TO. 20 LOWER THAN WEDNESDAY'S A-VERAE,' HAVI ES OYF MOST;
PACKING SOWS AROO"0ND 10' LOWER GO'DD T'.'CHOICE 140 TO 0'0, 760 TO 47.90;
* TOP $7.95 210 To- 250Po5 S.75 TO .$7,80; 260 TO 320f ,6.40 TO 6.S0; !P IGS MOSTLY
^7.00 TO $7.50, rEW To"' 7.75; PACKING sows $5,.75 TO: $6.00, SMOOTH SORTS $6.25.
H:EEP: FAT LAMIDS STEADY TO WqEAK, SPOTS UNEVENLY LOWER THAN WE-NESDAY'S SHARP
DECLINE; OTHER CLASSES MOSTLY STEADY' SEVERAL LOADS"CHOICE MEDIUM WEIGHT
LAMOS EARLY $8,7 TO $0.00 TO OUTSIDERS, QEST M .SOME 'HELD HI-GHER; PACKERS
P..IDDING MOSTLY $0c 0 '0WN'O REW NATIVE FAT EWES ,.4.00.o TO 4.50.
-. KANSAS:CITY MARKET--1.0:55 A.M.
'CATTLE: KILLING CLASSrE oF- CATTLE OPENING SLOW, STEADY; DULK OF RUN FED STEEPS OF
MEDIUM AND '-.,OO, GRADE.; VEALERS AND CALVES UNCHANGED; TSTOCKERS:AND FEED-
!ES S4OW, .WEAK; PART LOAD CHO CE MEARLING STEERS 10.50; G 0D 1209 AND 1235L STEER'
$9.25; gULK SHORT-FEL STEERS $G.50 TO- $8.25; 2nO LOTS AND FEW LOADS.FED HEIFERS
ARO ND O. 00U TO 3.-75; 3UTCHER COWS .3.7..TO 4. 75 LOWA-CUTTERs "AND CUTTERS $2.75
T0o 3.50; DESI'IASLE WEIGHT t4'EQIUM BULLS 3 75.;TO 4.00; VEALERS MOSTLY $9.00 DOWN.
HOGs: 'SLOW AND fLEVEN,' EARLY .SALES 230 'DOW MOSTLY 10 TO 150 LOWER THAN
--.- WEDNESDAY S AVERX.GE; 'HEAVIER WE1 G.HTSOU.LL WITH MOST IDS 25( LOWER; TOP
.$7.50 NA SORTED I r TO D70* ; DESIRABLE 140 .TO 30 .MOSTLY $7.15 TO $7.45; FEW 240
to 300r .6*.35 TO R7,00; PACKIN'G' SOws $5.-50 'TO .6. O; STOCK PIGS SCARCE'- AROUND 25(
LOWER, $6.75 TO $7.10.. .. .
SEEP: SLOW, REW OPENING 'SALS 'LAMDS FULLY 250 pOWER; SHEEP A2.OT_ STEADY; CARLY
TOP WOOLED L-AMS 8.bUU, BEST HELD ADOVE p8o25, CLIPPERS Q7.75 AND $7.85;
FED EWES 4.50. NAIONAL.STOCKYADS E L MARKET-53 A.M.
NATIOQNAL.STOCKYARDS (E'.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:53 A.M.


CATTLE: 'STEERS SLOW,'-"UyERS ATTITUDE BEARIS4; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS STEADY
WITH COWS CUTTER'S AND"LOW-CUTTERS .STRONG; NARROW DEMAND. FOR DULLS; VEAL-
ERn 50 0 HIGHER; 2. CARS MDlUM'WEIGHT STEERS EARLY AT ?8 25; FAT MIXED YEARLING .
AND HEIFERS QUOTABLE AT $7.00 UPWARD; COWS $4.00 TO 5.00; LOW-CUTTERS MOSTLY $2.5C
TO $3.00; GOOD TO cH0o'CE VRALERS $11.25.
HOGS: Li GHTP,-'WEJ1,HTS STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'S' AVERAGEE; LITTLE -ACTION ON HEAVY
D UTCHERS; MjOSTLY DIPDOING LOWER PIGS AND SOWS STEADY, SULK 150 TO 10#
$7.80 TO 8.00, TOP ,8.00; FEW 220 TO 23 7.50 TO 7.70; DETTER 100 TO 130 PIGS
S7.00 TO 7.75;. ,EA-LY SALES sows $5.75 TO $6.00.
SHEEP PRACTICALLY NOTHING DONE EAR Y* PACKERS-TALKING LOWER; FEW CHOICE LAMDS
TO CITY 3UT.CH.ERS STEAD 1ATIN, SSI NSE ST.LOUIS
FO.t I.T" 8, 8KA "KX S CIf E. ST.LOUIS
: R ,L ..,. CLOSE CLOSE' CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS SOFT ORn OILY 40GS AND,. .. .. .


ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED )
SIT 1 -6: D-H -

220-250 *Go-CH 7.20-
...H.vy .WT -l2.-29.T .G *, -
V: "' 2, 90U-3 O.C- bo-HJ--
PKG Sows 275-.500. :- ., M MED-G.D-. 5.75-
SLAUGHTER -IGS 00- 3O .G-H. -
FDR &STKR PIGS 0- 0- Gn- -
Av COST & WT. WAED (PIGS EXc9) : .7.47-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:


STEERS (300-900-6) CHOIE

STEERS (900-l I0O0:) ,HOcE 'c.-
-. : MEDL.uT- '..Q'4 50-;:
.. ..:.. .*o. o 4o2 --
STEERS (II0O-1300-) CHOICE -
GnnD 6.75-
MEDIUM 5,25-
STEERS (1.30Q-1500) :CHOICE I -
GOOD -
HEIFERS (550-85Q,') --CH.OICE
""* '" ." M.ED I UM o; j

GOOD ....4,00-
QOM-MED' 3.,00--
LOGW UT-OUTD... .2.00-.
.BULLS (YRLG. EXCL)' ..-GH (BEEF "'-
B S (YRG UT-COM-MEtD 3.00-
V.EALERS (MILK-FED) : GD-CH --
NED /UM -
'CULL-COM -
S.CALVES (250-500) GD-CH .6.QQ0-
0OM-MED 3.00-
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
.STEERS- (500-800o,) O- CH 2 -
COM-MED
S-STEERS (800--1050oo) GD-CH -
'COni-MED -
HEIFERS: Gr-CH -
COM-MED -
Cows: G -CH 0 -
'ChM-MED -
CALVES (STEERS) 'G.D-CH
MEDIUM 0,75-
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
SLADs: (90 GD-DNCH .' -
.,EO IUM .,A-
(91I- 00-) MED-OCH
(ALL WTS) CQrOON -
YRLG WETHiRS:(90.-' I )MEDO-H -
EWES: 4) DHc : -8
AL1VT3) ULL-COM.. -
FEEDING SHEEP AN'D LA.VS ( RANGE STOCK):
FEEDING LAM3S (50-75) GO-C, H I ..--
SMEDIUM.:-. .* -
**/i?/3, RP.
I 50 P oM. :"


7.'4:07. :5g. T7095
7.40 .7-5- 7.40"
?0: 6:,4_5-9"-95
6.00 5.-75- 6.25
7''.0- 7.75


g: 5:88:

- k.25-

3 2,5-
.: -:


6.75
Q.
...
-?. ;
1:66


.:20-
.620-
6.10-

5.35-
7.00-
6.75-
7, 06-


7. 50
7.50

7.35

7.00
7 50
229


0.25-I 25



54.0--:21
P5- 5'





50- 5.25


7. .00
WOi


5.0

.8- -' 17
*5o
50 5- 6.06
c :5
'P4c :5


7.75- 7.65

5.50- 6.10
7.00- 7.75
6.50- 7..70
7.63- 217i,

0.50-j. 25










5. 5.:7


9.* 15-1 5.


3.75. o D



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6. 8.00

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1.56-
5.?-
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7.FO

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7.75- 8.25
S.50- 7,75


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UNITZD STATES DEPARTMENT OF Ar lMULTURE
BIEAJU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEYS SERVICE


22?3 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2?-0c.


DAILY LIVESTOCK.~ARKET REPORT FRIDAY -- FEBRIJARY 13, 1331.
TnOAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(I I 0no A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
ATTLE ALVES SEEP OLDOVE EHOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU*


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
$loux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL'
WAl CH I TA
DENVER


*000
600
I ,500
700
I ,700
300
I ;,00n
500
1,9000
.300
.400


.200
200
1 ,0O00
400
100
00
100
2,400
. 100
25


1,100
3,nn0
35,000
I 500
14 500
1,000
12,500
4,400
13,000
1 ,500
n00


1 ,000
5 ,000
12 00n
1,000
00-000
150
4,000
5,500
2,500
1o00
000


-435
"350
S,000 10,000
1,000


600 -


TOTAL I
ONE 'VEE
TO DATE
SAME PE


I MARKETS 10I000 4;825
:K AGO,1I MA-RKETS E8850 4,625
- THIS WEEK 155,475 42,250
ERIOD LAST "'EEK 15,500 41 ,9025
FORT '.NOnTH RECE! PTSI.SHIPMENTS AND


980300 41,Q50*APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
979700.. 33,4.00 DIRECT AND THOU HOGS.
508,200 313,200 INCLUDED .IN THE DAY'S
570,200. 240,400 ESTIMATED .RECEI PTS.
PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, FED.12..931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAY,'Vi< AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,ZFRI DAY,YR AGO


CATTLE CALVES HOGS
924 530 I ,650
740 171 [00
500 36 1 ,391


514
1,340


224
452


SHEEP
2,073
1.,41


1 ,152 1,1901
1,290 545


FORT "0RTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1031.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: VERY SHORT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE AND CALVES WERE POSTED FOR T'MDAYtO '
-fi' "" "' "OAL; TRAD,'E1,;,AND ALTHOUGH VALUES WEIRE} POORLYr TESTEp J.N PfRlCTICALLY
ALL DIVISIONS OF THE t!MAKET, THE LIMITED AMOUNT OF' "0UI 'NESS'' I 'TEEES, YEA.Ii Ne'6'
AND SHE-STOCK APPEARED FULLY STEADY, IN SOME CASES STRONG TO A TRIFLE HIGHER. YARD
ESTIMATES CALLED-FOR ONLY 800 CATTLE AND 200 'CALVE.S.
CATTLE OFFERINGS INCLUDED TWO LOADS OF GOOD 1258-POUND STEERS, THE
.EST REEVES SHOWN IN SEVERAL DAYS, AND THESE STEERS MOVED AT 37.65. OTHER SALES
OF SLAUGHtEIf STEERS "IERE REPORTED FROM AROUND $5.50 TO $6.50, SOME SHORT-FEDS SELL-
NG AT THE LATTER PRICE. DESIRAnLE FAT YEARLINGS IN CARLOTS CHANGED HANDS AT
$3.25 AND $6.50 AND.."UTCHIER HEIFERS, USUALLY SORTS. FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED CATTLE,
SOLD MOSTLY UNDER Z.5.50. A FEW GOOD FAT COW 'DROUGHT $4.25 AND ORDINARY. BUTCHER
GRADES FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3.00 TO $3.50* ''STRONG WrIG'-T LOW-CUTTER COWS
RANGED UP.TO $2.75, :UT MO.-T OF THE LOW-CUTTERS WERE LI STED AROUND $2.25 TO $2.50,
SHELLY SORTS RANGING ON DOWN TO THE EVEN MONEY, 2.00. A SMALL AMOUNT OF BUSINESS
WAS REPORTED IN SAUSAGE :.ULLS FnOM $3.25 TO $3.7D.
COUNTRY PURCHASES OF CATTLE CONSISTED LARGELY OF.'SOME FAIRLY GOOD
STOCK YEARLINGS AT $7.25 AND O.NE LOAD OF STOCK CALVES, MIXED SEXES, 'AT ,7.00,
COST FIGURES A-':EARED STEADY WITH THOSE REPORTED DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS.
SLAUGHTER CALVES MADE A GOnrD CLEARANCE DURING MORNING ROUNDS AT
PRICES THAT WERE FULLY STEADY, THE TRADE IN THIS CLASS CLOSING AROUND. 50 CENTS
HIGHER FOtl THE 'VEE,. THE bETTER GRADES OF HEAVY FAT CALVES HERE TODAY DROUGHT
3.,50 TO $6.35 AND WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAINER GRADES WERE REPORTED FROM $6.00
DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.00 TO $3.50.


HOGS:
AND THREE


RECEIPTS OF HOGS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 1,100 HEAD. ARRIVAL.
INCLUDED 435 HEAD KILLED DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 233 TRUCK HOGS
LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


PACKERS WERE VERY EARIlSH AGAIN TODAY AND REMAINED 'UT OF THE
MARKET UNTIL AO.OUT 11:00 A.M. A NOON CLEARANCE WAS MADE AT PRICES WEAK TO 15 CE.NT3
LOWER. MOST OF THE TRUCK HOOS AND ONE LOAD OF WEIGHTY RAIL HOGS SHOWED THE FULL
DECLINE. THE DAYS TOP, 97.40, WAS PAID EARLY WY SMALL KILLERS FOR A FEW TRUCK
HOGS AND THE RAIL TOPi .735, WAS PAID FOR TWO LOADS OF COOD TO CHOICE LIGHT WEIA!-
AVERAGING FROM 180 TO 1P5 POUNDS. A LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 269-POUND RAIL OUTCHE;:-
LANDED AT )6.GO. "'OST OF THE BETTER GRADE 170 T" 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM
$7.00 TO ~7.,5, LATTER PRICE TRUCK HOG.TOP TO PACKERS. PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTER,
AT $5.75 AND LESS, OR STEADY TO 25 CENTS L9WER.


SHEEF: ONE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMPS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE.
SIX DECKS ARRIVED S3Y RAIL, THESE CONSISTING OF FAT LAMDS YEARLINGS
AND WETHERS. AN EA:LY CL..EARANCEL WAS MADE WITH FAT LAMFS SELLING 10 TO [5 CENTS
LOWER AND OTHER SLAUGHTER GRADES STEADY. A FEW DECKS OF COOD FRESH AND FALL SHORN
FAT LAMOS MQVED -.T "7. 5. FAT YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AT S 25 AND 2-YEAR-OLD FAT
WETHERS AT $5.50. NOnDf SHORN AGED FAT WETHERS DROUGHT $5.00.




2/ 13/3 1 R
1:50 P.!. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


... .' 'CS'T RY


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."AGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK PAET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1031.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FULLY STEADY T-ADE ON LOW-PRICED STEETS SELLING AT $8.00 DOWN TO $7.00 AN7
DELOW; -ETTER GRADE'KINDS LESS ACTIVEi NOTHING CHOICE HERE; EST STEERS
PROMISING TO SELL AROUND .].50; FEW LOADS $3650 TO $9.00; REPLACEMENT MARKET DULL
AT r).00 TO $7.25, MOSTLY; ,:HE-STOCK MQ0TLY STEADY ALTHOUGH LIGHT BUTCHER'HEIFERS
AND HEIFER YEA-LINGS ARE REFLECTING CONSI DERA3LY STRENGTH; OTHER 'CLASSES MOSTLY
STEADY; WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS COMING AT 0$.25 TO $4.50; CHOICE VEALERS UP TO $110r)
IJITH LIGHT KINIS MOSTLY $7.F50 TO $09.00. '' P C I
HOGS: MARKET RATHER SLOW, STEADY TO 0( LOWVE.r THAN THURS'AY'S. AVErIAGE; PACKING
SOWS FULLY 10| LOWER; GOOD TO CHOICE j'O TO 2('.- $7.30 TO $7.00; TOP
$7.00; 210n TO .50 .'L ,30 Tn $7.55; 230 TO3204 $3-.40 TO $3.75; CHOICE 330 TO 4 1V
,c-'.30 TO $8.40; PIGS VERY SLOW, MOSTLY $3.75 TO, 7.25, FEW TO t7.50; PACKING SOWS
MOSTLY t5.75 TO $5.90, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO $3.154.
SHEEP: EARLY MARKET MOSTLY STEADY WITH SOME FAT LAMDS HL.D HIGHER; FEW SALES GOOF
TO CHOICE NATIVE AND FEQD ASTERN LAMDS $u.50 TO $u.75 TO PACKERS, OUT-
sIDERS $8.50 TO $0.15; FAT EWES Q4. TO 4.50; NO FEEDING LAM:S OFFERED.
KANSAS CITY MARKET-- I I:00 A.M.
CATTLE: LARGELY A CLEANUP TRADE QN KILLING CLASSES OF CASTLEE MOSTLY.STEADY" VEAL-
ERS AND CALVES .STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SLOW FA?.L.Y, LIBERAL SUPPLY
HELD DY DEALERS; FEW LOADS MEDIUM AND SHOnT-FED STEERS $3.75 ;TO $7.35; SHOnT-FED
HEIFERS $S.25 TO ~'~.7, ; VEALEnS $0GO DOWN.
HOGS:H SLON, STEADY TO 0(, LOWER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP $7.40 ON I_ TO
-- I90; DESIRA..LE I'I0 TO 23C $7.00 TO $7.35; 240 TO 310#' 6.20 TO $,.90;
'ACKING SOWS ,5.50 TO $5.00; STOCK PIGS 15 TO 25.5 LOWE:R, $3.50 TO 37.00.
SHEEP: SLOW, OPENING SALES KILLING CLASSES ADOUT STEADY, FED LAMDS $0.00 TO $0.2F
SOME HELD HIGHER; DEST EWES OFFERED $4.25.
NATIONAL STOCK1YA\rDS (E.ST.LOI S) MARKET--I0:05 A.M.
CATTLE. NOT ENOUGH STEERS ON SALE TO MAKE A MARKET; VEALERS 50(" LOWER OTHER
CLASSES ,LOW AN" MOSTLY STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS LARGELY OF A
KND TO SELL FROM $.S00 TO C7.O'5; COWS $4.00 TO 5.00, PRINCIPAL'..Y; MOSTLOW-CUTTERS
2.50 TO 3.0Q; DULLS SCARCE AND. QUALITY LACK ING MOST OFFERINGS OF A KIND TO SELL
AT AND DELOW ( 4.00? GOOD AND CHQ1OE VEALERS $10,75.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, OPENED STEADY TO 10 LOWER THAN THURSAY 'S AVERAGE; PIGS
SCA-'CE, OPENED A-'OUT STEADY; EARLY ,ULK 140 TO 2u0 87. 75 TO 87.00 TOP
0 00; FEW 220 TO ?930Ak ,7.5 TO. T,7.SO; SCATTERED. SALES 2.5 TO 3C0 3.S5 TO $7.00;
TOO TO 1309 PIGS 07.00 TO $7.30, FEW SOWS EARLY $5.35 TO 75.00..
SHEEP: NO EARLY SALES; PACKERS TALKING LOWER ON LAMR-S; GENERALLY ASKING STEADY;
HOLDING BETTER LAMDS A2)OVE $,.50.
FORT 'WOTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


HOGWS:SOFT OR ,ILY HOCGS AND
-- OASTING I S XCLUED)
LT LT 40-I|S3 GO-UHU
LT 'NVT 0-m GQ-PCH
MED VT l0-2^ DH
HVY 'VT 020 C-CH
2 2? o--0CH

PKG SOWS 275-5a. ,ED-UD
SLAUGHTER -1IG S C100- 3A) GD-CH
Fon 8STKR, r'IGoS(70-l, ) GD-CH
Av COST & 'VT.TH-URSI GS. EXCL)
SLAUGHTER CA-TTLE. CALVES AND VE
STEEnRS (70G OUUU) CHOI CE

STEERS (000-110,') .HOI*E
HEOD I UM

nOO
,MEDIUM



COMMON
COWS; TEER ( 300 CHOICE
8 OD
Low OM-MEDU
BULLS (YRLG-EXCL) GD-CH BEEF)
I 300- T-OM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) H.GD-CI
M. EDIUM

CULL-COM
CALVES: (250-5001) GD-CH
COM-MED
FDR & STK0 CATTLE AND CALVES:
BUL'LS8.t (YoLG ) COiED




STEERS (500-MI 00) Go-CH
o-MAEDI
STEERS (800-1 05I's) CD-OH
HEIFERS: GD--CH
COM-MED
Cows: C D-CH
S" Co -M-ED
CALVES (STEERS) D-COH
"EDI UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP .\ND L.V"9S:


S6.50- 7.25 $ 7.65- 7.85
7.10- 7.45 .7.5G- 7.85
7.15- 7.40 7.!- 7.85
7.15- 7.40 7.20- 7 75
7.00- 7. 6,- 7 35
6.*40- 7.I 6.,40- 6.
.2-- .75 ,.25,- S.60
SOt- o.0 5.55- 6.25
675-, 7.65
7.1 2030..,; (80.07-243#
EALE"S: .. -.

3.751 3.50 0,5 75



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3.00- 7.00 6.00- 7.
3.00- G.00 4.00- 0


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7:1 5--
7. 0-

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6.10-
5.25-
6.75-
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5.75- 7.06 5.50-


LAM3S: (SO' .DN) GD-CH -
(1-10) 'ED--H -
ALL "T- '.ON -
YRLG 'VET IERS* j0p.' 10)'ifED-CH -
E':'ES. ( 0-1 o' *-" C- -H
S20- 50=-) E--CH -
ALL 'ATS) CULL-O-M -
FEEDING S EEP AND" LA\"3 '.,V'CE STOCK) :
rEEDING LAMs (3)-75') C-C- -
ED IUM -


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3.15
7.7

3.75


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7.408

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7.75-
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7.4Q- 7.05






7:75-1




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6 7


:0&. 6,:75


4.50- 5.50
S3.2-: 4.50
,9.25- I.75
6.75- ..25'
4.00- 6..75
6.50- 8.50
3.75- 6.50


7.75 6.
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7.506.5


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8,00

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DAILY LIVEST0-K -V'ARET RTORT SATURDAY FEBRUARY 14, 1931.
T.In-AYI ESTIMATED FECrEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:7,0 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


HOGS


FORT 'VORTH
KANSAS CITY
H I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYAR-'S
OMAHA .
QKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY-
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'VI CHI TA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I M4ARKETS
fOTAL THIS WEEK
TOTAL LAST "lEEK .
FORT 'VORTl rCE.i PTG.


ACTUAL 1ECEi PTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER FUrCHA'GES
FT.'VORTH TOTAL THIs
FT.'VORTH TOTAL LAm
FT."JORTH TOTAL THIS


CATTLE CALVES



100 -I-
25 25
-0 50
100 tOO
.100 100

6 100
I,875 775
156,300 42,875
1.60,375 42,700


SHI P


SlJEEK
T 'IEEK
s '!<.LAsT YR


HOG0.

1 500
9 5,000.
St,400
I,500
600



320,075
629,650


SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*WTHRU
,, o1
5 3,n000 120 ,700
250
25 '" ,016
3,000
4,000
.100 300
4,b528 *ArPROXI MATE NUMBER OF
23,300 aIRECT AND TH.RU HOGS
327,725- IKICLUDED IN THE DAYS
263,700 ESTIMATED RECEI RTS,


MENTS AND !ACKER PURCHASES, FRI DAY, FEn. 13, I'.31.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS ".'SHEEP
S68. '" 330, 91"9 ,028
UNhRPORTED -
473 280 817 -982
S6,oo 2,800 6,100. 8,700
,30 3, 4 3


LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS -. SATURDAY FEDRUARY I4, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CO'NDI TI ONS AND SALES REPORTEDT' UP TO 11 :'00 A.M.)
FORT 'VORTH GHICAGO KANSAS 01ITY E. ST.LOUIS
LOSE CLOSE CLOSE" CLOSE


HOGS:;(SOFT Rn QLY HOGS AND
== R=.,OASTING IGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT 4I 0-160 O-CH.
LT 'VT I0-80, GD--CH
MED 'VT 'r- 28 0 H
20-250) Gr-C0H
-HvY 'VT G ?.1r- G --OH
200-35 GD-CH
PKG. SOWS r27. 'r .r.D-- D


vo .& COSTK'IGT,
AV.-COST *& '!T,


.0.50- 7.25 $ 7.
7.10- 7.35 7.

7.00- 7.40* 6.
8,4-0- 7.10 .,
". 5 25.71 ,
. -- -- *
. .7..08 2.10 6.'


5-. 7.35 F
35- 7.85
7.35
7.75
75- 7.40
50o- 7.00
Q- .-35

A^ rfeg;.,


.7.2 P5- 7.50 $ 7.85- 8.00
7.2E- 7.50 7.85- 8.0

6.55- 7.30 7.[0- 7.80
3. 5- 6.70 ,65-- 7.25
6,J5-.6.-0 O 64.-. 60

b. 77- 7ii0-" ,6 .7..-
G.77- .-371 7.27-: 2I.N-


.. : ; : NOM INAL. ._. .: ". .
FORT..VORTH ; -
CATTLE: .TODAY.IS TRADE 'NOM'I NAL. FOR ..WEEK: SLAUtHTtR STEERS F IRM .TO 25 '.HI Q: ;
S. LAUGHTER YEARLING FULIY STEADY; SHE-'STOCK', LOl'-CUTTERS :AND "DQULLS..
UNCHANE'.D SCATTERED'GALES TOQCK .CATTLE AND CALVE" A' UT S-rEADY ; SLAUHtE.'"CAVES'
AROUNDD HAF-:-"LLA., HIGOCER. '"EEKI'S TOf-S: FEo'STEEBRS' 7.35, FED YEARLINGS $7.5j. FW"
AFAt COWS 4.50, SGLAUGHTER CALVES $7 00. BUL 'rPR'lICES: SLAUGHTER STEERS 05,Q0 TO
$S.75, BETTER GRADES FAT YEA:' LING V 6.25 TO $88.5 UTCH I'II ERS 95.50 DOmN ,'
.DUTCHER COWS AM"UNoB 3. f0 TO' ~3.' LOWJ-CUTTERS,.2.25 TT l $2~ 5, -EW STRONG-WEI GHTS-
UP TO 2.7, AU AGE ULLS $3. 5. TO 3.75, SLAU.HTER CALVES y5.. 75 TO $S.50-, CULL
SORTS $3.00 TO 3.70, .CTOCK T.E.'RS .25. TO ,.. ;:,. ., .
REVI EW COMMENT: A "WEAK TO LOWER PRICE TREND WAS SHOWN IN SLAUGHTER
STE9E1S AND YEARLI NGrn INDAY, .:UT MOR- OR LESS IMPROVEMENT HAS FEATURED THE TRADE
SINCE THEN -AND PRICES FOR.THESE CLASSES ,OF CA.TTLE.CLOSED ON A FIRM DASIS, WITH SOlME
"S.ALES DENOTING :40,E:'.ATE A.'VANCES.. OTHEER. GLASS *OF .CATTLE, HAVE. HELD GENERALLY
STEADY THROUGHOUT.ANP CALVES RODr.ED AN A-VANCE.~p F A.-O T .'A ALF-b'OLLAR MOST ('F .TF;
OFFER NGS:OF. ATTOLE".I AVE DEENt SLAUL'.HTER.'STER.S AD YEARLI1N6S, WITH THE .F RMER"CL'A-s
COQNSI'STI NG .LARGELY OF MDI UM ANr RATHER :'60("ON GRADES. YEARLI NO (UALI TY, AT TI MEC,
4iAS DEEN *-EASONADLY G0lO'. SUPLI.'ES OF SLAULCTER STEERS HAVE 3EEN MOVI N' LARGELY IN
THE ~5 00 AND G.00- RANGES-AND THE DEST -FED STEER ..SHOWN .A.NERAED I ,258, SELLING
:AT 7.S5. D'ESI .ALe CGADE.S OF LAUGHTER YEARLY G S HAVE DESN" REPORTED .THE'G.0 :
RANGE AND THE ."1ET LITTLE CATTLE SYOWN TOPPED AT $7.75. FAT COWS OF GOOD GRADES
.HAVE''DECOME VERY SCARCE AND NO SALES OF THI S CLASS. HAVE ,DEN REPORTED *AOVE THE
.'5.00 L.EVEL. A LIMITED AMOUNT OF DUSITMESS HAS DEEN 'TRANSACTED AROUND $4.00 TnO 4.0
'..AND ,UTCH.ER GRA-ES ARE STILL LISTED A:n!ND $3(00 TO 3.50,. LOW-CUTTER 'COWIS HAVE
'EEN .SCATTERED FROM $2.00:TO 22,.75, 'ULK AROUND $2. TO $ .50 SEVERAL PURCHASES
OF STOCK STEERS WERE MADE-EARLY IN THE .WEK FROM 3o.25 TO" 5o'.90 AND. A,3-CAR .SHIP-
MENT OF RATHER ST-.TO"C WEIGHTS .ROUGHr $:7,.5 THURSDAY. A FE'L7 G'-OD STOCK COWS'"HAVE
-SE'EN TAKEN OUT AT'P.-I CES UP TO $4.35 AND SOME WELL-DRED STOCK CALVES SOLD AT $7.35
AND $7.50. DIMINISiED RECEIPTS OF SLAUGHTER CALVES HAVE TENDED TO STIMULATE THE
DEMAND ON PACKER ACCOUNT. THE MARKETT CLOSED .AT. .AN AVERAGE ADVANCE OF AROUND 50O
AND PRODUCED A SERIES OF SALES IN GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES FROM '$3.?5 TO $3.85, ONE
LOAD OF GOOD MEDIUM WEIGHTS SELLING EARLY IN THE WEEK ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT (7.00.
HOGS; TECEI PT.S OF HOGS HERE TODAY WE'RE .EST 'ATEQ AT. 350 HEAO. 'ARfPIV.ALS It'-
..--CLUDED 14 HEAD DI RECT TO. PACKERS,. A.O'UT' TRUCK HOGS AND 'TWO- LOADA
OF. RAJ. L HOGS FOR T'IE OPEN. MARKET. THERE WERE NO CHOICE LIGHT W/EICHT T.,TCNERS OF-
.FERED AND PRICES APPEARED STEADY, QUALITY CONSIDERED. THE bAYVS TOP, $7.35,: WAS.
PAID FOT, A FcW G'OOD TRUCK HOOS AND OTHER TRUCK HOG SAUES WERE "REPORTED-ON DOWN TO
$7.15 AND LESS. QiNE LOAD OF GOOD 24)L RAIL HOGS" RR-.0LJG-HT f$7.5 -AN') A .LOAD- 'OF'-COWCM'N
LIGHTS AND PIGS .O'LD FROM ',C.2 TO $4.50. F-ACKIN S'OVS !ERE REPORTED FROM-$5..50 TO
5.75, Dr STrEADY"TO- 25' LOW.'R.
SH EP: TODAY'S TRAPE NOMINAL. FOR WFEK: FAT LAMSIS 15 TO' 5 LOWERl- AGED FAT
lWET'LERS STRONG TO ?.: HIGHER; FAT YV-Arf LINCS -AND FEEDER GRADES 'STEA .Y'
3ULK FRESH AND FALL "H'r''N FAT 'lAMSG 7, )I TO $7.65; CLG.I NG TOP ON HORN FAT .LAMODS
*$7.35, FAT YEAR.LING'. ', To 7.50; 2-YEAF OLD FAT IETHERS MOSTLY $5.50, DULK AGr.'
FAT WETHERsq $F. .AN'3, ..?7 -FfDER .LAM2IS MOSTLY .. r' TO -?3.25, WOOL'ED FEEDER LAM *
UP TO "5.5b, WQLED FrCErR 'VET'sEr $ 0. .. : .
REVIEW OtlMENT: .TRADE PROVED VERY lUN EVPN, THIS WEEK ON LIBERAL SUP-
PLIES OF SHEEP. Ar-' LAS -TTACTICALLY N'C GN.OP TO' 'HrC'I C E WOOL.D L-AMBS WERE "OFFRE .
SHORN FAT LAMO p".IC':S ADVANCED A-OUND THE MIDDLE OF THE .WEEK' BUT LATER DECLINES
MORE THAN OFFnET THE EARL'/ UPTURN. A GOO.D DEMAND HAS EXISTED FOR FAT YEARLINGS Ar::D
WETHFRS AT STROrGER PRICES.


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TELEGRAPHIC RE.0TS FROM OTHER MARKETS
CHI.CAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE WEIGHTY FED STEERS ADOUT
STEADY; ALL OTHERS UNEVENLY 25 TO 500 LOWER; 'FINISHED STEERS RELATIVELY
SCARCE, FEW A-IOVE $1.000., TOP HEAVIES 11:.25,, DULK 9"7.25 'TO $',.50, AVERAGE COST AT
J8.45 DEING A NEW LOW SINCE 1V24; D3EST YEARLINGS $1',.65., HEIFER YEARLINGS $0.50;
REPLACEMENT CATTLE DULL AND WEAK; CUTTER AND .FAT ,COWS STEADY 3UT ALL HEIFERS UN-
EVENLY 25 TO 50. HIGHER; DULLS STEADY AND VEALERS A.DOUT 50, TO 750 UPP.
HOGS: MARKET MOSTLY STEADY TO STRONG WITH FRIDAY'S HIGH .TIME; GOOD TO CHOICE .
140 TO .200L;^-7.30 TO "7.85; TOP 17.85 FOR CHOICE 180-TO 190#; 210 TO
250 $6.8 TO $7.65, 23n TO 310-A'6,40 TO $6.75 TO $7.15- PACKING sows SCARCE, FEW
$5.5 TO 5.0; SHIPPERS TOOK 2,000; ESTIMATED HOLDOVER L,000. AVERAGE *COST
FRIDAY $6.80, AVG. WEIGHT 240
HEEP. FOR WEEK: 85 DOU-LES FROM FEEDING STATIONS-,. 18,500 DIRECTS. TODAY S
MARKET NOMINAL. COMPA-ED WITH A WEEK AGO: FAT LAM3S FULLY 250 HIGHER',
"POTS UP MORE; SHEEP AND FEEDING LAMDS STRONG TO 25. 'HIGHER, CHOICE LAMnS REACHED
. '60O, THEN DROPPED TO $C.l! WITH MARKET 3A.ELY STABILIZED AS WEEK CLOSEb,.. CLOSING
3ULKS. GOO AND CHOICE LAMDS ,2 DOWN $8.50 TO $J.00, HEAVIER WEIGHTS $8.25. TO
8.5.0, NATIV-E DUCKS 1,7.25 TO 8. 00, T.HROWOUTS $6.00 TO $7.00, FED YEARLtNGS $7.00 TO
7.25, FAT EWES '4.00 TO $4.75; WEEK S DULK FEEDING LAMDS $7.50 TO $8.00.

KA'SAS CITY-MARKET -
CATTLE: FOR WEEK; FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 25 TO 5T)0 LOWER; FULL DECLINE ON THE.
INDETWEEN GRADES; BETTER KINDS LI.GHT. YEARLING HEIFERS STEADY., OTHERS 25c
LOWER; COWS STEADY TO WEAK'; DULLS 25t-'LOWER;.VEALERS'STEADY TO 50f LOWER; .STOCKErS
AND FEEDERS PS4 LOWEST, SGOTS OFF ON THE LESS DE-SI.RAOLE GRADES. WEEK'S'TOP HEAVY
STEERS $10.75., FEW.' LOADS ALL WEIGHTS $8.75 TO$.1 0.00, DULK FED STEERS $6.50 TO
$8.50, FED HEIFERS $3.00 TO $7.5, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6.00 TO $8.00, CHOICE STOCk
STEER CALVES $0.25.
HOGS: LIMITED SALES STRONG TO 1(,0 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE. TOP "7.50 ON
is TO 18(80; DETTER ('ADE 150 TO 240JL $6.95 TO $7.40, FEW 270 TO 425
$S.25 TO $6.50; 000 PACKING SOWS $5.50 TO $5.85. .
SHEEP' FOR WEEK: LAM3S STEADY TO 15. HIGHER, SHEEP 15 TO 250 UP;- TOP. FED LAMOS..
--c.10, CLOSING TOP $8 .406 TOP SHOoZN LAM3S $8.60, LATE TOP' $8.00;' CLOSING
3ULK FED WOODED LAM.IS D3f DOWN $8800 TO $8.35; TOP SLAUGHTER EWES $4.75, OTHERS "
$4.25 TO $4.50; T:XA.v FEEDING LAM[.S $7.00 TO $7.65.

NATIONAL STOCKYAODS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: STEERS 25 TO 50"5 LOWER; MIXED YEARLINGS.AND HC. IF-
ERS STEADY TO 25.5 HIGHER; COWS CUTTER.p "LOW-CUTTERS.AND BULLS STEADY'
VEALERS 50 HIGHER.- TOPG FOR THE WEEK* 8810 YEARLING STEERS $t.00,,1253*- STEERS
8.85, 703r M'IED YEARLINGS #0.85; 670 HEIFERS $0.00; CoWS $6.25; SAUSAGE BULLS
$4.50; VEALERS 8.11.25; FEEDER STEERS $7.50. BULKS FOR WEEK: STEERS $8,00.T9 8.5.0;.
FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS $7.00 TO $8 00; MEDIUM FLESHED DESCRIPTIONS $. 76
TO $6.50* cows $4.00 TOJ-5400; LOW-CUTTERS -2.50 TO $3.00; STOCKER- AND FEEDER
STEERS $5.85-TO .$6.90; 'dLOSING VEALEfI TOP $10.75; MEDIUM BULLS $4.50.
HOGS:.; FAIRLY ACTIVE, 10 T(-.20( Hi-GHER THAN. FRIDAY'S AVERAGE, CHOICE LIGHT
WEIGHTS SCARCE; PIGS SHARING ADVANCE; TOP p8.00 BULK 160 TO 200, $7.90
ITO $8,00. FEW.210 T6;21 5,-.$.T00 TO o7.00; O TO "245-'$7:?5'TO $7.50;.100 TO 130(-
G ss 7.25..Tb o$7,75; .OWS'LARGELY $5.65 TO (5.85.
HEEB .-.. CMPA.ED WITH W.E-E-AGO: LAMBSSTEADY'TO 25, HIGHE R EEP'.STEADY *TOP '
LAMBS 'THIS WEEK 0 925, LATE TOP TO CITY" BUTCHERS 00, LATE BULK' TO
PACKERS $8,.5 TO'$8.50, HEAVI'ES $7.00 TO $8.00, COWMON T aHROWOUT $6,50; FAT' EWES
4.00 N. .


HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSFPETION.
MVEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1931 AND FEB. .14,


CHICAGO, ILL.
INDIANArOLIS, IND.
KANSAS CrTY, KAN.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LouIS, Mo.
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J.
OMAHA, NEBR.
SIOUX CITY, IOWA.
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, It.
SOUTH ST. "AUL, MINN.
TOTALS


10S31
174,070
25,820
58,612
57,460
32 261
73 051
40-01 9
25,033
57,102
554,327


I30 ...

19030
150 096
31 781
51 473
57 000
37 700
60 448
40,976
18 000
65,260
521 ,752


2/14/31 r.
11:20 A.M.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK .AKIET REPORT MONDAY FERUA,. IS, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS r'F LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN fMAARKETS.
i ('1 rn \A C- .A-T Al Tt'MA-L


SHOGS
CATTLE CALVES HOGs -SHEEP 'HOLDOVER DIRECT-. THRU)


FORT 'VORTH 2a8FO0 '800 I 400 1 ,GO 686
KANSAS CITY 14, 000 1,500 9, 000 14,000 2.000
CHICAGO 4,000 2,000 55,000 21,000 1,000 20000
NATIONAL STOCKYADS 3,200 I ,300' 14,500 1,000 I ,000 1,500
OMAHA ,000 500 20.000 16,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 350 1 '000- 50
Sioux CITY 3,500 300 10,500 8,000-
IT.. JOSEPH 2,300 400 7; 500 7,500 '
..T;. AUL 2,700 2,300 11,500 5500,
'ICHITA 1,500 .500 1, 00 .400 500 .
DENVen 1,200 .125 5,400 10,500
TOTAL MARKETS 54,550 1,875 1 37, 00 85,500 .APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE "JEEK AGO I I "MAR-KETS 59,300 10,ti50 152:,000 61 ,050., DIrtECT AND THRU HOGS
IN.OLUDED IN THE-DAVIS
ESTIMATED RECEIlPTSa'

FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS .AND HACKER PURCHASES; SATURDAY, FEB. 1 1- S.1.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPT -. .. 146 3 360 : 51
TOTAL SHIPMENT C3 55 -- --.
PACKER rURCHAS EG ." 134 20 .344 --- .

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,!HON"AY,"'K Aco 2, 1 68 824 I ,41 i 83"
FT.'ORTH ACTUAL,.4ONDAY,YR AGO ] ,821 *710 2,31.4 *58


FOT '0WR"TH LIVESTOCK -MA-KET MONDAY FEBRUARYY 16.. 131.


(SArnED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTEDD UP


To 1:00 P.M.)


CATTLE: AN IMPROVED DEMAND FOR MOST CLASSES OF CATTLE HERE TODAY RESULTED IN
A MORE ACTI VE MOVEMENT DUPING MORNING ROUNDS, WITH THE RECEIPTS OF
.MODERATE VOLUME. THE GENE 'RAL TRADE, IN SLAUGHTER STEERS,. YEARLINGS, SHE-STOCK'AND
LOW-CUTTERS RULED FULLY STEADY AND OCCASIONAL. SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEARLI NGS DENOTED
'STRENGTH OR' SMALL ADVANCES.. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 2,800 CATTLE AND 800
CALVES. SLAUGHTER STEE;;,, .YEARL'INGS AND MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES FORMED BULK OF THE
,*D;Ay ..CATTLE SUPPLY AND O'."EEPIINGS,QOF CQV.S, IN.TRAICUTiCAPLOT.r WEC- LIMNT4ED..T.
ABE UT A HALF-DO 'E I" OA S.G '" ', '. "-'.. !' .,.. ", : ,;.- .
-. .OAZLOT.SALJES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS "'ERE MADE DURING THE FORENOON FROM
-$5.65 TO $7.00. FED CATTLE THAT SOLD AT THELATTER PRICE.,WERE 4I1GHT WEIG-HTS, COMING
TWOS, AND THE PLAIN KILLING STEERS AT $5.65 WERE SHOWN IN QUARANTINE. A .4-CAR
SHIPMENT OF SHORT-FED, LIGHT WEIGHT STEERS BROUGHT. $G.60 AND TWO LOADS.OF MEDIUM
HEIGHTSS SOLD ..AT -.6,70 A0 '$6.385. THE BEST FAT,YEARLI.NGS ON SALE MOVED AT' $7.50 AND
$7..60, ONE LOA"- AT EACH P-RICE. OTHER' DES.IRA'BLE GRADES OF" LI-TTL'E CATTLE WERE.,-REn-
PORTED FROM $6.50 TO AROUND $7.00.
TRADE IN SHE-STOCK AND LOW-CUTTERS WAS OUTLINED BY SALES OF GOOD FAT
COWS UP TO $5.00, INCLUDING ONE LOAD AT ",4.25 AND A 'PART LOAD OF FED COWS AT Q$4.85.
'BUTCHER GOWS FOUND- AN OUTLET AROUND $3.00 TO0.3.50 AND BUTCHER HEIF'EFS WERE SCAT-
TERED MOSTLY UNDER,$5.50. LOW-CUTTER COWS CHANGED HANDS FROM $2.25 TO $2.65, STRO-I
WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. SAUSAGE BULLS WERE VERY SCARCE, THE TRADE. IN THIS
CLASS PRACTICALLY NOMINAL.;
,\ LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLE AND
CALVES ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT, COST FIGURES APPEARING STEADY IN MOST CASES. SOME
FAIiLY GOOD STOCK .TE.ER CALVES MOVED OUT .AT $7.P5 AND SOME MEDIUM GRADE STOCK
YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AT .S.75, ALSO A FEW STOCK COWS SOLD AROUND $3.50.
-SLAUCHTER CALVES.MADE A GOOD MORNING CLEARANCE AT FIRM RATES.
PACKERS BOUGHT GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES AT $6.50 AND $3.75, SEVERAL LOADS AT THE LATTER'
PRICE. A FE"' GOOD HEAVIES WERE NOTCHED AT $7.00 AND SOME GOOD LIGHT WEIGHT VEALEDS
BROUGHT t7.50. EIGHTYY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF THE LESS. ATTRACTIVE GRADES SOLD FROM
AROUND $6.25 nDOWNWARD, ITCLUDJNG CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.

HOGS:; LOCAL HOG RECEIPT-S TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 600 HEAD AND THE
ESTIMATE WAS LATERn INCREASF.D TO I I .00 HEAD, DUE TO THE ARRIVAL OF
SEVERAL LOADS THAT WERE NOTI REPORTED -EARLY. RECEIPTS INCLUDED .686 HEAD DIRECT TO
PACKERS, ABOUT 2?5 TRUCK HQO(S AND THREE LOADS OF RAIL HOGS FOR "THE OPEN MARkET.
AI L' OFFER NGS INCLUDED TWO LOADS-OF COMMON PIGS THAT REMAINED UNSOLD AT A 'LATE
HOUR.
PRICE ADVANCES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS. AND LOCAL BUTCHER
HOGS MOVED EARLY AT LEVELS 10.TO 20 CENTS HIGHER THAN FRIDAY. THE DAY'S TOP,
$7.50, WAS .PAID BY PACKEr-S AND. PAALL KILLERS. FOR CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS
AND MOST OF THE MEDIUM -T CHOICE ij 75 TO 235-.'UN TRUCk HOGS SOLD FROM $7.35 TO
$7.n0. TRUCK HOGS AVE.- A- IN FROM 2'0. TO 320 POUNDoS MoVE FROM $3.5Q TO $7.20. A
LOAD'OF MEDIt'M TO iOOr MIXED .AEiGHT RAIL HOGS BROUGHrT 7.45 AND SHOWED THE FULL'
20-CENT .A'VANCE. PACKING SOWS WERE' REPORTED FROM $5..50 TO $5.75, OR STEADY.' DEMAN.,
A-PEARED NARROW ;OR LOWER GRADE PICS.

SHEE!: RECEIPTS OF -HEEP ANB LAMBS HERE TOPAY WERE ESTIMATED'AT [,600 HEAD.
EIGHT -)EC; FULLY STEADY PRICES' -ECK OF GOOD TO CHOICE FALt.' HORN FAT LAMBS SOLD AT $7.40
AND F-UR PECKS OF FAi 'LY GOOr FAL. SHORN FAT LAMBS BROUGHT $7.25. GOOD FAT YEARLINt'"
WERE REPORTED AT $ 0,0 AND ACED FAT WETHERS AT $5.00. A DECK OF FLESHY FEEDER
LA!IBS MOVED OUT AT ,3.5o0.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK "*A(KE.T CONDITIONS A*'D QUOTATIONS MONDAY FEBRfUARY 16, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--I0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: BETTER GRADE WEIGHTY FED STEERS STRONG TO 25. HIGHER ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT,
STEADY TO ST-ONG MARKET rN GOOD TO CHOICE LIGHT STEERS; REPLACEMENT
CATTLE SLOW, ITEADY, LARGELY A STECR RUN WITH LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT KINDS PREDOMI-
NATING; LIGHT 3JTCHER HEIFERS AND HEIFER YEARLINGS STRONG TO 025 HIGHER; OTHER SHE-
STOCK STEADY; ,ULLS ST:TONG TO I'5 HIGHER AND'VEALERS FULLY STEADY; DECT EIG HTY
STEERS EARLY 310.70, SOME HELD CONSIDERABLY HIGHERi MOST.SALES 50 TO DULK
SELLING OVER THIS RANGE BEING WEIGHTY StEERS, MOST LIGHT HEIFERS? 7A00 .T 7-T
BUTCHER HEIFERS MOSTLY -7.00 POWNWARDy .WEIGHTY SAUSAGE DULLS UP TO u4.65. bLK WITH
'EIGHT $4. 0 TO ;,4;30; CHOICE VEALERn 11$00, MOOT IGHT KINDS I .TO 0 *
OGS SLOW., MOSTLY 10 TO I 5 HIGH THAN FRI-AY'S AVE-AGE FOME H ESP LESS
PACKINSOWS UTRONG T0 I0 HIGHER. GOOD TO CHOICE 10) TO 00 .80 TO
$7.00 TrP $300 _220. TO 250 S7.60 To 7.500 20. TO 310lC $8 .55 TO J6. ;OPIGS SLOW,
-EW l 7.00 TO ,7.P, FTrONIG WE/CHTS TO $'7.75; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY 5.85 TO 6 .15,
SMOOTH LIGHT "WEIGHTS TO oR.P. AND ACOVE;
SHEEP: FAT LAMDS "'EAK TO -PE; LOWER; VERY LITTLE DONE; OTHER CLASSES- DOUT STEDV
SEVERAL LOARS CHOICE LAf3S .TO SHAP-ERS AND CITY DUTCHERS S8.7 TO 8o9U.' '
ROME HELD HIGH.Emr; FEW LOADS TO PACKERS O0.DO TO 8,30, FAT NATIVE EWES j4..00TO ,o4.75 .
KANSAS.CITY MARKET--I I: 00.A.M.
CATTLE: LITTLE CONE EARLY ON FED STEERS1 INDICATIONS FULLY STEADY ON BETTER
GRADES; WEAK ON KINDS OF VALUE TO SELL .$8.00 AND DOWN; LIGHT YEARLINGS ANp
FED HEIFERS FAIRLY ACTIVE TO OUTSIDERS; STEADY TO 25( HIGHER; COWS AND DULLS.SLOW,
STEADY; LITTLE DONE ON VEALERS EARLY AND SLAUGHTER CALVES; STOCKERS.OPENING MOSTLY -
STEADY; FEEDERS TENDING LOWER, STOCK CALVES SLOW, WEAK TO LOWER; DULK FED STEERS
ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND G.5O0 o 8.50. SEVERAL LOADS GOOD TO CH.OXE MEDIU W GHT
AND HEAVY STEERS HEL'7 AROUND .OU UO 00. FED HEIFERS MOSTLY TO FE' .
LOADS $7..50J To' 0; MEDIUM .ULLS TO 4.00; DULK, STOCKERS 00 TO ,.
*- LOADS CHOICE STOCK STEER' CA $ 5 -- '
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE ON 230r AND DOWN, MOSTLY 10TO 150 HIGHER THAN FRIDAY'S
'--- AVERAGE; LITTLE nONE ON WEIGHTIER KINDS' TOP R7.30 ON SORTED 1 5 TO 170;
ESIRADLE TO "230, 37.20 TO ,7.50L FEW 240 TO 290 2 .35 TO 7.15; PACKING SOWS.
.5.50 TO o.00; GTOCK-. PIGS STEADY, Cob.50 TO 7.00.
SHEEP: SLOW, VE-Y LITTLE DONE EARLYY, FEW SALES SHEEP AND. ,HQN LAMDS- AROUND 250
---- LOWE; NO OOL SKINS SOLD EARLY, DEST HELD ADOVE .2u 'SHORN TEXAS LAM3S
'7.25, TOP E4ES 54.'0,8 : ST" .;
-- NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--I0:Q00 A..IM.
CATTLE: STEERS SLOW, A FEW EARLY DEALS STEADY; MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS,. LOW--
CGUTTERS AND '.1EDlIUM DUL_. AEADY; DEEF COWS STRONG TO YARD TRA ERS PACKE,-
.OING SLOW ON COws; SOME STEER To; FAT MIXED YEARLNGS AND HEJFERS t.6U TO
7.50 IN SMALL LOTS; COWS .00 TO 5.00; LOW-CUTTERS 2.50 TO $3.00; MEDIUM DULLS
''50 DOWN; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 25;( HIGHER AT $| T00.
4GS: ARKET ASLOW, UVE, STEAD ,60 G5 H ER THAN DAY; MOSTL EAD WTH
DAY; OP ;OQU SULK 40 T [ 2 $7.7$ U 22 TO "6 TO
7.35; 2SQ. TO 200^ ';.75 TO T 7.00;. .JETTER 100 TO 130j ,,7. 5 TO $7. 5; soWS LARGELY
,5.35 TO S6.00. ..'
SHEEP: LLOWA FEW SMALL LOTS CHOICE LAMDS TO CITY )DUTCHERS STRONG AT' $9.00 TO
-...;. PAOKER.S .DIrDING LOWER; INDICATIONS STEADY ON THROWOUTS AND SHEEP.
FORT WORTH CHI-CAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
O OILY HOGS AND CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS: (SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND,


S (OAST .NG IOS EXCLUDED)
LT LT e40-3O DCH $. 6.60-
LT T : .
MED "IT c-n'" H
H..VY' VT .

SL.-,.un-.fEnR Pi'8CjL J .,<,)Rr-,. -i-
PRn &S,TiKR lLGS.%-3O -I .. -
,V CSST & VT. AT. (;IGS EXCLS .70-
,*v COST &G TFoR VK( ". 7.23-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS:
STiEERS (GO(-00-') CHOICE .
OOD O OD
MEDIUMM o
,O MMON 'co .=-,
STEERS (S000-11" 0 ) HOICE ---
i .OOD .75-
MEDI UM 5 -
0COMMON.
STEERS (I I 01300- :n) CHOICE
RGOOD .,75-
MEDIUM 5-
S- .TE610 -
HEIFErS (50- 050 ) CHO"ICE -
GOOD

Q"OM44-ED 3
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) HEE -
CUT-COM-MED 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
MED I UM -
CULL--COM -
CALVES (250-5.00) GDS D. .-
FDOR & STKR CATTLE ,\,D .,L.VES:
STEERS (qO---Zr) Q--CH -5.
0= C-OM-.ED -
HEIFERS: C00- -
Cows: -c -
CO4-M-ED -
CALVES (STEERS) .Cf-CH 7oQ0
SLAUGHTER SHEE- .\ND L'J.?S.:


7.,0 $ 7.80- 3.00 $ 7.30- 7.s0
7':. 7 170- 8 7:
5 7 7

aoo5 6..- 0. 5- .
5.75 35.SO- 3.25 5.3- 6.J0O

240 7.17-, 291 6. 0 2
21 7,12- 2;37f ..906- 231
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DAILY LIVESTOCK .MARKET REPORT.-. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


(I1 :00.A.M.OENTRAL' TIME)


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHI CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OkLAHOMA CITY
Sl'OUX Cl TY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WICHITA
DENVER
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE '.EEK-AGO,. I1 MARKET
To DATE THIS WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


CATTLE
I ,600
6,000
3,000
7,500
I 000on
3 6.00
I ,500
I ,800
600
450
34,450
s. 35,200'
S89,000
123,475


CALV ES HOGS
* 600 1, I 000
.. 1 ,000 4,500
.2,000... 26;000
1 ,300 12,000
500 30,000
. 200 1,200
-200 19,000
300 6,500
2,900 11 000
*.400 600
.50 2.500


'9,450 "
(0,150
19,325
30,600


.I'5,300
309,000
252,900
376,500


SHEEP
800
13,000
15;000 *
3,000
10,000 .
50
* 4,000
4,500
2 000 "
200
4.300


5 ',850
64 200
142,350
208,1'50


HOGS
HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRU*


5,000


.379
-70
4,000


2,000


314


300


APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER. PURCHASESi MONDAY., FEB. 16, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS Q SHEEP


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASE


S2,266 9$2 1,342 ,387
299 I --- 280
:s .. I.,013- 575 l',23.1 1 ,132


FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,WK AGO .. :1 ,488 509 590 3,701
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,TUESDAY,YR AGO.. 1,621 71-9 2,314 580

FORT.WORTH. LIVESTOCK M4ARKET'- TUESDAY FEBRUARY-I 7, 193 .
(BASED ON ;MARKET CONDITIONS .AND SALES -REPORTED.'F TO 1:00 P..).

CATTLE: .SLAUGHTER CATTLE. OF .MOST CLASSES ATTRACTED A FA'IlRLY GOOD 'DEMAND HERE
'TODAY.AND. THE GENERAL' MARKET RULED FULLY STEADY,, WITH .SOME STRENGTH
OR SMALL ADVANCES SHOWN-BY OCdAStONAL SALES OF SLAUGHTER YEARL.INpS AN.D. SHE-STOCK.
THE DAVtS RECEIPTS 'VE-E LIMITED TO ABOUT 1 00 CATTLE AN1D 60q -CLVES.- C'TTLE.OFFER-
0fdW IeLUeD E'l GHT h.*ltft.*L0L6. OF SLAUGr H 0, A'KFEW, ULA0>8 O.SSU'AU
YEARLI NG-S. AND'SEVERAL CARS .OF MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES. STRAIGHT ;SHIPMENTS. OF BUTCHER
COWS WERE PRACTICALLY LACKING.' .
.TRADE DURING MO.RN-I.NG ROUNDS WITNESSED A GOOD CLEARANCE' IN .MOST
DIVISIONS' OF THE MARKET AND SALES OF.-SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED FROM $4'.75 TO
$6.75. SHQRT-FEDS OF LIGHT WEIGHTS' SOLD AT THE LATTER PRICE AID. PLAIlN AND RATHER
COMMON KIL."tN.g'S-rEERS' MOVED AROUND $4.75 TO' $5.50'. ONE L.OAD'OF LIGHT.. WEIGHTT, FED
STEERS, bOM)I N'G.'TW'l/OS THAT MADE AN AVERAGE OF' 854 POUNDS, SOLD A-T $7.75.. '-.THE,,BSETTER
GRADES OF FAT .YEA;LItNGS CHANGED HANDS FROM $7.00 TO $7.76, SEVERAL SMALL-.LOTS AT
$7.00 AND $7.25. BUTCHER HEIFORS.OF. PLAINEn GRADES RANGED DOWNWARp FfROM-AROUND
$5.50, AS ON: MOST DAYS RECENTLY.
A FEW GOOD FAT COWS SOLD UP TO $4.85 AND SORTS OF BUTCHER COWS FOUND
AN OUTLET USUALLY FROM $3.25 TO $3.55.. SOME STRONG WEIGHT LOW-CUTTERS BROUGHT
$2,.50 TO $2.75 AND SHELLY SORT'S WERE LAITED AROUND AND UNDER $2.25. SCARCITY OF
SAUJSAG'E BULLS .PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES IN THIS CLASS OF STOCK.
.NOT'MUCH BUSINESS WS" TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLE, OWING TO THE
-SLAUGHTER CONSIST OF THE DAY'S SUPPLY. TWO OR THREE PURCHASES OF DESIRABLE STOCK
STEER CALVES WERE MADE AT $7.25 AND $7.50, FULLY. STEADY WITH RECENT VALUES.
SLAUGHTER CALVES MOVED RATHER FREELY AT STEADY TO STRONG PRICES AND
THE SHORT RECEIPTS MADE A GOOD CLEARANCE DURING THE FORENOON. 'ONE L,.OAD OF GOOD
HEAVY FAT CALVES BROUGHT $7.00.AND -SEVERAL SALES OF HEAVIES WERE REPORTED AT $6.50
AND $6.75. WEIGHTY AVERAGES OF PLAINER GRADES'RANGED DOWNWARD*FROM AROUND $6.25,
INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $4.00. A FEW VERY GOOD STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS
TOPPED-AT,$7.75.


H.G.S .. ONE THOUSAND HOGS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE.
i INCLUDED 379 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, AJOUT.500 TRUCK HOGS
LOADS O-F RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE TWO LOADS OF RAIL HOGS WERE
UNEVEN,' pOTH IN WEIGHT AND GRADE.


ARRIVALS
AND' TWO
RATHER


PACKERS SOUGHT MOST OF THE LOCAL HOG SUPnLIES AT PRICES FULLY STEADY
WITH THOSE PAID.YE3TERDAY. THE. DAYS TOP,. $7.50, OUGHT DEST HOGS IN .OTH THE RAIL
AND TRUCK SECTIONS OF THE TRADE. ONE LOAD OF GOOD 183-POUND' RAIL HOGS MOVED AT
$7.50 AND A LOAD-OF MEbilUM TO GOOD 180-POUND WEIGHTS DROUGHT $7.35. MOST OF THE
BETTER GRADES OF 175 TO 215-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLOD.FROM. 7.35 TO $7.50 AND HOGS
AVERAGING AROUND 300 POUNDS-SOLD ON DOWN TO $3.50. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORT'
AT $5.50 AND $5.75, STEADY.

SHEEP: FAT LAMN.S'AND WETHERS FORMED QULK OF TODAY'S LIGHT SUPPLY.OF SHEEP
AND LAMS, ESTIMATED AT 800. HEAD. FOUR DECKS WERE.OFFERED IN THE.
RAIL SECTION. PACKCRP DID UNEVENLY LOWER AND WERE A3LE TO 3UY FAT LAMDS AND AGED
FAT WETHEIRS AT PF'IOCEt WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER. A DECK OF MEDIUM TO GOOD FRESH
SHORN FAT LAMDS SOLD AT 07.00. AND TWO DECKS OF AGED FAT .WETHERS WERE REPORTED AT
$4.50 AND p4.85, LATTER PRICE PAID FOR GOO' HEAVY SHEEP. SOME 2-YEAR-OLD FAT .
WETHERS MOVED AT $5.50, AROUT STEADY. No 'OTHER SALES OF CONSEQUENCE WERE REPORTED.


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DAILY LIVESTOCK ,R'(0ET CON'DIT IONS A,'D I0T\TI|ONS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 19.31
CHICAGO "ARKET--10::'0 A.M.
CATTLE: EASTERN SHIr'PERS BUYING '"EIGHTY STEERS ABOUT STEADY; T'ADE FAIRLY ACTIVE
ON KINDS OF VALUE TO SELL AT "9.00 UPWARD AND SCALING 1200# AND BETTER;
LIGHT STEERS, EXCEPTING STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE OFFERINGS, SLOW ANT ".5K TO 25N
LOWER; DOWNTURN BEING MOST PRONOUNCED ON KINDS OF VALUE TO SELL AT 9.D0 DOWNWARD;
STOCKER TRADE DULL, FRESH SUPPLY SMALL; SHE-STOCK UNEVEN OUT GENERALLY SLOW AND WEAK:
SEST OUTLET BEING FOR LIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS AND HEIFER YEARLINGS; FAT COWS SLOW, 'NEA
BUT KILLING QUALITY PLAINER BULLS. ABOUT STEADY WITH OUTSIDE ON HEAVY SAUSAGE OFFER-
INGS AT 4 75 BUT BULK OF CROP AT $'400 TO 4'r.50; SMALL KILLERS AND SHIPPERS PAYING
910.50 ) OQ S| .00 FOR CHOICE VEALERS;BIG PACKERS BIDDING LOWER ON 100 TO 1 2m AVERAGE:
MOSTLY $* b DO!'NWARD.
HOGS: MARKET VERY SLOW, LIGHT WEIGHTS MOSTLY 10 TO 15 LOWER, WEIGHTS ABOVE 22.,
11''---- WEAK TO 10r LOWER PACKING SOWS A.IOUND STEAD y GOOD TO CHOICE 140 TO 20A0,-
$7.60 TO $7.80; EARLY TOP 7.90; 210 TO 250-p $3.85 To pO7.50; 260 TO 32(# J6.40 TO
S0.75; FEW PjGs S.75 TO 7..5, CHOICE STRONG WEIGHTS TO $7.65; PACKING SOWS MOSTLY
5.75 TO S6.-, SMOOTH LIGHT WEIGHTS TO 36.25.
SHEEP: MARKET MOSTLY STEADY, FEW CHOICE LAMDS ON OUTSIDE ACCOUNT LO HIGHER _EARL'
U---LK LAMBS GRADING GOOD TO CHOICE TO PACKERS S8.?5 TO $8.50; TOP $9.UO, PAl
By CITY BUTCHERS; FAT NATIVE EWES $4.00 TO 4.75.
KANSAS CITY M.ARKET--l I:00 A.M.
BATTLE: FED STEERS OPENING FULLY STEADY; GCOD-SIZED QUOTA STRONG WEIGHT STEERS
OFFERED; LIGHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK SLOW, FEW SCATTERED SALES ADOUT
STEADY; BULLS FI.t1; VEALERS AND CALVES STEADY; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS COMPARATIVELY
SCARCE, OUT OF FIRST HANDS UNCHANGED GOOD HEAVY STEERS EARLY .'9.35 AND $9.60;
SEVERAL LOADS HELD AROUND "9.000To 0 .50; BULK SHORT-FED STEERS EARLY .6.5Q $8.25;
LIGHT YEARLINGS HELD UPWARD TO $8.00 AND A3OVE; FAT COWS MOSTLY $4.0) TO b.00;
MEDIUM BULLS 33.50 TO a 4.00; PRACTICAL TOP VEALRS $9.0.
HQGS: OPENED A.OUT STEADY WITH MONDAY'S AVERAGE ON 230 AND DOWN; FEW SALES AND
---" BIDS LATER IQ TO .5,,LQWERn NO A TION ON HEAVIER WEIGHTS PACKERS INACTIVE;
TALKING LOWER; MOST I'. TO 30- .85 TO $.50; FEW SORTED 150 TO 8T AT $7.60;
PACKING SOWS STEADY, 35.50 TO 6.00; STOCK PIGS STEADY, o6.50 TO $7 00.
SHEEP: OPENING SA'.ES KILLING CLASSES FULLY STEADY, FEW SALES FAT LAMoS $7.75 TO
-"-- .3800, 3EST HELD ADOVE $8.35; TOP EWES $4.50; OTHER MEDIUM TO GOOD LOTS
$3.25 TO $.5.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: OPENING STEER SALES MOSTLY STRONG. SEVERAL LOADS $7.05 TO $8.25- GOOD AND
CHOICE VEALERS 50( LOWER AT -.50; OTHER CLASSES STEADY; FAT MI XEOYEAR-
LINGS AND HEIFERS 6.75 TO 7.75; COWS .25 TO 5.2b; LOW-CUTTERS $2.50 TO 43.00;
TOP MEDIUM DULLS ,"w.50. .
HOGS: SLOW, OPENED AROUND 15" LOWER THAN CEST TIME MONDA ; PIGS STEADY TO 256
QL15 ER; SQWs,, OPENE STEADY TO WEAK ULK 5,T? 21Q,- 570 TO 7.85; TQP
17.85; FEW pO TO O.6.-- o730 TO e7.56. FEW -.TO 2. O.90" TO $,D00; BETTER 10O TO
3, PIGS 7.00 TO s7.50; SOWS EARLY $5.65 TO $6.00.
SHEEP: RECEIPTS LARGELY KILLED THRU AND DIRECT; PRACTICALLY NO EARLY SALE: PACK-
ERS TALKING LOWER; FEW GOOD LAMBS TO CITY BUTCHERS SHADE LOWER AT $.8.50;
INDICATIONS ST-ADY ON SHEEP.


FORT NORTH H
rOi E oc


CHICAGO
C1 E rc


HOGS:(SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND ,L"Jr OLLVb
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT ,0-160--60,- GD-CH $ 6.60- 7.40 $ 7.6C
LT WT /G0r- GD-CH 7.25- 7.50 7.6C
MED WT HH
HVy,'VT GD 6 6.
S- GO-H 6.5- 6.5 6.
PKGSows 7 55 MED-D 5.5 5.75 5.
SLAUGHTER lQS 1LQ-. 5)D- H -, 6.
FDR &STKR F IGs 70-I D-
AVG.OST & WT. 8 ON. (PI, s EXCL) 7.29- 203# 7.0
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, CALVES AND VEALERS: *NoMINAL.".


STEERS (600-900,) CHO-ICE'
MEDIUM 6.
COMMON 5
STEERS (900-I'100 ) CHOICE -
SGOOD 75-
MEDIUM .
STEERS (!100-1300&) SHO ICE
G00D S.75-
MEDIUM 5 50-
STEERS (I 300-1 500o ) CH E -
HEIFERS (550-8501) CHolCE -
MEDIUM
Cows: CHOICE
GCoD 4.00.
COM-MED 3.
Low CLT-CUT 2.
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) D-CH(BEEF)
UT-C'OM-ME6 3.0&-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD-CH -
MEDIUM -
CULL-COM -
CALVES (250-500') GoD-CH 6.
COM-MED 3. .5-
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800,;-) CoG -H -8:
STEERS (800-1050'.) GC-CH -
HEIFERS: GD-CH -
COM-MED -
Cows, GD--OCH -
CO--MED -
CALVES (STEERS) Go7-CH 7.-
*MEDIUM 5.75-
SLAUGHTER SHEET ,AND LA!MBS
LMBQs8 (90, oN) G c-- CH 7.: -
MEDIUM ..
91--| 00--7 MED-CH -
(ALL *Tsj .....COMMON -
YRLG '"VETHES:, -I I -)"ED-CH -
EWES: (90- ). HD--H -
SI 2 -5) MEDC--H
(ALL WT S) CUL--M -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LA"BS (RANGE STOCK)
FEEbDING LAMDS (50-75a') Gr-"CH -
EDI UM -
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1:50 P.M.


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9.50
6.75


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3.75




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CLOSE. CLOSE


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7.80 7. 0- 7.50 7.60- 7.75
5 .50- 7.5

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE,


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 1931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTrS OF LIVESTOCK AT
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES
..... ....


FORT 'VORTH
KANSAS CITY
CHICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
ISOUX "CITY
T. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
I CH ITA
DENVERn .
-TOTAL II MARKETS
-?NE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS
TO DATE THIS 'WEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK


FQRT WORTH RECEIPTS,


2;500
5,000
3I ;000
I5 00.
2 500
1,500-
2,300 -
.800
35,500
28 ;975
124,500
123,475
SHIPMENTS


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES


FT.WORTH ACTUAL,'EDNESDAY'VK AGO
.:-FT'WOcTH ACTUAL .WEDNESDAY,YR AGO


- I


-900
600
21000
'I ,000
300
300
100.

200
50


HOGS
-800
6,000
S27,000
1 1,500
18;000
I ,00
12 000
5,000
18,000
2 200
2,300


r EVEN AARKET-,


SHEEP HOLDOVE- '.IRFECT'THRU.
1 000 o 50
9 ,000 *280
5 000 -5,000- .6,000
r 200 1,JO 500
4000
3,500 "

2,500 -
-. 00 709-
!'. .500 .. 0
r oo'.. ,, :


9,950 103,9.00 38 000*4APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
9 ;700 1 15;500 82 00.0 oIoRECT AN.o D'HfrU ..HOGSe
29 275 356,800 180-350 'INCLUDED r. THE -DAYIS
30,300 376,500 208 150 CSTIMATED" OEOCGIPTS.
AND PACKER PURCHASES; TUESDAYY, FEB."I', :931
CATTLE CALVES' HOGS. SHEEP
'I ,617 591. ,068 754 .
164 -- --
143 9 8 8 .572

1 .488 509 590 3.,701


j367 .


1,431


- 509


FORT 'ORTIH LIVESTOCK MARKET 'VEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 93 .


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED .UP TO 1:00 PM.)

CATTLE: SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS, -WHICH FORMED A LARGE SECTION OE THE
CATTLE RECEIPTS HERE TODAY, ENCOUNTERED A BEARISH PACKER-DEMAND
--..OJURING EARLY MORNING ROUNDS AND SUCH CATTLE MOVED SLOWLY, RESULTING I.N'AN INCOM-
SPLETE. NOON CLEARANCE. EARLY BIDS ON STEERS AND YEARLINGS APPEARED 25 CENTS LOWER
V" T-MOST'SALESMEN IWERFErE. L.UCTANT TO,, CO~9EDE TirS PCL.J NE AMD-THE MARKE: .9 VE. L .ED
..ON.A.RATHER UNEVEN 3ASTS, S EADYE T' 25 CENTS' OWE.'. ~EV ERAL S OFi' IN
YEARLINGS MADE LATE IN THE MORNING WERE'STEAD-Y, OR VERY NEARLY SO. THE'GENERAL
'-TRADE IN SHE-STOCK AND OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE AND CALVES HELD ABOUT STEADY. 'YARD
E. lTIMATE' CALLED FOR' SUPPLY TOTALS; O '2,500 C-ATTLE 'AND 900 CALVES.
*. OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS INCLUDED ONE LOAD OF GOOD TO.tHOICE
903-'OUND FED GRADES THAT MADE AN ISOLATED TOP OF $'8.75. OTHER SALES OF-DESIRABLE
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS, MOSTLY- LIGHT -WEI-GHTS, WERE REPORTED FROM $6.75 TO $7.25 AND
THE PLAINER GRADES OF. BUTCHER HEIFERS RANGED- DOWNWARD FROM AROUND $5.50. CARLOT
SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE SCATTERED FROM F5..25 TO $7.00, LATTER PRICE PAID
FOR FED STEERS OF MEDIUM WEIGHTS. CATTLE THAT SOLD IN THE $5.00 RANGE WERE PLAIN
GRASSES.


1 ;'," THE MARKET FOR LOW"PRI CED
AMOUNT OF BUSINESS IN BUTCHER COWS, MOST
3.65. A FEW FAT COWS BROUGHT $4,- 0 AND
42.25 TO $2.75', STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE
SOLD UP TO $4.10 AND OTHER SAUSAGE SORTS
THE $4.00 LEVEL.


BUTCHER STOCK CONSISTED-OF A LIMITED
SALES OF THIS CLASS RANGING FROM $3.25 TO
$4.25 AND SOME.LOW-CUTTER SORTS MOVED FROM
LATTER PRICE. O.DD HEAD OF HEAVY BULLS
OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHTS RANGED UNDER


BUYERS ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT MADE A FEW'PURCHASES OF STOCK CALVES AND
YEARLINGS, INCLUDING A 3-CAR SHIPMENT 0F GOOD STOCK STEER YEARLINGS AT $7.35 AND
SOME GOOD HEAVY STOCK STEER CALVES AT $7.25,. PLAIN GRADES OF STOCK COWS MOVED OUT
AROUND $3.50.
PACKERS PROVIDED A FAIRLY GOOD OUTLET FOR THE BETTER GRADES OF HEAVY
FAT CALVES, PAYING $6.50 TO $7.00 FOR GOOD SELECTIONS. ONE LOT'OF GOOD HEAVIES
SOLD LATE AT $7.25.' ".EIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES OF. PLAINER- GRADES WERE REPORTED. FROM
AROUND $6.25 DOWNWARD, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $4.00. A FEW GOOD
STRONG WEIGHT VEALERS SOLD UP'TO 8,00

HOGS: HOG PRICES AT PRACTICALLY ALL MnRKETS DROPPED SHARPLY TODAY AND
LOCAL VALUES FOLLOWED THE DECLINE ELSEWHERE, TOUCHING NEW LOW LEVELS,
THE LOWEST ON RECORD I-N A PERIOD OF YEARS. RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED EARLY AT 800 HEAD,
PROVED A TRIFLE LICHT. THE ARRIVALS INCLUDED 150 HOGS DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT
650 TRUCK HOGS AND FOUR LOADS AND A PARTLOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN.MARKET.
SMALL KILLERS ENTERED THE TRADE EARLY AND BOUGHT A FEW LOTS OF SMOOTH TRUCK HOGS AT
PRICES UP TO $7.40. 10 TO 15 CENTS LOWER, BUT LATER TRADE IN BOTH RAIL-AND TRUCK
HOGS RULED 25 TO 35 CENTS LOWER. THE DAY'S PRACTICAL TOP $, 7.25,. WAS PAID IN' BOTH
THE RAIL AND TRUCK DIVISIONS OF TRADE. A LOAD OF GOOD 224..POUNO "BUTCHERS "BROUONT
7..25 AND OTHER-SALES OF MEDIUM TC, CHOICE 180 TO 230.-POUND RAIL' HOGS WERE REPORfED
FROM '7.00 TO 7.20. MOST OF THE BETTER-GRADES OF 170 TO 240-POUND TRUCK HOGS SOLD
FROM S7.00 TO .,7.25. HEAVY BUTCHERS IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK SECTIONS, AVERAGES
OF 250 TO 390 POUNDS, WERE SCATTERED FROM t6.00 TO $7..00,. INCLUDING SOME' 29~(~-PND
BUTCHERS AT $6.2b, 'ACKING SOWS AT $5.25'To $5.75 APPEARED STEADY. TO25 CENTS ,
LOWER. .. ... -,L.
SHEEF: ONE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'.Si'LOCAL, ITRAeE.
FIVE DECKS. WERE :OFFERED IN THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING ;T'OV.:-lbltt OF
UNFINISHED WOOLED LA4FBS THAT ARRIVED ABOUT NOON AND REMAINED UNSOLD AT "-X'k TE HOUR..
PRACTICALLY NO GOOD FAT LAMBS WERE OFFERED. FAT YEARLINGS, WETHERS AND :E
LAMBS BROUGHT STEADY PRICES. GOOD FAT YEARLY NGS,. CARRYING A FEW AMi3' E..,AT ..
$6 50 AND 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS BROUGHT $5.50.. A-DEoK-OF FLES IY,'EE ABS
V'-iye OJT AT $6.50.
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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 1931.
CHI CAGO MARKET--I 1:00 A.M.
CATTLE: FEW EARLY SALES FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS 250 LOWER BUT NOT ENOUGH DONE TO
MAKE A MARKET, MOST EARLY BIDS 25 TO 50 LOWER, DEMAND BROADEST FOR
WEIGHTY STEERS SUITABLE FOR SHIPPING BUT WELL-FINISHED KINDS, ALL WELGHTS,.ATTRACTING
BUYERS; LARGELY FAT STEER AND LICHT HEIFER RUN, LATTER CLASS SELLING MOSTLY AT
G.75 TO $7.25 ON EARLY ROUNDS, BEST AROUND Q8o50, ABOUT 250 LOWER; BEST .YEARLING
STEERS'EARLY -10.50; 11 0 BI.D ON HIGHLY FINISHED WEIGHTY BULLOCKS, FEW SALES
$8.25 TO ,1|0.15; BULK OF RUN PROMISING TO SELL AT $10.00 DOWNWARD; COWS RELATIVELY ,
SCARCE, ABOUT STEADY' NQT MUCH CHANGE ON SMALL RUN OF BULLS: X AbERS MOSTLY 50U LOW-
ER, SHIPPER KINDS 1O0.00 TO 10O.50, LIGHT OFFERINGS $7J.TO 9 RUU.
HOGS: VERY SLOW, 25 TO 4 -O LOWER ON WEIGHTS BELOW 2U; HEAVIER WEIGHTS 10 TO
51---- ,5 LOWElC PACKING SOWS 15 TO25 .OFF -PIGS 25 TO 50 LOWgR; GOOD TO CHOICE
140 TO 20 MOSTLY 7.25 TO 2 7.40; TOP 7.50; 210 TO 250. .6, TO 7.25;' 260 .TO
20^L $3.20 TO ~S.50;-PIGos 6.25 TO $6.75; STRONG WEIGHTS'TO $7.00 AND ABOVE; PACKING
SOWS MOSTLY p5.50 TO.5.75, SMOOTH SORTS TO $5.85.
SHEEP: MOST CLASSES STRONG TO UNEVENLY HIGHER; HARDLY ENOUGH DONE EARLY TO ES-
-T----- TA LISH A MA-RKET; FEW GOOD TO CHOICE FAT LAMBS $8.. TO .70 TO PACKERS,
INCLUDING 95# WEIGHTS AT OUTSIDE.PRICE; TOP TO CITY BUTCHERS 9.0Q0, SOME HELD HIGH-
ER.;..3 LOADS HEAVY FEEDING AND SHEARING LAMBS $7.50; NATIVE EWES $4.00 TO $4.75.
S*KANSAS C1TY'VARKET%-T-- I 10 A.M.
CATTLE: VERY SLOW ON FED STEERS, MOST EARLY BIDS 25 OR MORE LOWER;.. LJGHT YEAR-
LINGS AND FED STFERS SLOW, TENDING LOWER; COWS SLOW, ABOUT STEADY; BULLS
FIRM; VEALERS AND CALVES MOSTLY STEADY, SOME STRENGTH .ON INBETWEEN'.GRADES OF VEALErS'
ROCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, MOSTLY STEADY; BULK FED STEERS ELIGIBLE TO.SELL AROUND
*.50 TO $8,50, FEW LOADS HELD .jUPWRD TO 30.00 BICSMR COW.'S ,4.00 U TOb.0, STRONG
EIGHT MEDIUM BULLS UPWARD TO $5.cb; BULK VEALERS q.UU DOWN, FEW SELECTED KINDS
TO OUTSIDERS UP TO 10A a
HOGS: SLOW, 15 f2 LOWER THAN TUESDAY'1 AVERAGE OR 25 TO 40( LOWET TAN BEST
TIME: TOP 725b ON GOOD TO.CHOICE .140 TO b160U MOST 140 TO 230L S-.60 TO
$7.15; 240.TO 32- 5.90 TO ~6.50; PA KING SOWS AROUND 40r LOWER, 5.00 TO'5.30;
STOCK'PIGS ABOUT.25' 'LOWER, $325 to 1S.75.
SHEEP: LAMBS ACTIVE,. MOSTLY 25 TO 56 HI GHE; ODD LQTS SHEEP 'ABOUT STEADY. TOP
F---- ..ED LAMBS TO SHIPPERS '8.75, OTHERS TO PACKERS MOSTLY $8.15 TO $8TI5; BE9T
CLIPPERS $8.5 .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS).MARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS IN RELATIVELYY LIBERAL SUPPLY, A FEW DEALS BARELY STEADY TO 50(0
LOWER AT $G.75 AND s7.75; OTHER CLASSES IN LIGHT SUPPLY AND GENERALLY
STEADY WITH SPOTS IN CO-S STRONG TOP MIXED YEARLINGS $Q.00; COWS $4.25 TO $5.25;
LOW-CUTTERS MOSTLY 72.7D TO $3.00; TOP MEDIUM BULLS ,4.50; GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS
$10.50; FEEDING HEIFERS AND CALVES 256 LOWER FOR THE WEEK.
HOGS: VEY SLOW, FEW ,SCATTERED SALES LIGHTER WEIGHTS, 25. BELOW BEST TIME TUES-
-- DAY; PIGS WEAK TO 25X( LOWER TOP ON LOAD LOTS 7.0bU; FEW ODD LOTS HIGHER;
EARLY SALES 40'TO O 40 TO 7.. O 7.60b; FEW 215To 220, 7.,25, FE BID 6.50 TO
,6.75: 'FOR 250 TO 270,'-BUTCHERS; ODD HEAD SOWS $5.60 TO $)5.85; 100 TO I M30 PIGS
SHEEP. TO ERY5LITTE DONE, GENERALLy ASKING HIGHER FOR LAMBS, SMALL LOTS 'TO CITY
BUTCHERS 2'0D HIGHER AT -$.0U; INDICATIONS STEADY' ON SHEEP.
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
G O O AND CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE. CLOSE
HOGS:jSOFT OR OIGLY ,G .,AND "


-= ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT I 40--30 G GO-H $ 6 40-
LTAUGHTER G(O- GD-H .0H -
&STKR PIS Gr-OH .7. 5-
MD COST & 00-T.TUES. G-S ECL) 7.235-
TEERS (6 0-290) CHbC 6 5-




FG &SOOD PIGS.. D- 5-
Av COST .& WT.TUESs ( Gs ExcL 7.3-,


STEERS (60-900-100) CHOICE -
MEDIUM 5.50-
STEERS (9100-1 300/ ) HO ICE


MEDIUM .5.50-
STEERS (1300-1-5')0E',A) CHoI.CE
GOOD -
HEIFERS (550-850,}) CHO CE
MEDIUM 4 -
COIMMON 3 -
Cows: CHOICE
COM-MED -
S Low\ CIT-CUT 20-

VEALERS (MILK-FED1-) -CH -
ECALVES (250-5000) oGD-CH C.OI


FOR -& STKR .CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-.800,') G- OH
t.., -MED
STEERS (800-1 050,',) GD-CH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: G D-'CH
COM-MED
Cows: GD-CH M
COM-MD D
CAI.VES (STEERS) D-CH
T.gFDl UM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LA,,'."


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91-100-
ALL r" o)
RLG ET AJ.44 a
EWES:
ALL "ITS)
FEEDING SHEET AND L,


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7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
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5.75
















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7.10-
6.90-
6.45-



6.92-


7.50
7.50
7.50
7.40
7.
6.60
7.00
236*


5.5 6.50

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.75.- ,.00
700- 75

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CULL-DOM -
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$ 6.90-
6.85-
6.85-
6.50-
6.25-
5:75-
5.0,5-
6. 0-
6.25-
6.74-


7 25 7.25- 7.50
7 15 7.25- 7.50
7 5 7.25- 7.45
7. 0 7.10- 7.40,
6.0 6.-- 7.20
&.4 6.0-. 6.85
6G U5 6. 5- 6:60
5.85 5.40- 5.85
7.0 675- 7.35
6 ,75 6.50- 7.35
28 7.34- 193#


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223 LiVESTOCK EXCHANGE, ...


FORT WORTHT, TEXAS.


?OSITORY
"TELEPHONE: 6- 2---


DAILY LI-VESTO TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS bF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY .
ChICAGO
NATIONAL STOCxYARDS
OMAHA : .
QOKLAHOMA CITY-
SlOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WN CH I TA
DENVER


TOTAL
To D
SAME


I "I (11:00 A.M,CENTRAL.TA.ME) -
A.TTLE VALVES HOGs- SHEEP
700


'2500
* 5,000
-. 2,200
3 .000
700
.. 2,0rY)
--800
2,100
.500
.500


700
400
2,000
200
200
* 400
S 200
- 2,200
.200
50


. 700
.6,000
33,000
10,000
1c 000
I 500
3);500
10 i000
1,400
3,000


-200
11 ,000
1I,000
1,000
18,000
- I 1,000,
2I000
200.
4,700,


HOGS
HOLDOVER DIRECTw THRUK


5,000


80
560
14,000
I ,000
364


300


I ,500


A.L II MARKETS 2000 7,350 8 00 "7800 78200'*A.PPoxMATE NUMBER OF
WEEK AGO, I MARKETS 22 2,000 6825 113:.400 '64,000o'DIRECT AND THRU HOGS
)ATE THIS 'VEEK, 145,400 .36,625 44MS200. 258,550.INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
PERIOD LAST .tEEK< 145,475 .37,425 489,'00 272,I50-ESTIMATED RECEI'PTs.
FORT WORTH .RECEIPTt, SHI.PMENTS *AND PACKER PU CHASE.S, WEDNESDAY,' FEB 18, 0931..


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
FACKER PURCHASES -

FT.WORTH ACTUALTHURSDAY ,.'K-AGO
FT.WORTH ACTUALTHURSDAY,YR AGO


CATTLE,
2,432;
S1,240.
712-

024.
.. 1,431 -


* FORT WORTH -LIVESTOCK MARKET.


CALVES .- Ho


4-3 .1


6 s
,148
162
,008


SHEEP
.1,065
208
.756


530 1,658 2,073
8.6 .1,667. 1 ,00

- THURSDAY FEBRUARY 10.' 1031.


(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO :00 r.M.)

CATTLE: RATHER LIGHT .RECEIPTS OF CATTLE AND CALVES HERE TODAY SOLD AT PRICES
{.;.;.,...-TH ... .,: .... ... -(T.H.T.T E'V & .a F.APY, qr.;'.VElY,, sN.EArI.LA j, .W K %. Ah ^ P171
* STEERS. AND YAARLID IGS A'EA 'rIEAT E' DU'ri.Y AND''cvr''-'
' CATTLE FOUND A GENERALLY "STEADY. MARKET AND MOVED WITH A' FAIR DEGREE OF FREEDOM. YAR.
ESTIMATES 'CALLED 'FOR ONLY 1 9,600 CATTLE AND. 700' CALVES. 'BULK OF THE CATTLE SUPPLY
..CONSISTED. OF- SLA.U.eMT-ER STEERS, YEARLINGS-AND MIXED DUTOI4ER -CLASSES,...
CQA LOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS WERE REPORTED FROi $$.45'TO $75 ,
HEAVY WEIGHTS AT. THE LATTER PRICE. SOME GOOD FAT YEARLINGS SOLD AT $7.50 AND OTHER
DESIRABLE GRADES-OF THESE LITTLE CATTLE, MOSTLY LIGHT W-IGHTS, .WERE REPOIfTED FROM
$6*75 TO t7.25. SO-ITS OF oDUTCHER HERFERS I'N THE rLAINERl GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD
FROM .$5.5b. ..
.FAT-COWS, GOOD ENOUGH TO SELL IN THE $4.00 RANGE, WERE VERY SCARCE,
.OUT ONE OR TWO SMALL LOTS MADE A PRACTICAL TOP .OF $5.00 AND MOST OF THE BUTCHER
OWS FOUND AN OUTLET AROUND $3.25 TO $3.65. -A FEW SORTS OF LW-CU'TTERS. MOVED FROM
$2.25 TO '$I.5, 'vITH STRONG WEIGHTS UP .TO -THE LATTER PRICE. NO DULLS OF CONSEQUENCrF
WERE RECEIVED,, EVEN IN SHIPMENTS OF, MIXED CATTLE ..
STOCKER.TRADE WAS POORLY TESTED, -ALTHOUGH, FEATURED BY- A $7.75 TRANS-
ACTION IN LIGHT WEIGHT STOCK STEER YEARLINGS OF'A GOOD TO CHOICE GRADE." A:FEW
STOCK CALVES'MOVED-OUT. AOUNo $7.00 TO 7-.25'AND SOME PLAN: STOCK COWS SOLD AROUND
$3.50. *. .: -
S 'ACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER CALVES.WAS MORE RESPONSEI VE'THAN ON MOST
DAYS RECENTLY.AND.THE SHORT RECEiPTS OF THIS CLASS MADE A.GOOD EARLY CLEARANCE AT
STEADY TO STRONG R-tCES. TWO LOADS OF 0OOD HEAVY FAT CALVES BROUGHT ,$7 00 AND
OTHER WEIGHTY AVERAGES SOLD FROM $6.75 DOWN, INCLUDING :CULL SORTS FROM Q3.25 TO
S $4.00.


HOGS:
THREE LOADS OF


'SUPPLY OF HOGS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED. EARLY AT 700 HEAD.-
AR-RIVALS INCLUDED 00 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ADOUT 560 TRUCK HOGS AtN-
RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.


DECLINES WERE RErPRTED AGAIN TODAY AT NORTHERN .HOG MARKETS AND LOCAL
SUPPLIES MOVED EARLY AT PRICES 15 TO 25 CENTS UNDER YESTERDAY'S AVERAGE. THE DAY'S
TOP OF $7.00 WAS PAID IN BOTH THE RAIL AND TRUCK DIVISIONS OF THE TRADE,-SALES IN-
CLUDING ONE LOAD'.OF GOOD 215-PoUND BUTCHERS. TWO LOADS OF GOOD 250-POUND RAIL
BUTCHERS BROUGHT 6.?5. MOST OF THE BETTER GRADE 170 Tn 230-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED
FROM $6.85 TO $7. 0 AND HEAVY WEIGHT TRUCK HOGS SOLD 'ON DOWN TO $6.00. SORTS OF
PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED FROM $5'.00 TO $5.50, OR ADOUT 25 CENTS LOWER.


SHEEP: RECEIPTS OF PHEEP AND LAMBS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT 200 HEAD.
ARRIVALS WERE LIMITED Tn TRUCK LOTS CONSISTING MOSTLY OF MEDIUM TO
G6OD FAT LAMOS THAT SOLD'AT. 7.00. ONE LOT OF CHOICE FAT LAMOS SOLD AT $7.50 AND
GOOD FAT YEARLINGS DROUGHT $6.00. -TRADE WAS POORLY TESTED QUOTADLY UNCHANGED*
GOOD TO CHOICE FAT LAMDS, IN'CARLOTS, ARE LISTED UP TO $7.50, OR ABOVE



-2/10/31 ` RP .
I :25 P.M. (SEE OTHER SIDE)


UNITED STATES DEPARTME-!T OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS'
MARKET NEOIS SERVICE


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PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 109, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE .. NO CHOICE STEERS'HERE, BULK SELLING SLOWLY AT $7.25 TO 38.50, MARKET
STEADY TO WEAK PROSPECTIVE TOP AROUND ) U0.50 BUT VERY LITTLE HERE ELIGI-
BLE TO SELL BETTER THAN 9.O00; STOCKERS DULL, MOSTLY $7.25 DOWNWARD; SHE-STOCK
STEADY TO -5.' LOWER;. LIGHT HEIFERS SHOWING MOST DOWNTURN OUT MARKET CONTINUES VERY
SLOW AND WEAK ON -EAVY FAT pOWS, MOST LITTLE HEIFERS QS.50 TO ,"7.,50; DULLS SLO,,
STEADY AND VEALERn STADY O WEAK; PAC SE WORKING MOSTLY AT $SUU DOWN TO (.LUU ANr
SMALL KILLERS AT 49,0 TO 10.U00, FEW .U0. -
HOGS:. -.MARKET SLOW ON-WEIGHTS BELOW .20. AROUND STEADY. WLTH WEDNESDAY'SS AVERAGE,
HEAVIER WEIGHTS FAIRLY. ACTIVE, STRONG TO MOSTLY 1U HIGHER PACKING SOWS
kHAr NG. ADVANCE; GOOD T9Q JOI,E L40 T 7.?5 TO 7.4 o ,74; 210 TO 21 N
6. TO $7.T5; 230 TO X30,' ),.2 TO $3.} PIGS MOSTLY $'140 TO ,*. U PLAIN KINDS
TO 6.00;. PACKING SOWS $5.60 To $5.85, SMOOTH sonTS TO $.00.
SHEEP. "FAT LAMOS' ADOUT P25 LOWER THAN WEDNESDAY'S CLOSE; OTHER CLASSES MOSTLY'
STEADY; EARLY SULK GOOD TO CHOICE LAMBS TO PACKERS $0.25 TO 8_.60; FEW
CHO IC MEDIUM WEIGHTS .3.75 TO 0.00 TO CITY ELJTCHERS AND YARD TRADERS; FAT NATIVE
EWES $4.00 TO -5.00; SOME SHOR'N KILLER LAMBS UNSOLD.
KANSAS CITY rPRKET-- I : 00 A.M..
CATT.LE: VERnY SLOW. IN.FED STEERS AND LIGHT YEARLINGS, FEW SCATTERED SALES ADOUT
STEADY 3UT MARKET NOT FULLY ESTABLISHED; CO"'S AND 'DULLS SCARCE, STEADY;
VEALERS STEADY TO WEAK; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, UNCHANGEDO MODERATE SUPPLY HELD
BY DEALERS. 3ULK FED STEEi'S EL.IGIDLE' T"T SELL AROUND G6.50 TO u0.25, FEW'LOADS.HEL-S
UPWARD TO 00J; HEIFERS.AROUND $6.00 TO $7,r700. DUTCHER..COWS $4.00 TO $5.00; BULK
VEALERS $8.00 DOWN, IFEW o10.00.
HOGS: MOSTLY STEADY WITH WEDNESDAY'S CLOSE ON 230J AND pOWN, OR I5 TO 25(, LOWER
VE THAN3T TIMA HEA WEIGHTS ONG q M LY HGHE THAN WEDNESDAY'S
,VERAGE; TOP 37.00 ON I-:-( TO 70; MOST TO 230 o.60 ro o. 0; 240 To 350-6
gr.0SQ TO $6.50; 7.ACKING SOWS STEADY, )5.5' TO $5. ; STOCK PIGS -TEADy', t6.25 TO
o 6 .75 .. .. .. "
SHEEP: SLOW, VERY LITTLE DONE; FEW SALERSLAMOS 25 TO 35f LA/lER; SHEEP WEAK TO 25(
LOWER; EA"LY SALES FED LAMBS U,00 TO o0. .5, OEST HELD AROUND 8.50; TOP
EWES $4.65. .
i'd \ "~~IT nfkll Q I rIt/vAAI -t c t- c-t nm c iw PI IRiI -)V i --n.hAr, A. RAl


CATTLE
HEI FERE
MEDI UM
HOGS:;

575.
05.75.
SHEEP:
COMMON


NAil IUINAL STULCKYAD.S', E o. TI.LUU IS MA.,'KET.--U: rt A. IM.
SSTER-. SoVW, SUPPLY RELATIVELY LIBERAL, GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS UNCHANGED
AT qIAi'. OTHER CLASSES SLOWUT ADUT STEADY: FAT MIXED, EAILING SAND
S MOSTLY 37.')T TO7.50; cows $.25 -TO 75.5.; LOW-6UTTERS $2.75 .TO $3.00;
DULLS $3.75 TO $4.25.
UNEVEN, LIGHTER WEIGHTS STEADY TO 10\W LOWER, THAN WEDNESDAY'S AVERAGE;
WEIGHTY UTC HERS STEADY TO STRONG; NO EXTREME HEAVIES SOLD PIGS_ AND SOWS
STEADY; TOP ,.7.50; MORTLY IN. LESS THAN LOAD LOTS; DULK r40 TO 2# 0Q 7.b5 TO
220 TO 25'5; '3.75 TO ,7.10; DETTER.100 TO 13# $6.-75 TO $7.25;- sws $35.50 TO
V\/EY LITTLE DONE; PACKERS TALK NGLOWER ON LAMOS; FEW SMALL L97-S HOQICE
LAMDS T.O 31 Y DUTCHERS UP TO $M. 0; FEW CHOICE CLIPPED LAM3S U8,05;
.THROWOUTS :.50. : -.
S *' ; FOrT VOTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS


HOGS! :SoFT on QILY HOGS AND
1OA'STING -IGS EXCLUDED
LT LT (40-1304: GD-CH
LT WT.. 60-0:7 GQD--CH
.3-20N GD-CH
.-MED o 7 -220 GD-CH
00. .n -rV' n 'n


HVY WT
PKG Sows
SLAUGHTER
.FDn.&STKn
Av COST &
SLAUGHTER


* CLOSE CLOSE. CLOSE. .. CLOSE


$ 6.20-
S.75-
6.05-
S-3.00-
r.504


6.85
7.00
7.00
7.00
6.95
I. 65


20 0-350") D-H 5.75,.5.25
275- 50Q,1 lED--Go 5.00- 5.50
.,Gss .I0-[3 nGD-CH .'. ...."- -
'VT, 'E.DE.( IGS ExCL). 7.01- 22N0
CATTLE. CALVES AND DEALERS:


STEEMS (600-0004) ,CHOIGC -



STEERS (I100,-1300~,-) HICE Iu

GOOD .- .5
MEDIUM .- 6.
STEERS ( 300- 500) CHOICE -

GOOD 4 .0-
EDIUM 6
OMAON 3.5 .5
CoSS: HoICE -
GOOD .00- .
QOM--ED ,-
BULLs(YRLG EXCL) Lo--CH(BEEF -

M. MEDIUM -
CALvES ."5o;0 ,--) CULL-COM --
"Cos; G GO-l- 6 .25;.- 7 .2R
8COM-MED 3.:25- 6:. 2
FDR & STKR CATTLE .\ND ALVES:
STMEVRS (500-800^) G -CH -
Cow CU-, 2.00- 3
STEERS (800-1050-) GDD-H -
S M-MED -
.HEAIERS :I Go-C-H -
COti-MEDI -
COWS: G-O -
-CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH 62 7
MED I UM .5- .
SLAUGHTER SHEET AND LAMBS:
LAMOS: (900 ON) M GD-CH .
-1 00: ,-ED-CH -
('ALL.' T) COMMON -
YRLG 'IET E :sI ;)MED-CH -
EWES:* 90- MED- -
2 1 ) ME D--rCH -
LL "T) OULL-COM -
FEEDING SHEET AND LAMBS: (RANG- STOCK)
FEEDING LAMOS (50-7- e-CH -
t MEDIUM -


$ 7.20- 7-.40
7.20- 7.40
7. 5- 7.40
7o- 7.40
6.60- 7.20
6.4- 3.'70
6.20- 6.
5.50- 3.00
.6.25- 7.25
S6,65 ,'43#




I I



.:8 7:5
10:5





7. 8.00-
5. 7.0








3-.25-


O:20 |:88
70- .0
5. M- 7.0
io.: l:o8
:uu*

3.25- .


$ 6:.75 7.00
6.70- 6.00
6.35- 6.85-
.6' 5- 6.,
6. 6 .7
i 5 5-.. -
5.15- 5 .
6.50- 7s00
-6. 25- -m 6'




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: 1 ,






75-1 Q
0 .






4.00- 6.00
5:8 6:88


$ 7.25-
7.3-
7.30-
7.10-
6.75-

6:
6.7
6.50-
6.99-'


7.'50
7,50
7.45
7.40
7.20
6. 0
1 5
5 35
7 35


8.25- 25






6. 50- 9.
4.00- 6.50
6,. ,:- 8,


:50 -Oo
{ *
0. .0
5() 00
b:. :
*Tg


5.0 OR:50
7.oo- 8,35

. 50- 7.5
3.0. .
."0.3.5 0


5 7.5Q
5. 738
1.5 3.08


2/19/31 -P
2 :00 .M.


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NTVS SERVICE


23 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


, FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE:6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)
Hours
CATTLE CALVES HoGs SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT*THRU*


FORT WORTH 1,400 -500 1,000 I ,800**
KANSAS CITY -400 100 2,500 4,000
CHICAGO 1,200 1,000 24,000 13,000
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 1,000 500 8,500 500
OMAHA 1,300 100 9i500 9,000
OKLAHOMA CITY 800 350 1,GOO 100
SIOUX CITY 1,000 50 90000 3,000
ST. JOSEPH 300 50 3 000 3,000
ST. PAUL 1,700 2,300 11,000 2,500
WICHITA .300 .100 1,200 .100
DENVER .200 25 .500 7,000
TOT-AL I1 MARKETS 96i00 5;075 71 800 44,000 *,
ONE WEEK AGo,I1 MARKETS 10;000 4,825 98i300 41;050 D
To DATE THIS 'EEK 155,000 41,700 518,000 302,550 Ii
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 155,475 42,250 588,200 313,200 Ec
**TODAYIS ESTIMATED SHEEP RECEIPTS INCLUDE 162 SHEEP ON
THRU BILLING AT FORT WORTH.


*539
6,000 13, 000
1', 000


700


APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
1RECT AND THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS*


FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, FEB. 19,1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUALFRIDAY,"]K AGC
FT.W:VORTH ACTUAL,FRIDAY,YR AGC


CATTLE CALVES
1,457 812
649 116
1,129 473

668 330
S 1 ,169 345


HOGS
865
773


SHEEP
315
265
156


919 1,028
1,352 173


FORT NORTH H LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: CATTLE TRADE HERE TODAY WAS POORLY TESTED, OWING TO SHORT RECEIPTS
YARD ESTIMATES CALLED FOR ONLY 1,400 CATTLE AND 500 CALVES. OFFER-
INGS CONSISTED LARGELY OF SLAUGHTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS, ALONG WITH A FEW LOADS
OF MIXED BUTCHER CATTLE.
PACKER DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER STEERS APPEARED DULL AND NARROW, WITH
PRICES SHOWING SOME WEAKNESS OR SMALL DECLINES. CARLOT SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS
WERE REPORTED-FROM. 4. 50 TO- $7.00,-INCLUOING-FED LIGHT WEIGHTS AT THE LATTER"nRCE.
VERY PLAIN AND COMMON GRASS CATTLE MOVED AT 04.50 A4D ,5.00. SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
HELD ABOUT STEADY AND SALES OF THIS CLASS RANGED UP TO'$7.25, INCLUDING GOOD GRADES
AT $7.10 AND $7.23. 3UTCHER HEIFERS OF PLAINER GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM AROUND
$5.5O.
No QUOTABLE CHANGE WAS SHOWN IN ANY OTHER DIVISION OF THE CATTLE
MARKET AND SALES OF GOOD FAT COWS, A PART LOAD, RANGED UP TO t4. 75, WITH BUTCHER
GRADES SELLING AROUND $3.25 TO $3.65. A FEW SORTS OF LOV-CUTTERS MOVED FROM o2.25
TO $2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. ONE LOAD OF BRAHMA BULLS SOLD FOR
RODEO PURPOSES AT $4.50 AND A SMALL LOT OF STRONG WEIGHT FAT BULLS MOVED AT $4.25,
OTHER LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT SAUSAGE SORTS SELLING LARGELY UNDER THE $4.00 LEVELe
RELATIVELY FEW CATTLE O! CALVES MOVED ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT AND THE
STOCKER MARKET AS A WHOLE REMAINED NOMINAL. ONE LOAD OF GOOD STOCK STEER YEARLINGS
BROUGHT A QUOTABLY STEADY PRICE OF $7.25.
CALF TRADE RULED DULL, WEAK TO 25 CENTS LOWER, DESPITE SHORT RE-
CEIPTS. HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES CHANGED HANDS FROM AROUND $6.50 DOWN, INCLUDING
CULL SORTS FROM ^3.25 TO 04.00.


HOGS:
DIRECT TO


TODAY'S LOCAL HOG SUPPLIES WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 1,000 HEAD. THIS
ESTIMATE PROVED A TRIFLE HIGH, AS ARRIVALS INCLUDED ONLY 539 HEAD
PACKERS AND ABOUT 250 TRUCK HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAI L HOGS OFFERED.


ADVANCES WERE REPORTED AT NORTHERN MARKETS AND LOCAL TRUCK HOGS SOLD
EARLY AT PRICES STRONG TO 10 CENTS HIGHER. SMALL KILLERS PAID $7.10, THE DAY'S
TOP, FOR ONE OR TPO SHIPMENTS OF TRUCK HOGS AND MORT OF THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO
230-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM $6.95 TO $7,05, LATTER PRICE TOP ON PACKER ACCOUNT.
HEAVY WEIGHT TRUCK -lOGS SOLD FROM p6.00 TO 6.75. A FEW PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED
AT $5.25 ANID $5.50, OR STEADY*

SHEEP: ABOUT 1,800 HEAD OF SHEEP AND LAMBS ARRIVED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL TRADE.
RAIL OFFERINGS INCLUDED 162 HEAD ON THROUGH BILLING, FIVE OR SIX
DECKS OF FEEDER LAMBS AND THREE OR FOUR DECKS OF FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS.
ALL CLASSES MOVED EARLY AT STEADY PRICES. FRESH AND FALL SHORN FAT LAMBS SOLD AT
07.00 AND $7.25. A FEW FAT YEARLINGS MOVED AT $6.00 AND 2-YEAR-OLD FAT WETHERS
BROUGHT $5.50. SOME AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $4.75. YARD DEALERS BOUGHT A FEW
DECKS OF FALL SHORN FEEDER LAMBS AT gG.25 AND A DECK OF FRESH SHORN FEEDER LAMBS
AT $5.65.


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1 :25 P.M.


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PAGE j2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: MOSTLY STEADY TRADE ON FED STEERS AND STEER YEARLINGS BUT HEI FER.YEARLINGS
AT NEW LOW; TRADE ON HEIFERS BEING DECIDEDLY ON A CATCH-AS-CATCH--AN BASIS
KILL NG QUALITxY.FA-RyLY O, FOR FRIDAY; WEIGHTYF.ED STEgES-ELLING UP TOn l.00 WITH
SEVEAL LOADS )8. 0o TO .-'; BULK HOWEVER. {.UU TO ,5 WITH COMMON KINDS DOWN
TO b6.UO AND BELOW; LIGHT STEERS SELLING AT 17. r)( DOWNWARD GETTING LITTLE OR NO
SUPPORT FROM STOCKER AND FEEDER BUYERS: LIGHT STOCKERS NOW LOWER THAN LAST JULY OR
AUGUST, QUALITY CONGIDErED; VERY DULL TRADE ON FAT COWS AND BUTCHER HEIFERS, ALSO
BULLS AND VEALERS BUT VERY FEW BULL 0'! VEALER CALVES HERE; PRACTI CAL TOP HEAVY
SAUSAGE-BULLS 14..501 LIGHT VEALERS. 7.50 To 17.75, CHOICE KINDS $9.50, FEW $ 0.90.'
HOGS: ACTIVE, 20 Tr. 356 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE ON WEIGHTS BELOW 250ci;
S'- IER WEI HTS 5 TO 25^ HIGHER; PACKING W 5 5 UP GOOD TO
0 To920 mO To ..5, HCHOIC LOADS 70 TO 5, THE AP* 210 g
.90 TO 6 6 ~6 ~, .9 .90; CHOICE 3 0 ;P13s G .5 TO 7.25;
PACKING SOWS MOSTLY 0.8, SMOOTH SORTS TO y elT.
SHEEP. CHOICE FAT LAMBS FULLY STEADY TO OUTSIDERS, SPOTS STrONGER* OTHER GRADES
AND CLASSES MOSTLYSTEADY WITH WEAK TENDENCY; NUMEROUS LOADS CHOICE 70 TO
d ILAMB3 $8,85 TO ..S,009 TQ SHIPPER AND CITY BUTCHERS; FEW PACKER SALES ,8.50 TO
8.5; SLAUGHTER EWES t 4S.6 To ,5.00.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I I-00 A.M..
BATTLE: MOSTLY STEADY FEW KILLING CATTLE OFFERED' FEW LOADS MEDIUM SHORT-FE-D
STEERS AROUND 8.050 To b50, LOAD FLESHY 93 DARLINGS TO FEEDER BUYER
AT $8.15; SHORT-FED YEAr'INGS .s'35 AND 06.50: MOSTLY 9.UU00DOWN ON VEALERS; 'FAIRLY
0RO'AD WEEK-END CLEAr-ANCE -ON STOOKERS AND FEEDERS.
HOGS:. F IRIY ACT', 10 T, 25 HIGHER -TAN THURSDAY'S AVERA; r4R ATICAL TOP
'---- (,L ON I.-) TO I7U FEW U, TO PWP20; MOST 14U TO 2%U# $6.' TO 7,1 5
..;/ STOiK PI.G3 STRONG, MOSTLY T 75, EW .--
3HEEP: OPENING SALES LAMBS STEADY-, 3ERT FED LOTS $.3o, OTHERS $8.00 TO T 8.25.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST-,LOJIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
BATTLE: F N STEERS ON SALE; 6 CARS NEIUM TO GOOD FLESHED KINDS OFFERED; VEALERS
S 25 LOWER; GOOD .AND CHOICE ',O. 5; OTHER CLASSES MEETING SLOW OULET IN
CLEANUPP TRADE AT LITTLE'On NO CHANGE IN PRICE FROM THURSDAY; COWS LARGELY $4.25 TO
.35.'; LOW-CUTTERS ,2.75 TO 3.00.
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE. 15 TO025.6 HIGHER;" PIGS AND SOWS STRONG; BULK 50 TO 210IL
S7.40 TO. 17. 0-* TOP Tf 7.5; MOST 220 TO 250~C' .7.00 TO .,7.30; 260 TO 350,
F6.50 TO ,,..85; 100T r O130 '7.006 TO s,7.35; SULK sows $5.60 T.O 5.75.
SHEEP: Fg. OICE LIBS TO CITY BUTCHERS STEADY WITH EARLY SALES THURSDAY AT
ue .00; NO ACTION ON PART OF PACKERS; ONLY ONE FULL LOAD ON SALE*
S.. FORT 'V!ORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE .CL.. E CLOSE CLOSE
H O f .H..


M:ju Sour in UILY i'JOGS -AND.
ROASTING PIGS EXCLUDE)

HvY IT 6 5 7. 5
GD 0 H -M8 7 5
evy 'VT. gZ K 0
PKG SOWS. 275-50EDD 5.00-
SLAUGHTER IGS (OO- 30 )GD-CH ,*- -
FDn &STKn. PIGS (70-3 0.,' GO-C '. '"- -
4v COST & WT.THns'(PIG EXCL) 6.69- 21-'
SLAUGHTER CATTLE. CALVES AND. VEALERS;


STEERS (UMyWV) LHOIC.

COMMONr
GoonD
MEDIUM
". OMMON


SteES. (900-MO0O1) o HIA.cE
00 .. oo
MacIoUM
STEERS (1300-1 300o) QO_,.CE
S-GOOD
HEIFERS (850-050) 0CHO'I0CE
GnOD
MEDIUM
t, CO MMON'
"COW8s CHOM E
C"M-MED
Low CUT-CUT
BaLLS:(YnRLG .EXcGL). G-'(S-EF)
.': UT-'C ME
VEALERS (MILK-FE) GD-CH
MEDIUM
'" :." ""CULLUOM
COAL.VE PO5-M) CH
,... :.. C cOM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-00'() Go.-0H
SSTEERS (800-1050,) OG-H'
CnM-MED
HEIFERS G>-0H
S. COM-MED
Cows::" Go-C-"
,. .... "., ,. CnrOM-ME:D-
CALVES (STEERS) Go-CH-
MEDI. UM.
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS: .


'~:~ 'hii


~II~ #~&

~


3. 0-
3. 1 o
2.00-
3, .


3.25:


I:
'74
5.


LAM'8: (9H, DN) G-H .0 .0-
./''" '. ,,EDI UM. 6 .5-
(91I-10',) MED-CH -
(ALL WTS) COMMON -
Y-RLG "'ETHE IC 1'-)ME-CH -
IVES: 90 -- -
.-E8 I 0-! 5^ ) M ED-. H' -
(ALL 1TSJ CULL-COM, -
FEEDING SHEEP AND LA,,3S (RANGE STOCK);
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75) GD-CH -
MEDIUM -


3.1 5



'3,.25
7.25


S8: -


S565-
6.35-
6.83-


7.65 6.85- 7 0



6,15 5. 5- 5 5 5,90
7..50 8.50- 7.00 7.00- 7.50
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5: 5 7.m


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- 7
.5 7.



2.75- 3.75


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TELEPHONE: G-220.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY FEBRUAR;Y 21, 1931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30' A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FOTT 'WORTH
nH I CAGO
N-ATIONAL STOCKYARDS
8MAHA
KLAHOMA CITY
SI6UX CITY
St. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
'VICHITA


CATTLE


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CALVES HOGS -- SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRUTJ
S 6Q 80 50 (496

08 500 89,080 2,000 7,000
S 4 0 8500 17,000
5 388 '200
25 6,500 1,0000
--- 3,000 4-,000
100 600 3 500
100 600 '100 300


DENVER '-: D.,U bUu dj U U ..
TOTAL 1 MARKETS 32,50 S. *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE 'VEEK AGO, 1. MARKETS Lr. oc5 .75 ...5 DIRECT AND THrU HOGS
TOTAL THIS 'VEEK 153,75 42,275 5FO 500 322,500 INCLUDED IN THE DAYS
TOTAL LAST b'EE< -" ,15,00 42,075 .0G20,073 327,725 ESTIMATED RECEIPTSi
FORT 'ORTH RECEIPTS, 'SH'I PMENTS .AND PACKER FUR0HASE'S, FnlDAY, 'FED. 20, 93 .
CATTLE HALVES HOGS .SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS 1,029 495 795 1,733
TOTAL H HIPMENTS UNREPORTED
PACKER PURCHASES 670 370 7|1 -009
-- -r -
FT.WORTH TOTAL THIS 'EEK C'0 300 5,0O 0
FT.IORTH TOTAL LAST "'EEK 8,15 2,755 6,11
FT.'WORTH TOTAL THIS "1K,LAST YR. 9,191 3,709 9,0 9 4,085.
LIVESTOCK MARKET CO')Nr)TIONS' AND *QUOTATIONS SATURDAY FEDRUARY 21, 1931.
(ASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP 'TO I:00 A.M.)
FORT WORTH CHICAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
S CLOSE LOSE LOSE CLOSE
HOGS:ISOFT OR Q1LY HoGs AND
T KlOAST NG IGS, EXCLUDED ... .. .
T DT _- ,0: R-VH
180-200 ,. Go-CH 3.95- 7. 0* 7.40- 7.65 6.80- 7. !* 7.50- 7.75
MED WT 200-220.,'1 Gn-CH 7.00- 7. 0* 7..5- 7.60 6.0- 7. 35- 7.60
220-250GA GD-0H 6.0- 7.0* .6.85- 7.40 8.3.5- 6.90 7.0- 7.5.0
HvY 'IT 25-20- GD-GH G. 00- 3.75 S. '5- 7.00 6. .5-.6..G0 6..65- 7.10
35 G-H 5 75- 3.25 3.-- .80 5.55 -6..35 S.,0- 3.85
PKG Sows 275-500" E-GO .0- 5.50 5.G5-.,15 5.25- 5.75 5.50- 5.900
SLAUGHTEr IGS(00- .30 GD-CH 8.5;- 7.50 6.50- 7.00 7.00- 7.50
Fn '8STkn PIcS (70- 30 Gr-CH - 6.25- 6.O ..75- 7.5p
Av C'.0;T o. VT, F.plt (-l.G. .ExqL) 6.92- 2120 -7, .219 6.89'206 ,7 13-.. 21
N** LMH J -AL
:ORT WORTH .
,CATTLE: TODAY'S trA")E r-lOMLNAL. FO. WEEK: SLAUGHTER STEERS STEADY TO SLIGHTLY
... LOWE-; .SLAUG.HTER--.YEALINGS; SHE-STOCK iAN. 3ULLS MOSTLY -STEADY;' SLAU:-
TER CALVES AOUND ?., HICHER STOGK CATTLE AN CLEG UNCHANGED. EEK S TOPS : LAUG'-'-
TER. STERn,7.75, Co T. CHOICE CAT YE'ARLI.NGS 08.75, TACTICAL TOP F WS 4.75'
DULLS. :.,:HEAVY FAT CAVES I.;, -, SMALL. LOT LIGHT WEIGHT DEALERS oU0 FAIRLY
GO6D STOCK STEER. ALVES '7 ,50 AN. GOOD STOCK STEERR YEA:LINGS o775. BULK PRICES:
SLAUGHTEr STEE .. TO T-I 7*'00, ,FSTTEr.GA'rAOE 'FAT DEALINGS $6,60.To $7,25.. aUTCHE-
cOws $3.L5 TO :33.6 5 Lon-COTTEn.s 25 TO ,2..5,.;.-EAVY' SLAUGHTER CALVES 3.00 TO
(6.50, CULL sO ..... S .
REVIEW'V COrENT:;' pACKEr DEMAND FOR SLAUGHTER STEEnS DURING THE WEEK
HAS 3EEN DATHE, VA'IA-'LE, OPENING WITH AN IMPrOVCD TONE AND CLOSING DULL WITH TRADE'
TENDING WEAK TO SLIGHTLY LOWER. FED S'TEETRS, GnOD ENOUGH TO, SELL ADOVE $7o25, 'HAVE
DEEN -VER.Y SCARCE-AND THE ONLY. SALE ADOVE -THIS PRI.C'E CONSISTED OF SOME LIGHT WEIGHTS,
COMING TWOS, .THAT 3'DOUGHT q7,'75 EArL.Y .IN THE WEEK.:. rHORT-FEO STEERS HAVE DEEN
MOVING IN THE 8.00'- NAGE AND -HE PLAIN AND. RATHER COMMON Gr.ADES OF CRASSEnS HAVE
DEEN SELLING .AOUN"' A,'D UNDER r2..50. '1EDNErDAYIS CATTLE ,ECEI PTS INCLUDED ONE LOAD
QF O)OD TO CHOICE.HEAVY FED YEARLINGS, AN AVERAGE OF' SU3 POUNDS, THAT MADE A TOP OF
8.75, AND OTHEr7: GnAnES OF nSSI MRALEF LLAUGHTE; YFEAL1 NGS, MOSTLY L4GHT WEICHTS
HAVE EEN MOVtNO AA"'UND o7 TO 7'?.5t. BUTCHER HEIFE'S r'F -'LAINE GRADES. RANED
DOWNWARD FROM 5. O0. THE PROPORlON F COWS AND LO'W-CUTTEDS IN RECENT RECEl PT, HA!
DEEN RATHER LIGHT AND T'ADE INITHI_ DIVISION.HAS DEEN POO RLY TESTED.. A FEW GOOD FA1
COWS HAVE DEEN "EPORTED UP TO i.75 g-AN A LIMITED AMOUNT OF. BUSINESS HAS DEEN TRANS-
ACTED 'IN'RUT;HER GRADES FROM $3.25 TO .,3.65- LOW-CUTTER SCRTS ARE SELLING AROUND
$2.25 TO $2.75 SrOME STRONq WEIGHTS' UP'TO THE LATTER PRICE. -ONE LOAD OF 3RAHMA
CULLS Dr'UGHT r4,.50'FIl DAY; THESE CULLS. SOLD FOR O'DEO PURPOSES. RECENT PURCHASE .
OF STOCK CATTLE AND, CALVES DENOTED QUOTADLY STEADY VALUES AND SELECTIONS ON COUNTRY
ACCOUNT INCLU.E.DEGIrA.LE '.TOCK .STEED:CALVES UP TO 7o 50 AND G D STOCK STEEn YEAr.-
LNG.UP.TO $.75. SOME GTOCK- COWS OF PLAIN -GrADES'HAVE DEEN MOVING UT AROUND
o350U. 'THE MARKET FOR SLAUHTED CALVES HAS DEEN RATHER UNEVEN AT MODERATE ADVANC-D
UDI.'NG THE FOREPA-T Or THE WEEK, CLOSING WITH PART OF THE EDL Y ADVANCE lOST.
WEIGHTY FAT CALVES OF G"OD GRADES HAVE ,EFEN SELLING AROUND U5. 0 TO 7.b00, A FEW UP
TO 7.5, 5AND PLAN HEAVIES RAN.,ED DOWNWARnD F'RM AROUND 3b. INCLUDING CULL SORT.
FROM f .i 5 Tn $4.00. '
HOGS: PACKED "nECT HOG.S FORMED -ULK OF TODAYIS HOG RECEIPTS, ESTIMATED AT
ONLY 300 HEAD. AR:. IVALS INCLUDED 496 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND .
A3OUT 105 T,,JCK HOGS. THE:'' WERE. NO nAIL HOGS OFFERED !"N THE OPEN MARKET. 7A'CKED-S.
SOUGHT THE TRUCK HOGS' AT STEADY PRICES, QUALITY CONSIDEREDD. A FEW gOOD'TRUCK HOGS'
SOLD UP TO $7o. AND :ULK OF'THE MEDIUM TO 0OO'0 170 TO 220-PCUND TRUGC' HOGS MOVED
FrOM.,).85 TO 7.00.) A FEW PACKING SOWS WNERE REPOrTED AT $5.50, OnR STEADY.
SHEEr, TODAYI'r TRADE NOMINAL. For WEEK: AGED FAT V'/ETHERS 250 LOWER; OTHER
CLASGES STEADY; -UL.K BETTER gRADE FnESH AND FALL SHORN FAT LAMDS '
$7.00 To ,7.E40; FAT'YEAT-LING 6C.00' TO O.50; 2-Y-A'-OLD FAT WETHERS MOSTLY $55,0o
AGED FAT WETHERS .50 TO 95.00; FAT EWES $4.00; FEEDER LAMPS MOSTLY $6. 50. TO $6. b.
REVI F7. 0O',IENT: MODERATE SUPPLi ES OF nHEEP AND LAMDS HERE THIS: WE[EK
CONSISTED MOSTLY D)y F:'F:"ESH AND FALL SHORN LAMrS. YEArLiNGS AND WETHERS. THERE WERE
NO CHOI CE WOOLED '. AUI'HT.' O.RAnES OFFERED. 'TRADE HAS BDEFN SOMEWHAT UNEVEN, GUT A'
GOOD DEMAND HAS EXISTED F"R FAT YEARLI:NGS AND 2-YEAR-OL D WEIHERS. HALF-FAT LAMDS
HAVE 'EEN HARD TO SELL AN", A FEW DECKSq MOVED OUT UNSOLD.'


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






FACE 2.
TELEGRAPHIC RE0?RTS FROM OTHER MARKETS

CH ICAGO MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED 'VI TH WEEK AGO: BETTER GRADE WEIGHTY STEERS AFTER LOSING EARLY
ArVANCC STEADY TO STRONG; LOWER GRADES 23, OFF; ALL LIGHT STEERS AND YEAR-
LINGS 25 TO 50( LOWER AT A NEW LOW FOR THE SEASON; YEARLING AND DUTCHER HEIFERS 506(
LOWER ALSO AT A NEW. LOW; .FAT COWS AND HEAVY HEIFERS 25 TO 500 DOWN; LIGHT COWS
GELLING OFF AT CLOSE WHILE HEAVY KINDS BECAME ALMOST UNSALAr3LE; CUTTERS STEADY TO
'\/EAK; DULLS A"10UT STEADY AND VEALERS $1.00 TO $ 1.50 LOWER; STOCKER AND FEEDER TRADE
MORE On LESS AT A STANDSTILL WITH LIGHT STOCKERS AS LOW OR LOWER THAN DROUGHT
MARKETS LAST JULY AND AUGUST; EXTREME TOP FED YEARLINGS $ I1.75, FEW A.OVE 1j0.00,
DEST HEAVIES -11.23, QUITE A FEW AT |10.00 AND 0E.-TTER -UT DULK ALL STEERS p7.25 TO
*9.50; AVERAGE COST OF ALL STEERS AND YEARLINGS AT $8.31 BEINGG LOWEST SINCE 1922i
HOGS: MARKET AROUND r'TEADY WITH FRIDAYIS AVERAGE ON LIMITED SUPPLY' GOOD 140 TO
200# AVERAGES $7.4e) TO $7.50 EXTREME TOP $7.65 FOR CHOICE I 70 TO 180A
yEfQCHTS; 210 TO ?0P $3.00 TO $7.15, 250 TO 350,- ,6.40 TO $6.00; FEW PIGS $6.70 TO
U7.00; PACKING SOWS SCARCE.
SHEEP:-' FOR WEEK: 08 'OU:LES FROM FEEDING STATIONS, 15,600 DIRECTS. TODAY'S
S MARKET NOMINAL. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: FAT LAMDS *MOSTLY STEADY;- STRICTLY
CHOICE MEDIUM "WEIGHTS I0 TO If LOWER; MARKET CLOSED ACTIVE TO SHIPPERS; SHEEP
STRONG TO 25'. HIGHER- FEW FEEDING LAMPS A nUT STEADY. CLOSING DULKS: GOOD AND CHOICE'
LAnDS 0,'rr DOWN 83.50 TO. $8.00, SEVERAL LOADS $9.00 IN LINE "11TH WEEKS TOP; HEAVIER
LAMDS $8.2? TO $3.5 CLIPPERS $8.00 TO $8.3 WOOLED NATIVE DUCKS 07.25 TO $8.00,
THROWOUTS $8.50 TO (.5, FAT EWES $4.00 TO 5.00, MEDIUM TO GOOD FEEDING AND SHEAR-
ING LAMDS THROUGHOUT. WEEK $7.50 TO $7.75.

KANSAS CITY K.\KET -
CATTLE; COMPARED WITH A WEEK AGO: FED STEERS STEADY To ?25. LOWER, MOST DECLINE ON
THE -ETTER GCADES' LIGHT YEARLINGS AND FED HEIF.ERS UNEVEN, STEADY TO 250
HIGHER; "VEALERT STRONG TO 50 HIGHER; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS .STEADY TO 250 LOWER.
".EIK' S TSOPS; HEAVY '"TEERS $l0.00, DEST LIGHT WEIGHTS $5.50. SEVERAL LOADS MATURED
STEERS 7. OeO TO V$E0.7S, ULK SHORT-FED STEERS $6.50 TO $8.2M, FED HEIFERS $6.25 TO
$.7.25; DEALERS MOrTLY $.00 DOWN,' FE"' 10.00;'0STOCKERS AND FEEDERS MOSTLY $7,50
"OWN; FEW LIGHT STOCKER $,8.00 TO $8.2); STOCK STEER CALVES UP TO $8.75.
HOGS:- AROUND STEADY 'f/1TH FRI DAY'S AVERAGE; PRACTICAL TOP $7.00~TO PACKERS ON
100 TO 200&; NO CHOICE LIGHT WEIGHTS OFFERED; 1'70 TO 230 $6.80 TO $7.00;
FEW 2-40 TO 3004 $,3.30 To $3.75; ODD PACKING Sows $5.35 TO $5.60.
SHEEP; FOR ,WEEK: LA/MS STEADY TO WEAK' SHEErP STEADY; TOP FED LAMDS 8.75, CLOSING
TOP $8.)5. LATE UULK ,7.00 TO 8.35. LATE TO" SHORN LAMOS $8.00, TOP
.LAUGHTER EWES '00, CLOSING SALES 94.0 TO $4.S5; FEEDING LAM"S MOSTLY ;675 TO
$7.25; FEW FLESHY LOTS UPWARD TO 7.00.

NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOtI1S) MARKET -
CATTLE: COMPARED WITH CLOSE OF LAST WEEK: STEERS, MIXED YEARLINGS, HEIFERS, MEDIUM
SDULLS AND STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS CLOSED STEADY; DEEF COWS 250 HIGHER;
LOW-CUTTERS 15 TO 25. HIGHER; VEALERS 50r LOWER;. FEEDING HEIFERS AND CALVES 256 'OR
MORE LOWER. TOPS FOR WEEK I 37- STEnRS 0.50, 8s40 YEARLING STEERS 8.85, 601-
MIXED YEARLING, $1-0.00 505I HEIFERS $8.50, COwvS $6.25, MEDIUM .DULLS $4.50, VEALERS
1.1-.00, FEEDER STEERS 7 7.50. 3ULKS FOR WEEK: STEERS $0[.5 TO $8,75, FAT MIXED YEAR-
LINGS AND HEIFERS $7.00 TO $8.00, MEDIUM FLESHED KINDS $6.00 TO )6.G0, cows 34,25
TO $5.25, LOW-CUTTERS. $2.75 TO $3.00; STOCKER AND FEEDER STEERS $5.25 TO 6.50'
CLOSING VEALER TOP $I10.2; MEDIUM DULLS $4,50.
HoGS'*: MARKET UNEVEN, WEIGHTS 'SELOW 225/- 5"Tro (756 H10HER; WEIGHTIER TCHERS
S EA)Y TO STRONG; SOWS AND PIGS MOSTLY STEADY; DULK 150 TO 21 .7.50 TO
$7.70, TOP 37.75; FEv/ 220,jTO 0.A '7.15 TO O7.40; ODD LOTS 250 TO 260- $ 7.00;
LOADS 314'~ $6.30; 100 TO I 30. ty7. 0 TO $7.25; SOWS AROUND $5.75..
SHEEP: COMPARED "I1TH WEEK AGO: MARKET-MOSTLY STEADY; TOP LAM3S THIS WEEK $0.25
TO CITY "UTCHERS* LATE TOP $ 000, nULK FOR WsEK .00 T0 $8.50;. COMMON
THROWUTS $,).50; FAT EWES $3.00 TO $4.00. .4-'





HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION '
'VEEKS ENDING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1\3P AND FEORUAR'Y 21, 1030.

1031 1030

CHICAGO, ILL. 158,580 137,589
INDIANAPOLIS, INO. 26,680 26,052
KANSAS OTTY, KAN. 47(032 49,780
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. AND ST.LOUIS, W. 48;808 50,389
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J. 30,040 UNREPORTED
OMAHA, NE-R. 66 12 60;798
SIoux CITY, I NWA ., 42,3,0 36,005
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, Mo. 20,717 27,302
SOUTH ST. -AUL, MINN. 52,336 57,117
TOTALS 403,813 A4430,022





2/21/31- RFP
1 1:20 A.M. STERLING 4ENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.







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UNITED STATES DEFATTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
'UEALU OF AGRICULTUR.\L ECCNOM.' 1CS
MAKE-T NE'VS SERVICE


.223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FOR-T 'V1RTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: G-220C,


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REO T MONDAY FEBRUA Y 23, S3 1


TODAY'S ESTIMATED ,RECEIPTS OF LI VSTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(1 I:.00 A.M.CENTnAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES


SHEEP


HOLDOVERR DIRECT* THRU*


FORT 'VORTH
KANSAS CITY'
CHICAGO
NATIONAL'; STOCKYARDS
GMAHA
0KLAHOMA CITY
SIoux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. f"AUL
I CH I TA
DENVER'
TOTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO, I1 MARKETS


FOrmT 'W.VCTH RcCEIPTS.


'3 000 -000 I'i200 3,200 -7C
1-3,000 500 8,000 ".0 0"0 ,500'
3,o000. ,000 60,000 21 000 ',000 ,000o:
4,000 2,o000 14,500 2 000 2,000,I,02
6,000 500 19,000 15 n00
/IRE 'CLOSED '
3 500 "200 3,000 10,000 -
2,200 400 4,500 7,500
3"300 2,500 10,500 6,700
l,500:.. 4f)0 ,3o00n .200 ....- 700.
2500 00 3,700 6,000
52,00 "'.0InO00 n "36,. OOro :80,G.00:.*A pno xtMA'rtE NU.nERn OF-
54,t550": I0S,8.7'5 37,G60;. '85 ,500.l Rt~OT AND' THRU HOGS.
INCLUDED IN THE DAY'IS
ESTIMATED rECElIPTS.
SHIPMENTS' AND.ACK ,'ruRiES.* SAfURDAv. FE. 21. .10931.'


ACTUAL RECEI PTS
TOTAL SHI PMENTS .
HACKER PURCHASES

.-FT',W.qR'TH ACTUAL,MONDAY,V'K
FT.'V(OriTH ACTUAL ,iMND'AY ,YR

FORT 'VORTH


.CA.LE CALVS HOGS HEEP
255 36 584 --
172 -141

AGo, 2, ', 6. ,3 1 87,
AO. 3,0 6 ,02 1

LJVEST0K MARKET MOND'Y -iFERUARY :23. 131'.


('3ASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND 'SALER:'E.4,RTEQ, U i .Tir 1:00 r*.M.)

CATTLE: PACKER'BUYERS HELD OUT -FOR LOW'ER-C;OST.ING. SLAUGHTER: STEERS AND Y.EAR--
LINGS HERE ,TODAY AND'THE'TRADE' I N ,;U.CH CATTLE P.RO'VED VERY DULL .
DURING'MORNING 'ROUNDS, FINALLY S.ETTLI G '*AT AN. AVERAGE DECLINE OF' ABOUT *25 CENTS,
WITH YEARLINGS 35 AND 40 CENTS LOWER ,'". SOME .CASES.. OST, DOF THE, DAY S CATT.LE. RE-
CELPT,t., POSTgq AT 3,000 HEAD, OBONSI STED' OF SLAUGHTpR STEERS,.AN'D YEARLINGS.. 0"FER-
'I NG' O LI T'TL'EI CATLE''O LUDED MEGOO GRA ,,. QUALIrTY jN ,E ST.,R 'EfJJ O'N,
OF. THE MARKET APPEARED MOSTLY PLAIN.
CARLOT S-ALES C F .FSLAUGHT'ER STEER.S .AANGED DOWWVIARD-.FROM AROUND 6..25,
INCLUDING :A 5-CAR SHIPMENT, IN1 QUARANTINE, THAT MOVED'-.N ORDER ACCOUNT *AT $5.-50.
FED' STEERS THAT BROUGHT $6.25 WERE LIGHT WEIGHTS.ON' THE 2-YEAR-;LD ORDER. ONE
LOAD OF GOOD FAT YEARLINGS BROUGHT $6.65 AND OTHER DESIRABLE GRA'OES' OF THIS CLASS
WERE REPORTED FROM 0'S.10 .TO t-3.5,0. THE PLAINER'K.INDS OF BUTCHER HEIFErlS, USuALLY
SORTS FROM SHIPMENTS OF MIXED-'CATTLE .SOIqD FRQOM $5.50 DOW')NARD.
ALTHOUGH MOVEMENT OF. SHE-STOCK AND LOW-GUT.TERS WAS RATHER DULL, VERY
LITTTLE 'CHANGE WNAS SHOWN' IN- PRICES..': 3ULK OF THE ,BU'SINE IS .IN qOWS RULED STEADY. TO
SLI G'HTLY *LOWER?, OCCASI ONAL -SALES :0. I 5 :CENTS'UNDER A...AL'UES .'AT LAST WE.EK'1S CLOSE,
A :5-CAR .STRI.NGOF GOOq FAT COWS CHANGED HANDS AT '4.50 AND BUTCHER COWS SOLD MOSTLY
FROM $3..?5 TOQ-3.G5.' LOVI-CUTT.R 'z)b-rTS WEME REP S'TED FOM..O.2'?25 TO $2.35,' STRONG
WEIGHTS AT AND ..l-l GHTLY ABOVE $2..50.', STEApY VALUES" ./ErIE..O.UTLI.NED BY A F'.EW SALES OF
BUL ,9, INCL D1NG. ONE .LOAD.'OF HEAV .. E I GHT -'AT'4. I' AN ,'A FEW HEAD OF GOOD STRONG
WfEIGHTSAT 4 .o515.
'3UYERS ON COUNTRY Ad'GbUNT ,IU6CHASED ONE LQAD OF GOOD 'STOCK HEIFER
CA VES AT $7.00, 'T'!O LOADS OF WELL-.B'ED SOCK Sf'EER C.ALV.ES AT $7.50, ONE LOAD OF
GOOD STOCK STEER YEARLINGS AT $7.35,,&ND .SME' PLAIN STO(K -COWS AROUNDD 3.50. COST
FIGURESS. rN MOST GASES, WERE ABOUT'-'STEADY : ..
P.MRICES FOR SLAUGHTER'CALVFS DRo.PPED 25 16T"050 CENTSi, WITH TRADE DULL
AT THESE DECLCIN D"DR'P'T.E'L MINTED RECEIPTS., A FEW GOOD HEAVY FAT CALVES SOLD ON
b L- DOWN, INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM '$3.25 TO $3.75.

HOGS: A3OUT '1,200 HOGS ARRl VED O'N. THE LOCAL M/A "KET TQDAY* RECEIPTS IN-
CLUDED.'799 HEAD, BILLED DIRECT.TO<'PACKERS, ABOUt' 290 TRUCK HOGS AND
ONE- LOAD OF RAIL HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET.;
SMALL KILLERS WERE OUT EARLY AND BOUGHT...'A LIBERAL PROPORTION OF THE
TRUCK HOG SUPPLY AT PRICES 5 TO 10-CENTS HIGHER THAN Fr" DAY.. SALES TO' PACKERS IN
BOTH THE RAIL 'AND TRUCK SECTr6NS RULED 5 CENTS LOWER T. TAN FRIDAY. 'SMALL KILLERS
PAID $7.05,,. THE DAY'S TOP, FOR SEVERAL LOTS OF TRUCK HOG.S AND MOST OF THE BETTER
GRADES .O" -.70 TO 22-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FR-OM .$6G.95 TO $7.,15. PACKERS STOPPED
AT $7.00'ON TRUCK HOGS AND 'PAID $7.o0 F.OQ A LOAD. OF GOOD RAI L HOGS. AVERAGING AROUND
200 POUNDS. *A FEW HEAVY TRUCK HOGS.WERE REPORTED AT oS.00. -PACKING SOWS AND PIGS
MOVED AT STEADY PRICES. FACKING',SOWS BROUGHT $5.25 AND $5.50 AND'A FEW HEAVY
BUTCHER PIGS SOLD AT*"6.25.

SHEEP: THREE THOUSAND SHEEP AND LAMBS WERE ESTIMATED FOR TODAY'S LOCAL .
TRADE. .TWENTY TrWO DECKS ARRIVED B.Y RAIL, INCLUDING ABOUT 15 DECKS
dF FRESH AND FALL SHORN FAT i:AMBS. THE,. REMAINING SUPPLIES CONSISTED'MOSTLY OF'"FAT
WETHERS. FAT LAMBS MOVED EARLY", AT PRICES.,4O TLY 10 TO 15 CENTS'LOWER AND A FEW CA-
YEARLINGS AND FEEDER LAMBS'SOLD ABOUT ST'EAODY.- A FEW DECKS OF STRICTLY GOOD FRESH '
SHORN. tAT LAMBS SOLD AT' 17, AiD SEVERAL DECKS OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE FRESH AND FALL
.SHORN FAT LAMBS' BROUGHT .'7.10" AND 7.1 5. FAY YEARLINGS WERE REPORTED AT. $600 AND
A- DECK OF.WOOLED FEEDER", LAMBS MbiVV',ODUT AT $6. 50. PACKER BfDS' OR AGE' FATWETHER
APPEA-RED:15 TO 5 CENTS..LO.W'ER"AND FIVE OR ISIX 'DECKS OF WETHER .REMAINED UNSQLP AT
A ,'A7E HOUn. .... .
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L I- T L V ._ UIIMA'KET UTU TIpNN!: JqUTATTIONS MOAY FEBRUARY 23, 1931.

PAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND qUOTATIONS MONDAY FEBRUARY 23, 1931.
OH ICAGO. MARKET--i 0:50 A.M.
CATTLE: FEW EARLY SALES EASTER SHIPi PERS STEADY TO 25^ LOWER,.-UNDERTONE OFF ON MOST
KILLING ,CLASSES BUT-NOT. ENOUGH DONE TO ESTABLISH A MARKET; LARGELY STEER
RUN WITH BULK OF QUALITY AND CONDITION' TO SELL AT .7.P TO $9.25; FEW EARLY SALES
BETTER GRADES Q9*50 TO ,10.50, EARLY. TOP $10.75; REPLACEMENT CATTLE WEAK; -ALL OTHER
KILLING CLASSES TENDING LOWER XCEPTING pJULLS, THI C LAS STEADY TO WEAK, MQaTLY
STEADY; MOST YEARLING HEIFERS 0.'b TO*.. .25 't TH 9. .PAl D. HOWEVER, FOR:b;
MIXED SPECIALTIES; MOST BUTCHER HE S AFERERTTES $4.7b TO $S.0; FAT COWS
<4.00 TO r5.00 AND CUTTERS AT $3.00 TO $3.50'; PRACTICAL T.O- HEAVY SAUSAGE BULLS
.50; STRICTLY GOA D VEALERS AT 9e.50, FEW CHOICE OFFERINGS AT $J0.00, BULK AT $9.00
DO'.WNWARD.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW, FEW EA:'L% SALES LIGHT WEIGHTS STEADY TO STRONG WITH FRIDAYIS
S~-- AVERAGE; LATER TRADE STEADY to -10. LOWER, SOME MEDIUM WEIGHTS OFF MORE;
RACKING SOWS AROUNDSTEADY; GOOD TO CHOICE 40 TO 210 WEIGHTS $7.40 TO ? 7.65 TOP
7.65; 220 TO ?50: -. TO S7. 5; 260 T0 .350A '6.40 TO Z.6.75; P;GS.T6.50 TO ?7;0Q8
FEW STRONG .EIGHTS ,7.20; PACKING F'OWS MOSTLY $.575 TO $5.90, SMOOTH SORTS TO q6.00.
SHEEP: EARLY LAr,.I: TRADE WV.AK TO 10(, LOWER, MOSTLYY Ti OUTSIDERS OTHER CLASSES
ABOUT STEADY;. FEW LOADS GQC OTO CHOICE' LAMBS $8.50 TO 8.75; $8.90 PAID
Y SHIPPERS AND CITY 3UTCHERS FOR 88- WEI-qHTSS SOME HELD HIGHER; NATIVE EWES LARGELY
M4.00 TO :4.75; MTX7D FA' AND FEEDIN LAMDS 8.5 : H.
KANSAS CI TY MARKET--I 0 I :00 A.M.
CATTLE: LITTLE;DONE EARLY ON FED. STEERS,. MOST EARLY BIDS SHARPLY LOWER; FEW SCAT-
'TERED SALES L~OHT YEARLINGS AND SHE-STOCK.ABOUT STEADY; UNDERTONE, HOWEVER,
WEAK; BULLS STRONG TO 2.-: HIGHER; VEALERS AN.D CALVES WEAK TO 506 LOWER; STOCKERS
FAIRLY ACTIVE -.TEARD TO., ,5.GH I HER; FEEDERS STEADY TO WEAK; BULK FED STEERS ELIGI-
DLE TO SELL A..ROUND o>.50 TO .00; SEVERAL .OADS GOOD TO CHO CE MEDIUM WEIGHT AND
HEAVY STEERS HELD AR-OUND $8.75 T ~$ 75 FED HEIFERS MOSTLY ,).00 TO $7.00; MEDIUM
SULL OE FDESIDABLE WEIGHT ',0O TO '4.50; T"P VEALERS -$9.00; SULK STOCKERS AND FEED"
EiS 56.00 TO o8.25; MOSTLY ,.0 DOOWN ON FEEDERS.
HOiGS: STEADY TO '"EAK "fITH FRIDAY'S AVERAGE ON 2GQ0 AND DOW"', SPOTS 106 LOWER ,.
---- .. EAR AVER WEGHTS SOAN T M GY.. H HgHR; TOP $7.10 oN I80 T0..20
MOST 140 TOO T ;70U; O TO 350U $.25 TO -.o5; PACKING SOWS STEADY TO
10 HIGHER, 1 .-'TO 5.35; PIGS A.-OUND 10T HIGHoE, 6C.75 TQ $7.00.
SHEEP: I STEADY; NO LAM3S, OLD EARLY; OPENING DIDS c5 TO 50' LOWER, BEST HELD ADOVE
So8.-; TOP EW'ES $4.75, OTHERS .G : .
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.,LOU IS) r.ARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS I N FAIRLY LIBERAL SUPPLY WITH NEBRASKA WELL REPRESENTED; NO EARLY
SALES; INDICATIONS LOWER; MIXED YEARLINGS AND HEIFERS SLOW, A FEW EARLY
DEALS STEADY GOOD AND CHOICE VELE 25 O.HIGER AT T0S.0; OTHER LASSES UNCHANGED;
FAT MIXED YEARLINGS AID HI FEARS 7. UU0 TO $7.50; COWS' 4.25.TO ,5.25; LOW-CUTTERS
-.50 TO-$3.00; MEDIUM CULLS 0".'5 DOWN;.DESI RALE SAUSAGE TYPES SCARCE.
HOGS: MARKET SLOW- UNEVEN, LIGHTER WEIGHTS J0 -TO 200 LOWER; FEW'WEIGHTY BUTCHERS
STEADY TO 10 LOWER PIGS AND LIGHT LIGHTS DULL. DDI NG UNEVENLY. LOWER;
SOWS STEADY; BULK 50 'TO 210 -1"7. lr TO $7.50- FEW LOADS 7 .55 AND $7.G0- SCATTERED
ALES 220 TO 250G1 )7.00 TO '730; 280 TO .25- $5.50 TO $8.75; I,00 TO 140" $6.75 TO
7.25; SOWS MOSTLYAROUND 5. "
SHEEP: PRACTICALLY NQ EARLY :ALES, BIDDING UNEVENLY LOWER; FEW GOOD LAMBS TO CITY
.-- BUTCHERS .5, LnOK 25t LOWER 'iNDICATIONQ STEADY ON SHEEP.
FORT VORtH. CHICAGO. KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
,-,~ .L.. .' OSE OLSE" G LOSE .- CLOSE


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---- ROAST1NPG PPIG XCLU.'ED) : A
LT LTG 401 GD--H 6.25- 7.00 0- 7.65
LT-'VT RD "--H 85- 7:10 7.75- 7.6
n: OH 5 7; ,
MED,,'VT:. 0 Or H .5 7
Hv-Y WT "1t H .0 0-
PKG Sows 275 .,E-GD 5Q..;50 5,65- .5
SLAUGHTER 'I I)-G-CH -.--. 6.50- 7.25
FOR & TKn PR 0") '- :' -. .--
Ay 0OST & SATTL IG.S EXcAN ,88- 83A 6.9-,..2 .
AVLGH T E FtF TL" 'C 7A0L. 211A- 6.92- 235#
SL-UGHTER CAtTLE' VE' AD DEALERS


STEERS (6UIU-g9U0.) CHOICE E
MEDIuM I p U-I
CorMION 4.5- r
STEERS (900-1100'#). CHOI CE .
MEDIUM .50-
COMIrAON 4.25-
STEERS (IOO-1300 ) CHOICE -
,4 '" .- GOOD --.
STEERS (1300.1 500") HOFCE --
.I OOD -
HEInFERS (550-85 0.) CHOICE --

,OPOMON 3.50- '
Cows: CHOICE -
: 4.QQ-
SCoM-MED 3. 00U-
.'Low C T-C. 2.00- '
3ULS (YRLG EXCL)QD-CH(3EEF& -- -
UT-C-o--rME.6 3.00-
VEALERS (MILK-FED) C,-H -
: MEDI UM .- -
CULL--!OM
CALVES' (250-500,') -G'-CH- 6.00-
.R- Co i- D 3.U E U
FOR A&. STKR C-ATTLE--AND CALV:--- -
STEERS (500-800#) C M3D- -
STEERS (800-105o0--) Go-CH -
C r irMDMED -
HEIFERS: :'-CH -.-
COM -MED -
COWS: G rr-CH -
S CO.-ED -
CALVES (STEERS)' G:-CH ,-,-
!:.E :) UM o O-
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAM3-
ON D, D--OH
LAMBSS: (T D- ) ED :UM
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YRLG 'VET <: (S i I ,) E'iPCH -
EWES: (9;-i: \ ) EP-_ OH -
ti. .-i .' ) ME.-OH -
L;.L V1;)' CULI --OM -
FEEDING Sh,:.!; AND LAM.T (2.!,NrE STOCK):
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UNITED STATES DEPART'._NT OF AGRIR!JLTUR
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEVS SERVICE


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT VORTH, TEXAS


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT WEDNESDAY FE3RUARY 25, 1931.


TODAY'IS ESTIMATEq RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(11:00 A.M.CENTRAL TIME) -


CATTLE CALVES HOGS


HOGS
SHEEP HOLDOVER DIRECT* THRUW


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
C1ICAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JO.SEPH
ST. PAUL
AA ICHITA .
DENVER


TbTAL II MARKETS
ONE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS
To DATE THIs 'VEEK
SAME PERIOD LAST W',EEK


1 ,800
4,000
6,000
2,500
4,000
900
2,5 00
S1,400
2,300
.500
S!.100


27,000
35,500
.109,500.
-1 24,500"


600
400
2,500
1,000
200
300
*00
200
.4,200
* 200
.1 50


* 9,850 *
'9,950
P8,900
29,275


8.00 2,300
6,000 7,000
20,000 11,000
11 ,000 1,-000
15,000 10,000
1,200 100
*10,000 5,000
4,500 7,000
15,000 3,000
1 ,8'00 1 o00
1,900 3,500
8.7,200 50,000
103,900 38,000
318,300 195,200
356,800 180,350


500
3,000 6,000
1,000 1,000
331


600


*Ar'pROXlMATE NUMBER OF
DIRECT 'AND THRU HOGS
INCLUDEb IN THE DAY'S
ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.


FORT "OIRTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER FUR'CHASES, TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 1931.


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
PACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL WEDNESDAYY ,0 KK
FT.'VORTH ACTUAL,"VEDNESDAY,Yn


CATTLE CALVES HOGS.. SHEEP
1,719 650 1,145 1,469
678 1-34 --- 304
.'1,028 486 1,018 1,147


AGO
AGO


2,432
2,466


1 ,146 1 ,065
I ,439 2,229


FORT 'VORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25., 1931'i
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.)

CATTLE: M ODERATE*E.',*EI'E'I PTS'OF '-CA-TLrE, : nNN.N;G .MOSTLY <.TO SLAUGHTER .8TEERtS,
SLAUGHTER'YEARLINGS AND MIXED BUTCHER CLASSES,"'FOUND A GENERALLY
STEADY MARKET HERE TODAY. A LITTLE .IMPROVEMENT WAS SH-'WN IN THE DEMAND FOR SLAUGH-
TER STEERS-...,..UT..-T.HE. TRADE- IN .SLAUGHTER. YEARLINGS APPEARED RATHER QUIET. YEARLING
QUALITY WAS REASONABLY GO'D AND STEER QUALITY .MOSTLY PLAIN. YARD ESTIMATES CALLED
FOR SUPPLY TOTALS OF 2, .00 CATTLE AND 600 CALVES.
STHE OFFERINGS OF SLAUGHTER STEERS PRODUCED A SELECTION'OF. COMMON AND
MEDIUM GRADES THAT CHANGED HANDS FROM )4.65. TO $6.50. STEERS AT THE- LATTER PRICE
WERE FED MEDIUM WEIGHTS AND CATTLE THAT SOLD FROM0 $4.5'O 0 $5.75 WERE' PLAIN AND
COMMON GRADES. THE *3EST FAT YEARLINGS SHOWN MOVED AT $6.75 AND OTHER SALES'OF THESE
LITTLE CATTLE WERE REPORTED FROM $S,65 DOWN. SORTS OF DUTCHFR HEIFERS, PRACTICALLY
ALL OFF-QUALITY LIGHT WEIGHTS, SOLD AT AND UNDER $5.50.
*PRICES FOR CO'WS WERE. POORLY TESTED, OWING'TO. THE SHORT RECEIPTS OF
THIS CLASS.. ONE LOAD OF FAT COWS BROUGHT $4.25 AND 'UTCHE-R GRADES FOUND AN OUTLET
AROUND $3.25 TO $:.75. A FEWv PACKAGE LOTS OF LOW-COTTER COWS, ARRIVING IN M-IXED
SHIPMiNTS, WERE REPORTED FROM $2.25 To ,2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS AT AND SLIGHTLY A'TOVE
$2.50." NO ULLS OF CONSEQUENCE WERE INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S RECEIPTS.
A LIMITED AMOUNT OF BUSINESS WAS TRANSACTED IN STOCK CATTLE AND'
CALVES. AT COST FIGURES: WEL.L IN LINE WITH RECENT.VALUES. TWO LOADS OF. LIGHT WEIGHT
FLESHY FEEDING STEERS MOVED OUT AT $6.50, AND A PART LOAD OF WELL-DR'ED STOCK STEER'
CALVES, A GOOD T.- CHOICE GRADE, SOLD AT $7.75. SOME STOCK COW'S.'MOVED AROUND $3.50
AND $3.75, ONE LOAD AT THE LATTER PRICE.
SOALF .UYERS-S' N PACKER ACCOUNT WERE MORE OR LESS BEARISH AND THE TRA)E
IN THIS DIVISION RULED. SLOW :TO LOWER DESPITE: LIGHT RECCIPT.S. MOST SALES MEASURED
A PRIOE DECLr.NE O'F A UT 253 C-ENTS. A FEW GOOD HEAVY .FAT CALVES DROUGHT $6.00 D 0
'S.25 AND OTHER WEIC:'TY AVERAGES OF LESS ATTRACTIyE GRADES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM
AROUND $5.50,' INCLUDING CULL' O.RTS FROM $3.25 TO .53.75.

HOGS:. SOME OF THE NORTHERN HOG MARKETS REPORTED LOWER PRICES TODAY AND
LOCAL SUPPLIES MOVED AT DECLINES OF 10 TO 15 QENTS. RECcE.PTS, ESTI-
MATED EARLY AT 800 HEAD,. INCLUDED ADOUT 375 TRUCK HOGS AND THREE LOADS OF RAIL
HOGS FOR THE OPEN MARKET. THE DAY'S TOP, $7.15, WAS PAID.IN -3OTH THE RAILL AND TRU.;K
SECTIONS OF THE TRADE, '1TH SMALL KILLERS PAYING THIr, PRICE FOR DEST TRUCK HOGS AN"
PACKERS STOPPING AT )%7.0. T- TO'!O LOA.S OF GOOD 'TO CHOICE 200 AND 238-POUND RAIL HOGS
DROUGHT $7.15 ANn A LOAD OF MEDIUM TO CHOICE MIXED WEIGHTS GOLD AT $7.00. MOST OF
THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 230-POUND TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM $7.00 TO $7.15. A .FE
HEAVY BUTCHERS WERE REPORTED.:AT $3.25 AND $6.75. PACKING SOWS HELD STEADY, SELLING
MOATLY FROM $5.?. T.. 5.00.,. A FEW UP TO $5.75.

. SHEEP: RECEIPTs (F SHEEP AND LAM'S HERE T''AY WERE ESTIMATED AT 2,300 HEAP,
FOU:TEETN DECKS ARRIVED DY RAIL, THESE CONSISTING MOSTLY -F SHORN
SLAUGHTER OFFERI N:G. P.:ICES FOR FAT LAMt.S A-'FEARED STEADY TO 15 CENTS HIGHER AND
OTHER CLASSES SOLD .STEAD,. FIVE DECKS OF T'OOD TO CHOICE FRESH SHORN FAT LNAMDS
DROUGHT $7.50, TOP FOR: THE WEEK TO ,DATE. AND A FEW DECKS OF MEDIUM TO GOOD SHORN
AND WOOLED FAT LAN17S -.nO .GHT $6.85.AND $7.00. .SOME FAT YEARLINGS. SLDn AT $6.00 ANr
TWO DECKS OF GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD FAT ETHERS LANDED AT $5.50. MEDIUM.GRADE AGED FAT
WETHERS DROUGHT $4.00 AN'D GOOD AGED FAT WETHE.RO AT $5.00 WERE WEIGHED ON A COUNTRY
CONTRACT.



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rAGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QO'.ITATIONS WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: STRICTLY GOOD AND CHOICE FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS STRONG TO A SHADE HIGHER
ON SHIPPER ACCOUNT; COMrlON AND MEDIUM GRADES SLOW BUT FULLY STEADY TO.LOCAI
KILLERS; LARGELY A STEER RUN, BUYERS SHOWING LITTLE MORE INTEREST ON MOST GRADES AND
CLASSES SHE-STOCK; LIGHT HEIFERS AND HEIFERETTES REFLECTING STRENGTH; HEAVY COWS
STILL DRAGGY AND DULLS (0 TO 15jr Or MORE LOWER; FEW CHOICE SHIPPER VEALERS FULLY
STEADY.EARLY BUT MARKET NOW.SLQW WITH LIGHT KINDS TENDING LOWER; VERY NARROW TRADE
.N ,TOCKEPR AD FEEDERS AT 7.00UU DOWNWARD TO $6.00 AND DE3EOg; WEIGHTY FEEDERS AT
0.,TO 1 E.ly' DEST FED STEER. I 1,00, AVERAGE WEI GHT 1382'; SEVERAL LOADS $900 TO
6IU. U, BULK $9.25 DOWNWARD TO 7. .
OS: MARKET S2 4W, MOTLY I TO 1 5 HIGHER THAN TUESDAYIS AVERAGE ON WEIGHTS
ABOVE L20.;, GHT WEIGHTS AROUND STEADY; PICS AND LIGHT LIGHTS WEAK TQ UN-
EVENLY LOWER TP 7. ULK 150 TO 7. 0 TO $7 30; 200 TO 220I# 7.00 TO ^7.25'
?: 0 TO ,_50 ..75 TO 7.00, 260 TO. 32 .0 T,.0.? ; PLIS 6.00 TO ;6.50; PLAIN
KINDS DOWN T oo PACKI G SOWS $ 0. o b.0 .' .
S .WEEP: MARKETT MOSTLY STEADY WITH HIGHER TENDENCY. EARLY [ULK GOOD:TO CHOICE LAMDO
SCALING 94, DOWN TO'PACKERS 8.5Q TQ B8.7, TOP 9 00O, PAID DY CITY DUTCH-
ES, SOM HELD HIGHER; NATIVE EWES MOSTLY ?4.00 TO e4.75, FEW FEEDING LAMOS HELD
AROUND e..0 UNSOLD. '
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I t:00 A..M.
BATTLE: -FED STEERS OPENING .SLDW -UT FULLY STEADY; .LICHT YEAlLINGS "AND SHE-STOQK
COMPARATIVELY SCARCE, AROUND STEADY; DUL-LS WEAK;. VEALERS AND A V.ES .LITTLE
CHANGED; STR KPS.AND FEEDE:~-S'SCA.RCE, STEADY; 2 LOADS GOODTO-CHOICE I-,-4O KANSAS
FED STEERS pK..',; .ULK FED STEERS ELIGIBLE TO SELL AROUND .50 TO 8.25, SEVERAL.
LMApS. Q.OOM.EDQIUM.WE-IG. ;T AND HEAVY STEERS LATE TESDA 80; DEST LIGHT YEARLINGS
,Y $'U "OME ".LD H.IHER; -UTCHER COWS C4r .TO X5.00, T OW-CUTTERS AND CUTTERS
, 5.75 TO $3.50; MEpDUM DULLS AROUND "3.75 TO' 0; ULK .VEALERS 38.00 DOWN, FEW
SELECTED KINDS 9. 00; LOAD FLEH'.Y HEAVY FEEDERS 750. .
HOGS: UENE.RALLY STEADY TO IU LOWER THAN TUESDAY S AVERAGE ON 230f AND DOWN OR
A'-. r AROUND "., LOWER THAN 3ERT TIME' HEAVI ER.WE GHTS STEADY TO STRONG; TO-P
,,85- ON_.,8QTO 200;, )sT 170 TO 40-r' S.65 TO ..85; 130p Go 160A 36.25 TO 06.60;
.-U TO 300.," ,..[5.. TO' ,3.0: PACKING SOW TEADY, 5.25 0 35.75; PIS DULL, AROUND
?5 LOWER, .3Ut;.K,: 3.25 TO "3.50. "" 'P DUL '
SHEER:; SLOW, VERY LITTLE DONE, FEW OPENING SALES FEDALAMaS MOSTLY STEADY TOALO^
--- HIGHER; ODD LOTS SHEEP STEADY;' ,83 FED LAMDS .8. 5, DEST HELD A30OVE 8,-.O,
SHORN TEXAS LAMDS S7.50.
N NATIONALL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIIS) NARKET-9:;50 A.M.
CATTLE: STEERS SLOW, INDICATIONS ADOUT ST ADY, LOWER UNDERTONE ON DULLS; VEALERS
25 LOW"E:R; GOOD AND CHOICE KINDS 9.'7;' MARKET NOT FULLY DEVELOPED ON
OTHER CLASE$ EARLY ALE STEADY; FAT HEIFERS $0.50 TO ,7.50; COWS $4.00 TO $5.00;
LOW-CUTTERS 2.50 -0 C3.00.
HOGS"T MARKET SLOW, OPENED STEADY TO O0 HIGHER DUYERS RESISTING HIGHER ASKING
ICES. TOP, 7."., EA-:LY SALES 30 TO 23 S7.10 To 67.25, FEW 250# $7.00,
100. TO 14r 36.5' TO 07.00, sows LARGELY ,5.65 TO ,5.75.
SHEEP: FAT.,AMIS OPENED .STRONG TO 25)' HIGHER. CHOICE LArMS 10 CITY BUTCHERS S8.75
TO .0UU; NO SALES TO PACKERS; COrM-ON THRO'.W UTs $.50; INDICATIONS STEADY
ON SHEEP*
ON.SHEEP FORT 'lORTH C.HICAGO KANSA3 CI-TY E. ST.LOUIS
SEI CP PI n. 0I. ( C',1 SfF


HQOGS:SOFT oR OILY .OOS AND ,
BOASTING iIGL XCLUDED3
LT T 0-1 r o--^ $ 6.H30- 7.05
LT *T s i I-^ -
MED WT 00-2 ) G,- 7o.- 7.1 5
220-250 GD-CH 6.75- 7. 5
HVY WIT -.:25Q-20- GD-OH 6.25- 7.0
S'-350H 5.90- 6.4
.Riows". ,2 75-50 o-' 5.:5- 5.75
SLAUGMEri 'GSLL -o .- -
FOR &STKR itst'O-1') Gon-CO *- -1
AV COST & 'T. ESf IGS FXCL) 7.00- 208-a
SLAUGHTER .CAT LE,. :0ALVES-AND VEALERS:


STEERS (600-900-4-) CHOICE
O .Goo
MEDI JU
,. ( OHMON
STEERS (900-110-'): CHOI-CE
MEDIUM
S oGnoD
MED. 1UM
STEERS (I 300-13 500-.- CHOICE
(5 GooD
HEIFERS. (550-850-") CHOI CE
.. .: !. Q OD
MEDIUM
Or.1ION
Cows: CHOICE
S :COr,;-rM4ED
Low CUT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) .(--CH(.EEF)
S. p UT-C.I-r'ED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) G'")-'CH
MED UM
O. CULL-UOM
CALVES (250-500A) .GD-CH
... COlt-N.ED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (50LUU-8(#) GD-CH
COr'-MHED
STEERS (800-1 050Q,) Gr-CHH
CO. '-AED
HEIFERS: 0 G--H
CoM-MED
Cows: G H
COS:COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) .GD--H
SLAUGHTER SHET ,AND LAMIS:
LAM-S: (90O( N DN) 0 -CH


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6.75-
6. 60-
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(91-I 00 MED-.CH -
(ALL '/T) nC'MMON -
YRLG WETH'ERS (03'-I )MED-CH -"
EWES: 90- 0) MED-OH -
(120i50-) En-COH -
(ALL "ITS) CUL.L-'nM -
FEEDING SHEEF A.ND L.V\3S ( ,AN-E STOCK):
FEEDING LAMDS (50-75,) G-H. -
HEDIUM -


8.00-
7o25-
.. 00-
5.50-
4.00--
3.50-
2.00-.


n.00
8,85
7.75
7o 75
5.00
4. 75
'"-.00


$ 6.25- 6.65 $ 6.85- 7.25

.50- 85 .15-
6.40- 6.80 6.90- 7:20
6. 5- 6.60 6.65- 7.00
66,6 40 6,4 3- 6.75

8,5= 6.75 6:00- S;85
*. 53-' 236r .7.02- 1984



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' g'P. I. I4


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6.25-
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5.n:-
5.25-
3.50-
3.25-
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8.40
7.25
8
7.25
4.75
4.50
3.50


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6.00-. 7.00


8.00-
7.2 5-

5.25-
3.00-
2.75-
1.50-


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4.00
3.00


7.75- 0.25
3.50- 7.75


2/25/31 rP
2:00 F.M.


STEALING BENS, LnCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NENS SERVICE


223 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT 'VORTH, TEXAS


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S.S.DEPOSITORY

TELEPHONE: 3-22-01


DAILY LIVESTOCK .MARKET REPORT THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2G, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED' RECEIPTS OF LIVEStOCK-AT ELEVEN' MARKETS.


(,] .1:00 A-.M.CENTRAL TIME)


CATTLE CALVES .
FORT .VWOTH .,7'00 500'
KANSAS CITY 2,000 300.
CHICAGO 5,000 .2,S00-.
NATI.ONAL STOCKYARDS ",40.0 700
QMAHA 3,000 300
OK0LAHOMA C tTY 500 200
SIOUX CITY .I.800 100 -
ST. JOSEPH I.1,200 300
Se. PAUL 1. ,800 *2,000-
'V CHITA :600 200'
DNVER ... 800 50
TOTAL II MARKETS 19,800 .6,950'
ONE WEEK AGO,I I MARKETS 20,900 7,350"
Th DATE THIS WEEK 120,.300 35,.850
SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK 145 400 36,625
:**TODAY'S ESTIr.IATED SHEE-'.":ECEIPTS- IN'CLU
ON THRU KILLINGG AT FORT;: .ORTH,..


HOG .
900 '
4,000
23 000 -
8 500
13,500.
I ,000.
13,000-
4; 300-
9,000"
1 ,900
2 100
81 200-
89,400-
397 ,500-
*446 200-
DE 2-,I 9


HoGS
"SHEEP 'HOLDOVER DInRECT*. THT-u*


4,000** *
10,000
-18,000 3,000
. 500 "
14,000
100
'8,000
:6,200
S200
8,300
71, 300 *Appnoxi
78;200 sinECT-.
926,500 1NCLUDED
258,550 STIMAT!
SHEEP


-33
350
10,000
500
145


700


500


I MATE NUMOERnOF
AND THRU HOGS
D IN THE DAYS'
ED RECEIPTS.'


FORT WVRTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS 'AND. CRACKER PU.nRCHASGS, WEDNESDAY,' FED. 25,


ACTUAL RECEIPTS
TOTAL SHIPMENTS
BACKER PURCHASES

FT.WORTH ACTUAL ,THURSDAY ,WK 'A
FT.WonTH ACTUAL,THURSDAY,Yn:A


'CATTLE-
S I,.968
.1


Go 1 ,457
Go 1,115


CALVES S IOGS
406 ; 657


812. 865'
565. 1,947;


FORT 'WORTH. LIVESTOCK OMAR KT THURSDAY'- FEB.UAY 26, 1931.
(3ASED ON MARKET. CONDITIONS AND SALESB'EI QRTED UP TO 1:00 P.M.) -

CATTLE:;. A 'Qu ET, f LING.TIAD PEVELOpi ,I. ST SE( CAT
TODAY, BUT P.ACTI'CAI.LV ALL LINTS l" BE F MAT rRIALFTNAL'L" MOVEO'AT
P.RCES STEADY, OR VERY NEARLY' SO. -SLAUGHTER YEAL",I NGS FORMED BULK OF THE DAY'S
..CT-TJ,,.,STED. A-.. l.700 HEAD, 'ANDD THE REMA INIMNG CATTLE SUPPL I ES INCLU DED A
FEW STEERS.AND SEVERAL SHIflMENTS QF. MIX0 BUTCRER-CLASS.ES, WITH.' QUALITY 'ENERALY
LACKING EXCEPT IN THE YEARLING MARKETT, .
SEVERAL CARLOT SALES OF GOOD SLAUGHRTE YEARLrNGS WERE REPORTED 'AT
$7.50, $S.75 09.35,1 6.25 AND $6.Q00, INCLUDING- THREE LOADS 'THAT MOVED ON ORDER
ACCOUNT AT S.. TO 5.,75. THE PiLA INER'GRADES-OEf.,SLAUGHTER.YEARLCI.NGS RANGED DOWN-
WARD FROM $.75 AND rORTS OF' BUTGPIER-HE IFERS SOLO.-MOTLY UNDER $5,50. THE BEST
-SLAUGHTER STEEri.S SHOWN WERE DESIRABLE LIGHT WEIGHTS, COMING TWOS, THAT CHANGED
HANDS AT $7.25. OTHER SALES OF STEERS WERE MADE. AROUND Q8.60 AND IN THE $5.00
RANGE "' '
SCARC.ITY'OF GOOD FAT. COWG.'WAS MORn PRONOUNCED THAN ON MOST DAYS
EZCENTLY AND VERY LITTLE BUSINESS 'IN.*THI'IS CLASS WAS TRANSACTED AROUND OR ABOVE
$4..00. BUTCHER COWS MOVED USUALLY' RORM $3.25 TO $3.65.AND SOME LOW-CUTTER SORTS
WERE REPORTED FROM 02.25'TO '$2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE.
BUYERS N COUNTRY ACCOUNT PURCHASED SEVERAL LOADS OF ,STOCK CALVES,
PR-ACTICALLY .ALL MEDIUM AND RATHER COMMON. GRADES, FROM $5.75 To $6.85.. THESE COST
FIGURES, IN MOST CASES, DENOT.ED TnRONG .nR HIGHER VALUES.. A FEW VERY .GOO.D STOCK
COWS WERE TAKEN OUT AT $5.00.
SLAUGHTER CALVES RULED STEADY TO STRONG, BUT GOOD HEAVIES WERE'
RELATIVELY q CAR'CE. TWVO LOADS OF GOOD STRONG WEIGHTS MOVED ON ORDER ACCOUNT AT
-$6.50 AND OTHER WEIGHTY SLAUGHTER CALVES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM THE $6.00 LEVEL,
*INCLUDING CULL SORTS FROM $3.25 TO $3.75.

HOGS: LOCAL HOG SUPPLIES FOR TODAY WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT 900 HEAD. THIS
ESTIMATE PROVED LIGHT AS TRUCK RECEIPTS TOTALED OVER 600 HEAD.
OTHER ARRIVALS INCLUDED 361 HEAD .DIRECT TO PACKERS AND TWO LOADS AND A PART LOAD
OF RAI L HOGS FOR THE OPEN MiARKET .
NORTHERN. HO.G:MARKETS RULED SLIGHTLY HIGHER ANO MO"T.OF: THE LOCAL
HOGS MOVED' EAhLY AT ArVANCES OF .5 T,( 10 CENTS., 0OME SALES OF'.HEAVY BUTCHERS AP:"
PEARED MORE THAN A DIME HIGHER. :THE DAY IS TO-P, '7.20, WAS PAI D' I N' :30TH THE RAlL."
AND TRUCK DIVISIONS OF TRADE.' ONE LOAD OF GOOD' G(90-POND RAIL HOGS MOVED AT A.7.20
AND A LOA.D OhF 235-P-UND -UTCHERS BROUGHT'$7.1.0 WITH 5328-POUND BUTCHERS OUT AT 6....
BULK. OF THE BETTE GRADES OF 170 TO. 240-POUND. TRUCK HOGS SOLD AT *7.|I0. AND $7..5
AND A FEW LOTS OF CHOICE TRUCK HOGS TOr'PED AT- 7.20.- MO T OF THE'PACKING SOWS-. WIRI-
REPORTED AT ^5.50, AB.rUT STEADY. LOWER GRADE' (30,-POUND PIGS MOVED '*UT AT. $5.50i.

SSHEEP: TOdAY'S LIBERAL SUPPLY' OF SHEEP AND LAMBS, ESTIMATED AT 4,000 HEAD,
INCLUDED 2,191 HEAD ON THROUGH KILLING. EIGHT OR NINE DECKS WERE
OFFERED IN' THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING FOUR DECKS OF STOCKER LAMB" THAT REMAINED
UNSOLD AT A LATE H'lUR. EARNINGG SALES OF SLAUGHTER OFFERINGS APPEARED STEADY. Two
DECKS OF CHOI CE AGED, HORN FAT WETHCRS BROUGHT $5.00 AND MEDIUM GRADE AGED FAT
WETHERS SOLD AT $4.06. FAT LAMBS, YEARLINGS AND WETHERS MIXED WERE RE',ORTED AT
.'5.50. OCHOI CE.OOLED FAT LAN19 I N.LT.HE T[rUCK SECTION SOLD UP TO. $7.50.AND MEDIUM
GRADE FAT'TRUCK LA'13S BROUGHT 6.00 AND 06.25.

2/26/31 RP
1 :55 P.. ('SEE OTHER SIDE)


SHEEP
2,339
,9.84

315
2,1.44


1031.





PAGE J2.
DAILY. LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26, 1931.
.: CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE:: LOCAL KILLERS BUYING COMMON AND MEDIUM GRADE FED STEERS AT STRONG TO 25
HIGHER PRICES; THIS UPTURN ABSORBING SOME. GOOD ,GRADE !OFFERINGS; MARKET
SLOW ON GOOD TO CHOICE SHI'PERS, HOWEVER MOSTLY STEADY TO STRONG; SHIPPER DEMAND-
REL*ATIVELY NARROW; OGST WEIGHTY STEERS ${|.0 BUT VERY LITTLE ABOVE $10., BUVLK
SELLING AT $7.5'+ To 9.00, BETTER UNDERTONE ON SHE-STOCK PARTICULARLY LIGHT HEIFER
YEARLINGS AND LIGHT BUTCHER HEIFERS; EARLY DECLINE ON HETFERS REGAINED SINCE MONDAY;
ULS SLOW. STEADY '1ITH I'!ED.IESDAY S DOWNTURN; NO CHANGE INVEALbERS, BULK SELLING AT
STO $800 WITH BEST AROUND $9O00 MOST SAUSAGE BULLS $4.00 TO $4.I5, OUTSIDE
HOGS: MARKET FAIRLY ACTIVEI 10 TO- 20 HIGHERIHAN 'E A S AV PACKI
Ho-s. -OWS SHARING ADVANCE GOOD TO CHOICE 7U T 5 1 TOP .50
220 TO 25 $7.00 T $7 .05; 236 TO 320, $3.'65' 0 $7.0; 30'TO 368 6.50'TO $6.;
140 TO 16f MOSTLY 7.0U:TO 7.35; PIGS o.00 TO 86.75, STRONGWEIGHTS TO $7.00; PACK-
ING sows .85 TO 3.10. ..
SHEEP: FAT LAMBS WEAK TO 2F.. LOWR. MOSTLY 10 TO 15^ DOWN; OTHER CLASSES ABOUT
STEADY; EARLY TOP LAMBS .85 PAD BY OUTSIDERS; NUMEROUS LOADS BID $8.75;
PACKERS GON SOW RIDDI DING MOSTLY Nib, TO.18,5?; SEVERAL LOADS CLIPPED LAMBS HELD
AT $8.00 TO 8-., UNSOLD; FEW FAT EL/ES 4.00 TO 4.7,.
KANSAS CITY MARKET--I 1:00 A.M. .
CATTLE: KILLING CLASSES OF CATTLE MOSTLY STEADY, MOST OUTSIDE DEMAND A SUPPORT TO
MARKET; PACKERS 'GOING RATHER SLOW- ON SHORT-FED STEERS; BULLS WEAK; VEALETRS
AND CALVES STEADY TO WEAK; STOCKERS ArD :FEEDERS SdARCE, UNCHANGED. EARLY SALES FED
STEERS MOSTLY $3.0 TO $865; CHOICE AROUND 700- M ,i V:YEARLI-NG'S I.9.00, FE'.r LOADS
FED HEIFERS M .6.O TO 97., LATTERr PRICE PAID FOR 8(b r WEIGHTS: FAT COWS MOSTLY
$4.00 TO $5.0;. DESIRABLE WEIGHT M DIUM BULLS $3.75 TO $4.00; BULK VEALERS $8.00 DOWN;
FEW STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6.00 TO 77.25
HOGS: FAIRLY ACTIVE, UNEVEN, I To~5^ H iAER THAN "'EDNESDAI S AVERAGE: 2504 AND
-- UP AT FULL AnVANCE' TOP 7.00 ON 180 TO ?20#; BULK 130 TO 160# 86.40 To
$3.85; 170 TO 40- .3.80 TO 27.00; ,50 TO 350# $6.30 TO '6.75; PACKING SOWS.MOSTLY
5.35 TO 5.85, FEW up TO 6. 00; PIGS AROUND STEADY, $6.35 To $6-.65 FEW $6.75.
SHEEP: SLOW VERY LITTLE DONE, FEW SALES LAMBS STEADY TO WEAK, FED COLORADOS
V 8.1.6, CLIPPERS p7.75, BEST HELD AROUND $8.40.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.'ST.LOUIS) HMARKET--9:50 A.M.
CATTLE: RECEIPTS EXTREMELY LIGHT FpR THURSDAY; ONE LOAD AND A FEW SMALL LOTS OF
TE RS STEADY AT o6.35 TO $7.10; VEALERS 25 TO 50 (QWER; GOQD AND CHOICE
S.2?5 AND 9o.0; OTHER CLASSES STEADY, FAT HEIFERS MOSTLY 6.50 TO $7.00; COWS
$ .25 TO b$.00 LOW-CUTTERS ,2..75 TO $3.00, MEDIUM BULLS $3.50 TO $40.
HOGS:. MARKET FAI fLY ACTIVE TO ALL. INTERESTS, 10 .Q 20N HIGHER THAk .AIEDNESRAY'S
AVERAGE; PIGS AND LIGHT LIGHTS TRONG TO 2 HIGHER; "BULK 10 TO
$7.25 TO $7.45; TOP n7.50; FEW 240 TO 280i $7.00 TO 7.15; FEW 300 TO 3104. 36.85;
BETTER 106 TO 1404-1 $3.50 TO $7.15; SOWS LARGELY $5.75 TO $5.90, SOME AT 6.00.
SHEEP: OPENING SALES LAMDBS TO CITY BUTCHERS STEADY; NO ACTION TO' PACKERS; SMALL
LOTS-CHOICE LAMBS 99.00-DOWN; FEW GOOD LAMBS 98.25, COMMON THROWOUTS $6.50,
FAT LEVES QUOTABLY STEADY.


FORT 'V
HOGS: SOFT OR nQLY HOGS AND CLOSE
= ROAST INGIGLXCLUDED
LT LT 140-I J- cD-CH 6.35-
LT 'VT 60 GD-CH 6.90-
MED 'VT t0-0..,' G-CH ?.\Q-
H 2.O-25,. GD-CH 6.90--
HVY 'VT G50-90 D-CH 6.-
29 ";,;- GD-CH 6.
PKG-SOWS Eo-DGoD 5.2
SLAUGHTER iGS O- ) GD-H -
FDR aSTKR PlGS l GD-C -
Av COST WT. 'ED. IG EXCL) 6.99-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE. ALVES.AND VEALERS:;


STEERS (bUL~-5UL~) CH~I CE.


STEERS (U600-90 U#) CHOICE,
8GOOD 60.
MEDIUM
STEERS (900-11004) CHQtCE
MEDIUM
SOMMION
STEERS (1100-1 300,C) CHOICE
GOOD 6.
MEDIUM 5.
STEERS (1300-1500.) CHQICEc
*UOOD
HEI FERS (550-8501) CHEI CE
MEDIUM
COMMON 3.
SCows: CHOICE
Gr-OD
COCS:-MED
BULLS (YRLG EXCL) UTD-CHBEED)
CUT-COM-MED 3.
VEALERS (MILKFED) .GD-0H
: MEDIUM
.CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500,) GD-H CH
COM-MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800-) GD-CH 6.
Corn-MED 4.
STEERS (800-10504) GD-CH
CoM-MED
HEIFERS: -.. GD-
COM-MED
Cows: Go-CH
COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH CH
MEDIUM 5
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMBS : (90 ON) GD--CH
(91-100#) V-D-CH
CALL T) COMMON
YRLG 'VET!ERS: l I 04)MED-CH
EWES: (90-12) ED-CH
120-I 5b-) MED-OH
(ALL WTS) CULL-CONM
FEEDING S EEP AND LAMBS. (RACGE.STC
FEEDING LAMBS (50-75.) GD-CH
MEDIUM


2/26/31 RP
1 :25 P.M.


NORTH CHICAGO KANSA.$ CITY E. ST.LOUIS
CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE


7.10

7:2
7.15

21- 8-.


,50- 8.50
.|: 1:|8
8.






50- 4.25



.00- 3..75


.50-
50-


-: 5-



CK)


6:58

-:-


$ 7.00-
6 -

*6.70-
S.50-
5.75-
6.25-


7.40

47.35.
7.10

7.00
234#


q I r-


,, 50-









R:. R :8 .
8Q- .2


$ 6.35-


6.25-
5.35-

6.55-


6.85
8

6.80


222#


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. 75-


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3.25-


$ 7.00-
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6.85-
6..60-

7.00-


7.40


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,6,95


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4 75
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7:7


STERLING EMENS, LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.


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P23 LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE,


FORT WORTH,.TEXAS


TELEPHONE:6-2209.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT FRIDAY -.FEBRUARY 27, 1931.
TODAY'S ESTIMATED. RECEIPTS OF LJVESTOCK-AT- ELEVEN MARKETS,


(11 :00 A.M.CENTRAL. TIME) .
CATTLE CALVES .. Hots


FORT WORTH
KANSAS CITY
OH I CAGO
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIoux CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WI CH I TA
DENVER


1 100
2,000
800
1,000
300
' -700
700
1 ,800
300
300


"500:
200
1,000
400
I00
200
I100
300
2,200
100
25


1,200
.3,000
2S,000
000
,16 500
1 200
13,000.
5 o000oo-
10 .000
I 600
900


SHEEP


2,400
5,000
16 000
0 250
" 5-.000
1 00
3,500
.3,200
2, 500 ,
00 .*
'5:600.


HoGs.
HOLDOVER DIREC.T'THRU*
72C8
300
4,000 11,000
800


7.00


TOTAL II MARKETS 9,700 5,125 88,900 o 43,600 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE WEEK Apo,Il MARKETS 9. 9600 5.075 71 800 .44;000',DIRECT AND THRU HOGS.
To DATE THIS .WEEK ':39,000 40,975 486,400 310,100' INCLUDED IN THE DAY'S
SAME PERIOD LAST WE'K 155,000 .41,700 518I.00- 302,55Q ESTIMATED RECEIPTSp,
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND,PACKER PURCHASES, THURSDAY, FED. 26, 1931
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP


ACTUAL RECEIPTS .1,525
TOTAL SHIPMENTS 588
PACKER PURCHASES .792

FT.WORITH ACTUAL,FRI DAY,'VK Ano 1,029
FT.WORTH ACTUAL,FRI DAY ,YR AGO 753


'924 I,
430 -
. 400


257
96-4


3,891
2-,7R
t tO


495 795 .1 ,733
261 1,081 940


FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK MARKET FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 193.
(BASED ON MARKET CONDITIONS AN SALES REPORTED up TO 1:00. P.M.)


CATTLE: SHORT RECEIPTS OF CATTLE, CON1I STIljG MOSTLY OF SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS
WEE C.STED'FOR TO'AY LOCA -TRADE 'THE '"JN;WAP OST Ei AT ON'L
1,100 HEAD AND OFFE-RINGS INCLUDED SEVEN OR EIGHT LOADS Of SLAUGHTER YEARLI'NGS,
THREE OR FOUR CARS OF "SLAUGHTER STEERS AND A LIMITED ASSORTMENT OF MIXED BUTCHER
SCL-ASSES. ... ,....
YEARLING QUALf TY WAS REASONABLY G-0'O.D AND CARLOT SALES OF THIS CLASS
WERE REPORTED AT $3.40, $6.50 AND -$6.75, INCLUDE JG THREE' LOADS OF GOOD MEDIUM
WEIGHTS AT THE LATTER P.RICE.. Two LOADS OF' THESE. LITTLE'CATTLC THAT SOLD At $6.50.
MOVED ON ORDER'ACCOUNT.. STEADY VALUES WERE INDICATED 9Y MOST, OF THE' BUSINESS IN
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS,.
SLAUGHTER STEERS, BUTCHER -OWS AND OTHE. CLASSES OF CATTLE HELD
ABOUT STEADY', BUT THE MARKET AS A-WHOLE WAS VER.'' POORLY TESTED OWIN6 TO THE LIGHT
RECEIPTS. THREE LOADS :OF SLAUGHTER STEERS BROUGHT $5.i0" AMD' $6.25, PLAIN'KILLING
STEERS AT THE FORMER PRICE. A FEW BU'T'HER COWS MOVED AROUND $3.25 TO $3.,&5 ANG '
LOW-CUTTER SOITS V"/ERE LISTED FROM $2.25 TO $2.75.


AND CALVES,


* NOVAINAL VALUES' PREVAILED IN THE MARKET. *FOR STOCK AND FEEDING CATTLE
.AS NO SALES OF CONSEQUENCE WERE. MADE ON COUNTRY ACCOUNT..


... .OOD'FAT CALVES. WEIrE VERY. SCARCE IN THE D.AY'S 500-HEAD SUPPLY BUT
THE PLAINER GRADES, USUALLY. EIGHTY; AVERAGES, SOLD AT QUOTABLY STEADY PRICES.
SALES OF'WEIGHTY. CALVES RANGED DOWNWARD FROM $6.00, NOLUDI NG' CULL SORTS FROM
$3.25 TO $3.75. "' :


HOGS: SUPPLIES OF HOGS: HERE TODAY, ESTIMATED"AT .1,200 HEAD,. INCLUDED
723 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS, ABOUT 440, TRUCK HOGS AND THREE*.LOADS OF
RAIL HOGS FOR THE. OPEN MARKET. LOQAL 'PACKERS WERE EARLY BUYERS .AT MOSTLY STEADY
PRICES. THE DAYS TOP,'"*7.20, WAS PAID FOR-A LOAD OF GOOD TO CHOICE 226-PPU.ND
WEIGHTS AND A LOAD OF FAIRLY GOOD 172-POUN'D LIGHTS SOLD AT $7.15, A LOAD OF
COMMON RAIL LIGHTS LANDED AT $5.00.' BEST TRUCKiHOGS MOVED AT $7. 15 AND BULK OF.
THE BETTER GRADES OF 170 TO 220-POUND .TRUCK HOGS BROUGHT $7.10 AND'$.7..15. -HEAVY *
TRUCK HOGS AVERAGING 240 TO 300. POUNDS WERE REPORTED FROM $,.25 TO' 6.90. PACKING
SOW PRICES REMAINED STEADY. MOST SOWS SOLD AT $5.50 WITH A FEW SMOOTH SORTS RE-
PORTED UP TO $5.75.


SHEEP: LOCAL SHEEP AND LAMB RECEIPTS WERE ESTIMATED EARLY AT I,000 HEAD
AND TH'E ESTIMATE WAS LATER INCREASED TO 2.400 HEAD. NINETEEN DECKS
WERE OFFERED .N THE RAIL SECTION, INCLUDING ABOUT A DOZEN CARS OF FEEDER LAMBS,
ALL CLASSES MOVED A:T PRICES ABOUT 25 CENTS LOWER. Two DECKS OF GOOD TO CHOICE
SHORN FAT LAMBS SOLD AT $7.25 AND FAT. YEARLINGS AND WETHERS, MIXED, WERE REPORTED
AT $5,75. A FEW DECKS OF rMtEDIUM GRADE AGED FAT WETHERS SOLD AT $3.,10 A'iD .$4.00.
FEEDER LAMBS MOVED OUT FROM $5.50 TO $6.00, INCLUDING NINE OR TEN DECKS. OF WOOLED
FEEDER LAMBS AT THE LATTER PRICE.


2/27/31. RP
I 20 P.M.


(SEE OTHER SIDE)


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS i D-----r
MARKET NE'VS SERVICE i .S DEP-.oIORY







P'AGE #2.
DAILY LIVESTOCK< MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 26, 1931.
CHICAGO MARKET--10:50 A.M.
CATTLE: MOSTLY STEADY TRADE ON FED STEERS AND YEARLINGS, SPOTS WEAK; PRACTICALLY
--H NO CHANGE ON OTHER CLASSES; HARDLY ENOUGH HERE TO TEST TRADE MEDIUM
WEIGHT STEERS 9., LOARD -TRICTLY GOOD YEARLINGS H LD AROUN 0. BULK SHORT-
FEDS ELIGIBLE O :( T TO .0; "'FEW YEARLI NG HEFERS 50 TO 7.50; BUTCHER HE1F-
ERS .AND UEIEERETTga $,00 TO g6.25, MOOT FAT COWS 00 TO 5.00; LOW-CUTTERS AND'
CUTTERS $3.UU T, ,.O, FE0 W SAUSAGE BULLS ABOVE 4-I 0 MAJORITY LIGHT AND MEDIUM '
WEIGHT VEALERS 3.oU TO 8.00U, CHOICE STRONG WEIGHTS '9.00; REPLACEMENT STEERS WEAK.
HOGC: MARKET VERY SLklW- STEADY TO UNf LOWER THAN THURSDAY'S AVERAGE: GOOD TO
CHOI 1'7T0 TO I *7.25 TO.6. sU0 TOP 7 2 TO P," 690 TO $7.15,F
FEW TO 67T25 .0GTO t 320 -5 To $7. 0 140 TO 60 7. TO PIGS MOSTLY'
$5.25 TO $6.75; PAiKING SOWS STEADY TO I 06 HIGHER MOSTLY 5.90 TO 6.15, SMOOTH
blGHT WEIGHTS TO o.,_.5 AND ABOVE.
SHEEP: FAIRLY ACTIVE, GENERALLY ABOUT STEADY I.'T THURSAYIS DECLINE;' EARLY BULK
*- GOOD TO CHOICE LAMBS SCALING rJi. DOWN d ..5 TO 5 8.O 0 TO PACKERS, OUTSIDERS
$3.60 TO $8.75,SHOME HELD HIGHER; FAT NATIVE EWES MOSTLY 4.00 TO $4.75; AROUND 708
SHEARI NG LAMBS ,S)..-
.KANSAS CITY MARKET--II :00 A.M.
CATTLE: BULK OF RUN ON THROUGH BILLING; FULLY STEADY ON FEW KILLING CATTLE OFFERED;
VEALERS AND CALVES WEAK TO 00 LOWER, HEAVIER SORTING CONSIDERED, MOSTLY
$8.00 DOWN ON VEALERS; 2 LOADS MEDIUM'QUALI TY TIPPED HORNED STEERS AVERAGING I 052
AT $7.00, ODD LOTS BUTCHER CO6WS.4.00 TO $5.00; STOCKERS AND FEEDERS SCARCE, UN-
CHANGED, -
HOGS- VERY UNEVEN, EARLY SALESS TO SHIPPERS STEADY TO 10 HIGHER THAN THURSDAY'S
-- AVERAGE, -,OTS UP MORE ON.UNDERINEIGHTS; LATER TRAD .SLOW, 'AROUND j 0
kOWE- THAN THURSDAY'S AVF."AG OP $7 0 ON CHOICE 180 TO 21 0; DESIRABLE IT0 TO 240,"
o.75 TO $7.05; 250 TO 325, .40 TO 6.70; PACKING SOS $.35 TO S5.85; FEW .6.00;
STOCK PIGS:STRONG, 06.25 TO $6. 75.. 0 A S .
SHEEP. KLL.LNG CLSSES STEADY TOM FED LAMBS TO SHIPPERS $8.25, OTHERS TO PACKERS
S7.7 TO 3./ WITH IU AVERAGES AT INSIDE PRICE; FED SHORN TEXAS
':VETHERS $5.00.
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET--9:50 A.M.
BATTLE: INDICATIONS STEADY ON THE FEW STEERS HERE; 'GOOD AND CHOICE VEALERS 25 TO
bU- LOWER AT 92e00; OTHER CLASSES IN VERY LIGHT SUPPLY AND AROUND STEADY
WITH DEALS HARDLY NUMEROUS ENOUGH TO MENTION.
1OGS: SLOW, STEADY TO 1 0I LOWER LIGHTERnIE GHTS SLOW. SHOWING, OEi.NE; PCJ-
230 TOCACbb GAVY RIGHTS S6LD; TOP T 2- B MOST -6 TO I"ab; 50
iqw 230.T0 .24- -...I 5T0 .c.0;. sMALL LOTS5 To 262 ,'7.00 ( M5ST ro T r 0
TO $7.15, soWS LARGELY $5.75 TO $5.5,. BETTER LIGHT WEIGHTS HELD HIGHER.
SHEEP: ONLY ODD LOTS ON SALE; MARKET STEADY; CHOICE CLIPPED LAMBS TO CITY BUTC -
' E 9S $8.50; LOAD CHOICE 874 LAMBS FROM LOCAL FEEDLOTS LATE THURSDAY $8.50
TO PACKERS. A .


FORT
HOGS:(SOFT on OILY HOGS AND CLOSE
S ROASTING PIGS -XCLUDEb)
LT LT 140-160 GO-CH 6.35-
,T 'T G60-S GD-CH 6.90-
_,O S, i .7.10H
ME61WT 2D-OH 7. 0-
220-250:' GD-CH' 6.90-
RVWT 250-.99, 0n-Cti 6.50-
,^ : 290-35'- .: GD-0H 6.10-
PKd Sows 275-7500 ,ED-GD 5.25-
SLAUGHTER' PIGS 3 Gn-CH -
Fon &STKR PIGS -' GD- -
AV CosT & WT.THUns PL) EXL) 6.97-
SLAUGHTER CATTLE, ALVES AND VEALERS:
.. A IM _k


STEERS (6U-T90~U) CHOICE
-GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
STEERS (900-1100,) CHOICE
GooD.
MEDIUM:L
COMMON
STEERS (1100-1300G,) CHOICE
.. ... GOOD
MEDIUM
STEERS (1300-1 500J) CHOiCE
HEI FERS (550-8 50) CHOICE
GOOD
MEDIUM
COMMON
Cows: CHOICE
GOOD
COM-MED
Low CqT-CUT
BULLS(YRLG EXCL) GD-CH(BEEF)
CUT-COM-MED
VEALERS (MILK-FED) GD--0H
MEDIUM
CULL-COM
CALVES (250-500,) GD-0H
COM- MED
FDR & STKR CATTLE AND CALVES:
STEERS (500-800,) GO-C"H
COr-MED
STEERS (800-1 050',) Go-CH
COM-MED
HEIFERS: GD-CH
COM-M-ED
Cows : GD-CH
C COM-MED
CALVES (STEERS) GD-CH
MEDIUM
SLAUGHTER SHEEP AND LAMBS:
LAMBS: (90j ON) GD-CH
MEDIUM
(91-I 00 3 MED-CH
(ALL WT) COMMON
YRLG 'VETHERS: 90 I IQ )MED-CH
EWES:. 90-"I L) MED--QH
2 1 20-I 56&) MED-OH
ALL WTS) CUL -COM
FEEDING SHEEP AND LAMBS (RANGE


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3.50-
4.25-
3.50-
4.00-
3.00-
2.00-
3.00-

3:00


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7.20
7.20
7.20
7.20
7:q
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0 :-
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7.50
4.250

4.75
4.0.6
3.00
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5.75

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6.50


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6.85-
6.65-
6.50-
5.85-
6.0-
7.04-


7.25 $
7.35


7o1
6.:
6.25
6.85
23


5,75- 7.00
l80,25-1 2*5


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:,5^ 6.25..
.:.5 5 .50
3.7.5- 475
2.75- 3.75
4.;25- 5.75

5:- 7:
5.50- 7.00
3.50- 6.00


475-
6.75-
4 75-
5 -5
4.5-5
4.5-


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5:





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7.50
7,75
4.00
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-6.00-
5.50-
S... ...
.e20


6 50-
6 .65-

S. 60-
6. 0-
5.35-
6.35-
06.25-
6.69-


7.00 $ 6.85- 7.20
7: 7.10- 7.25

7.00 6.90- 7.15
6.7. 6.7g 7:00
6200 5.65-16.0Q

227# 7.17- 1951


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9.50-10.50



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7.5- 950
7.50- 9,00
6.2.5.- 7:18.
,o0.6- 6.5.
*, 25- 5.00
5,2 6.00
4. 5.25.
2.50- 3.50

3 0r 4-08
5:8f 9:8O
3.50 5.00
5.58 7.00
3.50- 5.50


8. 75
S. 75
7.50
5:50
.5
r.50



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8.15
6.25
7,25
4. 50
3.25


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4.25-
2. 0-




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5,25-
5.00
5.25-
3.25-
3. L


5:2 IB.3f

5.25- 6. 5
9.75- 0.50

.7

7.5 -9:50
8.25- 9.75
6.5:0 8.25
4.50- 5.50
5.7- 6.25

2.25- 4.00
4.25- QQ

S3.5 5
5.50- 7.50
3.50- 5.50

62: ki5
6.25- 7.75
47-
.'- 5.
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7.00-
6.00-
5.25-
3.00-
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FORT 'WORTH, TEXAS


TELEPHONE: 6-220R

TELEPHONE: 6-2200.


DAILY LIVESTOCK MARKET REPORT SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28, 1931.


TODAY'S ESTIMATED RECEIPTS OF LIVESTOCK AT ELEVEN MARKETS.
(10:30 A.M.CENTRAL TIME)


FORT 'WORTH
KANSAS CITY
CH I CAGO
NATI ONAL STOCKYARDS
OMAHA
OKLAHOMA CITY
SIOUX CITY
ST. JOSEPH
ST. PAUL
WI CHITA


CATTLE
250
350
200
350
300

50
100


CAL VES
50
100
250
o


HOGS
600
1300

5,500
500
900


5,000
100


6,080


ROLDOVE


HoGs
R DIRECT*THRU*


421
650
4,000 12,000
700
328


400


DENVER n .125 25 600 3,500
TOTAL EI MARKETS 2,275 1,075 32,000 15,300 *APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF
ONE 11E EK AGo,11 AoKES I' W1,575 5 32, b9 19,950 DIRECT AND THRU HOGS .
TOTAL THIS WEEK 14|,275 42,000 518,400 325,700 INCLUDED IN THE.DAY'S
TOTAL LAST WEEK 156,575 42,275 550,500 322,500 ESTIMATED RECEIPTS.
FORT WORTH RECEIPTS, SHIPMENTS AND PACKER PURCHASES, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1931.
CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
ACTUAL RECEIPTS I 1,129 391 1,453 2,684
TOTAL SHIPMENTS UNREPORTED -
PACKER PURCHASES 599 359 128 -891
FT.'VORTH TOTAL THIS WEEK 9,300 3,400 6,300 13,850 ;
FT.VORTH TOTAL LAST WEEK 9,056 3,502 5,800 5,254
FT.WOnTH TOTAL THIS WKLAST YR.. 9,828 2,940 7,744 7,373
LIVESTOCK MARKET CONDITIONS AND QUOTATIONS SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28, 1931.
(BASED ON MARKET COND.IT.IONS AND SALES REPORTED UP TO 11:00 A.M.)
..FORT WORTH CH I CAGO KANSAS CITY E. ST.LOUIS
HOGS:So O HOGSCLOSE CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE
HOGS: SOFT OR OILY HOGS AND
-- BOASTING PIGS EXCLUDED)
LT LT I40-16Qj Go-CH $ S625- 7.00G. 6.75- 7.15 $ 6.50- 7. $ 6.75- 7.20
LT WT "I 160-180, G :.1 6R0 74.- 7.00- 7.25 6.65- 7.00 7.10- 7.25
180-20Q' Gn-Gs 7.F- 7.10 7.00- 7.25 6.70- 7.00 7.10- 7.25
-EWT .p D-. : 8:l 8 O-- ':6:.
HvY. WT 25-290r .G0-CH 6.50.. 7.00 6.60- 6.90 6.40- 6.75 6.65- 7.00
PKGue S b* Q ..1Q- 6.75 6Q40- 6,75 6.25- 6.60 6.40- 6,80
PKG Sows 275- ,E-GD 5,2- 575 5. .25 5.3 6. 5,5 6
SLAUGHTER n|G,8-) G.D-OH -- 6 00- .8 6.3- 7.
D.R &STKLI .S Go.-C- 8 : .6
Av COST & WT. FR. IGS EXCL-) 6.97- .205 6.79- 2196 7:02- 19-

FORT WORTH
'CATTLE: ToDAV'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEKS SLAUGHTER STEERS AROUND 250 LOWER;
SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS 25 TO 400 LOWER, SPOTS 50. LOWER .SHE-STOCK AND
LOW-CUTTERS ABOUT STEADY; BULLS TENDING WEAK TO LOWER; STOCK CATTLE AND CALVES UN-
CHANGED; SAUGHTER CALVES AROUND 50L.,OWER. WEEK'S TOPS: SLAUGHTER STEERS $7.25,
YEARLINGS -.5U, FEV FAT COWS UP TO 5..5, STRONG WEIGHT BULLS $4.15, HEAVY FAT
ALVES $7.00 STOCK STEER CALVES o7,75 BULK'-PRCES: SLAUGHTER STEERS !5.25 TO
.96.85 BETTER GRADES FAT YEARLINGS $6.60 -TO .75,p UTCRER HEIFERS $5.50 DOWN,
BUTCHER COWS `3.25 TO (3.65 LOW-CUTTERS $2.25 TO $2.65, HEAVY SLAUGHTER CALVES
.$5.25 TO $6.00, CULL, SORTS 3..25 TO $3.75.
REVIEW COMMENT: TRADE DURING THE WEEK HAS BEEN FEATURED DY FURTHER
PRICE'LOSSES IN SLAUGHiTER STEERS AND YEARLINGS, WITH YEARLINGS SHOWING GREATER DE-
CLINES THAN MATURED STEERS. CURRENT PRICES ON LITTLE CATTLE.AVERAGE AROUND 25 TO
400 UNDER A WEEK'AGO, AND IN SPOTS 506 BELOW LAST-WEEK S CLOS.E. MOST SALES OF
SLAUGHTER STEERfS ARE AROUND 25 LOWER' FOR THE WEEK AND SLAUGHTER.CALVES SHOW DE-
CLINES OF AROUND AiHALr-DOLLAR. SOME WEAKNESS DEVELOPED IN SHE-STOCK AND LOW-
CUTTERS MONDAY, '3Ut.LITTLE CHANGE HAS OCCURRED SINCE THEN AND PRICEfS REMAIN GENERAL-
LY STEADY. YEARLING QUALITY HAS BEEN REASONADLY.GOOD ON MOST DAYS, BUT PRACTICALLY
NO GOOD TO CHOICEFED.STEERS HAVE DEEN RECEIVED. THE 3EST FED.STEERS ON SALE WERE
FED 2-YEAI-OLDS THAT DBo.U,-T ,7,25 AND OTHER SALES OF SLAUGHTER STEERS HAVE DEEN'
SCATTERED.FROM AROUND $.0UU TO $6.85. 6UITE.A LITTLE BUSINEg HAS OEEN TRANSAPCE
IN DESIRABLE GRADES OF 'SLAUGHTER YEARLINGS FROM )b.UU TO '(.~bo, CARLT TOP AT (7.0.
THE PLAINER SORTS OF rDUTCHER HEIFERS HAVE DEEN SELLING FRnM AROUND ipR,50 DOWN.
SCARCITY OF GOOD FAT.COWS HAS PREVENTED A FAIR TEST OF VALUES ADOVe $. 50, ALTHOUGH
SMALL SORTS OF GOOD FAT COWS HAVE DEEN SELLING OCCASIONALLY UP TO 95.25. MONDAY'S
RECEIPTS INCLUDED SEVERAL CARS OF GOOb FAT COWS THAT SOLD AT $4.50 AND MOST OF THE
BUTCHER GRADES HAVE DEEN FINDING AN OUTLET AROUND .$3.25 TO $3.65. LOW-CUTTER-SORTS
ARE LISTED FROM A-OUND $2.50 TO $2.75, STRONG WEIGHTS UP TO THE LATTER PRICE. A
FEW STRONG AND HEAVY WEIGHT DULLS SOLD EARLY IN THE WEEK AT $4.10 AND $4.15, ONE
LOAD AT THE FORMER PRICE, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM WEIGHT SAUSAGE SORTS HAVE DEEN MOVING
MOSTLY IN THE $3;00 rANGE. SCATTERED PURCHASES OF STOCK CATTLE AND CALVES DENOTE.
STEADY .VALUES; AS COMPARED WITH COST FIGURES TOWARD THE CLOSE OF LAST WEEK. APART
LOAD OF WEL.L-rDPE STOCK STEER CALVES SOLD UP TO $7.75 AND SOME LIGHT WEIGHT FEEDER
STEERS ROU.GHT 0. 30, WITH PLAINER GRADES OF STOCK STEER CALVES REPORTED FROM 53.75
TO $6.86. SMALL. KILLERS BOUGHT A FEW VERY GOOD HEAVY CALVES FROM $6.50 TO $7,.0
DURING THE POREPART-O THE WEEK, 3UT PACKER BUYERS SHOW RELJUCTANCE TO PURCHASE
HEAVIES. A.OVE THE rb.0O0 LEVEL.
HOGS: .RECEIPTS OF HOGS HERE TODAY WERE ESTIMATED AT ONLY 600 HEAD.
ARRIVALS INCLUDED 421 HEAD DIRECT TO PACKERS AND ABOUT 195 TRUCK
HOGS. THERE WERE NO RAIL HOGS OFFERED ON .THE OPEN MARKET. SOME OF THE NORTHERN
MARKETS REPORTED LOWER PRICES AND LOAL TRUCK HOGS SOLD EARLY TO PACKERS AT PRICES
MOSTLY 10 TO 15 LOWER. THE DAYS TOP, 70, WAS PAID FOR A FEW CH91CE TRUg, HOGS
AND MOST OF THE MEDIUM TC CHOICE ItU TO 2 TRUCK HOGS MOVED FROM po.UO TO (.OUU.
A FEW 'PACKING SOWS WERE REPORTED AT $5.50, OR STEADY.
SHEEP: .TODAY'S TRADE NOMINAL. FOR WEEK: AGED FAT WETHERS 25 TO 500 LOWER;
OTHER CLASSES WEAK TO 256 LOWER; EARLINGS AND 2-YEAR-OLD WETHERS
OWLNG LEAST DECLINE; GOOD TO HOCE FAT LAM3C ,7.00 TO 7.50, CLO SLNG.TOE AROUND
pm.2b MEDIUM GR~pEEFAT LAMOS o.00" TO 6,75 F EARLIA N S MOSTL -YEAR-
OLD FAT WETHEnRS $.00; 3ULK AGED FAT WETHERS 04. U TO +'r.oU; WEEK S TOP AGED FAT
WETHERS $5.00; FEEDER LAMDS MOSTLY $5.50 TO $~.00.
REVIEW COMMENT: LIBERAL SUPPLIES OF SHEEP AND LAMDS, NEARnY 14,000
HEAD, ARRIVED ON THE LOCAL MARKET THIS WEEK. RECEIPTS INCLUDED ADOUT 2,200 ON
THROUGH KILLING. A LIBERAL PROPORTION OF THE MARKET SUPPLY CONSISTED OF FRESH AND
FALL SHORN LAM3S AND WETHERS. PRICES FOR MOST CLASSES SHOWED A LOSS TOWARD THE
WEEKEND, IN SYMPATHY WITH RECENT DECLINES AT OTHER MARKETSe


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
MARKET NEWS SERVICE


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.. .. ~.'I Q:AI 0 .MARKETS.- .
BATTLE FOR-WEEKr: FED STEERS AN-VEAr, LJNGS REO.VER-ED EARLY DECLINES. TO FINISH
STEADY i'"'TH :A WEEK AGO; "AyERAGE COST.AAT$8c:00 BEING NEW LOWWSINCE 1922;
YEARLING"HEIFERS STPrONG TO' 25A HIGFIoeR; BUTCHER HEI FERS, Hcl FEREnTTES AND ALL COWS'
..MOSTLY.STEADY; BULLS. 25r.AND.. MORE L4WER; 'VEALERr'"-5&0 TO $1 00 LOWER AT NEW LOW
LEVEL .1N MANY YEARS. STOCKERS AND FEEDERS DULL, WEAl<'( TQP 'FED STE'ERS'$1.00, Y.EAR-
*.INbS $10i00; BULK ALL -TEERS.7.00 TO $9-00; TOP YRLING H.EIFERS $8.35; .PRACTICAL
,TOP'.WEIGHTY SAUSAGE' BUL-L $4. c, BEST STRONG WEI GHi'.,VEALES' $9.50; HALF-FAT-FEEDING
STEERS $8. 10.
HOGS: MARKET UNEVEN, WEAK- TrO 'I LOWE THAN FRI DA'Y 8 AVERAGE; GOOD TO CHOICE
160 T0 2 0' LARGEL\ $7.10 TO $7.25; TOP $7.?5, PLAIN KINDS $7,00 DOWN; 220
Tn 250) $6.90 TO 7.10; 260 TO' 350 *gC.40- TO $6.90 FEW Pi GS $6.00 .TO $6.50,. PLAIN
KINDS dbWN TO "5r00;. O ACKING sOWv AboUND $6.00 'TO B*.5-.. ..
HEEP FO .WEEK, I DOUBLES. .FROM 'FEEDING STATI NS, r9,100 DIRECTS. TODAY'I
MAnKET STEADY; SEVERAL LOAO'S GOOD TO CHOICE WOOLED LAMBS $8.50 TO $8.75-
:To; PACKERS, CHOICE CLIPPERS yQ.R5. COMPARED WITH WEEK AGO: ALL CLASSES FULLY
'.STEADY;-. LAMBS;TOPPED AT.$9. EACH DAY EXCEPT THURSDAY. CLOSING BULKS: GOOD AND
-CROICE WOOLED -LAMCS' SCALING 9'f%- Do w $8G50 TO 9o00, HEAVIER WEIGHTS 48.25 TO -8.60;
?NATI.VE DUCKS $7.'5 .TO $8'.00,. THRO WOQUS Q6.00 TO. 7:,50; CLIPPED LAMBS $8.00 To $8.25;
FAT NATIVE EWES $4.00 TO $4.75; FEEDING AND SHEARING LAMBS $7*75 TO $ .25.

KANSAS CITY MARKET -
C'ATTLE:. BETTER GRADE FED STEERS FULLY 250 LOWER, SPOTS 500 OFF; LOWER GRADES
T -.'. STEERS AND LIGHT YEARLINGS STEADY TO 25( LOWER; COWS MOSTLY STEADY; BULLS
WEAK TO 250 LOWER; VEALERS MOSTLY $ 00 LOWER; STOCKERS STEADY TO.25( HIGHER; FEED-
RS WEAK. TOPS FOR'WEEK: MEDIUM WEIGHT STEER $9,.85, HEAVY STEERS $ -75 YEARLINGS
,9a60, MIXED YEARLINGS $9.00,. LIGHT STOCKERS $8.25, BULK FED STEERS $6.2 TO $8.50,
YEARLING HEIFERS $3.00 TO $7.00, STOCKERS AND FEEDERS $6.00 TO $7o50, BULK VEALERS
$0.00 DOWN.
HOGS.: STEADY TO' 10. LOWER THAN FRIDAY'S AVERAGE; TOP $7.*00 ON 170 TO .00C
.. DESIRA3LE 160 TO 240# $6.80 TO $7.00; FEW 250 TO 300# $6.50 TO 6.75; ODD
sows $5.50 TO $5.75.
*SHEEP: FPo WEEK: 'KILLING CLASSES '15 TO' 250 LOWER; TOP FED LAMBS TO SHIPPERS $8.-..
MOST 'SALES 7.e90 TO $8.25; OCCASIONAL EXTREME WEIGHT LOTS $7.50 TO $7.05,
D!~ST CLIPPERSS '$800, OTHERS $7.50 TO $7.85 TOP rEWES $4.75, MOST SALES %4.25 TO
$4.50; FEEDING LAM3S LARGELY $6.65 'TO $7.25, FLESHY :KINDS 17.35 TO $7.65.

"* .NAtQIONAL STOCKYARDS (E.ST.LOUIS) MARKET -
CATTLE:; COMPARED ITH WEEK AGO: STEERS 25 TO MOSTLY 500 LOWER; MIXED YEARLINGS,
HEIFERS, BEEF COWS AND BULLS 250 LOWER; LOW-CUTTERS AND ALL STOCKER AND
FEEDER CATT E STEArDY VEALERS l1.25 LOWERi" TOPS FOR WEEK: 9W6' YEARLING STEERS
8''50$, 1150 STEERS :785"71v- MIXE* YEARLINGS 9.50, 528 HEIFERS $7.75, cows
..6.00; SAUSAGE OtLLG $4. 506' 'EALER.S $ 10.50, STOCK- S;fE. .$7,.00-. BULKS FOR WEEK:
.STEERS $6.25 To'$735, F.AT MIXED VEAL-INGS AND .HEIFERS o.o7-5 TO-$775, MEDIUM .
FLESHED KINDS-. 5.50 T-O. cows- $4.25- TO $5700, L'CO-CUTTERS- $2o75 TO $3.00,
*S.TOCKER AN.D'FE'EDER STEnERS $.00 .-fo $6.70, CLOSING VE'ALER TOP $92.00*
HOGS: :MARKET'.VErY UNEVEN, 15 T.O 25( LOWER *THAN 3EST TIME FF'RIAYv. 5 T.O 155 'BELOW
AVERAGE'" .PIGS -.SCACE, HEARING DECLINE' 1t GS ADOU-T,'STEADY; BULK. P50 TOl.
220# $7.00. TO $7.Q0 FEW.2.30 TO 280~: .6.. 65 TO $o.00;. 1|0 To' r4.0#.M&oTLY. $6.50.TO
S6.85, SOwS AROUND *'5.85 .
SHEEP:; OMPAREtD 'WITH WEEK" AGO:.LAM&IS STEADY. TO. 2 .5''LOWER. SHEGP QUOTABLE STEADY;
,~ 'TOP LAMOS THi S'WEEk $9.00" TO .CI TY BoufCHER,;~-:PACKEn- TOP $8.50, BULK LAmBS
'$8400 TO .50, COf-ON THROVWOUTS $650, FAT' EWES $3.00 TO $4.00.





.'.,. HOGS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTI ON'
S'EE4S ENDING FRIDAY, FEDnUARY '27 931 AND ';F,.2$, '1930.

1931 1930

CHI CAGO, ILL. 1 0,78
INDIANAPOLS, 'ND. 23,176 2!,850
KANSAS CITY, KAN:. 42,014 43,408
NATIONAL STOCKYARDS', ILL. AND ST.Lou:I'S, Mo. 45483 45473
NEW YORK, N.Y. AND JERSEY CITY, N.J.' 2 00 37,525
OMAHA, NERo 9 0 58,103
SSoux CITY, IOWA. .- 40C007 35,374
SOUTH ST. JOSEPH, M ) ,* .19 407 24,474
SOUTH ST. FAUL, MINN. 55,663 58,209
TOTALS 455,844 435,202






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